The Ministry of Industry and Trade has prepared a strategy for the development of the Russian automotive industry until 2035. One of the main goals, as part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s July order, is to ensure technological dominance of the automotive industry. writes about it “Kommersan”.
The special measures plan must be submitted to the government by 15 December 2022.
The following objectives are outlined: To meet the needs of the Russian market predominantly (at least 80%) with highly localized domestic products and to ensure the competitiveness of Russian products in the world market.
The explanatory note states that this will require an investment of 2.7 trillion rubles.
Three scenarios are foreseen for the dynamics of the automotive market until 2035: fundamental, optimistic and pessimistic.
In the base case, the market is projected to reach 0.8 million vehicles in 2022, and then gradually recover to 1.6-1.7 million vehicles by 2026. The pessimistic scenario assumes a market of 1.3 million vehicles.
Under the optimistic scenario, a gradual increase to 2.8-3 million vehicles is assumed by 2030-2032.
Technical tasks include: the production of small diesel engines, ABS (anti-lock braking system), automatic transmission (automatic transmission), airbags and ESP (electronic stabilization system).
Earlier in the draft strategy for the development of the country’s automotive industry by 2035 wanted The products of the Russian auto industry are not competitive.
In addition, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation knowledgeableAutomobile domestic demand in Russia fell by 55% in the first half of the year. The document was published on the federal portal of regulatory legal acts.
In particular, the draft states that in 2022 the Russian automotive industry of the Russian Federation is faced with a number of new challenges: a “significant fall in demand in the domestic market”, a series of shutdowns and suspensions of automotive production, primarily caused. with the decision of foreign manufacturers to leave Russia, as well as difficulties in the supply of important components and materials.