ST. PETERSBURG, December 14. The St. Petersburg company began to acquire Turkish components that are held in customs because of an increase in the time for processing, said the Chairman of the Committee on industrial policy and innovation Maxim meiksin city.
“According to operational information, the customs authorities have conceded 11 containers for Toyota, Bosch-Siemens – two containers. Others running in the zone of customs control”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
Problems arose not only among automakers
Previously with reference to Meiksin reported that the problems due to the increase of the time of clearance of goods from Turkey emerged not only in the number of brands in St. Petersburg, but also in other industries.
Smolny: delay parts of Turkey can stop car production in St. Petersburg
The management of Bosch-Siemens in St. Petersburg on Friday, December 11, announced the suspension of production of washing machines and the refrigerators worked on Monday last shift.
According to Meiksin, the situation has concerned several dozens of enterprises in St. Petersburg.
Turkey import share is small, but plays an important role in the cooperation chain, said the Chairman of the Committee on industrial policy and innovation of the city. The company did not make large reserves, and redirecting to the new suppliers will take several months.
FCS asked to solve the problem of supply of components from Turkey
On Friday, the Vice-Governor on economy Sergey Movchan said that he appealed to the Federal customs service of Russia with the request to solve the problem of Turkish supply of components for the automotive cluster and machine-building industry of the city.
According to officials, enterprises and their suppliers drew the authorities ‘ attention to the fact that after the imposition of economic measures against Turkey has increased the turnaround time of goods coming from this country. Full inspection are the goods which are not included in the sanctions list of products.
Smolny: evidence from companies on receipt of goods from Turkey don’t have
In St. Petersburg hosted the factories of Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Scania, MAN and a number of automotive component manufacturers.
The total capacity of car Assembly plants, located in the city, nearly 400 thousand vehicles per year, the share of St. Petersburg in the production of the country ranges from 22% to 24%.
The Hyundai plant said the lack of supply from Turkey. “We have no supplies from Turkey”, – said the head of the Department of public relations of the Department of support of sales of LLC “Hyundai Motor manufacturing Rus” Maria Maltseva. Toyota failed to promptly provide information on this issue.