Pro­duc­tion stalled

Kyiv Post Legal Quarterly - - Automotive - Source: Ukrauto­prom

The cri­sis forced half of Ukraine’s man­u­fac­tur­ers out of busi­ness. The Ukrainian car in­dus­try worked at 2 per­cent of ca­pac­ity in 2015, pro­duc­ing only 8,300 ve­hi­cles, down from 425,700 au­to­mo­biles in 2008.

Ukraine has only one full cy­cle pro­ducer of cars ZAZ, based in Za­por­izhya, and an­other man­u­fac­turer of Czech Repub­licbased Skoda cars which im­ports most of its parts.

Apart from that the coun­try man­u­fac­tures buses and trucks, which are per­form­ing a bit bet­ter than per­sonal ve­hi­cles. Bus pro­duc­tion fac­to­ries are used at 10 per­cent of ca­pac­ity, ac­cord­ing to Yukhym

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