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 2012 Sales 2013 Sales 2014 Sales 2015 Sales 2016 Sales 2017 Sales 2018 e
Austria 367.530 349.740 334.399 343.723 358.417 393.255 413.020
Belgium 541.344 539.484 538.287 561.467 602.849 625.147 633.889
Bulgaria 23.265 22.833 24.331 28.850 31.260 37.432 36.451
Croatia 35.668 33.068 39.471 41.515 51.045 59.201 67.517
Cyprus 12.274 8.011 9.426 11.787 14.762 14.822 17.705
Czech Rep 185.615 176.154 205.164 247.730 278.222 291.006 267.268
Denmark 194.770 206.209 217.528 239.763 260.036 258.610 265.494
Estonia 21.534 22.204 24.652 24.600 31.126 33.342 34.694
Finland 122.688 113.393 116.821 119.477 131.087 132.570 155.632
France 2.279.999 2.155.445 2.177.550 2.294.967 2.422.689 2.541.347 2.658.884
Germany 3.301.916 3.165.122 3.289.335 3.492.978 3.560.929 3.708.049 3.844.321
Greece 62.180 62.124 76.107 81.452 84.490 94.710 103.036
Hungary 63.931 67.512 83.410 96.018 117.845 136.208 144.531
Iceland 8.829 7.964 10.285 15.312 20.121 22.603 23.938
Ireland 90.372 85.402 112.921 148.850 169.687 155.483 147.929
Italy 1.517.071 1.412.409 1.486.314 1.713.326 1.964.566 2.140.264 2.204.976
Latvia 12.901 12.811 14.988 16.104 18.563 19.122 16.892
Lithuania 23.692 21.233 16.500 20.425 21.749 29.709 30.655
Luxembourg 53.660 49.766 53.150 50.575 53.420 56.501 58.478
Malta 7.740 7.692 8.077 8.089 8.089 8.493 8.918
Monaco 2.386 2.556 2.435 2.863 3.019 3.079 3.141
Netherlands 559.146 467.660 428.701 507.206 460.056 488.144 499.464
Norway 169.817 172.986 173.691 183.940 190.604 194.508 202.215
Poland 311.610 331.634 371.314 407.981 490.574 551.811 589.678
Portugal 109.329 124.131 169.088 209.312 240.997 261.060 271.064
Romania 75.825 66.391 81.415 93.280 108.624 121.190 129.449
S Marino 1.262 1.077 1.051 1.023 1.031 1.117 1.167
Slovakia 76.776 71.039 80.195 88.853 96.436 104.279 106.213
Slovenia 55.058 57.712 59.865 67.345 73.633 82.809 87.758
Spain 769.791 800.950 955.379 1.176.621 1.298.289 1.418.052 1.523.011
Sweden 319.202 306.665 346.307 391.116 423.791 433.178 453.928
Switzerland 360.080 336.891 331.950 354.801 347.324 345.010 338.902
UK 2.284.250 2.535.810 2.798.121 3.017.297 3.068.473 2.903.058 2.640.768
Total 14.021.510 13.794.078 14.638.227 16.058.645 17.003.804 17.665.168 17.980.986

  2012 Var 2013 Var 2014 Var 2015 Var 2016 Var 2017 Var 2018 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%
Bulgaria 4,7% -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%
Denmark 0,2% 5,9% 5,5% 10,2% 8,5% -0,5% 2,7%
Estonia 0,9% 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%
Iceland 64,0% -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%
Latvia 21,2% -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%
Luxembourg 0,7% -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%
Monaco 0,0% 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%
Slovakia 18,9% -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%
Switzerland 3,5% -6,4% -1,5% 6,9% -2,1% -0,7% -1,8%
UK 3,8% 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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