Thailand - Flash report, Production volume, 2018

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Flash report, August 2018

20 Sep. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

August vehicle sales in Thailand up 27.7%, August production up 2.2%
According to MarkLines Data Center, August vehicle sales in Thailand increased 27.7% year on year to 86,814 units. January - August sales were up 21.1% to 657,878 units.
By brand sales in August, Toyota was up 69.2% to 27,086 units. Isuzu was up 2.7% to 13,135 units and Honda was up 5.6% to 11,307 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 27.6% to 7,020 units, and Ford sales were up 22.9% to 5,927 units.
By body type, passenger cars were up 27.2% year over year to 34,164 units. Commercial vehicle sales were up 28.1% to 52,650 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 23.7% to 41,314 units.
The sales growth in August was largely due to the economic growth, higher state and private investment and higher farm prices.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in August was 181,237 units, a 2.2% increase year on year. January - August production was up 10.4% to 1,420,925 units. In July, FTI revised up their forecasts on total car output to 2.08 million units in 2018, higher than its previous target of 2.0 million units, amid signs of the recovery of economy.
Vehicle exports in August were down 0.4% to 102,513 units, valued at THB 55.73 billion, up 2.8% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to August were up 3.5% to 754,624 units.


Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Aug.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Aug.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 181,237 2.2% 1,420,925 10.4%
Domestic Sales 86,814 27.7% 657,878 21.1%
Export (CBU) 102,513 -0.4% 754,624 3.5%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports



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Flash report, July 2018

21 Aug. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


July vehicle sales in Thailand up 25.7%, July production up 15.1%
According to MarkLines Data Center, July vehicle sales in Thailand increased 25.7% year on year to 81,946 units. January - July sales were up 20.2% to 571,064 units.
By brand sales in July, Toyota was up 59.1% to 26,177 units. Isuzu was up 8.4% to 13,140 units and Honda was down 0.1% to 10,488 units. Mazda sales were up 62.4% to 6,362 units, and Mitsubishi sales were up 16.3% to 6,008 units.
By body type, passenger cars were up 21.4% year over year to 32,531 units. Commercial vehicle sales were up 28.8% to 49,415 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 25.5% to 38,565 units.
The sales growth in July was largely due to the economic growth, new model launches and higher crop prices.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in July was 183,119 units, a 15.1% increase year on year. January - July production was up 11.7% to 1,239,688 units. FTI expects total car output will grow to 2.08 million units in 2018, higher than its target of 2.0 million units, amid signs of the recovery of economy.
Vehicle exports in July were up 0.2% to 90,151 units, valued at THB 49.9 billion, up 4.0% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to July were up 4.1% to 652,111 units.

Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Jul.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Jul.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 183,119 15.1% 1,239,688 11.7%
Domestic Sales 81,946 25.7% 571,064 20.2%
Export (CBU) 90,151 0.2% 652,111 4.1%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports


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Flash report, June 2018

19 Jul. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


June vehicle sales in Thailand up 25.9%, June production up 7.7%
According to MarkLines Data Center, June vehicle sales in Thailand increased 25.9% year on year to 87,854 units. January - June sales were up 19.3% to 489,118 units.
By brand sales in June, Toyota was up 55.1% to 27,746 units. Isuzu was up 16.2% to 12,947 units and Honda was down 18.1% to 10,549 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 28.5% to 7,172 units, and Mazda sales were up 61.1% to 6,707 units.
By body type, passenger cars were up 26.2% year over year to 37,131 units. Commercial vehicle sales were up 25.6% to 50,723 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 29.5% to 40,197 units.
The sales growth in June was largely due to the introduction of new models, growing consumer confidence, government spending, new investment by the private sector, and the recovering economy.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in June was 188,970 units, a 7.7% increase year on year. January - June production was up 11.1% to 1,056,569 units.
Vehicle exports in June were up 2.4% to 95,284 units, valued at THB 49.1 billion, down 1.0% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to June were up 4.8% to 561,960 units.

Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Jun.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Jun.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 188,970 7.7% 1,056,569 11.1%
Domestic Sales 87,854 25.9% 489,118 19.3%
Export (CBU) 95,284 2.4% 561,960 4.8%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports



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Flash report, May 2018

19 Jun. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


May vehicle sales in Thailand up 27.9%, May production up 13.9%
According to MarkLines Data Center, May vehicle sales in Thailand increased 27.9% year on year to 84,965 units. January - May sales were up 18.0% to 401,264 units.
By brand sales in May, Toyota was up 48.9% to 26,630 units. Isuzu was up 17.9% to 14,336 units and Honda was up 4.1% to 10,420 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 33.4% to 6,882 units, and Mazda sales were up 48.4% to 5,881 units.
By body type, passenger cars were up 26.8% year over year to 33,160 units. Commercial vehicle sales were up 28.6% to 51,805 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 25.3% to 40,502 units.
The sales growth in May was largely due to the introduction of new models, growing consumer confidence, and the recovering economy. In July, FTI’s Automotive Industry Club plans to raise its 2018 sales forecasts possibly to 960,000 cars sold, up from 900,000 projected earlier.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in May was 193,130 units, a 13.9% increase year on year. January - May production was up 11.9% to 867,599 units.
Vehicle exports in May were up 9.7% to 98,875 units, valued at THB 51.9 billion, up 8.1% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to May were up 5.3% to 466,676 units.

Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
May
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-May
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 193,130 13.9% 867,599 11.9%
Domestic Sales 84,965 27.9% 401,264 18.0%
Export (CBU) 98,875 9.7% 466,676 5.3%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports



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Flash report, April 2018

11 May 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


April vehicle sales in Thailand up 25.2%, April production up 11.9%
According to MarkLines Data Center, April vehicle sales in Thailand increased 25.2% year on year to 79,206 units, driven by bookings at Bangkok Motor Show.
January - April sales were up 15.5% to 316,299 units. By brand sales in April, Toyota was up 30.5% to 23,223 units. Isuzu was up 21.9% to 14,764 units and Honda was up 25.0% to 10,434 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 30.6% to 6,351 units, and Ford sales were up 33.9% to 5,181 units.
By body type, passenger cars were up 17.2% year over year to 29,888 units. Commercial vehicle sales were up 30.6% to 49,318 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 25.7% to 38,478 units.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in April was 134,779 units, a 11.9% increase year on year. January - April production was up 11.3% to 674,469 units.
Vehicle exports in April were up 5.3% to 72,571 units, expanding shipments to all markets except for Asia and Australia. Export value in April was THB 36.0 billion, down 3.9% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to April were up 4.1% to 367,801 units.


Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Apr.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Apr.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 134,779 11.9% 674,469 11.3%
Domestic Sales 79,206 25.2% 316,299 15.5%
Export (CBU) 72,571 5.3% 367,801 4.1%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports




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Flash report, March 2018

26 Apr. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


March vehicle sales in Thailand up 12.1%, March production up 9.2%
According to MarkLines Data Center, March vehicle sales in Thailand increased 12.1% year on year to 95,082 units. January - March sales were up 12.6% to 237,093 units. In the first quarter, Thailand’s automobile market was driven by new models and bookings at Bangkok Motor Show.
By brand sales in March, Toyota was up 21.1% to 26,673 units. Isuzu was up 16.2% to 18,811 units and Honda was down 19.2% to 10,197 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 15.8% to 8,008 units, and Nissan sales were up 6.3% to 6,870 units.
By body type, passenger car sales were up 3.8% year over year to 34,765 units, while commercial vehicle sales were up 17.5% to 60,317 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 15.0% to 48,258 units.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in March was 195,257 units, a 9.2% increase year on year. January - March production was up 11.1% to 539,690 units.
Vehicle exports in March were up 4.7% to 110,946 units, valued at THB 58.9 billion, up 8.3% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to March were up 3.8% to 295,230 units.

Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Mar.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Mar.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 195,257 9.2% 539,690 11.1%
Domestic Sales 95,082 12.1% 237,093 12.6%
Export (CBU) 110,946 4.7% 295,230 3.8%
Source: Thailand Automotive Institute


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Flash report, February 2018

22 Mar. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


February vehicle sales in Thailand up 10.3%, February production up 15.4%
According to MarkLines Data Center, February vehicle sales in Thailand increased 10.3% year on year to 75,466 units. January - February sales were up 13.0% to 142,011 units.
By brand sales in February, Toyota was down 5.6% to 20,327 units. Isuzu was up 7.7% to 13,272 units and Honda was down 6.0% to 9,129 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 30.6% to 6,810 units, and Ford sales were up 38.0% to 5,495 units.
By body type, passenger car sales were up 10.9% year over year to 29,617 units, while commercial vehicle sales were up 9.9% to 45,849 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 7.9% to 37,198 units.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in February was 178,237 units, a 15.4% increase year on year. January - February production was up 12.3% to 344,433 units.
Vehicle exports in February were up 4.1% to 102,217 units, valued at THB 52.3 billion, up 0.7% year on year. Vehicle exports from January to February were up 3.3% to 184,284 units. Shipments for Middle East, Oceania, Central and South America and Africa were healthy.
FTI's Automotive Industry Club forecasts that vehicle export in Thailand will decrease 3.5% in 2018 to 1.1 million units. The Club said that it will increase its forecasts around the middle of the year, if exports retain 3-4% growth in the coming months.


Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Feb.
2018
Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Jan.-Feb.
2018
Growth
YTD (%)
Production 178,237 15.4% 344,433 12.3%
Domestic Sales 75,466 10.3% 142,011 13.0%
Export (CBU) 102,217 4.1% 184,284 3.3%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. (TMT), various media reports



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Flash report, January 2018

22 Feb. 2018

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


January vehicle sales in Thailand up 16.2%, January production up 9.2%
According to MarkLines Data Center, January vehicle sales in Thailand increased 16.2% year on year to 66,513 units.
By brand sales in January, Toyota was up 13.4% to 17,094 units. Isuzu was down 7.3% to 12,233 units and Honda was up 15.8% to 9,109 units. Mitsubishi sales were up 22.2% to 5,878 units, and Ford sales were up 43.2% to 4,968 units.
By body type, passenger car sales were up 27.3% year over year to 25,749 units, while commercial vehicle sales were up 10.2% to 40,796 units. Pickup sales included in the commercial vehicle sales were up 7.1% to 32,796 units.
FTI announced that new vehicle production in January was 166,196 units, a 9.2% increase year on year.
Vehicle exports in January were up 2.5% to 82,067 units, valued at THB 42.0 billion, up 1.4% year on year. Shipments for all regions except for North America and Asia were healthy. In Asia, vehicle exports to Vietnam were almost stopped due to the new regulations on imported vehicles introduced in January.

Thailand - Production and Sales of new vehicles
Jan. 2018 Growth
Y-o-Y (%)
Production 166,196 9.2%
Domestic Sales 66,513 16.2%
Export (CBU) 82,067 2.5%
Source: FTI (Federation of Thai Industries), various media reports



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