December 27, 2004

November 2004 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for November 2004

Automobile production in November 2004 was recorded as 926,469 units. Compared with the 865,015 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 61,454 units or 7.1%, and production up on the same month of the previous year after two months of downturn.

November 2004 Automobile production figures by type of vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 766,869 units, up 58,112 units or 8.2%.
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
352,702 units, up 16,258 units or 4.8%
Small cars 297,798 units, up 33,012 units or 12.5%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
116,369 units, up 8,842 units or 8.2%

2) Trucks: 154,271 units, up 3,314 units or 2.2%.
Standard truck vehicles 66,566 units, up 919 units or 1.4%
Small trucks 40,864 units, up 1,418 units or 3.6%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
46,841 units, up 977 units or 2.1%

3) Buses: 5,329 units, up 28 units or 0.5%.
Large buses 1,041 units, down 45 units or 4.1%
Small buses 4,288 units, up 73 units or 1.7%

Domestic sales in November 2004 stood at 485,946 vehicles, up 6.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.
(391,205 passenger cars, up 9.6%; 93,803 trucks, down 5.4%; and 938 buses, down 30.2%.)

Exports (result) stood at 106.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

The production total for the period from January 2004 through November 2004 stood at 9,720,463 units, up 252,235 units or 2.7% as compared with the production total of 9,468,228 units recorded in the same period of the previous year.

The January 2004 – November 2004 production total figures by type of vehicle
Total : 9,720,463 units, up 252,235 units or 2.7%
Passenger cars 8,053,105 units, up 248,919 units or 3.2%
Trucks 1,610,619 units, up 2,372 units or 0.1%
Buses 56,739 units, up 944 units or 1.7%


Motorcycle Production Data for November 2004

Motorcycle production in November 2004 was recorded as 196,180 units. This is 51,247 units or 35.4% up as compared with the 144,933 total registered in the same month of the previous year. It is also production up on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

November 2004 Motorcycle production figures by class
50cc or under class 26,392 units, up 3,752 units or 16.6%
51 - 125cc class 57,674 units, up 30,012 units or 108.5%
126 - 250cc class 25,167 units, down 3,019 units or 10.7%
Over 250cc class 86,947 units, up 20,502 units or 30.9%

Domestic sales (factory shipment) in November 2004 stood at 48,007 vehicles, an increase of 4.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

November 2004 Motorcycle domestic sales (factory shipment) figures by class
50cc or under class 34,898 units, up 0.9%
51 - 125cc class 4,001 units, down 10.8%
126 - 250cc class 6,676 units, up 34.2%
Over 250cc class 2,432 units, up 25.9%

Exports (result) stood at 118.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

The production total (period from January 2004 through November 2004) stood at 1,646,165 units, down 29,612 units or 1.8% as compared with the production of 1,675,777 units recorded in the same period of the previous year.

The January 2004 – November 2004 production total figures by class of motorcycle
Total : 1,646,165 units, down 29,612 units or 1.8%
50cc or under class 312,204 units, down 114,399 units or 26.8%
51 - 125cc class 355,786 units , down 7,553 units or 2.1%
126 - 250cc class 249,758 units , up 34,684 units or 16.1%
Over 250cc class 728,417 units, up 57,656 units or 8.6%


Automobile Export Data for November 2004

Number of automobiles exported
Automobile export in November 2004 was recorded as 443,305 units, up 25,729 units or 6.2% as compared with 417,576 units recorded for the same month of the previous year. It is an export increase on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

Value of automobiles exported
The total value of automobiles exported was $9,594.17 million including $7,526.71 million for vehicles and $2,067.46 million for parts. This is an increase of $892.87 million or 10.3% compared with $8,701.30 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Figures by type of vehicle (Exported units for November 2004)
Passenger cars 379,119 units (including 15,964 units for KD)
Up 22,411 units or 6.3%
Trucks 58,856 units (including 18,796 units for KD)
Up 2,821 units or 5.0%
Buses 5,330 units (including 833 units for KD)
Up 497 units or 10.3%

 


Motorcycle Export Data for November 2004

Number of motorcycles exported
Motorcycle export in November 2004 was recorded as 147,646 units, up 22,506 units or 18.0% as compared with 125,140 units recorded for the same month of the previous year. It is an export increase on the same month of the previous year after two months of downturn.

Value of motorcycles exported
The total value of motorcycles exported for November 2004 was $592.14 million including $486.27 million for vehicles and $105.87 million for parts. This is an increase of $44.08 million or 8.0% compared with $548.06 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Figures by class of motorcycle (Exported units for November 2004)
50cc or under class 7,418 units, down 4,298 units or 36.7%
51 - 125cc class 52,874 units, up 24,379 units or 85.6%
126 - 250cc class 17,199 units, down 5,521 units or 24.3%
Over 250cc class 70,155 units, up 7,946 units or 12.8%