Vehicle Production Increases by Nearly One-Third in Just 5 Months

The first 5 months of the current fiscal year (2017-2018) proved to be beneficial for the auto industry as the production of cars and jeeps increased by 28.84%.

Cars & Jeeps

According to the latest data by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS),

  • Cars and jeeps manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 97,036
  • Cars and jeeps manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 75,314

Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs)

Production of LCVs increased by 19.20% this year as compared to last year.

  • LCVs manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 12,347
  • LCVs manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 10,358

Motorcycles

Motorcycles production increased by 18.16% this year.

  • Motorcycles manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 1,166,207
  • Motorcycles manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 987,546

Trucks

Production of trucks also surged by 24% in the current fiscal year, partly due to increased demand from CPEC projects.

  • Trucks manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 3,889
  • Trucks manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 3,212

Tractors

Production of tractors surged by whopping 64.05% percent this year.

  • Tractors manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 27,706
  • Tractors manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 16,889

Buses

The production of buses saw a decrease of 33.39% in the current fiscal year.

  • Buses manufactured during July-November (2017-2018): 375
  • Buses manufactured during July-November (2016-2017): 563

YoY Basis Production


Jeeps and Cars

On a year-on-year basis, the production of jeeps and cars increased by 17.61%.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 18,963
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 16,124

LCVs

The production of LCVs saw a rise of 42.08%.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 2,647
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 1,863

Motorcycles

The production of motorcycles surged by 3.55%.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 224,918
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 217,207

Tractors

The production of tractors increased by 9.73% on YoY basis.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 5,955
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 5,427

Trucks

Production of trucks witnessed a decrease of 2.96%.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 656
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 676

Buses

Production of buses decreased by 73.24%.

  • Units manufactured during November 2017: 19
  • Units manufactured during November 2016: 71

Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI)


Overall, Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI) saw a remarkable growth of 7.19% during July-November 2017-2018 as compared to the same period last year.

  • LSMI Quantum Index Numbers (QIM) during July-November (2017-2018): 134.94 points
  • LSMI Quantum Index Numbers (QIM) during July-November (2016-2017): 125.89 points

The growth (highest to lowest wise) in the indices monitored by multiple entities:

  • Ministry of Industries: 4.47%
  • Provincial Bureaus of Statistics (PBOS): 1.94%
  • Oil Companies Advisory Committee (OCAC): 0.77%


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