Pakistan posts increase in vehicle production

Pakistan posts increase in vehicle production

ISLAMABAD: Tractors and trucks production during last five months of current financial year registered growth of 83.50 percent and 15.47 percent respectively.

About 21,550 tractors were produced during first five months of current financial year as compared to 11,744 tractors during same period last year.According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics about 732 trucks were produced in first five months of current financial year as compared to the 866 trucks production of same period last year.Meanwhile, 257 buses and 45376 jeeps produced during the period from July- November 2012-13 as compared to the same period of last year.

The data revealed that 6165 numbers of light commercial vehicles were produced in first five months of current financial year as compared to the same period of last year.About 688492 numbers of motorcycles were produced during the period under review as compared to the 691818 numbers production of same period last year.During the month of November 2012, about 4777 numbers of tractors Were produced as compared to 4017 numbers of tractors production in November 2011 where as 108 numbers trucks were produced as compared to 134 numbers production same month of last year.

About 35 buses produced in month of November 2012 as compared to the production of 48 buses of same month of last year.Jeeps and car production was recorded at 8009 during the months of November 2012 as compared to the 10030 cars and jeeps produced in November 2011.Motorcycles production during the month of November 2012 was recorded at 142497 as against the production of 137825 motor cycles produced in the month of November 2011. – PT