The Center for Economic Research and Reforms (CERR) monitors changes in automobile sales on a regular basis.
In 2021, the number of transactions of the car sales in the country accounted for 691.9 thousand cars, which is 12.5% more than last year (614.9 thousand in 2020). Of these, 28.1% are new cars (13.6 thousand or 7% are foreign cars).
Fig. 1. Index of change in the number of registered and re-registered vehicles
Due to the global microchip shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in January-November 2021, 12-20 thousand new cars were delivered monthly, while in December this figure increased to 27.2 thousand.
By regions, the highest annual growth rates were recorded in Samarkand (30.9%), Surkhandarya (29.4%), Namangan (27.9%) regions and Tashkent city (19.9%). In Navoi (9.7%), Syrdarya (9.4%) and Tashkent (3.2%) regions the number of car sale-purchase transactions decreased.
Fig. 2. Primary and secondary car market in 2021
Sales of new foreign cars increased in 2021. In the first half of the year, 4.7 thousand cars were sold, and in the second half of the year the sales volume reached 8.9 thousand (an increase of 1.9 times).
Fig.3. The share of sales of new domestic cars and foreign cars
The largest number of foreign-made cars was sold in Tashkent (58.4 %).
Fergana (12.4%), Tashkent (7%) and Samarkand (4.7%) regions ranked second in terms of sales of foreign cars.
The lowest number of transactions was recorded in Surkhandarya (0.5%) and Syrdarya (0.7%) regions.
Khalilullokh Khamidov, Head of the Sector, the CERR
Tel: (78) 150 02 02 (410)
Public Relations Service CERR