Laos 2016. Market at record again, but second half was harsh

Laos Auto Market 2016 Suzuki-Ignis-2017

Laos Auto Market 2016 hit again a new all time record despite the slowdown reported in the second half of the year. Launching the first pickup of its history, local maker Daeham led the market, ahead of Toyota.

Laos is expected to have been one of the strongest performers in Southeast Asia last year, likely maintaining the strong pace of economic growth recorded in previous years. The hydropower sector has played a pivotal role in the country’s economic ascent as energy exports account for around a third of all exports.

The domestic new vehicles market ended the year at the new highest level ever, despite sales dropped in the second half, after a strong start of the year. Full year sales had been 38.913, up 2.1%.

Market leader was the local producer of commercial vehicles Daehan, improving sales by 23.3% thanks to the launch of their new pick up. Second was Toyota, up 25.8% while in third Hyundai was down 0.3%.

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Rank 2016 Rank 2015 BRAND Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation 2016 Share 2016 Share 2015
1 1 Daehan 11.472 9.303 23,3% 29,5% 24,4%
2 2 Toyota 10.408 8.273 25,8% 26,7% 21,7%
3 3 Hyundai 2.376 2.384 -0,3% 6,1% 6,3%
4 5 Dongfeng 1.769 1.907 -7,2% 4,5% 5,0%
5 6 Nissan 1.530 1.860 -17,7% 3,9% 4,9%
6 7 Ford 1.523 1.679 -9,3% 3,9% 4,4%
7 4 Chevrolet 1.262 2.067 -38,9% 3,2% 5,4%
8 10 Chery 1.070 1.134 -5,6% 2,7% 3,0%
9 9 Mazda 991 1.272 -22,1% 2,5% 3,3%
10 11 Mitsubishi 908 905 0,3% 2,3% 2,4%

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