Sales of Chinese cars in Brazil in 2010 rises by over 600 percent

13 January 2011

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13 Jan – The number of Chinese cars sold in Brazil posted a year on year rise of 608.5 percent to 17,266 Brazilian Association of Importers of Automotive Vehicles (Abeiva) said.

Cited by the Brazilian press, Abeiva also said it was watchful and concerned about the rise in imports of cars from China, and suggested adopting measures to protect Brazil’s automotive industry.

Chery was the Chinese company in the sector to sell most cars last year in Brazil with over 7,000 vehicles, followed by Hafei, which sold over 4,200 vehicles.

Effa Hafei came third by selling just iver 3,900 cars, ahead of Chana and Lifan, with sales of 868 and 703 units, respectively. (macauhub)