Import of cars increases in May

Monday, May 30, 2016 12:28

Toyota Agya, a hatchback made in Indonesia, is priced at about VND195 million in Indonesia.— Photo

HA NOI (Biz Hub) — Viet Nam imported about 12,000 complete built-up units (CBU) cars with total value of US$195 million in May, increasing by 3,000 units, or 33 per cent, compared with last month.

Each car cost $16, 250 on average, the General Statistics Office reported.

Thailand took the lead in the value and volume of cars exported to Viet Nam, with 10,155 units, worth more than $182.8 million. It was followed by South Korea and China with 5,369 cars and 4,216 units, respectively.

In five months since the beginning of this year, about 41,000 units were shipped to Viet Nam, making total value of $927 million. The figures reduced 9.9 per cent in quantity and 23 per cent in value in comparison with the same period last year. — VNS

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