New trailer sales have doubled in September 2017 in Russia

New trailer sales have doubled in September 2017 in Russia – According to Russian Automotive Market Research data, the semi-trailer and trailer sales have risen by 66.58% year-on-year within the first nine months of 2017, to 17,508 units. The new trailer market has grown by 90.80% in September 2017, with 2633 units (up from 1380 in September 2016).

SCHMITZ has become the leader of the trailer market in January-September 2017 period, the sales of which tripled in comparison with the same period of the previous year. NEFAZ was the leader of January-September 2016 period.

NEFAZ trailer sales have grown at the slowest rate compared to other brands in the top-ten, during the aforementioned period. In particular, the sales of GRUNWALD went up by 2.5 times, WIELTON and SCHMITZ by three times, KAESSBOHRER by 3.6 times and KRONE by 4.6 times.

Dump trucks are the most widespread type of trailer bodies. 21.5% of the trailer market belongs to dump trucks, as of the end of the first nine months of 2017. The share of curtain-sided trailers has risen sharply during the aforementioned period, from 6% to 17.4%. Drop-side trailers and fuel trucks also have high shares in the market, with 14.3% and 13.2% respectively.

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