AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN RUSSIA, January – March 2018

 Russia’s wholesale automobile market up 25.2% in January-March 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, a growth of sales continued on the Russian automobile market after a long-lasting recession that reached the bottom by end 2016. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) grew 25.2% year on year to 452,696 units in January-March 2018, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia up 27.5% in Q1 2018

Passenger car wholesales grew 27.5% year on year to 410,994 units in January-March 2018. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 90,393 units (22.0% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 254,382 units (61.9%); imported new foreign cars – 50,828 units (12.4%); used imports – 15,391 units (3.7% of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia up 7.2% in Q1 2018

Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 34,003 units in January-March 2018, up 7.2% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 56.5% market share with 19,210 units sold. Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 6,522 units, or 19.2% of the market. New imports were 7,982 trucks (23.5.0%), and used imports were 289 trucks (0.8% of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia up 3.7% in Q1 2018

Bus (including minibus) wholesales grew 3.7% year on year to 7,699 vehicles in January-March 2018. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 5,044 units sold and a 65.5% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 1,938 units sold and a 25.2% share. New imports were 679 buses (8.8%), and used imports were only 38 buses with a 0.5% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

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AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN RUSSIA, January – December 2017

 Russia’s wholesale automobile market up 15.4% in 2017

Starting from Q1 2017, a long-lasting decline on the Russian automobile market changed for growth. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) grew 15.4% year-over-year to 1,792,197 units in January-December 2017, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia up 14.6% in 2017

Passenger car wholesales grew 14.6% year-over-year to 1,553,606 units in January-December 2017. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 334,331 units (21.5% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 948,326 units (61.0%); imported new foreign cars – 222,426 units (14.3%); used imports – 48,523 units (3.1% of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia up 28.7% in 2017

Truck market was the mostly growing sector of the Russian automobile market. Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 195,495 units in January-December 2017, up 28.7% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 60.3% market share with 117,955 units sold. Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 25,841 units, or 13.2% of the market. New imports were 50,195 trucks (25.7%), and used imports were 1,504 trucks (0.8% of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia down 3.2% in 2017

Bus (including minibus) wholesales fell 3.2% year-over-year to 43,096 vehicles in January-December 2017. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 29,939 units sold and a 69.5% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 10,673 units sold and a 24.8% share. New imports were 2,355 buses (5.5%), and used imports were only 129 buses with a 0.3% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

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AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN RUSSIA, January – December 2016

 Russia’s wholesale automobile market down 7.9% in 2016

During all the year 2016, a decline on the Russian automobile market continued as a result of downturn of the national economy in Russia. However, starting from Q2 2016 the rate of decline slowed down for the automobile market in total, while the truck and bus sectors showed signs of growth. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) fell 7.9% year on year to 1,518,833 units in January-December 2016, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia down 10.3% in 2016

Passenger car wholesales fell 10.3% year on year to 1,323,978 units in January-December 2016. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 278,060 units (down 10.4%; 21.0% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 796,461 units (down 7.0%; 60.2% share); imported new foreign cars – 229,644 units (down 23.5%; 17.3% share); used imports – 19,813 units (up 110%; 1.5% share of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia up 9.7% in 2016

Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 150,414 units in January-December 2016, up 9.7% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 72.3% market share with 108,771 units sold (up 12.5%). Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 14,158 units (up 39.1%), or 9.4% of the market. New imports were 26,387 trucks (down 7.4%; 17.5% share), and used imports were 1,096 trucks (down 60%; 0.8% share of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia up 23.2% in 2016

Bus (including minibus) wholesales grew 23.2% year on year to 44,441 vehicles in January-December 2016. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 32,514 units sold (up 22.4%) and a 67.4% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 9,594 units sold (up 23.7%) and a 21.6% share. New imports were 2,218 buses (up 29.4%; 5.0% share), and used imports were only 115 buses with a 0.3% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR

AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN RUSSIA, January – December 2015

Russia’s wholesale automobile market down 35.3% in January-December 2015

During all year 2015, a decline on the Russian automobile market continued as a result of downturn of the national economy in Russia. Cumulative wholesales of all type motor vehicles (cars, trucks and buses) fell 35.3% year on year to 2,554,429 units in January-December 2015, according to ASM Holding analysts.

 Car wholesales in Russia down 35.5% in 2015

Passenger car wholesales fell 35.5% year on year to 1,480,792 units in January-December 2015. The total sales volume splits into the market segments as follows: domestic models – 312,715 units (21.1% market share); locally assembled foreign models – 857,813 units (57.9%); imported new foreign cars – 291,901 units (19.7%); used imports – 9,563 units (0.7% of the car market).

 Truck wholesales in Russia down 35.6% in 2015

Truck (including light truck) wholesale deliveries were 136,012 units in January-December 2015, down 35.6% on the year. Domestic-branded trucks took a 71.6% market share with 97,328 units sold. Sales of foreign-branded trucks assembled in Russia were 10,214 units, or 7.5% of the market. New imports were 27,440 trucks (20.2%), and used imports were 1,030 trucks (0.7% of the market).

 Bus wholesales in Russia down 25.1% in 2015

Bus (including minibus) wholesales fell 25.1% year on year to 35,825 vehicles in January-December 2014. Sales of domestic-branded buses continued to dominate the market with 26,901 units sold and a 75.1% market share. The second biggest segment was sales of foreign-branded buses assembled in Russia with 7,772 units sold and a 21.7% share. New imports were 1,106 buses (3.1%), and used imports were only 47 buses with a 0.1% market share.

 Source: ASM Holding, OAR