March 21, 2019 / 4:17 AM / 4 months ago

Thai Feb domestic car sales rise 9.1 pct y/y - industries federation

BANGKOK, March 21 (Reuters) -

* Thai domestic car sales in February rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier to 82,324 units, after rising 17.3 percent in January, the Federation of Thai Industries said on Thursday.

* Sales were helped by improved economic growth and higher state and private investment.

* 2019 domestic car sales are forecast to be 1.05 million units, up 2.44 pct, after last year’s 19.5 percent increase to 1.04 million units, the highest level in five years.

* Thailand is a regional vehicle production and export base for the world’s top automobile manufacturers. (Reporting by Satawasin Staporncharnchai Writing by Orathai Sriring Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below