World Car Market. The Ranking of Top countries in 2018

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World car market in 2018 lost 1.1% from the previous year, with total sales at 88.9 million. Out of the 150 markets we cover with data by brand and model, the ranking of Top 50 Markets shows all changes year over year.

As the most loyal readers have noted, in the last period we have further expanded the list of countries tracked by our experts, including several new markets in Latin America, Africa, Central Asia and Pacific area. Indeed, we currently hold the widest existing database, tracking monthly vehicles sales with the largest & deepest existing detail for 11 regions and over 150 countries.

To add information regarding markets (even marginal ones) is for us a mission, wishing to stand as leader of Professional Reports over the new vehicles market worldwide. Thanks to this deep activity of investigation and standardization of data, all ranking reported by focus2move are undisputed.

In 2018 the Global Light Vehicles (cars plus light commercial vehicles) sales have been 88.9 million (final data), down 1.1 million from the previous year.

The table below is reporting the ranking of the Top 50 markets, from China to Macedonia. The Top 10 markets ranking slightly changed from the previous year, with Brazil (+13.8%) and Japan (+6.5%) as best performers. In 12th place Russia kept recovering.

Among the fastest-growing markets we must point out Chile, 27th and up 15%, Vietnam, 35th and up 15%, Egypt, 41st and soaring 40.1%, Uzbekistan, 42rd and up 44.2%. Impressive performances scored also Hungary, 47th and up 17.4%, Romania, 48th and up 24.6%.

Data Source

This report is done utilizing data extracted from our GAD (Global Auto Database) the wider Auto Sales Database actually existing in the World, with sales data by region/area/country broken down by type/size/body-style/brand/model from January 2010 to the last month. Data are collected by over 300 sources, including all the official providers (local Minister of Transportations or Associations of car Manufacturers).

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Rank 2018Rank 2017GroupSales 2018Sales 2017Var 2018Share 2018
11China27.523.21728.635.736-3,9%31,0%
22USA17.343.22817.237.7020,6%19,5%
33Germany3.423.5703.439.592-0,5%3,9%
44India3.353.5113.226.8913,9%3,8%
55Japan2.895.4882.719.1646,5%3,3%
67Brazil2.471.6262.172.59113,8%2,8%
76UK2.366.9292.540.977-6,8%2,7%
88France2.177.2192.110.7903,1%2,4%
99Canada2.003.6262.043.547-2,0%2,3%
1010Italy1.919.1731.970.377-2,6%2,2%
1112Russia
1211South Korea
1314Mexico
1415Spain
1513Iran
1616Australia
1717Indonesia
1820Thailand
1919Argentina
2018Turkey
2121Malaysia
2222Belgium
2325Poland
2424South Africa
2527Netherlands
2623Saudi Arabia
2730Chile
2828Taiwan
2926Philippines
3029Sweden
3131Austria
3232Switzerland
3333Israel
3435Czech Rep
3538Vietnam
3636Pakistan
3737Colombia
3834UAE
3939Portugal
4040Denmark
4146Egypt
4248Uzbekistan
4344Morocco
4442Norway
4541Peru
4653Ecuador
4750Hungary
4852Romania
4945Oman
5054Algeria