In keeping with ACAP knowledge, in August, Portugal produced 3,209 vehicles, a lower of 78.6% in comparison with August 2020 and a lower of 76.6% in comparison with the identical month in 2019.
ACAP-The Portuguese Vehicle Commerce Affiliation revealed that the variety of vehicles that left the manufacturing unit between January and August reached 179,725, a rise of 17.5% over the identical interval in 2020, however a lower of 20.2% over 2019.
In August, Portugal produced 3,209 vehicles, a lower of 78.6% in comparison with August 2020 and a lower of 76.6% in comparison with the identical month in 2019. The affiliation said that the info displays the “sturdy” influence of the COVID-19 pandemic Within the Portuguese manufacturing unit.
Virtually all (97.5%) vehicles made in Portugal are offered to international markets, primarily Europe. Within the first eight months of this 12 months, Europe as soon as once more grew to become the primary export marketplace for vehicles made in Portugal (87.1%), particularly Germany (16.1%) , France (14.2%), Italy (13.6%) and Spain (12.2%).
By way of vehicle meeting in Portugal, solely heavy passenger autos had been assembled for the eighth consecutive month, and solely three vans had been assembled in August, a lower of 76.9% from the identical month in 2020.
In contrast with the identical interval in 2020, the variety of heavy-duty autos assembled from January to August dropped by 72.5%, and 138 autos had been assembled in 2021.
In keeping with ACAP knowledge, within the first eight months, 25.4% of the vehicles assembled in Portugal had been exported, or 35, of which Germany was the one vacation spot for these vehicles.