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Indonesia car sales rise 7.9 pct y/y in March

Indonesia car sales rise 7.9 pct y/y in March

JAKARTA, Apr 17 (Reuters) Car sales in Indonesia rose 7 point 9 percent in March from a year earlier, data released by the automotive industry association showed on Monday, as quoted by PT Astra International Tbk, an Indonesia-based firm primarily engaged in the automobile business.
Automakers sold 101,484 vehicles in March, the data showed.
On a monthly basis, car sales were up 7.0 percent from February.
Following is a table of auto sales in 2016-2017, based on data from Gaikindo:



Month
Volume

m/m

y/y







(in pct) (in pct) 2017*








March

101,484

+7.0

+7.9 February

94,859
+10.0

+7.5 January

86,253

-0.4

+1.5 2016*








December

86,887
-13.6
+18.2 November
100,862

+8.8
+15.3 October

92,139

-0.5

+4.2 September
92,541

-3.9

-0.5 August

96,282
+55.6

+6.3 July


61,891
-32.4
+11.3 June


91,488

+3.3
+11.3 May


88,567

+4.5
+11.6 April


84,770

-9.9

+3.9 March


94,092

+6.7

-5.3 February

88,208

+3.8

-0.6 January

85,002
+16.0

-9.8 * Latest data revision as per Gaikindo official website

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Toyota

Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022 -paper

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Ashok

Ashok Leyland bags KSRTC order for 3,019 buses worth Rs 650 cr

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Mumbai

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Toyota

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Yamaha’s

Yamaha’s first ever Scooter Boutique launched in Chennai

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Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

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Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

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