More than 360,000 automobiles have been sold within the frame of government support programmes

More than 360,000 automobiles have been sold within the frame of government support programmes

RusAutoNews.Com – More than 360,000 Russian made automobiles have been sold within the scope of government support programmes since the turn of the year, as stated by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Denis Manturov.

The minister has added that approximately 670,000 automobiles should be manufactured until the end of the year, taking into account the programmes, stimulating the development of the industry.

Manturov has also spoken about additional preferential car loans programmes, which were launched on 11 July.

“First Automobile and Family Car (additional discounts of up to 10% are planned for buyers in these categories) are the additional programmes. We have launched similar programmes on preferential car leasing as well, such as; Russian Tractor, Russian Farmer and My Business. These three programmes are primarily aimed for small and medium-sized businesses. We have increased the discount on the first payment for automobiles from 10 to 12.5%” – stated Denis Manturov, as quoted by the press office of Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Manturov has also stated that according to the calculations of the agency, at least 85,000 additional vehicles will be sold in Russia by the end of the year, as a result of these programmes.