July 30, 2007

June 2007 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for June 2007

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in June 2007 was recorded as 989,475 units. Compared with the 1,019,502 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 30,027 units or 2.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after two months of upturn.

June 2007 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 846,744 units, down 14,705 units or 1.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
490,866 units, up 77,521 units or 18.8%
Small cars 231,670 units, down 78,482 units or 25.3%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
124,208 units, down 13,744 units or 10.0%

2) Trucks: 133,853 units, down 16,349 units or 10.9%
Standard truck vehicles 61,161 units, down 1,760 units or 2.8%
Small trucks 33,098 units, down 7,133 units or 17.7%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
39,594 units, down 7,456 units or 15.8 %

3) Buses: 8,878 units, up 1,027 units or 13.1%
Large buses 882 units, down 191 units or 17.8%
Small buses 7,996 units, up 1,218 units or 18.0%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in June 2007 stood at 462,165 vehicles, down 9.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

June 2007 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 373,185 units, down 8.0%
Trucks 87,739 units, down 14.7%
Buses 1,241 units, down 1.4%

Exports (result) stood at 111.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year


Automobile Production Data for the First Half of 2007 (January – June)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for the first half of 2007 was recorded as 5,711,995 units. Compared with the 5,708,141 units total recorded for the same period of the previous year, this is an increase of 3,854 units or 0.1%, and production increase on the same period of the previous year for six consecutive years.

The First Half of 2007 (January – June) Production Total Figures by Type of Vehicle
Total : 5,711,995 units, up 3,854 units or 0.1%
Passenger cars 4,915,535 units, up 52,809 units or 1.1%
Trucks 746,532 units, down 56,004 units or 7.0%
Buses 49,928 units, up 7,049 units or 16.4%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for the first half of 2007 stood at 2,842,519 vehicles, down 7.4% as compared with the same period of the previous year.

The First Half of 2007 (January – June) Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,343,013 units, down 6.2%
Trucks 490,539 units, down 12.8%
Buses 8,967 units, down 8.2%

Exports (result) stood at 108.9% as compared with the same period of the previous year


Motorcycle Production Data for June 2007

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in June 2007 was recorded as 131,046 units. Compared with the 133,684 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,638 units or 2.0%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

June 2007 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 26,959 units, up 2,854 units or 11.8%
51 - 125cc 18,130 units, down 1,552 units or 7.9%
126 - 250cc 29,907 units, up 8,604 units or 40.4%
Over 250cc 56,050 units, down 12,544 units or 18.3%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in June 2007 stood at 62,767 units, an increase of 4.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

June 2007 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 40,002 units, up 4.8%
51 - 125cc 6,279 units, down 18.3%
126 - 250cc 12,790 units, up 35.0%
Over 250cc 3,696 units, down 24.9%

Exports (result) stood at 84.8% as compared with the same month of the previous year


Motorcycle Production Data for  the First Half of 2007 (January – June)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Motorcycle production total for the first half of 2007 was recorded as 869,211 units. Compared with the 878,169 units total recorded for the same period of the previous year, this is a decrease of 8,958 units or 1.0%, and production decrease on the same period of the previous year after three years of upturn.

The First Half of 2007 (January – June) Production Total Figures by Class of Motorcycle
Total : 869,211 units, down 8,958 units or 1.0%
50cc or under 152,056 units, down 7,542 units or 4.7%
51 - 125cc 84,875 units, up 10,421 units or 14.0%
126 - 250cc 120,327 units , up 3,442 units or 2.9%
Over 250cc 511,953 units, down 15,279 units or 2.9%

Domestic total sales for the period from January through June 2007 stood at 339,150 units, down 6.2% as compared with the figure recorded in the same period of the previous year.

The First Half of 2007 (January – June) Domestic Sales Total Figures by Class of Motorcycle
Total : 339,150 units, down 6.2%
50cc or under 234,272 units, down 6.3%
51 - 125cc 36,960 units, up 4.3%
126 - 250cc 45,135 units, down 7.3%
Over 250cc 22,783 units, down 16.8%

Exports (result) stood at 100.1% as compared with the same period of the previous year


Automobile Export Data for June 2007

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in June 2007 was recorded as 563,734 units. Compared with the 507,584 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 56,150 units or 11.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for twenty three consecutive months.

June 2007 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 503,014 units (including 15,382 units for KD)
Up 49,746 units or 11.0%
Trucks 51,360 units (including 19,637 units for KD)
Up 4,873 units or 10.5%
Buses 9,360 units (including 1,257 units for KD)
Up 1,531 units or 19.6%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for June 2007 was $12,911.07 million including $10,120.79 million for vehicles and $2,790.28 million for parts. This is an increase of $1,642.81 million or 14.6% as compared with $11,268.26 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.


Automobile Export Data for  the First Half of 2007 (January – June)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for the first half of 2007 was recorded as 3,109,763 units. Compared with the 2,855,260 units total recorded for the same period of the previous year, this is an increase of 254,503 units or 8.9%, and export increase on the same period of the previous year for six consecutive years.

The First Half of 2007 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,773,250 units (including 80,262 units for KD)
Up 226,368 units or 8.9%
Trucks 284,720 units (including 105,092 units for KD)
Up 17,588 units or 6.6%
Buses 51,793 units (including 5,331 units for KD)
Up 10,547 units or 25.6%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for the first half of 2007 was $70,782.79 million including $55,686.78 million for vehicles and $15,096.01 million for parts. This is an increase of $5,618.47 million or 8.6% as compared with $65,164.32 million recorded for the same period of the previous year


Motorcycle Export Data for June 2007

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in June 2007 was recorded as 84,615 units. Compared with the 99,827 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 15,212 units or 15.2%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

June 2007 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 3,046 units, down 417 units or 12.0%
51 - 125cc class 13,179 units, down 3,697 units or 21.9%
126 - 250cc class 13,939 units, up 2,086 units or 17.6%
Over 250cc class 54,451 units, down 13,184 units or 19.5%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for June 2007 was $497.28 million including $371.84 million for vehicles and $125.44 million for parts. This is a decrease of $44.41 million or 8.2% as compared with $541.69 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.


Motorcycle Export Data for the First Half of 2007 (January – June)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for the first half of 2007 was recorded as 663,783 units. Compared with the 663,181 units total recorded for the same period of the previous year, this is an increase of 602 units or 0.1%, and export increase on the same period of the previous year for two consecutive years.

The First Half of 2007 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 11,746 units, down 12,588 units or 51.7%
51 - 125cc class 63,219 units, up 4,175 units or 7.1%
126 - 250cc class 70,234 units, up 4,714 units or 7.2%
Over 250cc class 518,584 units, up 4,301 units or 0.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for the first half of 2007 was $4,170.01 million including $3,435.72 million for vehicles and $734.29 million for parts. This is an increase of $102.32 million or 2.5% as compared with $4,067.69 million recorded for the same period of the previous year