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Angola Autos Report Q3 2015


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Angola Autos Report Q3 2015

Passenger car sales in Angola increased 37.8% in 2014, to 39,938 units, due to strong private consumptionin the country. We expect this positive growth story to continue, and forecast a 10% increase in passengercar sales in 2015. We expect inflation to moderate somewhat over the year, and access to credit for manyAngolans to improve, which should continue to boost car sales. Further, we expect the exchange rate toremain relatively steady, which should help to stabilise the cost of imported vehicles into the country andfurther boost sales.

As with many emerging markets, the used-car segment is far more substantial than the new car market. Weexpect this to remain the case for some time in Angola, as new cars remain unaffordable for most people.

In spite of the small size of the market, a large number of foreign brands are already doing business, withcompetition rife in the passenger car segment. Japan's Toyota Motor reportedly dominates the passengercar segment. The lower end of the market is dominated by Chinese firms such as Dongfeng-Nissan, a jointventure between China's Dongfeng Motors and Japan's Nissan Motor, which has been operating in Angolasince 2006. In addition to these brands, German companies such as Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have maintained a strong presence in the Angolan autos market.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Angola 2013-2019)
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (Angola 2010-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Africa - Risk/Reward Index
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Autos Risk/Reward Index
Competitive Landscape
Company Profile
Company Monitor
MEA A Good Starting Point
Key Markets Also Bring Challenges
Nissan Angola
Volkswagen Angola
Regional Overview
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa Autos Production Investment
Global Industry Overview
Table: Passenger Car Sales March (CBUs)
US Slowdown A Temporary Glitch?
Europe Recovery Will Be Steady
Asia Carries The BRIC States
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Angola 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Angola 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Angola 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Angola 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Angola 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecasts
Sector-Specific Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Automotive Risk/Reward Index Indicators And Weighting Of Indicators

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