Russian car imports down by 58% in 8 months

Russian car imports down by 58% in 8 months

Autostat – According to data published by the Russian Federal Customs House (FTS), car imports to the country have gone down by 58% year-on-year during the January-August 2015 period, with 205,800 vehicles. The monetary value of the aforementioned imports has been calculated as $3.9054 million. 10,700 trucks have been imported within the same period (-76.9%). The monetary value of the truck imports is equivalent to $464.8 million.

The car exports of Russia have also shrunk by 26.1% by the end of the first six months of the year, with 64,700 vehicles ($709.9 million). 11,300 trucks have been exported (-15%). The total truck export is worth $271.6 million.