The Ministry of industry and trade car sales will recover next year

car Sales in Russia may recover to pre-crisis levels next year. The head of Minpromtorg Denis Manturov in an interview with reporters said that the Department hope for the recovery of sales in 2021, the year.

Earlier Manturov reported that the decline in production and sales of cars in Russia by the end of 2020 will be from 15% to 30%.

According to his calculations, the amount of support measures, which is now adopted by industry in the amount of 25 billion rubles — leading procurement programs of the Ministry of transport, regions to upgrade public transport, it will significantly support the industry.

sales of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia in 2019, according to the AEB decreased by 2.3 percent to 1.76 million vehicles, the production of passenger cars declined by 2.5% according to Rosstat, to 1.5 million units, and trucks – 1.1% to 156 thousand units.

Meanwhile, the Russian dealers say the shortage of new cars. During the quarantine, major manufacturers, which assemble and manufacture cars, work was suspended.

in addition, some parts are imported from abroad, and during the quarantine, the delivery was also halted. All this led to inadequate production and shortage of new cars. But soon the shortage of new cars need to be replaced. Demand should support the new programme for affordable car rental start which ozhidaetsya in the second half of 2020.