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13.06.2018 / In May the bus market grew by 20%

In January-May 2018 new bus sales amounted to 5.3 thousand buses which was a 15.2% growth on the same period of 2017. In May 2018 the market grew by 20% on May 2017 and made 1.2 thousand new buses.

PAZ accounted for 49% of new bus sales with 2.61 thousand buses sold and a 1.6 r% rise in sales.

LIAZ and NEFAZ came second and third with a 41% and a 76% growth in sales correspondingly.

Sales of foreign brands were 59.8% up whereas sales of Russian brands increased by 10.9%, which led to a decline in the share of Russian brands from 87% to 83%.

New bus sales,
January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

New-bus-sales

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New bus sales, TOP-10 brands,
January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

Brand

January-May 2017

January-May 2018

Change, %

PAZ

2,57

2,61

1,6%

LIAZ

0,78

1,1

41,0%

NEFAZ

0,21

0,37

76,2%

MAZ

0,25

0,33

32,0%

YUTONG

0,1

0,25

150,0%

VOLGABUS

0,22

0,16

-27,3%

KAVZ

0,12

0,11

-8,3%

HIGER

0,04

0,09

125,0%

KING LONG

0,05

0,08

60,0%

GOLDEN DRAGON

0,01

0,07

600,0%

Other

0,25

0,13

-48,0%

Total

4,60

5,30

15,2%

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

New bus sales by brand origin,
January-May, 2017-2018, thousand units

New-bus-sales-by-brand-origin

Source: Russian Automotive Market Research

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