IRAN: Automotive exports jump 60% over last year

By just-auto.com editorial team | 15 December 2005

Exports of vehicles and motor parts from Iran have grown by 60% this year.

According to IranMania news service, motor exports totalled US$179m from April to December this year, more than doubling since 2004.

During the period, $85m worth of vehicles and passenger cars were exported - a 76% increase.

Iran's earnings from exports to various countries reportedly included $55m from Syria - ranking it the largest export market for Iranian passenger cars. 

Tyre and tube exports increased 25% year-on-year to US$9m.