launch of the Daimler factory near Moscow: The luxury models, which will be run in the multi-million dollar new construction from the Band, for Russian millionaires and government officials is very popular.
The Stuttgart-based carmaker Daimler has opened in Russia its first factory. As prominent guests, Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Germany's economy Minister, Peter Altmaier, had travelled in the industrial Park Esipowo to the factory. Up to 1000 jobs will be created in the factory.
Altmaier, said it was a "milestone for the commitment of Mercedes-Benz in Russia, but also for the involvement of German companies in Russia as a whole". The Russian automotive market is a "key market for the German car to stay mobile manufacturers," said the CDU politician.competition also with plants
Daimler-Chef Zetsche clarified the target audience for the new production site: He said that the 250 million Euro plant was a "further element of our strategy to produce where our customers are". In the new factory sedans of the E-class and later also SUV for the Russian market. Especially Russian millionaires and government officials to estimate these models.
Mercedes-Benz is worth, the expansion of the market to Russia: automotive brand could double in the past ten years, its passenger Car sales more than. Also, Daimler's German rivals Volkswagen and BMW have their own works present in Russia. Recently, Opel has announced the re-entry in the Russian market under the umbrella of the new French owner of PSA.
In the new Daimler plant near Moscow, produces luxury cars.the growth market of Russia
The Russian car market has grown strongly over the last year. The number of new registrations increased by 12.8 percent to 1.8 million. The producers are expecting for this year a growth by a further 3.6 per cent to 1.87 million vehicles.
Altmaier, had announced prior to his trip to Moscow to encourage Putin, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov and Minister of energy Alexander Novak for a restoration of confidence between Russia and Germany. Economic relations had suffered greatly under the sanctions due to the Ukraine crisis. Government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Wednesday that the Federal government will adhere to the sanctions, "because of reasons". You "can be omitted if these reasons are eliminated".
Kremlin chief Putin has assured foreign investors at the opening also continue to support the construction of production facilities. It had taken a long time to the investment decision. But then, everything happened quickly, within one and a half years, the entire building had stood, - said Putin.Atlas |Russia |Moscow