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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Ford Sales Slip in 1998

MOSCOW -- Ford Motor Co. sold 5,070 cars in Russia last year, compared to 5,206 the previous year, Interfax reported Monday.

As a result of the Russian financial crisis, only 1,722 cars were sold in the second half of 1998, compared with 3,348 in the first half, Interfax said, quoting officials in the firm's Moscow offices. Ford sold 2,369 cars in the first half and 2,837 in the second half of 1997.