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ASEAN’s new vehicle market – prospects to 2016

The ASEAN region is made up of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Since the formation of ASEAN 45 years ago, the organisation has been working toward closer integration. That objective is now almost achieved with a common market – the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) – scheduled to become effective from 2015.

The AEC will see intra-ASEAN tariffs eliminated, enabling the region to function as a more cohesive entity and for industries to operate and invest with a regional focus, undistorted by tariff structures and different national standards.

The automotive sector is already responding to the opportunities offered by the AEC, by concentrating production capacity in some countries while reducing it in others.

This three-part report provides:

  • Socio-political and macro-economic data, as well as historic overview of the region and a summary of the region’s vehicle market;
  • Examination of the passenger and commercial vehicle markets in 2011, with insight into the prospects for these markets;
  • Historical data from 2007, with a forecast to 2016.

Table of contents:

Chapter 1: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations – background and key figures
Chapter 2: ASEAN Automotive Markets
Chapter 3: ASEAN light vehicle market and forecast
Chapter 4: ASEAN medium/heavy Commercial Vehicle market and forecast

Appendix 1: Definitions
Appendix 2: Forecasting passenger cars – methodology
Appendix 3: Forecasting CVs – methodology
Appendox 4: Data

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