Motorcycle production records the best accumulated until July since 2015

In July 2022, more than 104 thousand units left the production lines, an increase of 10.3% compared to the same month in 2021

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Motorcycle production – Motorcycle manufacturers at the Manaus Industrial Pole – PIM produced 104,776 units in July. According to a survey by the Brazilian Association of Motorcycle, Moped, Scooter, Bicycle and Similar Manufacturers – Abraciclo, the volume is 3% higher than that recorded in June (101,695 motorcycles) and 10.3% higher compared to the same month of the year. past (95,025 units).

Year-to-date, 776,069 motorcycles were manufactured, up 16.9% compared to the same period in 2021 (663,888 units). This is the best result for the first seven months of the year since 2015 (799,990 motorcycles).

“Even with the collective vacations in June and July, the associates made a great effort in production to meet the market demand”, explains Marcos Fermanian, president of Abraciclo.

Abraciclo recently revised its projections for 2022. The new perspective is to produce 1,320,000 units, a volume 10.5% higher than the 1,195,149 motorcycles manufactured in 2021 – the initial projection, in January, pointed to production of 1,290,000 units. , with growth of 7.9%.

According to Fermanian “production is following the trend of the new estimate for June, revised upwards, with slight but steady growth”.

Retail Sales

In July, 107,449 units were licensed, down 11% compared to June (120,841 units). In relation to the same month last year, there was a decrease of 4.5% (112,538 motorcycles).

In the year, licenses totaled 774,064 units, a growth of 18.2% compared to the same period in 2021 (629,692 motorcycles).

Sales projections were also revised by Abraciclo: the new perspective is that licenses will reach 1,260,000 units, growth of 8.9% compared to last year (1,156,776 motorcycles licensed).

In July, the most licensed retail category was Street, with 53,353 units and a 49.6% market share. Trail was in second place (20,960 motorcycles and 19.5% of license plates), followed by Motoneta (15,595 units and 14.5%).
See the monthly ranking of placements by category:

Source: Abraciclo Associates

According to a survey by Abraciclo, 88,135 low-cylinder motorcycles (up to 160 cm³) were licensed in July, which corresponds to 82% of the market. Models from 161 to 449 cm³ had 15,174 units registered (14.1% of the market), while motorcycles above 450 cm³ registered 4,190 plates (3.9%).

The daily average of July sales, which had 21 working days, was 5,119 motorcycles. This is the best result for the month since 2014 (5,261 units sold/day). In comparison with June, also with 21 business days, there was a drop of 11% (5,754 motorcycles sold/day). In relation to the same month last year, which had 22 working days, licenses grew 0.1% (5,115 units/day).

Market by region

The Southeast region recorded the highest volume of licensing in the month of July, with 43,490 motorcycles and 40.5% of the total market. Following were the Northeast (30,968 units and 28.8% of the market), North (13,369 motorcycles and 12.4%), South (10,168 units and 9.5%) and Midwest (9,504 motorcycles and 8.8%) .

In total numbers for the year, the Southeast region is the leader in the ranking of license plates (288,924 licensed motorcycles and 38.8% of the total market). Following were the Northeast (220,498 units and 29.6% of the market), North (90,167 motorcycles and 12.1%), South (73,825 units and 9.9%) and Midwest (70,650 motorcycles and 9.5%) .

Exports

The factories installed in the PIM shipped 4,962 motorcycles in July to the foreign market, an increase of 8.1% compared to June 2022 (4,592 units). In comparison with the same month last year (6,026 motorcycles), a fall of 17.7%.

According to a survey by the foreign trade statistics portal Comex Stat, which records the total shipments of each month, analyzed by Abraciclo, the three main markets were Colombia (2,132 motorcycles and 40.6% of the total volume exported), Argentina (1,660 units and 31.6%) and the United States (758 motorcycles and 14.4%).

With 30,077 units shipped to the foreign market from January to July, the accumulated figure continues to decline by 6.8% when compared to the result for the same period in 2021 (32,286 motorcycles shipped).

Also according to data from Comex Stat, the positions of the accumulated ranking of exports were maintained: Colombia (9,128 motorcycles and 31% of the total volume exported), Argentina (7,845 units and 26.6%) and the United States (5,414 motorcycles and 18.4 %).