An agreement to start export to Hungary was signed in July of 2015, said the President of the biggest Russian producer of cars “AVTOVAZ” Bo Andersson.
SAMARA, 15 Dec. The largest Russian car manufacturer AVTOVAZ will resume deliveries to Hungary on 16 December, said company President Bo Andersson.
“The sixteenth of December, we restarted our exports to Hungary. And that’s why a lot of the responsibility is in our hands. But I got commitments from the Russian government that they will support us exports,” said Andersson.
According to the representative of the plant, AVTOVAZ decided on the new dealer in Hungary. When they were suspended deliveries in this country, the representatives of the plant did not specify. An agreement to start export to Hungary was signed in July of 2015.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said that the government will support the export of the Russian automotive industry. Dvorkovich said that during the meeting, the company discussed how financial support measures and the possible reduction of tariffs for transportation of produced goods to the ports. Andersson said that LADA cars that meet all European standards, it is planned to sell in 15-20 countries in addition to Russia.
In 2015 “AVTOVAZ” received contracts for the supply of about 70 thousand cars in various countries in 2015. The top 5 importers for the year included Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Ukraine and Germany. In this part of the importers stated that the deliveries of LADA will be reduced due to the economic situation. Egypt, by contrast, resumed deliveries, and intends to increase the purchase of cars “AVTOVAZ”.
AvtoVAZ” is one of the largest carmakers in Eastern Europe. Today production capacities of the enterprise allow to produce about 1 million vehicles and car kits annually. Since 1970 the plant has produced more than 28 million LADA vehicles. The company’s products are passenger cars of mass demand in the price range of 289 thousand to 500 thousand rubles. In 2012 AVTOVAZ has become a multi-brand manufacturer and produces cars under the brands Renault and Nissan.