Exports of road vehicles from Romania increased 9.0% to 1,316 in June 2001 from
1,207 in June 2000, according to provisional totals provided to just-auto.com
by the Association of Automobile Producers and Importers in Romania.

Cars rose 25.1% to 1,186 from 948, while commercial vehicles fell 49.8% to
130 from 259.

Year-to-date, exports expanded 5.6% for all vehicles to 6,133 in 2001 from
5,807 in 2000. Foreign sales rose 18.6% for cars to 5,783 from 4,877, yet fell
62.4% for commercial vehicles to 350 from 930. No buses were exported in the
period for 2001 or 2000.

ROMANIA
June
June
%
Year-to-Date
Year-to-Date
%
Auto
Exports
2001
2000
Change
2001
2000
Change
Buses
0
0
0
0

Units until 15 seats
0
0
0
0

Units over 16 seats
0
0
0
0
Cars
1,186
948
25.1
5,783
4,877
18.6
Commercial
Vehicles
130
259
-49.8
350
930
-62.4

Units until 3.5T GVW
124
257
-51.8
329
909
-63.8

Units 3.5T-7.0T GVW
0
0
0
0

Units over 7.0T GVW
6
2
200.0
21
21
0.0
TOTAL
1,316
1,207
9.0
6,133
5,807
5.6
SOURCE
Association of Automobile Producers & Importers in Romania

In 2000 versus 1999, auto exports grew 241.9% to 9,368 from 2,740. The upturn
meant increases of: 278.2% for cars to 7,772 from 2,055; and 133.0% for commercial
vehicles to 1,596 from 685. No buses were sold abroad either year.

ROMANIA
Auto Exports
2000
1999
%
Change
Buses
0
0

Units until 15 seats
0
0

Units over 16 seats
0
0
Cars
7,772
2,055
278.2
Commercial
Vehicles
1,596
685
133.0

Units until 3.5T GVW
1,520
681
123.2

Units 3.5T-7.0T GVW
0
0

Units over 7.0T GVW
76
4
1800.0
TOTAL
9,368
2,740
241.9
SOURCE
Association of Automobile Producers & Importers in Romania

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