ISLAMABAD: Sale of motorbikes in the country declined by 3.57 percent during July-October (2018-19) against the sale during same period of previous year.
According to latest data released by Pakistan Automobile Manufacturing Association (PAMA), the motorbikes’ sale decreased from 635,533 units in July-October 2017-18 to 612,803 units in first four months of current fiscal year.
On yearly basis, the sale of motorbikes also fell to 158,196 units in October 2018 from 166,001 units in same month of the preceding year, thus posting a decline of 4.7 percent.
According to details, the sale of Honda two-wheelers witnessed an increase of 3.65 percent as it rose to 373,698 units in July-October 2018-19 against the sale of 360,516 units in same period of previous year.
On year-on-year basis, sale of Honda bikes also jumped by 18.48 percent to 109,503 units in October this year from 92,422 units in same month last year.
Similarly, sale of Suzuki bikes also increased by 17.56 percent to 7,965 units from 6,775 units however sale of DYL bikes decreased by 11.49 percent to 2,010 units in July-October (2018-19) from 2,271 units in previous year.
The sale of Qingqi three-wheelers also witnessed a decline of 7.49 percent as it fell from 8,238 units in first four months of previous fiscal year against the sale of 7,621 units this year.
Likewise, sale of Sazgar three-wheelers also plunged to 5,424 units this year from 7,462 units during the corresponding period of last year, posting a decline of 27.31 percent.
Yamaha two-wheelers’ sale during the period under review witnessed a rise of 24.14 percent as during the corresponding period of current fiscal year, its sale recorded at 8,406 units against the sale of 6,771 units recorded during same period of previous year.
The sale of United bikes also increased by 10.52 percent from 136,463 units in July-October 2017-18 to 150,820 units in same period of current year.