Renault will start Russian assembly car exports to six Persian Gulf countries

Renault will start Russian assembly car exports to six Persian Gulf countries

RNS – Russian affiliate of Renault – “Renault Russia” will expand its export geography in 2017, adding six Persian Gulf countries. The company plans to export 14,000 units, as told by the company CEO: Andrei Pankov.

“Thanks to the adaptation of cars to new export markets, Renault will start exporting automobiles to six Persian Gulf countries from this year onwards” – said Pankov.

Up to 2016, the company exported vehicles to Kazakhstan and Belarus only. During that year, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia have been added on the list. Renault has exported 10% of its Russian assembly vehicles in 2016.

Renault has started the exports of painted bodies for Logan models manufactured in AVTOVAZ plant in Tolyatti to Algeria in 2016. “We will export a minimum number of 14,000 of such bodies this year and gradually increase the supply volume in the coming years” – Pankov added. Approximately 1000 bodies have been exported to Algeria last year.