Japan motorcycles
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Japan August. Husqvarna shines in a market in slow recovery

Japanese Motorcycles Market is recovering after a shy start of the year and sales year to date August were up 0.7%. All Japanese brands are almost stable compared with the previous year while Husqvarna, recently landed in the country, is the fastest growing brand. Ducati and Harley-Davidson are losing.

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Yamaha EC-05
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Taiwan July. Yamaha falls down, before launching the EC-5, in a recovering market

Taiwan Motorcycles Market in July was reported up 2% partially reducing the year to date lost. While Kymco, PGO and Yamaha are losing, SYM shines with sales up 16%. Sustained by a robust government incentive scheme, electric scooter segment is booming and Gogoro already sold 50.000 units.

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Malaysia Motorcycles
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Malaysia. Yamaha is leader in a market grown 20% in the first half 2019

Malaysia Motorcycles Industry kept fast growing and in the first half 2019 has been one of the most dynamic worldwide with sales accelerated by 20%. While several brands are on sales, over 65% of the market is concentrated in the hands of Yamaha and Honda. Malaysia ranks as 13th largest market in the World Ranking.

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Australia. In the 2019 the market will fall at the lowest in decades

Australian Motorcycles Market reported a deep 11% lost in the first half 2019 projecting the worst year in the last three decades. The already negative trend was enhanced by the weakest GDP growth in almost a decade and all motorcycles brands felt down. Harley-Davidson surprised with an outstanding performance.

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Indian Motorcycles Market
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India June. BMW shining in a market ending the first half down 10%

Indian Two-Wheeler Market kept falling in June with 1.65 million sales (-11.5%) ending the first half 2019 with sales down 10.0%. Pushed up by the recently opened local plant, BMW is gaining 900% ranking already in 11th place, only two years after landing in the country. KTM is the premium brands leader, while Harley Davidson is struggling.

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Chinese Motorcycles Market
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China June. Last month strong recovery allowed to close H1 down only 3%

Chinese Motorcycles Market grew up 15% in June almost recovering in the year to date figures and ending the first half 2019 with 7.7 million sales (-3.1%). While the segment of e-scooter is fast growing, traditional combustion engines segment declines over 15% and the competitive scenario is fast evolving.

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Pakistan Motorcycles
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Pakistan June. The market rolls down after years of record

Pakistani Motorcycles Industry in the first half 2019 was hit by negative economic environment and reported a double-digit lost after years of rolling growth. Sales at 878.404 were down 11.3%. Honda dominates with share at 60% while the market stands as the sixth biggest market in the World.

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Sri Lanka Motorcycles
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Sri Lanka. In the 2018 the market felt down for the 4th year in a string

Sri Lanka Motorcycles Market felt down 2.6% in the 2018 posting the fourth decline in a row. The country ranks as the sixteen in the MCD Global Motorcycles Ranking. The market is a feud for Bajaj Auto which dominate with over 60% of market share. 2019 outlook is almost negative.

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South Korea motorcycles
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South Korea 2018. Sales declined for the third year in a row

South Korea Motorcycles Industry moderately lost in the 2018, keeping the negative trend for the third year in a row and ranking only as 31st in the global ranking. Local brands hold a near 70% of market share while Honda is gaining terrain and BMW is the best brand among premium.

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