Instructions for importing cars and lifting the ban on luxury cars
According to the draft car import directive, the possibility of import by non-dealers will be completely eliminated and the entrance fee increase will be applied to all cars over $ 30,000.
According to Tasnim, according to the draft instructions for importing cars, which is waiting for the signature of Ishaq Jahangiri, the first vice president, the ban on importing cars with an engine capacity of more than 2,500 cc (luxury and billion-dollar cars) to Iran will be lifted. In this way, there are extensive changes in the import criteria for luxury cars. It is worth mentioning that to date, the import duty of cars under 1500 cc is 40% and cars with a volume of less than 2500 cc are 50%, as well as the import of cars with an engine capacity of more than 2500 cc.
According to paragraph one of the “Instructions for Managing the Import of Passenger Cars”, the registration of passenger car orders by official agencies will be allowed, up to a maximum of 3,000 units, provided that its value does not exceed the ceiling of $ 100 million.
Paragraph 2 of the draft text states that the import of a complete vehicle (CBU) in excess of the specified amount is subject to the production of vehicles or parts of the same brand, whether direct or joint venture, up to 50% of the annual domestic production value approved by the Ministry of Industry. , Mining and trade will be.
Pursuant to paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said instruction, the registration of the order of previous vehicles has been done before the notification of this instruction, in compliance with the commercial profit specified in this instruction, they will be exempted from the implementation of other paragraphs. On September 10, 1996, with the condition of concluding a contract with official agencies and paying commercial interest, this instruction is unrestricted for a period of one month.
An informed source in Iran’s customs told Tasnim reporter in this regard that according to statistics, about 7,000 vehicles have been stored in the country’s customs without registering an order. Based on this and after the approval of this instruction, all vehicles stored in customs, the main reason for which is not clearance is the lack of order registration certificate, can prepare an order registration from the Ministry of Industry and conclude a contract with official representatives to clear their imported vehicles. . This is definitely a rent for people who have previously imported a car and kept it at customs without registering an order.