American Samoa 2018. Auto sales down 12%

American Samoa Car sales
American Samoa Car sales

American Samoa Vehicles Market in the 2018 fell down 12% with registrations at 360. Toyota has kept the crown – despite losing 2.2% from the previous year – followed by Ford and Hyundai.

American Samoa‘s a traditional Polynesian economy in which more than 90% of the land is communally owned. Economic activity is strongly linked to the US with which American Samoa conducts most of its commerce. Tuna fishing and processing are the backbone of the private sector with processed fish products as the primary exports. The fish processing business accounted for 15.5% of employment in 2015

After reaching 409 sales in 2017, the Vehicle’s Market fell down 12% in the 2018 with 360 units sold.

In the competitive landscape, Toyota is dominating the market, with 133 sales (-2.2%) in 2018 – holding 36.9% of share – ahead of Ford, down 20.9%, and Hyundai.