Exports of road vehicles in Romania decreased 23.1% to 589 in February 2001 from 766 in February 2000, according to provisional data provided to just-auto.com by the Association of Automobile Producers and Importers in Romania.

Volumes dropped: 61.1% for commercial vehicles to 35 from 90; and 18.0% for cars to 554 from 676.


Year-to-date, exports remained up 30.6% for all vehicles to 1,213 in 2001 from 929 in 2000. Foreign sales rose 39.7% for cars to 1,171 from 838, yet fell 53.8% for commercial vehicles to 42 from 91. No buses were exported in the period for 2001 or 2000.





























































































ROMANIA
February

February

%

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
554

676

-18.0

1,171

838

39.7
Commercial Vehicles
35

90

-61.1

42

91

-53.8
Units until 3.5T GVW
35

81

-56.8

42

82

-48.8
Units 3.5T-7.0T GVW
0

0


0

0

Units over 7.0T GVW
0

9

-100.0

0

9

-100.0
TOTAL
589

766

-23.1

1,213

929

30.6

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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