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China Exported 41,100 Units Buses & Coaches in 2020

2021-01-22    Source:www.chinabuses.org
Summarize:China exported 41,100 units buses & coaches in 2020

According to the latest statistics released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), China exported 41,100 units buses & coaches in 2020, down by 34.45% year on year.

Table 1 below shows the changes of China’s total sales volume and export volume of buses and coaches in 2019 and 2020.

Table 1

  Total Sales Volume of Buses & Coaches Total Export Volume of Buses & Coaches Total Exports as Percentage of Total Sales
2020 437,400 units 41,100 units 9.40%
2019 455,860 units 62,700 units 13.77%
Growth Rate -4.05% -34.45% -4.37%

Table 2 below shows the detailed information of exports of large buses, mid buses and light buses in 2020.

Table 2

  Large buses Mid buses Light buses
Total export volume 12,200 units 2,900 units 25,900 units
Growth Rate -32.1% -49.3% -33.32%
Export Composition 29.68% 7.06% 63.0%
       

Table 3 below shows the detailed information of monthly export volume of buses and coaches in 2020.

Table 3

  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Sales 5,094 1,784 4,678 5,239 3,434 2,951 2,390 2,088 3,526 2,639 2,124 5,055
Growth Rate 66.58% -45.63% -2.87% -3.48% -35.88% -55.45% -46.62% -71.45% -33.02% -25.11% -60.86% -24.59%

Table 4 below shows the export volume of buses and coaches with varied number of seats as percentage of the total export volume in 2020.

Table 4

   buses with 10-20 seats buses with 20-30 seats buses with over 30 seats
Export Composition 56.0% 10.0% 34.0%

Table 5 below shows the top ten destinations of China’s bus & coach exports in 2020. The combined sales volume of buses & coaches in the top ten destinations accounted for 69.15% of China’s total export volume in 2020. In 2019, the percentage figure stood at 52.92%.

Table 5

Ranking Destination Sales as Percentage of Total Export Volume in 2020 Sales as Percentage of Total Export Volume in 2019
1 Egypt 23.8% 11.0%
2 Saudi Arabia 15.8% 8.8%
3 Peru 6.3% 7.7%
4 Bolivia 3.9% 8.3%
5 Philippines 3.6% 2.56%
6 Nigeria 3.5% 1.5%
7 Vietnam 3.3% 6.02%
8 UAE 3.1% 3.0%
9 Kazakhstan 3.05% 1.6%
10 Chile 2.80% 2.44%

Table 6 below shows China’s export volume of buses & coaches to Belt & Road countries in the past five years.

Table 6

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Exports 58,000 units 53,000 units 55,500 units 62,700 units 41,100 units
Exports to Belt & Road countries 34,850 units 32,900 units 35,800 units 40,800 units 27,700 units
Export to Belt & Road countries as percentage of total exports 60.1% 62.0% 64.5% 65.0% 67.4%


Major bus makers in China delivered impressive performances in terms of their exports despite a host of challenges and difficulties in 2020. 

King Long ranked the first place among all bus players with a total export volume of 8,554 units buses & coaches in 2020. It delivered 436 units intelligent anti-epidemic vehicles to 19 countries and regions across the globe. In April, 213 units King Long luxury coaches embarked on their journey to Saudi Arabia. In May, 200 units King Long city buses were delivered to Cyprus. In July, 449 units King Long school buses were exported to Saudi Arabia.

In April, Golden Dragon exported 1,000 units light buses to Egypt. In October, it secured another order of 2,000 units light buses from Egypt.

Higer obtained an order of nearly 200 units buses from Russia in January and 1,815 units buses from Qatar in December.

Zhongtong secured an order of nearly 1,800 units luxury coaches from its overseas customers in earlier 2020 and delivered 80 units buses to Mexico and 200 units buses to Philippines in latter half of the year.

BYD buses made their way to Germany, USA, Japan and other developed countries in 2020.

Editor:Isabella

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