Automobile imports to Russia have fallen by 42% in January

Automobile imports to Russia have fallen by 42% in January

Finmarket – According to Russian Federal Customs Service (FTS) data, 26,700 automobiles have been imported to Russia during the first month of the year (-42%). The monetary value of the aforementioned imports has been calculated as $326.5 million. 1600 trucks have been imported to the country in January, on the other hand (-53.1%). The truck imports are equivalent to $34 million.

Russia has exported 2100 automobiles in January 2015 (-67%). In monetary terms, $28.5 million. The truck exports remained at 500, during the same period (-67%).

While AVTOVAZ and KAMAZ were the export leaders of Russia, the top import brands have been ranked as: BMW, GM, Hyundai, KIA, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Toyota.