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Exhibition of automotive parts, car components and equipment for car maintenance
21 - 23 November 2018
IEC “Yekaterinburg-EXPO”, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yekaterinburg automotive industry

Yekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk region

Yekaterinburg is the center of Yekaterinburg agglomeration being the third largest one in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg agglomerations. It is one of the promising centers of advancing economic growth.

Yekaterinburg is an administrative capital and the largest city of the Sverdlovsk region: its political, economic, educational and cultural center. The city also has status of the center of the Ural Federal District of the Russian Federation.

Population and personal income

The Sverdlovsk region is among the five most populated regions of Russia. 2.6 million people of the total population of the region, which is 4.3 million, are able to work. The unemployment rate is 7.3%. The average monthly salary is 24,024 rubles.

Yekaterinburg is the fifth most populous city in Russia; it is a home to 1.4 million people. The unemployment rate is 0.7%. The average monthly salary is 29,544 rubles.

Transport infrastructure

The Sverdlovsk region and Yekaterinburg are one of the key elements of the Russian transport system thanks to the geographic location of the region connecting the European and Asian parts of the country. Major roads, air and rail routes and highways pass through the region. Koltsovo International Airport, located in Yekaterinburg, is one of the largest in Russia.

In terms of passenger traffic in Yekaterinburg among all available means of public transport, tram was the leading one in 2011 – 109.5 million people a year were transported by tram, and then bus and trolley bus followed respectively: bus – 62.7 million, trolley bus- 42.4 million. In 2011, Yekaterinburg Metro consisting of one line with nine stations transported 37.4 million people.

Yekaterinburg automotive industry

According to the Commodity Market Commission of the Yekaterinburg City Administration, the level of motorization of the Yekaterinburg population in 2014 with the index of 489 cars per 1000 residents ranks first among the million cities (excluding federal cities). 70 car dealers operate in the city, and according to this index, Yekaterinburg also ranks first. 700 thousand cars were registered in Yekaterinburg as of the late 2014.

649 automotive service facilities, as well as more than 300 car washes and about 500 stores of spare parts, car components, tires, wheels and accessories officially operate in Yekaterinburg. According to the estimates of experts, the demand for quality of service of cars outruns the current supply by more than 30%. In this regard, there is every reason to believe that the market of auto repair services and car parts will expand.