St. Petersburg Authorities Did not Receive Information about Departure of Nissan Concern from the Market
Earlier, a news publication, citing its own sources, reported that Nissan’s departure from Russia was discussed due to the concern that the concern allegedly has problems with the model range, which affects demand.
Earlier, the Nissan press service said it was calculating the option of reducing the number of employees at the plant in St. Petersburg in connection with the transition to work in one shift. Prior to this, the plant announced that within a few months it would go to work in one shift, the decision was due to the difficult situation in the automotive market of the Russian Federation.
According to the Association of European Businesses (AEB), Nissan sales in Russia in 2019 fell by 20%, to 65 thousand cars. In January 2020, sales fell by 1%, amounting to 4.9 thousand cars.