India’s passenger automobiles exports fall 58% in first half of FY21

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Passenger automobile exports from India declined 57.52 per cent in April-September interval of the present fiscal yr as COVID-19 associated disruptions hampered despatches to numerous international markets.


As per the newest information by the Society of Indian Car Producers (SIAM), passenger automobile exports within the first half of 2020-21 stood at 1,55,156 items as in contrast with 3,65,247 items within the year-ago interval.


Passenger automotive exports through the interval below evaluation stood at 1,00,529 items, down 64.93 per cent from 2,86,618 items in April-September, 2019-20.


Equally, utility automobile shipments noticed a drop of 29.67 per cent at 54,375 items from 77,309 items in the identical interval of 2019-20.


Van shipments additionally witnesssed a drop of 80.91 per cent at 252 items from 1,320 items in April-September final yr.


“This may be largely attributed to the COVID-19 associated disruptions globally, which has led to closure of vegetation and dealerships, provide chain disruptions, curfews in cities and interruptions in worldwide commerce,” SIAM Director Common Rajesh Menon informed PTI.


Nonetheless, with leisure in lockdown norms globally, exports have improved within the latest previous and the month-to-month shipments in second half of the present fiscal are anticipated to be larger than earlier months, he added.


In the course of the second quarter (July-September), PV exports declined by 41.96 per cent to 1,11,555 items as in contrast with 1,92,193 items in the identical interval of 2019-20.


All the foremost PV exporters noticed vital drop of their abroad shipments through the first six months of the present fiscal.


Hyundai Motor India exported 32,041 items, down 68.98 per cent from the identical interval final fiscal.


Maruti Suzuki India exported 31,549 items, down 40.02 per cent from the year-ago interval.


Ford India shipped 26,089 items to abroad markets through the interval below evaluation, down 63.69 per cent from April-September final fiscal.


Kia Motors India shipped 16,606 items through the interval, a whopping 3,425.69 per cent enhance over April-September interval of 2019-20.


Common Motors India exported 16,630 items, down 58.52 per cent from the identical interval final yr.


Equally,Volkswagen India exported 15,492 items through the interval below evaluation, down 59.13 per cent from April-September 2019-20.

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