10:15 02.11.10

Armenia imported 14,079 cars during the first nine months of 2010,
which is more compared to the same period in 2009 - 12,858 cars.

According to the customs service of the State Revenue Committee of
the Republic of Armenia car imports have resulted in levying 17,193
million drams in taxes this year.

Only 1,178 cars imported have been made in Russia.

Of all the cars imported the price of 4,467 cars has been $5000 USD
and less, the price of 4,467 cars has ranged between $5,000-10,000 USD.

Prices of 1,293 cars imported have ranged between $10,000-15,000 USD,
while with 1,364 cars the prices have fluctuated between $15,000-30,000

The prices of only 908 cars have been $30,000 and more.

Car imports were significantly reduced in 2009 due to the global
financial-economic crisis. If in 2008 41,910 cars had been imported
to Armenia, in 2009 that numbers had already shrunk to 17,296.

From: A. Papazian