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  • Why Do Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Rise Strongly?

    Why Do Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Rise Strongly?

    Exports of Indonesian motorcycles surged 46.1 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 226,444 units in the January-May 2018 period (from 155,034 exported motorcycles in the first five months of 2017), according to the latest data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI). Sigit Kumala, Commercial Head at AISI, sees three reasons behind the robustly growing amount of motorcycle exports from Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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  • Exports of Indonesian Motorcycles Continue to Grow Robustly

    Exports of Indonesian Motorcycles Continue to Grow Robustly

    Indonesia's motorcycle exports in the first four months of 2018 reached 174,123 units, up 41.1 percent year-on-year from exports in the January-April period one year earlier. These data were released by the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI). The marked increase in exports is attributed to the competitive price of Indonesian motorcycles in combination with good quality.

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  • Exports of Indonesian Motorcycles Remain Strong in February 2018

    Exports of Indonesian Motorcycles Remain Strong in February 2018

    Also in the second month of 2018 exports of Indonesian motorcycles were strong. Based on data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI), the country's motorcycle exports surged 37.2 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 76,700 units in the first two months of 2018 combined. It could mean that 2018 will become another great year for motorcycle exporters. Last year, exports of two-wheelers from Indonesia surged 52 percent (y/y), outpacing stakeholders' forecasts of 30-40 percent (y/y).

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  • Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia Rose Modestly in January 2018

    Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia Rose Modestly in January 2018

    Based on the latest data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI), motorcycle sales in Indonesia rose 1.8 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 482,537 units in the first month of 2018. Although it is only modest growth, it does give rise to optimism about the direction of domestic motorcycle sales this year, according to AISI Chairman Johannes Loman.

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  • Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Surged Further in 2017

    Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Surged Further in 2017

    Indonesia's motorcycle exports surged a whopping 51.8 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 431,187 units in full-year 2017 based on data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI). Sigit Kumala, Head of the Commercial Department at AISI, said the 51.8 percent growth pace is better than the association's target range of 30-40 percent (y/y).

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  • Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia: Down Slightly in 2017, Up in 2018?

    Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia: Down Slightly in 2017, Up in 2018?

    Although motorcycle sales in Indonesia fell slightly in 2017, an improvement was detected. Sales fell 0.76 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 5.88 million motorcycle units in 2017, improving from a 8.4 percent (y/y) decline in the preceding year. Meanwhile, the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI) predicts a rebound as it expects growth up to 3 percent (y/y), or around 6 million motorcycles, in 2018.

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  • Exports of Motorcycles from Indonesia Showing Good Growth

    Exports of Motorcycles from Indonesia Showing Good Growth

    Exports of motorcycle units from Indonesia rose sharply. Based on the latest data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI) Indonesia shipped 223,229 motorcycles abroad in the January-July 2017 period, up 35.1 percent from motorcycle exports in the same period one year earlier.

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  • Motorcycle Industry Indonesia Yet to See Rebound in Sales, Why?

    Motorcycle Industry Indonesia Yet to See Rebound in Sales, Why?

    While car sales are showing a rebound in Indonesia, motorcycle sales continue to decline. Based on the latest data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI), motorcycle sales in Southeast Asia's largest economy fell 15.9 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 473,896 units in March 2017 from 563,341 units in the same month one year earlier. AISI Chairman Sigit Kumala says Indonesian consumers continue to postpone the purchase of a motorcycle amid weak consumer purchasing power.

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  • Tribunal: Honda & Yamaha Form Price-Fixing Cartel in Indonesia

    Tribunal: Honda & Yamaha Form Price-Fixing Cartel in Indonesia

    Indonesia's Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU), the country's anti-monopoly agency, penalized Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM) and Astra Honda Motor (AHM) for forming a cartel with the purpose of conducting price-fixing and curtailing the distribution of Yamaha and Honda motorcycle sales in Indonesia, specifically those motorcycles with an engine capacity of 110-125 cubic centimeters.

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  • Indonesia Targets 50% Increase in Motorcycle Exports in 2016

    Indonesia Targets 50% Increase in Motorcycle Exports in 2016

    The Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI) says Indonesia's motorcycle exports should rise by 50 percent (y/y) to around 342,000 units in 2016. Gunadi Sindhuwinata, General Chairman of the AISI, stated that Indonesia's motorcycle exports have been impressive so far this year, rising 76 percent (y/y) to 97,778 units in the January-April 2016 period. This impressive export performance is supported by the choice of several global motorcycle manufacturers to make Indonesia their production hub for specific motorcycles.

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  • Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia Fall 11% in January 2014 due to Floods

    Motorcycle Sales in Indonesia Fall 11% in January 2014 due to Floods

    Domestic sales of motorcycles in Indonesia fell 11 percent to 580,288 units in January 2014. The main reason for this decline in the first month of the year were severe floods brought about by high rainfall amid a peak of the rainy season. These weather conditions disrupted the distribution of motorcycles from factories to dealers. As a result, all motorcycle brands recorded lower sales figures according to data released by the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (Aisi). However, more factors were at play.

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  • Despite Long Term Growth, Indonesia's Sales of Motorcycles Fall at End 2013

    Despite Long Term Growth, Indonesia's Sales of Motorcycles Fall at End 2013

    Domestic sales of motorcycles in Indonesia are expected to have fallen by 20 percent to 550,000 in December 2013 compared to the previous month (688,527). According to the Chairman of the commercial department of the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI), Sigit Kumala, this decline is not the result of slowing demand for motorcycles but due to the limited amount of working days amid the Christmas and New Year holidays. This then led to less production and distribution of motorcycles to Indonesian dealers.

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  • Indonesian Motor Vehicle Sales Attract Sticker Producer Classic Stripes

    Indonesia's Motor Vehicles Sales Attract Sticker Producer Classic Stripes

    Along with the increasing purchasing power of Indonesian people, purchases of motor vehicles (such as motorcycles and cars) in Indonesia, continue to grow. However, based on data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI), motorcycle sales fell by 12 percent in 2012, from 8.01 million units in 2011 to 7.06 million units in 2012. One reason behind this fall was the implementation of new government policy regarding down payment requirements (which have been imposed on vehicle loans since mid-2012).

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