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Europe 2017. Car Market up 3.9% at 17.6 million

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European Car Market in 2017 posted the fourth increase in a row hitting 17.6 million units (including LCVs), up 3.9%, fueled by multi-year high economic sentiment. In this report all European markets figures and last sixth years trend and performance.

A stream of positive data continues to flow in for the Eurozone economy, suggesting that the recovery remained in a high gear in the final quarter of 2017. Economic sentiment hit a new multi-year high in December, exports grew at a solid rate in November and the unemployment rate fell to a multi-year low in October. Furthermore, in a sign that the ECB’s ultra-accommodative monetary policy stance is bearing fruit, corporate lending in the bloc hit a post-crisis high in December. FocusEconomics analysts project that GDP expanded a robust seasonally-adjusted 0.6% quarter-on-quarter in the fourth quarter, a notch below the third quarter’s result.

European Light vehicles market in recent years has recovered after the fall caused by the 2008-2009 financial crisis and almost all markets are in a positive tone. Total sales (28 markets, cars and light commercials) grew from 13.79 million in the 2013 to 17.65 million in the 2017, when market grew 3.9% from the previous year.

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 Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018 e
Austria367.530349.740334.399343.723358.417393.255413.020
Belgium541.344539.484538.287561.467602.849625.147633.889
Bulgaria23.26522.83324.33128.85031.26037.43236.451
Croatia35.66833.06839.47141.51551.04559.20167.517
Cyprus12.2748.0119.42611.78714.76214.82217.705
Czech Rep185.615176.154205.164247.730278.222291.006267.268
Denmark194.770206.209217.528239.763260.036258.610265.494
Estonia21.53422.20424.65224.60031.12633.34234.694
Finland122.688113.393116.821119.477131.087132.570155.632
France2.279.9992.155.4452.177.5502.294.9672.422.6892.541.3472.658.884
Germany3.301.9163.165.1223.289.3353.492.9783.560.9293.708.0493.844.321
Greece62.18062.12476.10781.45284.49094.710103.036
Hungary63.93167.51283.41096.018117.845136.208144.531
Iceland8.8297.96410.28515.31220.12122.60323.938
Ireland90.37285.402112.921148.850169.687155.483147.929
Italy1.517.0711.412.4091.486.3141.713.3261.964.5662.140.2642.204.976
Latvia12.90112.81114.98816.10418.56319.12216.892
Lithuania23.69221.23316.50020.42521.74929.70930.655
Luxembourg53.66049.76653.15050.57553.42056.50158.478
Malta7.7407.6928.0778.0898.0898.4938.918
Monaco2.3862.5562.4352.8633.0193.0793.141
Netherlands559.146467.660428.701507.206460.056488.144499.464
Norway169.817172.986173.691183.940190.604194.508202.215
Poland311.610331.634371.314407.981490.574551.811589.678
Portugal109.329124.131169.088209.312240.997261.060271.064
Romania75.82566.39181.41593.280108.624121.190129.449
S Marino1.2621.0771.0511.0231.0311.1171.167
Slovakia76.77671.03980.19588.85396.436104.279106.213
Slovenia55.05857.71259.86567.34573.63382.80987.758
Spain769.791800.950955.3791.176.6211.298.2891.418.0521.523.011
Sweden319.202306.665346.307391.116423.791433.178453.928
Switzerland360.080336.891331.950354.801347.324345.010338.902
UK2.284.2502.535.8102.798.1213.017.2973.068.4732.903.0582.640.768
Total14.021.51013.794.07814.638.22716.058.64517.003.80417.665.16817.980.986

 2012 Var2013 Var2014 Var2015 Var2016 Var2017 Var2018 var e
Austria-5,4%-4,8%-4,4%2,8%4,3%9,7%5,0%
Belgium-14,6%-0,3%-0,2%4,3%7,4%3,7%1,4%
Bulgaria4,7%-1,9%6,6%18,6%8,4%19,7%-2,6%
Croatia-22,4%-7,3%19,4%5,2%23,0%16,0%14,0%
Cyprus-27,6%-34,7%17,7%25,0%25,2%0,4%19,4%
Czech Rep-0,3%-5,1%16,5%20,7%12,3%4,6%-8,2%
Denmark0,2%5,9%5,5%10,2%8,5%-0,5%2,7%
Estonia0,9%3,1%11,0%-0,2%26,5%7,1%4,1%
Finland-12,7%-7,6%3,0%2,3%9,7%1,1%17,4%
France-13,3%-5,5%1,0%5,4%5,6%4,9%4,6%
Germany-3,1%-4,1%3,9%6,2%1,9%4,1%3,7%
Greece-40,2%-0,1%22,5%7,0%3,7%12,1%8,8%
Hungary-5,8%5,6%23,5%15,1%22,7%15,6%6,1%
Iceland64,0%-9,8%29,1%48,9%31,4%12,3%5,9%
Ireland-11,1%-5,5%32,2%31,8%14,0%-8,4%-4,9%
Italy-20,7%-6,9%5,2%15,3%14,7%8,9%3,0%
Latvia21,2%-0,7%17,0%7,4%15,3%3,0%-11,7%
Lithuania-11,2%-10,4%-22,3%23,8%6,5%36,6%3,2%
Luxembourg0,7%-7,3%6,8%-4,8%5,6%5,8%3,5%
Malta-7,1%-0,6%5,0%0,2%0,0%5,0%5,0%
Monaco0,0%7,1%-4,7%17,6%5,4%2,0%2,0%
Netherlands-8,9%-16,4%-8,3%18,3%-9,3%6,1%2,3%
Norway-2,3%1,9%0,4%5,9%3,6%2,0%4,0%
Poland-2,5%6,4%12,0%9,9%20,2%12,5%6,9%
Portugal-41,9%13,5%36,2%23,8%15,1%8,3%3,8%
Romania-16,8%-12,4%22,6%14,6%16,4%11,6%6,8%
S Marino-15,9%-14,7%-2,4%-2,6%0,8%8,3%4,5%
Slovakia18,9%-7,5%12,9%10,8%8,5%8,1%1,9%
Slovenia-15,1%4,8%3,7%12,5%9,3%12,5%6,0%
Spain-14,8%4,0%19,3%23,2%10,3%9,2%7,4%
Sweden-9,1%-3,9%12,9%12,9%8,4%2,2%4,8%
Switzerland3,5%-6,4%-1,5%6,9%-2,1%-0,7%-1,8%
UK3,8%11,0%10,3%7,8%1,7%-5,4%-9,0%
Total-8,4%-1,6%6,1%9,7%5,9%3,9%1,8%

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