"Avtovaz has been assembling its cars in Egypt," he said. "Negotiations are under way with a number of other countries, such as Iran." "I mean both the sales and the assembling," the Russian official added.
Export sales of the carmaker’s Lada brand grew by 57%, to 38,050 cars last year. According to Avtovaz Vice-President for Sales and Marketing Jan Ptacek, the cars were sold in 34 countries, including Turkey, Tunisia, Chile and Cuba, Tass reported.
For the first time in 2018, Lada Vesta became the leader in export sales (30% of sales), whereas previously it was Lada 4x4, he added.