Ukraine's truck market rolls toward recovery
Ukraine’s four nomic ery, say years crisis, experts, truck ago is during now market, with rolling sales the which finally country’s toward took nearing recov- a eco- hit pre-crisis But although levels. trucking is on the upswing, demand has evolved, with transportation businesses making more strategic decisions about their assets and investments. Meanwhile, bad infrastructure and a worn and pitted road network have made it difficult ly lift In itself 2011, for out Ukraine’s Ukraine’s of the transport rut. truck sales sector reached to ful5,000 informational per year, and according analytical to Autoconsulting group. Then came Russia’s war against Ukraine in the wake of the Euromaidan Revolution that on Feb. 22, 2014 ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, whose inner circle stole billions of dollars from the country and pushed it into economic crisis.
The premium segment of trucks sales doubled in 2017 compared to 2011 as business warmed up to making long-term investment. (Courtesy of MAN Truck & Bus Ukraine)