Fall in January imports of completely-built-up motor cars

Monday, March 1, 2021  10:00

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Hanoi (VNA) - The number of completely-built-up (CBU) motor cars imported to Vietnam in January fell 34.3 percent against December to 8,343 units worth 213 million USD, the General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported.

The fully-assembled vehicles mainly came from Thailand (4,341 units), China (1,463 units), and Indonesia (1,437), which accounted for 87 percent of the total.

In January, 5,203 nine-seat or less CBU units worth nearly 102 million USD were imported, accounting for 62.4 percent and down 27.4 percent month-on-month.

Meanwhile, automobile spare parts and accessories worth 385 million USD were imported, compared to 527 million USD in December; a fall of 27 percent.

According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, 98 percent of total value came from the Republic of Korea (114 million USD), China (73.3 million USD), Thailand (59.4 million USD), Japan (58 million USD), India (23.3 million USD), and Indonesia (15 million USD)./.

VNA