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Morocco. New Auto Sales fell 86% in April and 83% in May

Moroccan Auto Market is collapsing under the weight of Covid19 restrictions losing 86% in April and 83% in May 2020. The country struggles on fighting the virus effects and the huge economic crisis is clearly represented by the lackness of demand for new vehicles.Post Covid19 Market TrendSaid this, a new era started in March for the entire World, due to the Coronavirus outbreak.Indeed, in order to slow down the spread of the virus, on 13 March the government decided to shut down all schools, while two days later all international flights were suspended. Moreover, a state of medical emergency was declared on March 19, requiring the authorization of local state officials for citizens to leave their home, while making exceptions for workers at supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, gas stations, medical clinics, telecommunications companies, and essential freelance jobs.As a result, the market in the first quarter ended at 32.138 (-13.8%).However, the full shutdown arrived in April, when sales fell down 86%, and in May (-82.7%) with  the Year to Date sales at 35.574 (-43.7%).Medium Terms Market TrendMorocco Vehicles Market in recent years is one of the best in the entire African continent. Based on economic and political stability, the industry is skyrocketing thanks to the Automotive National Plan introduced few years ago, with a clear and substantial incentive in support to attract international investors to develop and produce vehicles locally. Renault, the first investor acting in the country, is improving local plant capacity and actually export in near 70 markets, while PSA is opening the first plant in the country.Following four years of growth, the domestic light vehicles market established in 2018 the third all-time record in a string with 173.980 units. However, in 2019 the trend changed and due to lower demand and slow economic growth, ending the year at 142.974 units, down 8.9% from the previous year. In the first two months of 2020, the market was reporting a double-digit growth, with Year to Date February sales at 25.604 (+13.1%).Tables with sales figuresIn the tables below we report sales for top 10 Brands:This content is for members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.

Romania 2020. Hyundai gains 5.5% in May while the market reported a shy improvement (-45.1%)
Friday June 19, 2020

Romanian car market in May 2020 managed to only marginally improve compared to the previous month. Indeed, 7.032 were sold in May, losing 45.1%, leading Year to Date sales to 38.931 (-31.3%). Hyundai is the star of the moment, gaining 5.5%.Romanian Car Market in MayAfter the 50.3% drop in April, the market has moderately improved […]

Algeria 2020. In March auto sales free-fell 88.5%
Tuesday June 16, 2020

Algerian Vehicles Sales, after the new year’s awful start, dropped sharply down in March, affected by the lockdown measured imposed within the country, in order to counter the spread of Covid-19. Indeed, sales fell 88.5% in March with 1.510 units sold, ending the Q1 at 10.031 (-73.7%).Post Covid19 Market TrendIn order to slow down the […]

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