Automotive Industry in Pakistan Observed a Dip of 0.60% During November

During November, the overall automotive industry witnessed a declining trend in sales volume compared to the previous month.

The automotive industry witnessed a decline of 0.69%, where the total sales in October 2020 dropped from 11,997 units to 11,914 units during November 2020.

The total sales for FY21 reached 55,779 units, which is 13.6% higher than the total units sold during the same period of FY20.

According to the monthly report issued by the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers’ Association (PAMA), the highest number of sales during the month were made within the ‘1300 cc and Above’ category’ at 6,244 units. This is 2.6% lower as compared to the previous month.

Among this category, Toyota Yaris witnessed the highest sales at 2,338 units, although it is lesser by 23.5% as compared to the previous month. This was followed by Honda cars, Toyota Corolla, and Suzuki Swift, which sold 2,088, 1,704, and 114 units.

The ‘Below 1000 cc’ category saw the second-highest number of sales at 3,272 units, which is less than 8.42% compared to the previous month. Among this category, Suzuki Alto registered 2,723 units, while Suzuki Bolan saw a sale of only 549 units.

The ‘1000cc’ category observed a sale of 2,398 units – 19% higher than the previous month. This category was the only one to witness positive growth. Within this segment, Suzuki Cultus sold 1,517 units, and Suzuki WagonR sold 881 units.  

Among the commercial vehicles, the total number of trucks sold during the said month recorded 255 units. This a decline of 20.2% compared to 321 units sold in the past month. Among this category, the total number of vehicles sold included; Isuzu, MASTER, HINO and JAC with a volume of 110, 353, 75, and 12 units, respectively.

It’s also mentioned that the total sale of buses was reported at 60 units, with an increase of 33% compared to 45 units sold in the last month. Among this category, Isuzu, MASTER, and HINO made a sales volume of 28 units, 17, and 15 units, respectively.

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