July 29, 2016

June 2016 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in June 2016

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in June 2016 stood at 804,201 units.  Compared with the 811,992 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 7,791 units or 1.0%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after last month’s upturn.

June 2016: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 447,176 up 21,275 units or 5.0%
Small 145,353 up 12,504 units or 9.4%
Mini (under 660 cc) 87,114 down 37,608 units or 30.2%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 679,643 down 3,829 units or 0.6%
Standard 46,464 down 5,930 units or 11.3%
Small 31,244 up 1,890 units or 6.4%
Mini (under 660 cc) 35,022 up 1,157 units or 3.4%
Trucks TOTAL 112,730 down 2,883 units or 2.5%
Large - -
Small - -
Buses TOTAL 11,828 down 1,079 units or 8.4%
June 2016: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 344,324 down 5.6%
Trucks 75,484 down 1.6%
Buses 1,099 up 15.0%
TOTAL 420,907 down 4.9%

Automobile Production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2016 (January 2016 – June 2016)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for the first half of calendar year 2016 (January 2016 - June 2016) was recorded as 4,494,583 units. Compared with the 4,650,968 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 156,385 units or 3.4%, and production decrease for 2 consecutive years.

Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger Cars 3,818,162 down 92,373 units or 2.4%
Trucks 613,528 down 56,649 units or 8.5%
Buses 62,893 down 7,363 units or 10.5%
Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 2,132,655 down 5.3%
Trucks 406,740 down 2.7%
Buses 7,950 up 16.7%
TOTAL 2,547,345 down 4.8%

Motorcycle Production in June 2016

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in June 2016 was recorded as 31,142 units.  Compared with the 35,017 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 3,875 units or 11.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

June 2016: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 4,098 down 105 units or 2.5%
51 - 125cc 1,829 down 472 units or 20.5%
126 - 250cc 6,514 up 1,826 units or 39.0%
Over 250cc 18,701 down 5,124 units or 21.5%
June 2016: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 9,370 down 40.4%
51 - 125cc 8,766 up 5.6%
126 - 250cc 3,410 down 11.1%
Over 250cc 1,795 down 51.6%
TOTAL 23,341 down 26.0%

Motorcycle Production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2016 (January 2016 - June 2016)

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production for the first half of calendar year 2016 (January 2016 - June 2016) was recorded as 268,031 units. Compared with the 252,715 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 15,316 units or 6.1%, and production increase after last year’s downturn.

Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016:  Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 41,927 up 12,911 units or 44.5%
51 - 125cc 14,537 down 663 units or 4.4%
126 - 250cc 30,368 up 285 units or 0.9%
Over 250cc 181,199 up 2,783 units or 1.6%
Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 77,439 down 27.7%
51 - 125cc 49,697 up 17.6%
126 - 250cc 21,321 down 8.8%
Over 250cc 16,006 down 18.4%
TOTAL 164,463 down 14.5%

Automobile Export in June 2016

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in June 2016 was recorded as 408,079 units.  Compared with the 403,730 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,349 units or 1.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

June 2016:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 359,097 (8,003) up 9,913 units or 2.8%
Trucks 36,284 (15,108) down 4,552 units or 11.1%
Buses 12,698 (2,730) down 1,012 units or 7.4%
June 2016:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 56,430 up 16.8
Middle-East 43,144 down 25.8
Europe 71,564 up 31.3
(EU) 51,376 up 27.5
North America 164,337 up 1.1
(U.S.A). 151,430 up 1.9
Latin America 25,639 down 0.8
Africa 13,302 down 14.2
Oceania 33,103 down 13.5
Others 560 down 1.6
TOTAL 408,079 up 1.1

Automobile Export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2016 (January 2016 - June 2016)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for the first half of calendar year 2016 was recorded as 2,188,862 units. Compared with the 2,177,637 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 11,225 units or 0.5%, and export increase for 2 consecutive years.

Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 1,924,972 (45,250) up 59,269 units or 3.2%
Trucks 201,444 (86,186) down 40,080 units or 16.6%
Buses 62,446 (13,661) down 7,964 units or 11.3%
Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 273,937 up 11.1
Middle-East 252,849 down 21.2
Europe 374,527 up 10.2

(EU)

270,739 up 17.8
North America 883,299 up 5.5

(U.S.A).

804,129 up 5.8
Latin America 139,228 down 6.6
Africa 74,937 down 16.8
Oceania 186,648 down 1.3
Others 3,437 down 21.7

TOTAL

2,188,862 up 0.5

Motorcycle Export in June 2016

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in June 2016 was recorded as 25,052 units. Compared with the 25,354 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 302 units or 1.2%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after 3 months of upturn.

June 2016:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 632 up 188 units or 42.3%
51 - 125cc class 2,117 down 816 units or 27.8%
126 - 250cc class 5,138 up 2,258 units or 78.4%
Over 250cc class 17,165 down 1,932 units or 10.1%
June 2016:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,055 down 19.3
Middle-East 531 up 11.3
Europe 11,175 up 4.9

(EU)

10,510 up 2.8
North America 5,695 down 2.4

(U.S.A).

5,235 up 0.2
Latin America 1,400 up 3.0
Africa 1,619 up 0.1
Oceania 2,577 down 10.1
Others 0

TOTAL

25,052 down 1.2

Motorcycle Export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2016 (January 2016 - June 2016)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for the first half of calendar year 2016 was recorded as 227,955 units. Compared with the 218,302 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 9,653 units or 4.4%, and export increase after last year’s downturn.

Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
50cc & under class 9,743 up 3,907 units or 66.9%
51 - 125cc class 13,806 down 2,139 units or 13.4%
126 - 250cc class 24,775 down 306 units or 1.2%
Over 250cc class 179,631 up 8,191 units or 4.8%
Jan. 2016 – Jun. 2016: Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 13,610 down 18.8
Middle-East 3,110 up 52.1
Europe 110,700 up 21.5
(EU) 102,088 up 22.0
North America 67,031 up 1.0
(U.S.A). 55,969 up 0.6
Latin America 8,601 down 39.3
Africa 11,063 down 15.4
Oceania 13,840 down 6.3
Others 3,437
TOTAL 227,955 up 4.4