Hyundai Motor June sales rose 8.2% year on year in June thanks to solid sales in overseas markets.

Hyundai sold 404,368 vehicles last month, compared with 373,675 units the previous year, the company said in a regulatory filing cited by the Korea Herald.

Domestic sales declined 7% to 55,548 units but overseas sales rose 11.1% to 348,820 units, according to the carmaker.

Affiliate Kia Motors said sales rose 2% in June, due also to brisk overseas sales.

Kia sold 236,992 units in June, compared with 232,281 units the previous year, the company said in a regulatory filing.

Its overseas sales rose 4.8% to 199,292 offsetting a 10.5% on-year drop in domestic sales. Kia sold 37,700 vehicles last month in the domestic market.

GM Korea said June sales declined 10% amid the economic slowdown.

It sold 70,237 vehicles in June, compared with 78,021 units the previous year, the company said in a statement.

Domestic sales dropped 25% to 10,161 units last month while exports of completed vehicles fell 6.8% to 60,076 units.

Ssangyong Motor said sales gained 28.1% due to strong sales at home and abroad.

It sold 12,858 vehicles last month, compared with 10,038 units a year earlier, the company said in a regulatory filing.

Domestic sales jumped 39.1% to 5,608 units in June while overseas sales rose 16.6% to 7,004 units.

Renault Samsung Motors said that it sold 8,433 cars globally, including 4,423 in Korea and 4,010 abroad, last month. 

In the domestic market, its sales rose 10.4% to 4,423 vehicles.

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