June production in Thailand down 2.5% [ Thailand ]
On July 19, Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) announced that vehicle production in June 2017 totaled at 175,443 units, declined from June 2016 by 2.5% and but increased from May 2017 by 3.5%.
Production for export was recorded at 97,666 units, declined by 6.1% comparing to June 2016.
Vehicle exports in June were at 93,086 units, down by 13.0% from June 2016.
Domestic sales were recorded at 69,794 units, up 5.7% comparing June 2016 and up 5.1% comparing May 2017. The increase in sales was contributed by launching of new models, recovery of tourism industry, and investment from the government.