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Egypt. New regulations severely hit the first half 2019 market

Egyptian Motorcycles industry felt down 33% in the first half 2019 due to the collapse (from April) of the tuk tuk segment, hit by the introduction of a new regulations. The motorcycles segment has been moderately positive with Bajaj as market leader ahead of Honda.

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Iran Motorcycles
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Iran 2018. In the last decade sales down from 1,5 million to 0,1

Iran motorcycles industry was topping the World a decade ago when sales reached the 1.5 million per year. Then, the introduction of limits to the two-wheeler emission killed the local industrial system, boosted the price of imported models and resulted in a collapse not yet ended. In the 2018, the market hit the lower level in the last 30 years, just over the 100.000 units.

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Israel Motorcycles
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Israel 2018. Electric two wheelers segment is fast growing

Israel Motorcycles Market in 2018 has lost 2.2%, following the new all time record established in the previous year. The market is dominated by Taiwanese SYM and Kymco which have a combined market share near 40%. KTM is the best premium brand with an outstanding level of sales.

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Morocco Motorcycles
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Morocco 2018. Sales fell down for the 4th year in a row

Morocco Motorcycles Market kept losing terrain in the 2018, when sales fell down near 10k compared with the previous year. The industry is still under the effect of the 2015 law which requires the registrations of all vehicles, including the below 50cc, causing a shock to a market dominated by low-displacement moped imported from China.

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