The Federal Customs Service reported a fivefold increase in car imports from China

Imports of cars from China to Russia have increased more than fivefold since the beginning of the year and amounted to 400,000 units. reported in the Federal Customs Service (FCS).

From January to September, the Excise Center for Electronic Declaration issued declarations for 414,726 passenger cars, which is almost 3.5 times more than the results of 2022.

“Of these, 97% are cars from China. Their imports increased more than five times compared to 2022 and reached 400,000 units,” the message says.

According to the Federal Customs Service, 279 billion rubles were transferred to the federal budget this year. recycling fee. This is three times more than in 2022.

After the departure of foreign manufacturers and importers, the basis of the Russian automobile market is made up of domestic and Chinese brands. Vedomosti earlier wrotethat sales of new passenger cars in Russia in January–September 2023 increased by 51% year-on-year to 717,310 units. The market leader was “AvtoVAZ” The next five positions were occupied by Chinese brands – Chery, Haval, Geely, Omoda and Exeed. In seventh place was the Korean brand Kia, followed again by the Chinese Changan.

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