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In February, Haval became the leader in sales of Chinese cars in Russia


By the results of February of 2019, sales of Chinese cars in Russia amounted to 2,365 units (+ 1% of the APPG), according to AEB data. As the experts of the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" noted, the leader has changed here in the last month of winter.

Thus, for the first time in our country, Haval brand became the market leader among cars from China, by selling 537 cars in February - 3.5 times more than a year ago. The Geely brand demonstrated even higher dynamics (growth in sales by 4.7 times). Last month, it managed to sell 528 cars and to take the second place among Chinese brands in Russia. As for the permanent leader for the last eight years - Lifan brand - it dropped immediately to the third place in the rating table (457 units; -59%).

Chery (426 units; 0%) and Zotye (168 units; + 1%) also entered the TOP-5 of Chinese brands. In addition, the Russians purchased 102 DFM cars (-10%) in the last winter month. Sales volumes of other Chinese brands from among the presented in the Russian market do not exceed 100 units.

We also note that in January-February of 2019, the total volume of the Chinese car market in Russia amounted to 4,305 units, which indicates a slight drop compared to the same period of 2018 (-1%). At the same time, Geely became the leader of the brand rating for two months, an indicator of which was 923 units (an increase of 3 times).

15.03.19 AUTOSTAT