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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 rise 2.5% in May

12 Jun 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam increased by 2.5% to 22,374 units in May from 21,829 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA). 


Vietnam sales fall 4% in April

10 May 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell by 3.7% to 20,557 units in April from 21,345 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA). 


MMC pushes EVs in Vietnam

17 Apr 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has done a deal to sell more electrified vehicles to the Da Nang City municipal authority in Vietnam.


Vietnam sales fall 8% in March

11 Apr 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam continued to fall in March, by 8.1% to 20,956 units from 22,792 units in the same month of last year according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Thai sales rise 10% in February

22 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

Thailand's new vehicle market continued to expand in February, with sales rising by 10.3% to 75,466 units from 68,435 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


Vietnam sales plunge 29% in February

12 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam fell sharply in February, by almost 29% to 12,221 units from 17,160 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales rebound in January

12 Feb 2018 | Staff reporter

Vietnam's new vehicle market rebounded strongly in January, with sales rising by 29.4% to 25,381 units from 19,614 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales drop 15% in December

11 Jan 2018 | Staff reporter

Vietnam’s new vehicle market continued its decline in December, by almost 15% to 23,963 units from 28,164 units in the same month of the previous year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam sales drop 18% in November

11 Dec 2017 | Staff reporter

Vietnam's new vehicle market continued to fall sharply in November, by 17.7% to 21,622 units from 26,284 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).


Vietnam market down 17.5% in October

10 Nov 2017 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Vietnam continued to fall sharply in October, by 17.5% to 20,156 from 24,441 units in the same month of last year, according to member data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association (VAMA).



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