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Nissan will construct factory near Petersburg

Japanese concern Nissan will construct near St.-Petersburg factory on industrial assemblage of the cars. About it it became known yesterday at the Petersburg economic forum where the head of Ministry of economic development and trade (MERT) Herman Gref and the president of a motorcar giant Carlos Gon have signed the contract on cooperation.
As the head " has declared; Nissan factory building is planned to begin in 2007, the first cars will descend from the conveyor in 2009 - m. will Make 50 thousand cars a year. Three base models - a jeep, a sedan and more one over which directors while reflect. Under messages of the Japanese press, their compatriots to begin with will start manufacture inexpensive Almera - the Classic . Investments into manufacture will exceed $200 million
Experts consider that Japanese cars from - for carrying over of their manufacture to Russia become cheaper. But nenamnogo.
- the Prices can decrease where - that on 1 - 2 thousand dollars for the car, - the analyst of the investment company " considers; Brokerkreditservis Vyacheslav ZHABIN. - the Government of Russia will try to dissolve foreign and domestic motor-car manufacturers on different price ambries - that they did not compete with each other. Therefore on cardinal reduction of prices do not count.
Right after signings of the contract with Nissan it became known that in the near future in Russia can begin building of factories some more autoenterprises.
- this year we can sign as much as possible five agreements, - head MERT Herman GREF has told.
In 2006 - m similar agreements have already been signed with the German company Volkswagen American Dzheneral Motorz . Signing of the agreement with French " is expected also; Renault Citroen .