China Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

2001 - 2021 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

China Motor Vehicles Sales dropped 17.7 % in Aug 2021, compared with a decrease of 11.8 % in the previous month. China Motor Vehicles Sales Growth rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to Aug 2021, with an average growth rate of 11.2 %. The data reached an all-time high of 369.4 % in Feb 2021 and a record low of -79.1 % in Feb 2020. CEIC calculates monthly Motor Vehicles Sales Growth from monthly Motor Vehicles Sales. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers provides Motor Vehicles Sales.

In the latest reports, Retail Sales of China grew 8.5 % YoY in Jul 2021. Car Sales of China recorded 1,798,841.0 units in Aug 2021.

View China's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth from Jan 2001 to Aug 2021 in the chart:

China Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

What was China's Motor Vehicles Sales Growth in Aug 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-17.7 Aug 2021 -11.8 Jul 2021 -79.1 Feb 2020 369.4 Feb 2021 % monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 38.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Algeria (%) -1.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Argentina (%) -8.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Armenia (%) -32.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Australia (%) 33.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Austria (%) -18.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 67.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bahrain (%) -16.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bangladesh (%) 5.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Belarus (%) 20.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Belgium (%) -21.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Bolivia (%) -12.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -52.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) -87.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Brazil (%) -5.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2021
Brunei (%) 20.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Bulgaria (%) -34.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 12.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Canada (%) 30.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1947 - May 2021
Chile (%) 202.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
China (%) -17.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Colombia (%) 31.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) -40.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Cyprus (%) -3.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Czech Republic (%) 1.4 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2020
Denmark (%) -11.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ecuador (%) -34.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Egypt (%) 28.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Estonia (%) 18.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Finland (%) -15.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
France (%) -23.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Georgia (%) -3.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Germany (%) -18.6 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ghana (%) -19.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Greece (%) -27.8 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -12.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Hungary (%) -19.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) -34.2 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
India (%) 11.7 Aug 2021 monthly May 2002 - Aug 2021
Indonesia (%) 163.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2021
Iran (%) -31.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Ireland (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Israel (%) -15.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Italy (%) -26.6 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 15.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Japan (%) -2.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2021
Jordan (%) 3.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 30.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Kenya (%) -23.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (%) -3.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Aug 2021
Kuwait (%) -24.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -35.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Laos (%) 16.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Latvia (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Lebanon (%) -33.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 30.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Luxembourg (%) 4.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 5.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Malawi (%) 1.6 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Malaysia (%) -88.0 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jul 2021
Malta (%) -6.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mauritius (%) 3.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mexico (%) 2.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2021
Moldova (%) 7.7 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Mongolia (%) -41.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) -19.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 43.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Nepal (%) 3.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Netherlands (%) -20.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
New Zealand (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Nigeria (%) -42.4 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Norway (%) -10.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Oman (%) -0.2 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 85.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Aug 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -25.3 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Panama (%) 190.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Paraguay (%) -15.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Peru (%) -29.9 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Philippines (%) 4.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Poland (%) -22.3 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Portugal (%) -31.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
Qatar (%) 0.1 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Romania (%) -22.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Russia (%) -17.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) -15.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Serbia (%) 4.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Singapore (%) -24.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jul 2021
Slovakia (%) -25.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 14.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Africa (%) 24.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Spain (%) -31.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) -27.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Sudan (%) -13.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Sweden (%) -21.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Switzerland (%) -22.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Syria (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Taiwan (%) -1.5 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
Tajikistan (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Thailand (%) -11.6 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1992 - Jul 2021
Tunisia (%) -5.3 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -117,648.866 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 287,988.512 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,201,622.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RMB bn) 55,314.710 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RMB bn) 139,142.930 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (RMB bn) 45,591.420 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.705 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 58,331.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 241,134.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.4 Mar 2021 monthly May 2009 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 13,100,361.783 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,445,873.630 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 16,519,489.931 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 218,382.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 42.7 Apr 2021 monthly May 2009 - Apr 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 22,061,467.000 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 13,748,129.329 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 46,502.736 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 17,290.384 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
CN: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 12,402.540 May 2021 monthly Feb 1990 - May 2021
CN: Imports: cif: Advanced Economies: Australia (USD mn) 13,952.925 May 2021 monthly Apr 1981 - May 2021
Trade Index: Import: Value (Prev Year=100) 124.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Export: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 119.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Export: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 100.800 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Import: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 118.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Import: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 105.300 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Export: Value (Prev Year=100) 120.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Automobile: Exports: Total (USD mn) 10,431.411 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Bus (USD mn) 739.458 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Sedan (USD mn) 350.528 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: Motorcycle (USD mn) 588.735 Jul 2021 monthly Mar 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Imports: Total (USD mn) 7,871.690 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Computed Tomography Apparatus (USD th) 92,098.563 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Other, Apparatus Based on the Use of X-rays for Medical (USD th) 66,760.689 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Massage Apparatus (USD th) 172,419.213 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 152,633.684 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Adhesive Plasters (USD th) 45,585.795 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 96,906.178 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Rod & Bar (Ton th) 244.828 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Sheet & Plate (Ton th) 722.635 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 34,000.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 52,800.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 82,000.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 75,172.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 43,747.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 67,007.091 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,398,700.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 8.9 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,150,251.971 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 111,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -98,200.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 12,100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -52,800.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Export (USD mn) 759,400.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -42,000.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) -7,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Asset (USD mn) -301,675.645 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Reserve Asset (USD mn) -49,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Debit (USD mn) -885,300.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 76,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) 4,500.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -63.330 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Asset (USD mn) -266,678.058 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 52,800.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Import (USD mn) -647,500.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 89,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account (USD mn) -37.896 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 63.037 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Credit (USD mn) 938,100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -21,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -131,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve (USD mn) -3,000.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 9,766.890 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Manufacturing (USD mn) 41,174.210 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Real Estate (USD mn) 22,467.400 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Mfg: Comm, Computer & Other Electronic Eq (USD mn) 8,408.270 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 18,874.590 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
Outward Direct Investment: ytd (USD mn) 71,350.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2021
Outward Investment: Hong Kong (USD mn) 90,550.077 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Asia: Singapore (USD mn) 4,825.673 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: Cayman Islands (USD mn) -4,356.681 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: United States (USD mn) 3,806.685 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: British Virgin Islands (USD mn) 8,682.573 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 41,790.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 16,070.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Information Transmission, Software and Information Technolog... (USD mn) 6,710.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Financial Intermediation (USD mn) 19,949.295 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Outward Investment: Manufacturing (USD mn) 19,970.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
No of Business Entity: New Registration: ytd: Company (Unit mn) 8.035 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
QFII: No of Institution: accumulated (Unit) 281.000 Apr 2015 monthly May 2003 - Apr 2015
QFII: Approved Investment Fund: accumulated (USD mn) 116,259.000 May 2020 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,435,864.953 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 34,386,748.680 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.2 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,232,116.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 113,689.000 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,114,616.278 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 39,758,259.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 2000 - Jul 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 20.800 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 9,551.161 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 34,414.400 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 10,550,884.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,536,423.120 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.24 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 182.37 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021
Coincident Index (2015=100) 76.044 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Leading Index (2015=100) 92.852 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Lagging Index (2015=100) 99.353 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020

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