Chinese car companies first entered Russia as early as 2004. That year, only 150 Chinese cars were sold in Russia. It wasn’t until 2013 that the annual sales volume exceeded 100,000 vehicles with the largest Chinese players being Chery, Great Wall Motors, and Geely, CarNewsChina.com adds. Currently, Chery has three brands in the Russian market, namely: Chery, Exeed, and Omoda. In 2022, the sales volume of these three brands was 38,000, 13,000, and 1,521 vehicles, respectively.