Carmakers in Russia eye exports as home market crumbles MOSCOW, Sept 25- Foreign carmakers in Russia are looking to ramp up production and export locally-made vehicles to compensate for plunging domestic sales, having taken steps to reduce their dependence on costly imported parts. General Motors Co have quit Russia, stung by a low level of local manufacturing, others are intent on riding out the storm and even...
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Russia's central bank holds rates at 11% Dmitry Polevoy, chief economist for Russia and CIS at ING, says the Chinese slowdown and falling oil prices were key drivers behind the Bank of Russia's decision.