OREANDA-NEWS. Analytic agency "AUTOSTAT" conducted a study of the Russian market of new cars, which covered sales of Chinese brands. According to a study by the results of 2016 (according to AEB data, taking into account of LCV) there were sold in our country 30737 cars from China - 21% less than the year before (39,085 units).

The leader of sales among Chinese automakers in Russia was again Lifan. For example, in the last year the sales of the brand reached 17,461 vehicles, by showing an increase of 15%. In the second place, with a huge gap from the leader, there is the brand Chery, whose sales for the period were 4758 units (-4%). The top-three of leaders is closed by Geely with 4473 vehicles (-61%). The sales of cars of other Chinese brands look modest, for example: DFM (1152 units; -16%), Brilliance (863 units; -28%), FAW (829 units), Changan (540 units; -26%), Zotye (301 units), Haima (114 units; -71%).

Analysts of the agency "AUTOSTAT" noted that Chinese car sales drop was stronger than the fall of the Russian market as a whole (11%). Therefore, their market share for the year decreased from 2.4% to 2.2%.