Chart, sales of cars : down 10 % in september

Here is an update of the chart about sales of cars.

The total commercial + passengers cars fell 10,2 % in september, compared to september 2007, at 48 061 units.

Eventhough we have an increase of 2 % compared to august, the market remains depressed, particularily for commercial cars. It shows that businesses are still cautious and unwilling to spend more.

3 Responses to “Chart, sales of cars : down 10 % in september”

  1. 1 chinesethai 21 October 2008 at 5:58 am

    Let’s visit this chart again when you have the numbers for Oct.

  2. 2 Bob 21 October 2008 at 10:50 pm

    Do you have numbers for motorcycle sales in Thailand? That might give a good picture of the buying power in the general population.

  3. 3 ThaiCrisis 22 October 2008 at 12:20 am

    I do.

    We are still waiting for september’s figures for motorcycles.

    I will update the chart per quarter.

    One thing to remember : sales went up on Q1 and Q2 thanks to higher farmers revenues and… high price of gasoline (people switching to small motorcycles).

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