This Year Automotive Markets Predicted to Break 1.1 Million Units

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, January 16 2018 - 23:05 IWST

GAIKINDO Indonesia International Commercial Vehicle Expo (GIICOMVEC) 2018, which will take place on 1- 4 March 2018, at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC)
GAIKINDO Indonesia International Commercial Vehicle Expo (GIICOMVEC) 2018, which will take place on 1- 4 March 2018, at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - GAIKINDO (Indonesia Automotive Industry Association) predicts the car market in 2018 will be stable and for sales will be 1.1 million units.

"We see Indonesia's economic growth is still the same 5.2 percent. The increase is only 0.1 percent compared to last year, so the target will still be the same at 1.1 million units, "said Chairman Jongkie D. Sugiharto, Chairman I Gaikindo to the media crew recently.

He is also convinced if the prospects for the economy in this year Dog Land is quite good. This is supported by the Ministry of Industry which predicts if the number of car sales this year increased to 1.2 million units.

Based on data Gaikindo, sales in 2017 alone is not much different with the year 2016 which reached 1.06 million units. While in 2017 Wholesale sales only reached 994,436 units.

He added that on the other hand, people's choices are also increasingly diverse. Some of the new models that began to be marketed in late 2017 and early 2018 include Mitsubishi Xpander, Wuling Confero, All New Toyota Rush, and All New Daihatsu Terios. In the near future, Wuling Motors will also launch Wuling Cortez for the MPV medium segment. While Datsun will launch Datsun Cross.

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