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Kazakhstan March. Sales crumbled against expectations

Kazakhstan Vehicles Market 2017 Lada-X-Ray-Cross-2017

Kazakhstan Vehicles Market started the 2017 again with harsh figures. In the first quarter sales crumbled 25% albeit observers expectations are for a moderate recovery this year. However, improved economic data should have effect soon.

2016 was characterized by a painful adjustment to sluggish global growth, low commodity prices, deteriorating terms of trade and a floating exchange rate regime. This caused GDP to increase just 1.0% over the whole year, marking the worst economic performance in nearly two decades.

Economic activity did however strengthen towards the end of 2016, supported by an expansionary fiscal policy and a gradual relaxation of interest rates as inflation fell and the Kazakh currency stabilized. Another solid expansion in both industrial production and retail sales in February signals that the positive momentum has carried over into this year.

The automotive industry has collapsed in the last two years and recent months the trend worsening with fall in the range of 50% year over year. Expectations for the current years are in favor of a progressive recovery to start a new positive cycle.

However, the start of the year was again really hard with no signs of recovery yet.

Indeed, according to data released by the Kazakhstan Auto Association, in the first quarter of 2017, the total vehicles (including HCVs and Bus) sold in the country had been 8.113, down 25.1%.

Two brands are fighting for the leadership with Toyota prevailing so far with 1.524 sales (-16.3) ahead of Lada with 1.463 (-20.8%.

Very far the others led by Renault with 667 units (-56.9%) and Hyundai with 518 (-43.4%).

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models (Q3 2014). Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank March Rank 2017 Brand Sales March Somma di YTD Mar 17 Variation March Variation YTD Share March Share YTD 2017
1 1 Toyota 648 1.524 45,9% -16,3% 23,1% 18,8%
2 2 Lada 481 1.463 -39,2% -20,8% 17,1% 18,0%
6 3 Renault 168 667 -66,5% -56,9% 6,0% 8,2%
5 4 Hyundai 175 518 -30,0% -43,4% 6,2% 6,4%
3 5 Ravon 194 500 6,9% 6,2%
7 6 GAZ 131 471 -10,9% 1,9% 4,7% 5,8%
4 7 Kia 191 446 -31,3% -24,3% 6,8% 5,5%
13 8 Volkswagen 64 315 -54,3% -45,5% 2,3% 3,9%
8 9 Nissan 130 291 -41,7% -38,1% 4,6% 3,6%
9 10 UAZ 96 281 -26,2% -17,4% 3,4% 3,5%
10 11 Chevrolet 84 255 40,0% 114,3% 3,0% 3,1%
11 12 Lexus 80 236 56,9% 44,8% 2,9% 2,9%
12 13 Lifan 67 180 34,0% 71,4% 2,4% 2,2%
16 14 Jac 28 148 -40,4% -0,7% 1,0% 1,8%
14 15 Kamaz 41 122 -16,3% -5,4% 1,5% 1,5%
15 16 BMW 40 91 263,6% 116,7% 1,4% 1,1%
17 17 Ford 26 86 -7,1% -4,4% 0,9% 1,1%
18 18 Mercedes 25 74 47,1% 68,2% 0,9% 0,9%
28 19 Iveco 4 66 -69,2% 61,0% 0,1% 0,8%
19 20 Mitsubishi 23 57 -70,5% -66,9% 0,8% 0,7%
21 21 Skoda 14 43 -89,2% -80,4% 0,5% 0,5%
24 22 SsangYong 9 38 -35,7% -5,0% 0,3% 0,5%
23 23 Land Rover 10 31 -16,7% -31,1% 0,4% 0,4%
20 24 Audi 15 27 50,0% -3,6% 0,5% 0,3%
22 24 Subaru 11 27 -71,1% -65,4% 0,4% 0,3%
30 25 Infiniti 2 20 -77,8% -25,9% 0,1% 0,2%
29 26 Geely 3 19 -94,1% -88,2% 0,1% 0,2%
27 27 Peugeot 6 16 -92,7% -88,3% 0,2% 0,2%
28 27 Isuzu 4 16 -20,0% 6,7% 0,1% 0,2%
26 27 Mazda 7 16 -69,6% -79,7% 0,2% 0,2%
27 28 Shacman 6 14 0,2% 0,2%
25 29 Foton 8 11 300,0% 37,5% 0,3% 0,1%
31 29 Man 1 11 0,0% 450,0% 0,0% 0,1%
28 30 Porsche 4 9 33,3% 200,0% 0,1% 0,1%
29 31 Scania 3 6 0,0% -14,3% 0,1% 0,1%
32 UZ-Daewoo 5 -100,0% -96,9% 0,0% 0,1%
31 33 Jaguar 1 4
31 34 Suzuki 1 3
29 34 Ural 3 3
31 35 Mini 1 2
36 MG 1

Rank March Rank 2017 Group Sales March Sales YTD 2017 Variation March Variation YTD Share March Share YTD 2017
1 1 Renault-Nissan 781 2.441 -49,5% -38,7% 27,8% 30,1%
2 2 Toyota 728 1.760 47,1% -11,3% 26,0% 21,7%
3 3 Hyundai-Kia 366 964 -30,7% -35,9% 13,0% 11,9%
4 4 General Motors 278 755 363,3% 534,5% 9,9% 9,3%
5 5 GAZ Group 131 471 -10,9% 1,9% 4,7% 5,8%
6 6 Volkswagen 101 411 -64,8% -50,9% 3,6% 5,1%
7 7 UAZ 96 281 -26,2% -17,4% 3,4% 3,5%
8 8 Chongqing Lifan 67 180 34,0% 71,4% 2,4% 2,2%
10 9 JAC 28 148 -40,4% -0,7% 1,0% 1,8%
9 10 Kamaz 41 122 -16,3% -5,4% 1,5% 1,5%

Rank March Rank 2017 Model Sales March Sales YTD 2017 Variation March Variation YTD 2017
1 1 Toyota Camry 277 567 171,6% 11,0%
4 2 GAZ Gazelle 124 443 -8,1% 4,5%
6 3 Lada 4×4 100 417 -22,5% 9,2%
2 4 Ravon Nexia R3 168 413
3 5 Toyota RAV4 162 380 149,2% 124,9%
5 6 Lada Granta 103 336 139,5% 89,8%
8 7 Lada Largus 87 262 123,1% 53,2%
14 8 Volkswagen Polo 53 252 -54,3% -48,1%
25 9 Renault Duster 31 249 -85,0% -64,7%
7 10 Renault Sandero 89 243 -57,8% -55,3%
15 11 Hyundai Creta 46 227
12 12 Toyota Land Cruiser 66 225 29,4% -21,6%
17 13 JAC S3 44 212 37,5% 103,8%
10 14 UAZ Bukhanka 76 187 2,7% 29,9%
18 15 Toyota Prado 42 160 -65,0% -54,2%
18 16 Lexus LX 42 124 200,0% 153,1%
19 17 Kamaz all models 41 122 -16,3% -5,4%
13 17 Nissan X-Trail 60 122 20,0% 25,8%
31 18 Lada Kalina 20 116 33,3% 118,9%
9 19 Hyundai Tucson 77 113 670,0% 276,7%
11 20 Toyota Corolla 68 104 277,8% -45,5%
23 21 Chevrolet Cruze 35 98 775,0% 716,7%
28 22 Renault Logan 25 95 -70,2% -68,0%
21 23 Lifan X60 38 93 26,7% 55,0%
22 24 Hyundai Elantra 37 89 27,6% -43,3%
35 25 UAZ Patriot Pickup 14 81 16,7% 161,3%

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