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The government has decided to send 10 billion rubles for the continuation of the program of preferential acquisition and leasing of cars collected in Russia. Writes about this TASS with reference to the document signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov.
Of the 10 billion rubles will go to six preferential loans for the purchase of vehicles under the programs “Family car” and “First car”, the remaining funds will be directed on support of preferential car leasing for small and medium-sized businesses. Seven billion rubles will be obtained when change of the budget law at the end of the year, three more will take from the Reserve Fund.
According to Minister of industry and trade, on the program “Family car” and “First car” for 2019 has been allocated 10.4 billion rubles. This helped to promote the sale of more than 63 thousand cars. To date, funds have ended.
Manturov believes it important to resume work programmes from 1 July 2019. According to him, then we will be able to help the Russians with the acquisition of another 75 thousand cars on concessional terms. He added that the program will stimulate the domestic auto industry, which employs more than two million people.
As previously reported, sales of new cars in Russia in may fell by 18 percent. Then “Gazprom” has lowered its forecast for the Russian automotive market to 2019 — he expects a decline in sales from three percent to 20 percent.
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