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Vietnam scraps ASEAN tariffs, but imports crash - ANALYSIS

1 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

Vietnam has cut import tariffs to zero on completely built-up (CBU) vehicles originating from southeast Asia at the beginning of the year - the third cut in as many years as the country moved to fulfill its commitments under the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA).


MARKET SNAPSHOT: Good growth prospects for Vietnam car market

12 May 2010 | Business Monitor International

Vietnam's automotive industry rode a rollercoaster in 2009 as increased taxes brought sales down earlier in the year, only for tax cuts on passenger cars to inflate segment sales in the latter months of the year.


MARKET SNAPSHOT: Tariffs and taxes key drivers to Vietnam's auto industry

23 Nov 2009 | Business Monitor International

Changes to the industry's tariff structure have yet again been central to the performance of Vietnam's automotive industry, although the results differ between vehicle segments, according to research undertaken by Business Monitor International (BMI).


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Vietnam sales drop 3% in April

13 May 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam declined by 2.8% to 20,106 units in April 2019 from 20,678 units a year earlier, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales surge in March

10 Apr 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam jumped by close to 45% to 30,055 units in March 2019 from 20,744 units a year earlier, according to member wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales fall in February

13 Mar 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Vietnam's new vehicle market slipped by 6.1% to 11,453 units in February from 12,196 a year earlier, according to member wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam vehicle sales jump 24% in January

20 Feb 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Vietnam’s new vehicle market continued to rebound strongly in January, with sales jumping by 24% to 31,789 units from weak year-earlier sales of 25,601 units, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Hyundai agrees new sales joint venture in Vietnam

28 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Hyundai Motor last week agreed to set up a new sales joint venture in Vietnam to help lift sales in the developing Southeast Asian country.


Vietnam sales jump 36% in December

14 Jan 2019 | just-auto.com editorial team

Vietnam's new vehicle market finished the year strongly in 2018, with sales jumping by close to 36% to 32,511 units in December from year earlier sales of 23,963 units, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


VinFast's European help for automotive ambitions

13 Dec 2018 | Dave Leggett

As VinFast sets a course to become the first indigenous Vietnamese automaker, it's also happy to partner with European companies and buy in expertise from companies such as BMW and Bosch, local reports say.


Vietnam sales jump 35% in November

11 Dec 2018 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Vietnam continued to rebound in November, by over 35% to 21,180 units from weak year earlier sales of 21,662 units, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales jump 39% in October

13 Nov 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam continued to rebound in October, by over 39% to 28,041 units from weak year-earlier sales of 20,156 units, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA). 


Vietnam sales fall 7% in August

12 Sep 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell by 7.4% to 19,213 units in August from already weak year earlier sales of 20,746 units, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).



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