Automobile production shrank by 23% within the January-September period in Russia

Automobile production shrank by 23% within the January-September period in Russia

Interfax – According to data published by the Russian Federal statistics Service Rosstat, automobile production in the country has shrunk by 23.2% year-on-year, within the January-September period. 1.1 million vehicles have been manufactured. Truck and bus production figures for the aforementioned period are 103,000 (-18.3%) and 29,000 (-16.6%), respectively.

When September figures are taken into consideration only, a 11.4% shrinkage is observed in car production, 2% in truck and 28.9% in bus production.

It should be stated that Rosstat has not been publishing production figures on a monthly basis, for a while. Only percentages reflecting the dynamics are displayed in the reports prepared by the service.