|More imports cool HCM City auto market down|
|16:45' 19/09/2007 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – The increased number of car imports, both brand new and used, has helped cool the market down.
According to the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA), the number of units sold by the association has increased by 80% so far this year compared to the same period last year. In August 2007 alone, VAMA members sold 6,559 units, which reflected the overly hot market.
However, the market has cooled a little since the decision on tax cuts became effective on August 8, 2007. The Phu My Port Customs Sub-agency under the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Agency said that it had cleared nearly 400 imported cars of different kinds, valued at nearly $6mil, nearly double the figure of the same period last year.
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