Statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs shows that last week (from November 9st to 15th), the total number of automobiles imported to Vietnam decreased slightly by 5.3 per cent compared to the previous week.
Last week, Vietnamese automobile enterprises imported to Vietnam 2,535 units of automobiles with the total value of about $51 million. Whereas, the previous week experienced the import of 2,678 units worth $51.2 million.
Automobiles entering Vietnam last week were mostly manufactured in Thailand with 1,460 units and Indonesia with 695 units. Vietnam also imported vehicles originating from other markets such as Japan, China, and Mexico.
Automobiles imported to Vietnam last week were mostly cars with nine or fewer seats with 1,863 units worth about $33 million, slightly 0.3 per cent higher than the figure for the previous week. These vehicles accounted for 73.5 per cent of the total number of imported automobiles.
These cars were mostly manufactured in Thailand with exactly 1,000 units and Indonesia with 545 units. There were also 141 units of this type imported from Japan, 84 units from Mexico and 62 units from China.
There were also 79 units of over nine-seater automobiles imported to Vietnam last week from Thailand. Last week also experienced 541 units of imported trucks with a total value of more than $9.8 million, including up to 381 units from Thailand, 150 units from Indonesia and 10 units from China.
In terms of special-purpose vehicles, Vietnamese enterprises imported 52 units with a total value of $5.6 million, half of which came from China.