Even more alarming was a 17.2% y-o-y skid in the sale of bikes – the primary technique of motorised transportation in Indonesia – throughout the same period. Automotive corporations have sought to quell the decline by slashing costs however this technique has proven largely ineffective. Given the absence up to now of signs of a rebound, it isn’t stunning to see market analysts from Frost & Sullivan predicting a further four.three% contraction in total automobile sales in 2016 (The Jakarta Post, 27/01/16).
“For Jebsen Motors, we are assured of assembly China’s new tendencies in the automotive market together with the Porsche brand,” he mentioned. Eberlein mentioned the demand for high-quality vehicles is still strong in China. Younger generations are eager on premier manufacturers and new fashions with excessive-end configuration, especially once they renew their transport tools.
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As is the case with falling demand, a lot of this decline may be attributed to the Indonesian financial system feeling the pinch of harsher instances. Automotive manufacturers in Indonesia continue to be heavily reliant on imported parts – a weakness in the local production chain that has proven to be notably expensive throughout a period of high currency volatility.
1. Falling demand
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