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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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Toyota launches Corolla Cross hybrid in Vietnam

7 Aug 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

Toyota Motor launched the new Corolla Cross hybrid SUV in Vietnam this week, making it the first hybrid vehicle to be launched in the country - according to local reports.


Mitsubishi launches Xpander Cross in Vietnam

16 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has introduced the locally assembled Xpander Cross in Vietnam, following launches in Indonesia in November 2019, as well as in the Philippines and Thailand in March 2020.


Vietnam sales drop 11% in June

13 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell by just over 11% to 23,324 units in June 2020 from 26,217 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Daimler to sell Mercedes-Benz buses in Vietnam

17 Jun 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Daimler Buses is expanding its business in south east Asia and will start selling Mercedes-Benz chassis in Vietnam.


Vietnam sales drop 29% in May

12 Jun 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell by just over 29% to 18,571 units in May 2020 from 26,181 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales plunge 46% in April

13 May 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam plunged a further 46% to 10,816 units in April 2020 from 20,127 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales plunge 40% in March

14 Apr 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam plunged by almost 40% to 18,270 units in March 2020 from 30,199 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Nissan Vietnam to close plant due to coronavirus

3 Apr 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan Vietnam will shut down its assembly plant for two weeks amid a nationwide social distancing campaign to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the company said.


Vietnam sales rebound strongly in February

11 Mar 2020 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Vietnam jumped by 46% to 16,696 units in February 2020 from 11,466 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales plunge in January

12 Feb 2020 | just-auto.com editorial team

New vehicle sales in Vietnam plunged by over 52% to 15,211 units in January from 31,799 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).



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