JAKARTA Feb 24 Car sales in Indonesia are seen
rising between 3 percent and 4 percent this year, said Sudirman
Rusdi, director of the country's biggest car distributor PT
Astra International Tbk, on Friday.
The automotive industry is expected to sell 1.1 million cars
this year, up from 1.06 million cars sold last year, he said.
The pace of growth in car sales in Indonesia
has begun to recover last year after nearly two years of
contraction. Total auto sales in 2016 grew 4.8 percent from a
Growth in car sales is often used to gauge Indonesia's
domestic consumption growth.
(Reporting by Cindy Silviana; Writing by Gayatri Suroyo;
Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)