May 22, 2014 / 4:21 AM / 3 years ago

Thai April auto sales fall 33.2 pct y/y - federation

BANGKOK, May 22 (Reuters) - Data published by the Federation
of Thai Industries (FTI)
    
    KEY DATA   
    Thai monthly car and truck sales:   
   2014        y/y pct          units 
   Apr          -33.2          73,242
   Mar          -46.7          83,983          
   Feb          -44.8          71,680    
   Jan          -45.5          68,508
   2013 
   Dec          -24.9         108,688
   Nov          -37.2          93,123
   Oct          -37.7          88,989
   
    - Annual domestic auto sales have declined since May 2013,
following the fading effect of a government first-car subsidy
scheme, which ended in 2012, when sales surged 81 percent.
    - In 2013, domestic auto sales fell 7.7 percent to 1.33
million cars and are forecast to drop by 13.6 percent this year,
according to Toyota Motor Thai Unit.
    - Thailand is a regional vehicle production and export base
for the world's top car manufacturers.

 (Reporting by Orathai Sriring; Editing by Kim COghill)

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