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Sales of passenger cars in Russia could fall by a third. This forecast was made by analysts at PwC, excerpts from research results owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
Experts point out that such an outcome is possible under condition of implementation of the so-called stress scenario. It implies that the restrictions imposed over COVID-19, will be removed in late spring or early summer, and oil prices stabiliziruemost to the third quarter of this year. In this case, will be sold about 1.14 million cars, predict experts.
More pessimistic forecasts made by analysts the Boston Consulting Group. In their view, the drop in sales can range from 20 percent to 50 percent. In a pandemic the car in Russia becomes one of the cost categories, where citizens plan to save money.
Earlier in March it became known that in Russia increased the prices of popular cars of the German brand Volkswagen. Hardest for 40 and 90 thousand rubles respectively — rose models of Tiguan and Touareg.
About the rising cost warned and domestic auto giant “AVTOVAZ”. The group noted that the situation on the market is considered negative for the domestic automotive industry as a whole.
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