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Singapore Autos Report Q1 2013

  • Published: December 2012
  • Region: Singapore
  • 42 pages
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We believe the latest strength in COE prices showcases the strong demand for vehicles, a trend which we expect to continue. With the number of motor vehicle registrations crossing the one million mark earlier this year, Singapore's fleet size has grown about 30% since 2005. However, neither the high prices of COEs nor the greater congestion on roads has deterred consumers from wanting to purchase a car.

While the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has used various measures to encourage citizens to use public transport instead of purchasing cars, it has not been successful in reducing demand for cars. BMI believes Singaporeans view cars as an aspirational item. Although the city boasts an excellent public transport infrastructure, Singaporeans prefer to own cars due to the convenience and status they provide.

November 2012 prices for Certificates of Entitlement (COE) saw yet another surge in the latest bidding exercise. However, this time small cars (below 1600cc) COEs saw the biggest hike of 8.7% month-onmonth
(m-o-m), ending at SGD77,201. Premiums for big cars (above 1600cc) on the other hand jumped by about 7.7% m-o-m, from SGD 85,801 in October to SGD 92,400 in the current READ MORE >

BMI Industry View 7

Executive Summary 7

SWOT Analysis 8

Auto Industry SWOT 8

Political 9

Economic 10

Business Environment 11

Global Industry Overview 12

Global Industry Overview 12
Table: Passenger Car Sales 8M12 12

Incentive Boom For Japan, US Powers On 12

UK Leads As Germany Falters 14

Russia And Brazil Go From Strength To Strength 16

Regional Overview 18

Regional Overview 18

Industry Risk Reward Ratings 24

Industry Risk Reward Ratings 24
Table: Business Environment Ratings -- Auto Industry Asia Pacific 27

Industry Forecast 29

Industry Forecast 29
Table: Singapore Automotive Sector Registered Vehicles: Historical Data And Forecasts (CBUs) 30

Industry Developments 31

Company Profile 33

Company Monitor 33

BMW 35

Toyota 36

Demographic Forecast 37

Demographic Forecast 37
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 38
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 38
Table: Singapore's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 39
Table: Singapore's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 40

Methodology 41

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 41

Automobile Industry 41

Singapore Autos Report Q1 2013

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