Rustavi car market is facing closure, the car dealers say.
to Elguja Jagmaidze, Director of the Robani Motors car importer, foreigners don’t
come to Georgia to buy cars, while in
the local market cars are mostly sold in small parking lots that puts the car market at a crossroads.
companies that are engaged in selling used cars have their own small parking lots across Tbilisi.
On the Rustavi market the cost of parking for cars for sale is high amid few customers - foreigners do not come, locals
are few for the market to work in full force, ”he says.
Elguja Jagmaidze’s words, buyers actively use the Internet and social networks
to buy cars.
company used to work in the Rustavi market, but now we prefer to cooperate with
small parking lots. For this reason the Rustavi auto market has almost no
clients, ” Elguja Jagmaidze notes.
Maisuradze, the head of the company “Yamoto”, also speaks about a high probability of closing the Rustavi car market.
the pandemic, the market was closed, then reopened, but interest could not be
returned. The market may finally lose its function because it is not necessary
to go to Rustavi – one can buy a car through websites and at small parking lots, ” he explains.
car market is the largest and most modern car market in the Caucasus, with a
total area of 225,000
square meters, with a capacity of 5,000 cars.
from the locals, citizens of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia,
and Turkmenistan buy cars on the market.
car market has been going through tough times due to the COVID-19 pandemic.