July 29, 2005

June 2005 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for June 2005

Automobile production in June 2005 was recorded as 951,206 units. Compared with the 935,302 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 15,904 units or 1.7%, and production up on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

June 2005 Automobile production figures by type of vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 782,252 units, up 9,579 units or 1.2%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
362,365 units, down 2,223 units or 0.6%
Small cars 298,174 units, up 5,017 units or 1.7%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
121,713 units, up 6,785 units or 5.9%

2) Trucks: 161,667 units, up 4,406 units or 2.8%
Standard truck vehicles 69,521 units, up 2,232 units or 3.3%
Small trucks 40,543 units, up 1,334 units or 3.4%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
51,603 units, up 840 units or 1.7%

3) Buses: 7,287 units, up 1,919 units or 35.7%
Large buses 1,107 units, up 38 units or 3.6%
Small buses 6,180 units, up 1,881 units or 43.8%

Domestic sales in June 2005 stood at 517,439 vehicles, up 7.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.
(417,463 passenger cars, up 8.3%; 98,768 trucks, up 4.0%; and 1,208 buses, down 8.1%.)

Exports (result) stood at 105.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Automobile Production Data for the First Half of 2005 (January – June)

The production total for the first half of 2005 (January - June) stood at 5,484,421 units, up 178,308 units or 3.4% as compared with the production total of 5,306,113 units recorded in the same period of the previous year, and production up in the same period of the previous year for four consecutive years.

June 2005 Automobile production figures by type of vehicle

The January – June 2005 production total figures by type of vehicle
Total : 5,484,421 units, up 178,308 units or 3.4%
Passenger cars 4,562,849 units, up 155,158 units or 3.5%
Trucks 883,684 units, up 16,458 units or 1.9%
Buses 37,888 units, up 6,692 units or 21.5%

Domestic sales total for the period from January through June 2005 stood at 3,102,860 units, up 2.0% as compared with the same period of the previous year.

The January – June 2005 domestic sales total figures by type of vehicle
Total : 3,102,860 units, up 2.0%
Passenger cars 2,541,392 units, up 2.6%
Trucks 551,766 units, down 0.7%
Buses 9,702 units, down 11.9%

Exports total (result) for the period from January through June 2005 stood at 102.8% as compared with the same period of the previous year.

Motorcycle Production Data for June 2005

Motorcycle production in June 2005 was recorded as 129,104 units. This is 5,574 units or 4.5% up as compared with the 123,530 total registered in the same month of the previous year. It is also production up on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

June 2005 Motorcycle production figures by class
50cc or under 23,400 units, down 3,381 units or 12.6%
51 - 125cc 33,240 units, up 2,549 units or 8.3%
126 - 250cc 24,725 units, up 2,109 units or 9.3%
Over 250cc 47,739 units, up 4,297 units or 9.9%

Domestic sales (factory shipment) in June 2005 stood at 61,003 units, an increase of 4.8% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

June 2005 Motorcycle domestic sales (factory shipment) figures by class
50cc or under 39,361 units, down 2.3%
51 - 125cc 7,250 units, up 34.3%
126 - 250cc 9,273 units, up 7.3%
Over 250cc 5,119 units, up 32.1%

Exports (result) stood at 97.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.


Motorcycle Production Data for the First Half of 2005 (January – June)

The production total for the first half of 2005 (January - June) stood at 878,154 units, up 11,986 units or 1.4% as compared with the production of 866,168 units recorded in the same period of the previous year.It is an increase of the same period of the previous year after five years of downturn.

The January – June 2005 production total figures by class of motorcycle
Total : 878,154 units, up 11,986 units or 1.4%
50cc or under 156,964 units, down 13,359 units or 7.8%
51 - 125cc 124,442 units , down 13,248 units or 9.6%
126 - 250cc 118,026 units , down 3,777 units or 3.1%
Over 250cc 478,722 units, up 42,370 units or 9.7%

Domestic total sales for the period from January through June 2005 stood at 361,088 units, down 1.2% as compared with the figure recorded in the same period of the previous year.

The January – June 2005 domestic sales total figures by class of motorcycle
Total : 361,088 units, down 1.2%
50cc or under 246,863 units, down 7.4%
51 - 125cc 39,130 units , up 41.6%
126 - 250cc 47,089 units , down 6.1%
Over 250cc 28,006 units, up 31.0%

Exports total (result) for the period from January through June 2005 stood at 97.8% as compared with the same period of the previous year.


Automobile Export Data for June 2005

Number of automobiles exported
Automobile export in June 2005 was recorded as 442,840 units, up 22,748 units or 5.4% as compared with 420,092 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.

Figures by type of vehicle (Exported units for June 2005)
Passenger cars 377,089 units (including 15,399 units for KD)
Up 20,051 units or 5.6%
Trucks 58,373 units (including 18,917 units for KD)
Up 31 units or 0.1%
Buses 7,378 units (including 817 units for KD)
Up 2,666 units or 56.6%

Value of automobiles exported
The total value of automobiles exported was $10,200.46 million including $7,664.72 million for vehicles and $2,535.74 million for parts. This is an increase of $848.37 million or 9.1% as compared with $9,352.09 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.


Automobile Export Data for the First Half of 2005 (January – June)

Number of automobiles exported
Automobile export in the first half of 2005 (January - June) was recorded as 2,458,036 units, up 67,911 units or 2.8% as compared with 2,390,125 units recorded in the same period of the previous year. It is an export increase for the same period of the year for four consecutive years.

Figures by type of vehicle (Exported units for the period January - June 2005)
Passenger cars 2,091,685 units (including 88,727 units for KD)
Up 56,884 units or 2.8%
Trucks 329,704 units (including 105,422 units for KD)
Up 671 units or 0.2%
Buses 36,647 units (including 5,194 units for KD)
Up 10,356 units or 39.4%

Value of automobiles exported
The total value of automobiles exported in the first half of 2005 (January - June) was $56,288.92 million including $42,917.62 million for vehicles and $13,371.3 million for parts. This is an increase of $3,186.38 million or 6.0% as compared with $53,102.54 million recorded in the same period of the previous year.


Motorcycle Export Data for June 2005

Number of motorcycles exported
Motorcycle export in June 2005 was recorded as 88,253 units, down 2,168 units or 2.4% as compared with 90,421 units recorded for the same month of the previous year. It is an export decrease on the same month of the previous year after three months of upturn.

Figures by class of motorcycle (Exported units for June 2005)
50cc or under class 4, 374 units, down 4,344 units or 49.8%
51 - 125cc class 27,511 units, up 1,488 units or 5.7%
126 - 250cc class 15,112 units, up 4,655 units or 44.5%
Over 250cc class 41,256 units, down 3,967 units or 8.8%

Value of motorcycles exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for June 2005 was $457.35 million including $333.77 million for vehicles and $123.58 million for parts. This is an increase of $37.22 million or 8.9% as compared with $420.13 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.


Motorcycle Export Data for the First Half of 2005 (January – June)

Number of motorcycles exported
Motorcycle export in the first half of 2005 (January - June) was recorded as 659,764 units, down 15,123 units or 2.2% as compared with 674,887 units recorded for the first half of 2004. It is an export decrease for the same period of the year after two years of upturn.

Figures by class of motorcycle (Exported units for the period January - June 2005)
50cc or under class 30,120 units, down 4,788 units or 13.7%
51 - 125cc class 90,457 units, down 22,998 units or 20.3%
126 - 250cc class 66,641 units, down 1,412 units or 2.1%
Over 250cc class 472,546 units, up 14,075 units or 3.1%

Value of motorcycles exported
The total value of motorcycle exported in the first half of 2005 (January - June) was $3,942.32 million including $3,172.54 million for vehicles and $769.78 million for parts. This is an export increase of $237.69 million or 6.4% as compared with $3,704.63 million recorded in the same period of the previous year.