Car sales dropped by 43.5% in Penza
Penza, 22 June 2015. PenzaNews. The unused car sales in Penza dropped by 43.5% over the first five months of 2015, says the research held by Autostat analysis agency in several cities with population over 500,000.
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According to the notes to the research, the car sales dropped by an average of 37.7% over the country.
Four of the 25 cities with populations over 500,000 in the top 25 car markets of Russia have shown a drop of over 50% over January-May: Ufa (-60.3%), Tyumen (-55.7%), Rostov-on-Don (-53.5%) and Ekaterinburg (-52.2%).
Five more of the top 25 approached the 50% threshold closely: Krasnoyarsk (-49.8%), Voronezh (-49.7%), Izhevsk (-49.0%), Perm, (-48.8%) and Chelyabinsk (-48.7%).
Moscow and St. Petersburg also showed negative trends: -38/3% and -41.7% respectively.
According to the research results, only six cities out of the top 25 with populations over 500,000 have shown higher-than-average results: Krasnodar (-34.7%), Omsk (-34.7%), Novosibirsk (-35.3%), Kazan (-35.4%), Naberezhniye Chelny (-37.2%) and Tolyatti (-37.4%).