BMW invests the construction of a work in Russia. As a possible location, Kaliningrad is considering the area on the Baltic Sea around the Fruhere Konigsberg. This is now the Munchner automaker, after the Russian newspaper Wedomosti had reported about it. BMW consider Russia as a growing market and currently review the "future activities of prior art," but banned it in the opinion. According to the newspaper report, the investment became several hundred million euros.
BMW has been cooperating in Russia since 1999 with the Kaliningrad contract manufacturer Awtotor, the company builds for Munchner specifications BMWs for the Russian market. "Due to the long-term prasence of BMW in Kaliningrad, the attractive investment environment and the plan of the local government, to demand this further, we will draw Kaliningrad as a possible location for a work in effect," but it was in the opinion.
Therefore, there has been a decision with the regional government and Awtotor, but a decision has not yet fallen: "The BMW Group is watching the market situation and the regulatory framework exactly."In June, competitor Daimler had laid the foundation for a work in the nearby Moscow.
The Russian economy is currently recovering from a deep crisis that had deducted the decay of olpreis and western sanctions after the Russian annexation of the Ukrainian Crimean peninsula. This is also noticeable on the car market: Sales of new cars increased between January and September by almost eleven percent compared to the same period of the previous year, as the Association of European Enterprises (AEB) communicated in Moscow. AEB Auto Expert Jorg Schreiber ames that the positive trend will continue.