Global Auto Market at record level in first half 2014. Top 50 Markets inside!

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Global Auto Market at record level in first half 2014 despite in June sales grew at lowest speed in the last year and half and new clouds arrived from East Europe. Many large markets are in deep difficulties, including Brazil, Russia and Turkey.

In June 2014 according to data released by Focus2move and aggregated following 160 Global Car Markets, the total light passengers cars sold world-wide have been 7.31 million, scoring a 2.3% increase from the correspondent month last year, the lowest performance in the last 16 month. First Half sales have been 43.319.000, posting 1.5 million vehicles sold more than last year or 3.6% from year ago.

The market is losing speed and the second half is now expected further weaker. Indeed there are many Top Countries falling down, and to the difficulties of Brazil, Thailand, Argentina and Turkey, now it should be considered the deteriorating mood in Russia.

The other large market with a negative trend is India that since the May political elections is showing a renovated demand that could be consolidated in case of the new government will really put in place the announced reforms in the Automotive sector.

In June the largest market China keeps leading the global growth and with over 1.7 million vehicles sold with a robust 7.3% increase ending the half with 11.6 million, up 8.5%. The second market was the USA with a little monthly increase, while the third, Japan, posted an amazing double digit increase, the best performance among the top ten markets.

June fastest growing markets had been Spain, in 15th with 100.458 sales, up 23.3%, Malaysia (20th with 58.358, up 43.4%), Taiwan (26th with 40.189, +23.4%), United Arab Emirates (27th with 33.121,+16.8%) and Sweden ( 31st with 32.689, +25.9%).

In the interactive tables below the Top 50 Market ranked by first half position:

Rank H1 2014 Rank 2013 Country June 2014 June 2013 Var YoY June First Half 2014 H1 YoY Var
1 1 China 1.845.788 1.720.166 7,3% 11.624.324 8,5%
2 2 USA 1.421.963 1.403.121 1,3% 8.165.263 4,4%
3 3 Japan 451.399 394.236 14,5% 2.999.483 14,1%
4 5 Germany 296.864 302.704 -1,9% 1.639.952 2,3%
5 4 Brazil 250.314 302.896 -17,4% 1.582.434 -7,4%
6 6 India 260.489 238.145 9,4% 1.550.310 -1,1%
7 8 UK 259.003 238.170 8,7% 1.442.797 11,2%
8 7 Russia 199.398 241.346 -17,4% 1.229.904 -7,7%
9 9 France 233.287 226.057 3,2% 1.149.607 2,7%
10 10 Canada 175.809 171.776 2,3% 909.766 2,8%
11 12 Italy 138.071 132.440 4,3% 816.395 3,7%
12 11 South Korea 139.024 126.229 10,1% 801.626 7,1%
13 14 Indonesia 100.567 99.955 0,6% 571.943 -0,2%
14 15 Australia 119.612 118.758 0,7% 561.354 -1,3%
15 19 Spain 100.548 81.580 23,3% 511.901 19,8%
16 16 Mexico 84.127 83.716 0,5% 500.361 -0,3%
17 13 Thailand 72.819 123.494 -41,0% 437.372 -40,6%
18 20 Saudi Arabia 72.826 65.845 10,6% 412.921 5,7%
19 17 Argentina 49.475 70.093 -29,4% 364.863 -23,8%
20 22 Malaysia 58.354 40.706 43,4% 332.029 5,9%
21 21 Iran 61.726 52.310 18,0% 330.321 1,9%
22 24 Belgium 47.589 48.122 -1,1% 320.165 -0,4%
23 23 South Africa 49.911 50.786 -1,7% 293.516 -4,7%
24 18 Turkey 60.163 74.096 -18,8% 286.871 -24,9%
25 25 Netherlands 37.379 39.492 -5,4% 228.485 -4,8%
26 27 Taiwan 40.189 32.579 23,4% 210.553 15,1%
27 29 United Arab Emirates 33.121 28.353 16,8% 200.484 13,6%
28 32 Poland 29.117 28.705 1,4% 196.590 17,6%
29 30 Austria 31.649 33.987 -6,9% 182.117 -2,4%
30 26 Algeria 29.651 38.516 -23,0% 180.061 -15,8%
31 33 Sweden 32.689 25.958 25,9% 172.877 17,4%
32 28 Chile 25.797 28.457 -9,3% 165.398 -9,4%
33 31 Switzerland 30.671 31.331 -2,1% 165.017 -3,7%
34 34 Colombia 22.025 23.551 -6,5% 141.921 3,6%
35 37 Israel 23.074 18.028 28,0% 135.496 21,0%
36 40 Egypt 23.092 16.106 43,4% 127.924 24,9%
37 38 Philippines 21.028 16.662 26,2% 126.235 24,0%
38 39 Denmark 20.031 19.671 1,8% 112.309 8,4%
39 36 Oman 17.756 17.081 4,0% 107.536 0,2%
40 43 Czech Rep 18.819 15.372 22,4% 100.171 16,6%
41 42 Peru 14.556 13.610 6,9% 89.854 0,8%
42 47 Portugal 17.788 14.024 26,8% 87.719 40,4%
43 44 Norway 13.949 13.416 4,0% 86.946 0,6%
44 41 Kuwait 12.118 11.028 9,9% 79.483 5,6%
45 57 Ireland 2.213 2.119 4,4% 75.217 24,7%
46 46 Pakistan 11.157 13.674 -18,4% 73.370 -5,7%
47 45 Kazakhstan 13.730 14.487 -5,2% 70.974 3,3%
48 51 Finland 10.015 9.773 2,5% 64.010 3,5%
49 35 Ukraine 6.650 14.887 -55,3% 61.051 -42,5%
50 50 Uzbekistan 10.164 9.761 4,1% 60.983 4,1%

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