Auto industry: we have stopped imports from Iran due to the Customs will have demobilized contract employees

2016/07/23 16:52

Long-Presse / Baghdad

Ezzat General Company for the manufacture of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals cars on Saturday, stopped importing Iranian car two months ago for the coverage of tax tariff of 15%, leading to lower production too much, as called for "not equal" in the private sector and reduce that percentage by or exemption thereof, confirmed that it You may have to lay off a number of contract employees and orientation for the production of large trucks to compensate for its loss.

The company's general manager Adnan Ahmad Razin, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The company stopped the import of Iranian cars in two months after imposing customs duties on import by 15%," denying "the existence of a formal decision to stop the import of those cars to poor quality."

The demure, that "the tariffs have led to a decline in the company's production during the first half of the year 2016 to 1500 car after it was many times that in the past years", they returned to the "improper inclusion of the company in that proportion of customs duties, similar to dealers of the private sector ".

He demure, that "the company's correspondence with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers was formed a joint committee to resolve the problem, either by excluding them from such fees or reducing imposed on it," likely not obtain approval to reduce those fees or the company, including an exception. "

He demure, that "the company will be forced to lay off a series of contracts totaling 1,500 staff being based on self-financing to cover its payroll," pointing out that "the company has alternatives to reduce the size of the damage caused by customs problem, which invest their lines for the production of large trucks."

He criticized the demure, the public sector being a "do not buy the company's production of trucks," stressing that "the company will move to display the output of trucks on the ministries to urge them to buy them."

A committee of industry and mining in the House of Iranian MPs suggested, on Friday (22 July current 2016), to be Iran's exports of cars stopped to Iraq for reasons related to the "poor quality", and the application of Iraq's new controls standards durability, while showed that members of parliament Iran criticized the quality of cars manufactured currently, confirmed by representatives of the auto companies Iranian determination to make improvements in the quality of exported cars.

It is noteworthy that Iran's Saipa exported up to 135,000 vehicles to Iraq during the period between 2010 and 2015, as well as import of Iranian Iraq and other qualities such as the Kia Pride and Samand, Peugeot, Aiko.