Business news from Ukraine

BOSCH EXPECTS 15% GROWTH IN UKRAINE

Bosch in Ukraine expects at least 15% growth in sales in 2018 compared with 2017, when the figure stood at EUR 74 million, growing by 5% on 2016, Director General of Robert Bosch Ltd. Vitaliy Bulda has said. “2017 year was the most successful in our history, and taking into account GDP growth in the first quarter by 3.1% and good prospects, we expect the large development of business in 2018,” he said at a press conference.
Bulda said that the company expects that growth would be seen almost in all business directions of the company. Commenting on the further prospects of the company in Ukraine in next five or ten years, Bulda expressed confidence that the company could grow by 15-20% every year.
In 2017, almost all business directions showed growth in Ukraine, and Mobility Solutions had the largest pace of growth, in particular, car parts and equipment sales grew by 18% in euros.
Bosch Car Service network remains the largest independent chain of vehicle servicing stations in Ukraine, and today it has 104 stations: 88 Bosch Car Service stations and 16 Bosch Diesel Service stations.