Car production in Ukraine fell by almost 40%

Автопроизводство в Украине упало почти на 40%

In Ukraine over the last month released a 374 cars

Compared to may last year, the volume of production of passenger cars decreased by 43.5%.

In may 2018 was issued in Ukraine only 442 units of vehicles, which is 38.8% less than in may 2017, and 35% less than in April of this year.

It is reported by Ukrautoprom Association on Tuesday, April 12.

It is noted that this volume of vehicles is 90 times below may result 10 years ago.

For the fifth consecutive month of passenger statistics of the national segment of the automotive industry form the only data on the SKD production of Skoda cars in the Eurocar plant, where in may collected only 374 cars – 39% less than in the previous month.

“Compared to may last year, despite the extremely low base of comparison, the volume of production of passenger cars decreased by 43.5%,” – stated in the Association.

Also continued to show negative dynamics of production of commercial vehicles: in may, it amounted to only five units, which is 17% less than in may-2017 and twice less than in April.

The Association reminds that in statistics there is no data on the KrAZ that “for unexplained reasons” no longer disclose information on volumes of production of their cars in August 2016.

At the same time, the production of buses increased by 17% by may 2017 and 26% by April of the current year to 63 units.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has slightly decreased new car sales. In may it sold 6494 new cars. This is 1.1% lower than in April. According to experts, in recent months, the Ukrainian new car market shows a decaying trend.

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