Corporation "Bogdan" in June 1078 produced cars and 2 commercial vehicle under its own brand, which is 71.1% more than in May of this year, and by 67.7% — than in June last year, said the agency "Interfax -Ukraine "press secretary Sergei Krasulya Corporation.
"We're seeing a positive trend after the introduction in April of special duties on car imports. This allowed the plant to resume work in May, load capacity and save jobs," — he said.
S.Krasulya said that, according to "Ukravtoprom", the volume of sales in June fell by May by 1.4%, but sales of "Bogdan" increased by 37.4%, which allows the brand to enter the top 20 brands of the country .
According to him, the whole in the first half of 2013, production of passenger cars fell by 63.6% — to 2,748 units.
"This is due to the fact that until 15 May factory in Cherkassy was due to the lack of government support automakers and mechanisms for their protection," — said S.Krasulya.