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SA Automobile industry
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About the SA Automobile Industry

ABOUT THE SA AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

These figures were published today in the NAAMSA Press Release, commenting on the September 2019 Retail Sales results.

  • Total automotive revenue in the ambit of the automotive business sphere in South Africa amounted to R503 billion in 2018;
  • In 2018, the export of vehicles and automotive components reached a record amount of R178,8 billion, equating to 14,3% of South Africa’s total exports.
  • Vehicles and components are exported to a record 155 international markets;
  • The number of export destinations to which the export values more than doubled on a year-on-year basis in 2018 was 25;
  • The automotive industry contributes 6.8% to GDP [4.3% manufacturing and 2.5% retail].