Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ural customers account for 10.5 percent of new foreign car sales in Russia

A recent study by the AutoStat Analytical Agency revealed that the Ural Federal District claimed 10.49 percent of new foreign car sales in 2012, marking a 19 percent increase over the previous year.

In total, 234,700 new foreign vehicles were sold in the Urals throughout 2012, Ural Business Consulting reports.

Russia's Central Federal District led the country's sales of new foreign cars in 2012, with a share of 41.9 percent share representing 937,200 vehicles sold. Following the Central Federal District was the Volga District with 414,100 new cars sold, or 18.5 percent. The North-Western district claimed third place in 2012 sales of foreign vehicles with its 264,100 vehicles sold representing an 11.8 percent market share.

The fewest foreign cars were sold in the Far Eastern and North-Caucasian districts, each claiming 16,300 new foreign cars sold in 2012.

In total, more than 2.2 million new foreign automobiles were sold in Russia throughout 2012 - a 16.8 percent increase over 2011, according to Ural Business Consulting.