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Government Industry OEMs

Mercedes-Benz has signed the agreement on the Greater Moscow plant

Deutsche Welle – German automobile group Daimler will start the production of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in Russia. The agreement on the arrangement of production in Moscow Region has been signed

Government Suppliers

Russia cancels tariffs on certain components for gas engine vehicles

Autostat – Russia cancels tariffs on certain components for gas engine vehicles. Eurasian Economic Commission has decided to abolish the 3% import duties on gas injectors supplying fuel to cylinders,


The Ministry of Industry and Commerce expects a shrinkage of less than 5-7% in car production in 2016

Autostat – The shrinkage in car production in 2016 may remain below the previously predicted level of 5-7%, as stated by the deputy director of the Transport and Special Vehicles Department

Government OEMs

Car manufacturers were allowed extension to the completion period of localisation obligations – The car manufacturers, making production in Russia under the terms of the industrial assembly agreement, have received extension to the fulfillment period of obligations on localisation. “Car manufacturers were

Government OEMs

Minister of Industry and Commerce: “Russian car production may shrink by 5%-7% in 2016”

RusAutoNews.Com – Car production may go down by 5%-7% in Russia in 2016. The relevant statement has been made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce: Denis Manturov, as reported by TASS.

Government Market

Government support for the Russian automotive market has been extended

Vedomosti – The Russian government has extended the stimulation programme for automotive market in 2016 – fleet renewal (22.5 billion rubles allocated), induced car loans (11.3 billion rubles, including the

Government Industry OEMs

137 billion rubles will be allocated on the support of automobile industry

TASS – Government support to industry sectors in difficulty continues, which includes the direct support to the automobile industry in the amount of 137.7 billion rubles in 2016. The relevant


A reduction has been proposed in the growth pace of the localisation of foreign car production

Rossiyskaya Gazeta – The Ministry of Economic Development has issued a departmental draft order, which proposes to set the localisation rate of industrial assembly of automobiles to 45% for the

Government OEMs

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce expects to sign 10 new federal investment contracts

RusAutoNews.Com – About 10 special federal investment contracts, for projects with investment values amounting up to 250 billion rubles, will be signed in the next 3-5 months, as told by

Government Industry

The government has approved the automotive industry support measures

Kommersant – Russian prime minister Dmitri Medvedev has signed a government decree, proposing a 50 billion rubles support for the Russian automotive industry in 2016. The head of the government