ERJ staff report (DS)
Paris -- A new report titled,Â China Heavy Truck Industry Report, 2008Â has been published. The 71-page report was first published in August 2008 and is available for a price of around Euro 1400, depending on delivery options.
The publishers say, "China's heavy truck industry grew rapidly in the period 2000-2004. The sales of heavy truck jumped to 370,795 units in 2004 from 82,184 units in 2000, hitting the highest of industry cycle. In 2005, China's heavy truck industry had a negative growth due to impact of macro-economic control and skyrocketing oil prices, making the industry fall down to the bottom of industry cycle. The sales in the year reached 236,600 trucks, decreased 36% year on year. In 2006, the industry had a recovery growth, the sales stood at 307,300 trucks, increased 30% year on year. In 2007, the industry maintained the growth momentum in 2006; the sales reached 487,500 trucks, up 58.64% year on year. Among which, China National Heavy Duty Truck Group ranked the No.1 in terms of sales of 99,800 trucks, followed by FAW Group Corp. with sales of 96,200 trucks. Dongfeng Motor, Shaanxi Automobile Group and Fortan Motor ranked the third, fourth, fifth places respectively. In the first half of 2008, the sales stood at 380,100 trucks, up 48.38% year on year. It is estimated that the sales will continue to grow in the second half of the year, but the growth rate will slow down. Based on the authoritative statistics of the National Bureau of Statistics and China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, this report makes a thorough study on the current situation, market size, profitability, competition and key companies of China's heavy truck industry, and also makes a development forecast. "
ERJ has not seen this report and can make no comment on the quality of the research or of the conclusions.
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