FCS: Used car imports through Vladivostok up 72% during the year
VLADIVOSTOK, January 23 – RIA Novosti. Vladivostok customs authorities imported more than 197,000 used cars in 2022, 72% higher than in 2021, Vladivostok customs press service reported.
In September, the press secretary of Vladivostok customs, Asya Roshchina, told RIA Novosti that about 21.6 thousand cars for personal use were registered in Primorye in August, which is almost double that in August 2021. In order to speed up the clearance of cars from customs, the staff of inspectors at customs was increased by 2.5 times.
It was noted that the number of cars cleared by customs officers increased rapidly in June, reaching 15,000 in one month. This figure increased even more and reached 28 thousand in November. A slight decrease – to 26 thousand – occurred in December. Mainly used cars of Japanese brands Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Honda, Subaru, Suzuki and Korean manufacturers Hyundai and Kia were imported through Vladivostok customs.
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