Astra International, one of the largest diversified conglomerates and the dominating force in Indonesia's automobile industry, sold 268,072 cars in the first five months of 2013. Total car units sold in the same period stands at 497,670, which implies that Astra has a market share of 54 percent. Sales in January-May 2013 grew 8.47 percent compared to the same period in 2012. Astra's motorcycles sales grew 11.6 percent to 1,974,274 units. As such, Astra, which sells the Honda brand, has a 60 percent market share in Indonesia's motorcycle industry.
Of the five car brands that are sold by Astra International, three recorded increased sales: Toyota, Daihatsu and Isuzu. The amount of Peugeot and, particularly, UD Trucks units, however, fell. UD Trucks sales decreased by 48.1 percent as demand for heavy equipment has reduced due to lower activity in Indonesia's mining sector.
Astra International's Sales January-May:
|Brand||Jan - May 2012||Jan - May 2013