The World Map of Automotive Market represents the sales trend of cars in the top 100 country for number of cars sold, and also include the 25 slower and 25 faster markets, for a total of 107 country in the world. (first half 2013 compared to 2012).
Top 25 Global Markets (Jan-May 2013 compared to 2012)
The World Map of Automotive Market represents the sales trend of cars in the top 25 world markets
The situation of the markets in early 2013 demonstrates a good performance of the American continent that seems to have overcome the crisis:
North America grew again with robust sales posted in U.S. (+7,2%), Canada up to 2,4% and Mexico to 9%.
South America was driven up by Brazil which grew 8,7% (+29,3% in April), while Argentina, kept its world’s 17th rank, surging 8,1%.
Among the emerging countries China grew 13.3% (+45% in January), while India fell by 10.9%.
Thailand is the country that grows more (+27,3%), followed by Algeria (+27,1%).
Europe is in crisis: the only countries that grew are United Kingdom with a sales increase of 9.6%, and Belgium, up to 3.7%; all other European countries fell down: Germany was down of 8,9%, France down of 11,5%, Italy down of 12,5%, Spain down of 6,1%, and the Netherlands, the worst among all nations, down of 29,7%.
The World Map of Automotive Market will be periodically updated
data processing and graphical representation by: Emanuele Mazzi
data by: Carlo Simongini