The administration of St. Petersburg warned of the plight of engineering plants in the city due to the detention by customs of components from Turkey.
Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey Movchan wrote the first Deputy head of the Federal customs service Vladimir Malinin a letter with a request to intervene, reports «Interfax».
In his appeal, he indicated that the Assembly plants of cars in St. Petersburg produced 400 thousand vehicles per year, and among them the most famous brands. The role of these enterprises in the industrial development of the city.
After Russia imposed against Turkey sanctions, handling of plants at customs has been constantly delayed. Movchan warned about the dangerous consequences of further delays of components and other materials needed for production.
The Federal customs service of Russia said in response that it had taken measures to ensure the import of goods for automotive enterprises, RIA «Novosti».