GM Uzbekistan continues talks to create assembly plant in Russia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 4
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
GM Uzbekistan automaker continues negotiations on the creation of an assembly plant in Russia, Trend reports with reference to the Uzbek media.
"We are working to study the organization of assembly production in foreign markets. In Kazakhstan, we already have an assembly plant and, of course, we are considering the organization of similar projects in other markets," said Umidjon Salimov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Uzavtosanoat company responsible for Development and Marketing.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Nodir Otazhonov said that GM Uzbekistan is negotiating to create an assembly site in the Samara and Leningrad regions of Russia.
Salimov also confirmed the fact of the start of export deliveries of Uzbek cars to Russia through the assembly at the Kazakh enterprises.
"We have already started exporting. Uzavtosanoat shipped the first batch of cars to foreign markets at the prices that have been formed today. These cars were shipped to determine the market conditions," he said.
Salimov also added that one set of 130 cars was sent to Kazakhstan, and after assembly there, the finished products will be sent to dealers in Russia.
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