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Bahrain Autos Report Q2 2016

Bahrain Autos Report Q2 2016

BMI View: The combination of a slowing economy, lower oil prices and higher local interest rates has ledto BMI adopting a more cautious view of the Bahraini new vehicle sales market in 2016. We expect 3.0%sales growth for the sector this year, with commercial vehicles to underperform passenger carsKey Views

Over 2016-2020, we expect new vehicle sales to show growth of 23%, to take annual new vehicle salestowards the 90,000 unit mark.

We expect stronger performance from passenger cars (+23.4%) than commercial vehicles (+19.7%) overour forecast period.

A prolonged period of low global oil prices continues to pose a downside risk to our forecasts to 2020.

Japanese carmaker Toyota retains its long-held local market leadership, accounting for almost half of thetotal market in Bahrain.

Toyota produced the six most popular vehicles sold in country over 2015, with its Land Cruiser, Hilux,Prado, Hiace, Corolla and Yaris models.


BMI Industry View
Key Views
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Bahrain 2014-2020)
Latest Developments
Structural Trends
Passenger Vehicles
Table: Passenger Car Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Bahrain 2014-2020)
Latest Developments
Table: Bahrain - Top 10 Manufacturers By Sales, 2015
Luxury Cars
Commercial Vehicles
Table: Commercial Vehicle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Bahrain 2014-2020)
Latest Developments
Industry Risk/Reward Index
GCC Stability Offsets Sales Downgrades
Long-Term Potential Comes With Risk
Iran The Most Attractive Outlier
Company Profile
Al Zayani Investments
Ebrahim K Kanoo
Regional Overview
Table: Middle East And North African Autos Production Investments
Iran Already Drawing A Crowd
North African Hub Expanding
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Bahrain 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Bahrain 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Bahrain 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Bahrain 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Bahrain 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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