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Over 73,000 tons of tire, tube imported in 10 months

Tehran, Some 73,691 tons of tire and tube were imported in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year of 1397 (March 21, 2018 January 20, 2019).

Spokesman of the Tire Industry Association of Iran (TireIA) Mostafa Tanha told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Friday that the imports included 36,208 tons of tire for cargo carriers and buses, 9,782 tons of tire for agricultural and road building vehicles, 128 tons of tire for bicycles, 19 tons of tire for motorcycles and 951 tons of different kinds of tube.

He said the tire is mainly imported from China or from the UAE indirectly.

Elsewhere in the interview, the TireIA official referred to ban on export of tire in the second half of the current Iranian calendar year and said, formerly, 14,978 tons of different kinds of tire were exported mainly to the neighboring and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). He put the value of the export of the products at $55.2171 million.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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