Thailand’s Car Exports Up 23% to 73,325 Units in August

Thailand’s car exports rose to 73,325 units in August, official data showed on Thursday.

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported that the country’s exports of cars increased by 23.09% year over year in August, bringing the total for the first eight months of the year (Jan-August) to 606,055 units, up slightly by 0.40% over the year.

The overall value of exports rose 4.80% to THB551,483.9 million.

According to FTI spokesperson Surapong Paisitpattanaphong, if sales continue at the same pace as they did in August, exports of automobiles this year should reach the target of 900,000 units.