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Possibility of strike in Russian car factories

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Izvestiya newspaper, workers from several car factories across Russia are getting ready to go on strike. Avtovaz employees complain about layoffs. Nissan workers protest against shifts

Government Market

50,000 automobiles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme

RBK – According to the statement made by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce, 50,000 automobiles have been sold within the frame of the utilisation programme, which came into force

Import Export

Serbia may export FIAT automobiles to Russia customs-free

Finmarket – Russian president Vladimir Putin has promised to consider customs-free exports of FIAT automobiles manufactured in Serbia to Russia, during his meeting with the Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic.

OEMs

Chinese Dongfeng will manufacture buses in Saratov Region

Avtostat – An agreement proposing the establishment of a Russian-Chinese partnership, in order to manufacture buses in the city of Krasnoarmeysk within the boundaries of Saratov Region, has been signed between

OEMs

Russian truck production has shrunk by 27.6% in September

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by Russian Federal Institute of Statistics: Rosstat, 113,000 trucks have been manufactured in the country, within the January-September period (-21.5%). The September truck production

OEMs

Russian car production has declined by 18.1% in September

RusAutoNews.Com – Russian Federal Institute of Statistics Rosstat has announced that 1.3 million automobiles have been manufactured in the country, within the first nine months of the year (-6.2%). The

OEMs

Lifan has chosen Lipetsk Region for car factory

NAPI – An agreement, proposing the establishment of a car plant in the region, has been signed between Lifan and the Governorship of Lipetsk. All Lifan models will be manufactured

OEMs

GAZ will reduce contract manufacturing for GM and Daimler

Vedomosti – Gorki Car Factory (GAZ) has announced that the working schedule will be reduced to four-days-a-week for Daimler and GM, in between 13.10.2014 – 12.04.2015 and 14.11.2014 – 13.05.2015,

OEMs

The net loss of AVTOVAZ has exceeded 5 billion rubles

Auto Business Review – AVTOVAZ has declared 5.1 billion rubles net loss for the first three quarters of 2014. On the other hand, when third quarter-only is taken into consideration,

Government Import Export

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: “We have no intention to ban car imports from EU and USA”

Interfaks – Upon a question from the press, Russian deputy minister of industry and commerce Andrei Dutov has replied that the banning of car imports from the European Union and the