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World Car Market rise 1.8% in the Q1 2016 . The top 50 countries data inside!

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World car market rise 1.8% in the Q1 2016 losing steam from the strong previous quarter. In this report, the top 50 markets figures are compared with the same period last year. The top 3 markets at 53% of total

Global Outlook

The global economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three years in Q1 due to rising volatility at the outset of the year. Global GDP expanded 2.5% annually, which matched last month’s estimate and was a notch below the 2.6% rise tallied in Q4 2015.

Although growth remained weak in the first three months of 2016, a more detailed analysis suggests that global economic activity is bottoming out and that it will likely accelerate in the second half of the year.

The World’s Car Market expanded 1.8% significantly reducing the speed from the 5.5% rise tallied in Q4 2015 with second quarter expansion expected to moderately improve at 3.2 percent and the second half at 2.1, revised 0.6 percent immediately after the UK vote for Brexit.

During the first quarter 2016 the World new light vehicles (cars plus light commercial vehicles) sales improved at 22.7 million vehicles, up 1.8 percent at new record level,, half a million above the last year performance.

The Top 50 Markets Ranking

In this period China, USA and Japan represented the 53.9% of global sales.

China improved 5.6% at 6.65 million followed by the USA at 4.08 (+3.3%) and Japan. third with 1.46 million units, down 6.9%.

Thanks to the strong Q1 seasonality, the United Kingdom advanced in fourth place with record sales at 869.535 (+4.5%) ahead of India with 863.002 (-1.2%), Germany with 830.990 (+2.5%), France with 615.761 (8.4%) and Italy with 555.221 (+20.1%), the fastest growing market out of top 20.

Losing 28.7% Brazil dropped in 9th place with 465.052 units, just ahead of the South Korea, 10th with record sales of 423.771 (+5.6%), Canada (+9.3%), Mexico (+13.9%), Spain (+6.1%) and Russia dropped in 14th place with 318.000 sales (-16.9%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. 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.

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Brand 2016 Q1 2015 Q1 Q1 Var
1 1 China 6.658.820 6.305.028 5,6%
2 2 USA 4.088.201 3.956.750 3,3%
3 3 Japan 1.467.237 1.575.603 -6,9%
4 5 UK 869.535 832.108 4,5%
5 4 India 863.002 873.688 -1,2%
6 6 Germany 830.990 810.706 2,5%
7 8 France 615.761 568.269 8,4%
8 9 Italy 555.221 462.238 20,1%
9 7 Brazil 465.052 648.707 -28,3%
10 10 South Korea 423.771 401.252 5,6%
11 12 Canada 403.503 369.133 9,3%
12 14 Mexico 347.350 304.932 13,9%
13 15 Spain 322.886 304.208 6,1%
14 11 Russia 318.911 383.538 -16,9%
15 13 Iran 316.691 325.775 -2,8%
16 16 Australia 283.450 277.594 2,1%
17 17 Indonesia 243.523 256.007 -4,9%
18 18 Saudi Arabia 197.918 211.389 -6,4%
19 19 Turkey 168.486 173.248 -2,7%
20 20 Belgium 167.940 160.541 4,6%
21 25 Netherlands 163.155 125.840 29,7%
22 23 Argentina 156.801 151.773 3,3%
23 21 Thailand 141.086 158.584 -11,0%
24 22 South Africa 138.153 152.689 -9,5%
25 30 Sweden 129.596 85.814 51,0%
26 28 Poland 119.745 103.520 15,7%
27 24 Malaysia 118.492 149.123 -20,5%
28 27 Taiwan 106.627 106.721 -0,1%
29 26 UAE 99.637 123.078 -19,0%
30 35 Ireland 92.812 74.682 24,3%
31 32 Israel 90.607 80.014 13,2%
32 31 Austria 87.143 82.472 5,7%
33 38 Philippines 80.845 65.108 24,2%
34 33 Switzerland 79.546 79.972 -0,5%
35 39 Chile 70.112 63.593 10,3%
36 43 Portugal 66.487 52.918 25,6%
37 40 Czech Rep 63.659 57.326 11,0%
38 41 Denmark 61.101 56.873 7,4%
39 37 Colombia 56.218 67.743 -17,0%
40 34 Algeria 55.773 76.258 -26,9%
41 44 Vietnam 54.155 46.082 17,5%
42 36 Egypt 49.812 68.759 -27,6%
43 42 Uzbekistan 48.049 55.574 -13,5%
44 48 Norway 43.929 42.644 3,0%
45 47 Peru 41.657 42.913 -2,9%
46 45 Kuwait 38.142 44.057 -13,4%
47 29 Pakistan 37.224 96.597 -61,5%
48 50 Finland 36.026 32.007 12,6%
49 51 Morocco 35.566 28.906 23,0%
50 46 Oman 34.632 43.826 -21,0%

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