The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has signed a number of contracts on the supply of 4500 school buses and ambulances

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has signed a number of contracts on the supply of 4500 school buses and ambulances


 

RNS.- The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has signed 584 contracts on the supply of 4500 school buses and ambulances, as reported by the ministry press office.

“A total number of 1780 ambulances and 2730 school buses have been purchased from the 10 billion rubles allocated from the federal budget and the reserve funds of the Russian government in 2018” – as written in the statement.

The aforementioned orders have been given to the following six manufacturers: GAZ, UAZ, Ford Sollers, PAZ, KAVZ and Volgabus.

Ministry of Industry and Commerce has stated that the production has grown by 17% in these companies, as a result of the implementation of the contracts.

“The companies have benefited from a production increase of 17% on average in 2018. GAZ and UAZ have experienced the fastest growth rates. 27% more vehicles rolled off the conveyors of these companies in a year” – the ministry stated.