20 April 2016

    Dalnyevostochnaya Dorozhno-Stroityelnaya Kompaniya (DDSK) is planning to sign a binding contract with Chinese truck manufacturers Sinotruk this September, the head of the Russian company, Petr Migalchan, announced today to Interfax.

    The vehicle assembly is set to be carried out at two locations within the Komsomolsk Advanced Special Economic Zone – Amurlitmash and Parus.

    According to the head of the DDSK, the first stage will involve the assembly of an initial 100 large goods vehicles at Amurlitmash. The entrepreneurs are anticipating a full-scale launch of the programme during the Eastern Economic Forum 2016, with the signing of a contract on the second stage of assembly at Parus, which will start operations in 2017. Initially, the quantity of trucks completed will be limited to 300–800 per year, but by 2020 it is expected that the output capacity will increase to 4,000 per year.

    About: Dalnyevostochnaya Dorozhno-Stroityelnaya Kompaniya is involved in the sale and leasing of technical equipment and has bases in several cities in the Khabarovsk Territory and Magadan. China National Heavy Duty Truck Group (Sinotruk) is the largest manufacturer of large goods vehicles in the People’s Republic of China. The company was founded in 1956 and exports to Russia, Africa, the Middle East, western Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America.