According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, over the first nine months of 2017 13.3 thousand vehicles of all types were produced in Kazakhstan that is 3 times more than the result of the last year. In September 2017 1.5 thousand vehicles were produced (2-fold growth on the similar month of 2016).
Over nine months of 2017 sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Belarus reached 22.4 thousand units (+20% on the same period of the last year), Ukraine – 64 thousand units (+31.4%). In Kazakhstan the market overcame the negative trend and grew by 4.6%, having accounted for 32.2 thousand units.
According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, in September 2017 sales of new cars in Kazakhstan increased by 47.2% and made 4 730 units. Following results of the first nine months of 2017 residents of the Republic bought 32 181 cars and light commercial vehicles – by 2.9% more than in the similar period of the last year.
Uzbekistan reduced the excise tax on vehicles produced in Kazakhstan. According to the decree «On measures for the further regulation of foreign economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan» signed by the President of the Republic, the excise tax on new vehicles produced in Kazakhstan reduced to 2% of the customs value beginning October 1.