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Motorcycle figures from China for August 2011

We've made a new contact in China.  He lives in Chongqing, China - a city that makes 15% of all the motorcycles ridden in the world!  Yes - the World!  We're hoping that he'll become a regular contributor and that you'll enjoy some motorcycle news from across the globe.

For his first contribution he's provided us with some numbers on the output sales, and exports of the Chinese motorcycle industry in 2011.  Let's just start by saying they sell A LOT of motorcycles.

Full Report:

1. Motorcycle Production and; Sales

According to statistics provided by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), motorcycle output and sales of the Chinese motorcycle industry were roughly the same in August 2011 as a month earlier, but maintained a fast growth year-on-year. Both the output and sales of the Chinese motorcycle industry exceeded 17.5 million units.

The output and sales of the Chinese motorcycle industry in August were 2.1564 million units and 2.1820 million units, output down 2.32%, sales up 0.17%, output and sales both increased by 20.12% and 16.39% year-on-year respectively. The production and sales of two-wheeled motorcycles were 1.9888 million units and 2.0081 million units, production down 1.65%, sales down 0.71%, production and sales rose by 22.45% and 18.26% year-on-year respectively. The production and sales of motor tricycles were 167,700 units and 173,900 units respectively, down 9.61% and 5.73%, down 2.02% and 1.57% year-on-year.

Production and sales of the Chinese motorcycle industry were 17.50 million units and 17.53 million units respectively from January to August, down (due to slow domestic sales) 6.02% and 3.90% year-on-year, between January and July the decrease in production volume was slowing down. The production and sales of two-wheeled motorcycles were 15.98 million units and 16.02 million units, down 7.23% and 4.93% year-on-year; the output and sales of motor tricycles were 1.52 million units and 1.51 million units respectively, up 8.98% and 8.60% year-on-year respectively. (Canadian Motorcycle Rider)

2. Motorcycle Exports

According to a survey of 91 Chinese motorcycle manufacturers conducted by CAAM, total motorcycle exports in August 2011 were 984,300 units, down 6.35% month-on-month, up 41.44% year-on-year.

Total Chinese motorcycle industry exports between January and August reached USD 3.818 billion, up 32.37% year-on-year. This comprised of 6.97 million units of motorcycles (up 31.05% year-on-year), worth a total of USD 3.28 billion (up 35.83% year-on-year); 54,100 units of dune buggies (up 2.71% year-on-year), worth USD 103 million (up 23.67% year-on-year); 2.0 million engines (up 28.11% year-on-year), worth USD 249 million (up 28.32% year-on-year); and motorcycle spare parts worth a total of USD 187 million, down 3.09% from a year earlier.


3. Export Ranking of Five Major Displacement Motorcycles in August 2011

The top five major displacement motorcycles in exports in August of 2011 were: 125 series (110ml<displacement≤125ml), 150 series (125ml<displacement≤150ml), 110 series (100ml<displacement≤110ml), 50 series (displacement≤50ml), and 100 series (90ml<displacement≤100ml). Their respective exports were 362600 units, 202400 units, 115600 units, 113900 units, and 94300 units. The total exports of the above five major displacement motorcycles in August were 888800 units, taking up 90% of the total motorcycle exports.

4. Export Value Ranking of Five Major Displacement Motorcycle in August 2011

The top five major displacement motorcycles in export value in August of 2011 were respectively: the 125 series, 150 series, 110 series, 50 series and 100 series, and their respective export value was USD 175 million, USD 104 million, USD 50 million, USD 48 million, and USD 36 million. last month. The total exports of the above five major displacement motorcycles was USD 413 million in August, accounting for 87% of the total motorcycle export value.

5. Export Ranking of Five Major Displacement Motorcycles between January & August 2011

The top five major displacement motorcycles in exports between January and August of 2011 were the 125 series, 150 series, 110 series, 50 series and 100 series, and their respective exports were 2.51 million units, 1.35 million units, 870800 units, 868100 units and 748200 units, and their respective growth was 31.72%, 39.02%, 25.24%, 38.84% and 14.53%. The total exports of the above five major displacement motorcycles were 6.34 million units, taking up 91% of the total.

6. Export Value Ranking of the Five Major Displacement Motorcycles between January & August 2011

The top five major displacement motorcycles in export value between January and August of 2011 were the 125 series, 150 series, 50 series, 110 series and 100 series. Their respective export values were USD1.20 billion, USD685 million, USD 366 million, USD 362 million, and USD 279 million, up 34.81%, 45.06%, 24.08%, 34.96%, and 22.65% respectively. The total export value of the above five major displacement motorcycles between January and August was USD 2.89 billion, accounting for 88% of the total motorcycle export value.

A total number of 17.50 million units of motorcycles were manufactured between January and August of 2011, down 6.02% year-on-year. A total number of 17.53 million units of motorcycles were sold between January and August of 2011, down 3.9% year-on-year. Of which the total number of motorcycles exported was 6.97 million units, up 31.05% year-on-year, hitting a record high (a total number of 6.93 million units of motorcycles were exported between January and August of 2008); the export value was USD 3.28 billion, up 35.83% year-on-year; the motorcycle exports accounted for about 40% of the total motorcycle output. The average unit price for export was increased to USD 470 from USD 451, up nearly 5%.

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