Rus News Journal

Net profit Scania was reduced to third

Net profit of the Swedish manufacturer of lorries Scania in I half-year 2012. Has made 3,25 mlrd the Swedish crones (382,1 million euro) that on 34 % it is less in comparison with 4,95 mlrd than the crones, earned by the company for the similar period 2011. Sales volume Scania has decreased in this time on 10 % and has made 39,34 mlrd crones (4,63 mlrd the euro) against 43,67 mlrd crones last year, is marked in report Scania published today.
In II quarter 2012. The net profit of the Swedish company has made 1,46 mlrd crones (171,7 million euro) that on 40,2 % below an indicator of the similar period of annual prescription (2,43 mlrd crones). Sales were reduced to 16,4 % - to 19,21 mlrd crones (2,26 mlrd euro) in comparison with 22,97 mlrd crones in II quarter 2011.
Operational profit Scania past quarter has decreased on 41,6 % - to 1,93 mlrd the Swedish crones (226,9 million euro) against 3,31 mlrd the Swedish crones year before. The analysts interrogated Reuters, expected that this indicator will make 2,4 mlrd crones. In company release it is said that the low profit level became result of reduction of quantity of the made cars and loadings of capacities.
Scania is one of the manufacturers of lorries largest in Europe. At the enterprises of the group presented in 100 countries of the world, work more than 35,5 thousand persons. Scientifically - research workings out Scania are concentrated in Sweden, manufacture - in Europe and the South America. More than 70 % of the voting rights in Scania (45,7 % of an authorised capital stock) belong to German autoconcern of Volkswagen AG.
Factory Skanija - Peter located in St.-Petersburg in an industrial zone of Shushary, is the unique enterprise in territory of Russia on manufacture of technics Scania and it is calculated on release of any kinds of lorries. The total amount of investments into the project makes 10 million euro.
Capacity of factory today - 5 thousand units of technics a year. Now at factory the project of expansion of capacities to 7,5 thousand units of technics a year is realised. The factory lineup is made by cargo chassis and lorries Scania of series P, R, G with wheel formulas 4x2, 44, 6x2, 6x4, 6x6, 8x2, 8x4.