BMI View: Total vehicle sales will grow significantly in 2016 off the back of easing sanctions and
returning western brands. A preference for western brands will boost passenger vehicle sales as consumers
that delayed purchases under sanctions, as they waited for thes ..."
BMI View: The removal of most of the sanctions previously imposed on Iran will be the biggest factor
affecting trade in the country over the medium term as Iran's government looks to negotiate deals that
benefit the economy and, by extension, the freight industry as a ..."
BMI View: The automotive market will rebound significantly in 2016 as sanctions are eased. Returning
Western brands, which are preferred by local consumers, will drive passenger vehicle sales and production.
Recovering mining and infrastructure industries will boost t ..."
BMI View: The removal of almost all sanctions on Iran's economy is still the biggest news story
surrounding the country's freight sector and wider economy, as the subsequent inflow of cash into the
country begins to impact on infrastructure projects, as well as acting ..."
BMI View: The automotive industry is Iran's second biggest industry with oil and gas being its largest.
Passenger vehicles will receive a significant boost as western brands, which are preferred by local
consumers, re-enter the automotive market as sanctions are eased ..."
BMI View: In 2016, we forecast a relatively healthy year of growth across the freight modes in Iran,
predicated predominantly on the news that the removal of almost all sanctions on Iran's economy will cause
a significant uptick in economic growth over the coming year ..."
BMI View: The autos sector will be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the lifting of sanctions in 2016, as
the consumer base has shown its preference for Western brands. The improved outlook for infrastructure
project financing is also supportive for the commercial v ..."
BMI View: An agreement was reached between Iran and the P5+1 powers in Vienna in July which should
see all sanctions against the Middle Eastern country removed in 2016. This is highly positive news for the
freight transport sector in Iran, in particular the shipping s ..."
BMI View: The historic deal agreed between Iran and the P5+1 powers in Vienna on July 14 - assuming it
passes through parliaments - will see growth return to the Iranian economy and its shipping sector over the
coming years. This recovery will not be immediate and the ..."
We factored a permanent nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries into our sales and production
forecasts earlier in the year, as it was the core view of our Country Risk team that a deal would be reached.
We therefore maintain our forecast for 35% growth in ca ..."