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Car sales drop 93 percent in Angola

Christian Fernsby |
As a direct consequence of the economic and financial crisis car sales have dropped 93 percent, local media reported.

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Statistics from the Association of Land Transportation Dealers (ACETRO) show that while 44,536 cars were sold in 2014, sales decreased to 20,471 in 2015 and to 9,052 in 2016.

The general director for Sales, Marketing and Services of Toyota Angola, Salvador Duzentos, noted that sales declined 50 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year, totaling 4,298 cars.

Last year, car sales totaled 3,146 units, said Duzentos, who was quoted by Angola Press.

Sales totaled 81,503 units after collecting the data from all companies that operate in the country over the past five years.

He noted that his firm sold 238 automobiles in 2017, 148 in 2018 and 15 so far this year.

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