Japanese automaker Nissan will suspend production of cars at the plant in St. Petersburg for three weeks from March 14 due to interruptions in the supply of components, the company’s press service said.

“Due to interruptions in the supply of components, the Nissan plant in St. Petersburg suspends production from March 14 for 3 weeks. At the same time, shipments of new cars to Nissan dealerships continue,” the automaker said.

The Nissan plant in St. Petersburg has been operating since 2009; its production capacity is 100 thousand cars per year. The company produces three models: Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Murano and Nissan Qashqai. According to the Association of European Businesses, the company’s sales in Russia in 2021 fell by 9%, to 51.3 thousand cars.