Belarus Vehicles sales 2016 had been flat with total volume near 50.000 units while counting both official and grey import. The robust increase in local production sustained the sector in a declining economy.
Belarus Vehicles Market in 2015 hit the new all time record thanks to grey market boom. Despite the country is involved in a sharp recession the access at low-cost imported vehicles fueled a demand for cars.
Belarus automotive industry pushed up by grey market vehicles as the government hesitate to take actions in defense of the official distributors. Renault is market leader ahead of Volkswagen and Hyundai.
In 2013 the car market in Belarus scored a wonderful increase and surprisingly achieved the new all time record level, doing better than the pre-crisis record achievd in 2008. However, main Russian brands have lost volume and Volkswagen and Renault leaded the ranking.
Pushed by strong sales from C.I.S. area domestic producer, the Belarus light passenger vehicle market posted a considerable sales boost during the 2012, with sales up 25.5% from last year. Autovazmore than doubled sales surging in first place.
In the 2011, the light passengers vehicle market in Belarus counted 16.275 units while the2012 is projected down 10% as effect of increased taxations and low car loans availability. Volkswagen was the market leader with over 15% of share.