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Export of total number of automobiles increased from 41,34,047 in 2020-21 to 56,17,246 in 2021-22, registering a positive growth of 35.9%

Posted On: 07 DEC 2022 5:33PM by PIB Delhi

Export of total number of automobiles increased from 41,34,047 in 2020-21 to 56,17,246 in 2021-22, registering a positive growth of 35.9%. Out of this, export of Passenger vehicles including cars increased from 4,04,397 in 2020-21 to 5,77,875 in 2021-22, registering a positive growth of 42.9%, Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Smt. Anupriya Patel said in reply to a parliamentary question today.

India’s export of automobiles including cars during the last three years and current year are given below:

(Number of Vehicle) Category

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

Passenger Cars

4,75,801

2,64,907

3,74,986

Utility Vehicles

1,83,468

1,37,842

2,01,036

Vans

2,849

1,648

1,853

Total Passenger Vehicles

6,62,118

4,04,397

5,77,875

M&HCVs

22,333

17,548

32,181

LCVs

38,046

32,786

60,116

Total Commercial Vehicles

60,379

50,334

92,297

Three Wheelers

5,01,651

3,93,001

4,99,730

Scooters

3,69,998

2,32,020

3,50,330

Motorcycles

31,35,548

30,42,453

40,82,442

Mopeds

13,859

8,313

10,246

Total Two Wheelers

35,19,405

32,82,786

44,43,018

Quadricycle

5,185

3,529

4,326

Grand Total

47,48,738

41,34,047

56,17,246

 

(Source SIAM)

Government of India has been taking various proactive measures to boost export of automobiles, which include:

(i) Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) has been extended upto 31-03-2023 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation.

(ii) Various schemes like Advance Authorisation, Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme, Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP) etc have been provided.

(iii) Active role of Indian Missions abroad towards promoting India’s exports have been enhanced and access to NIRYAT portal for export monitoring has been provided.

(iv) RBI has decided to set up additional arrangement for invoicing, payment, and trade settlement in Indian Rupees.

(v) Government of India has recently signed Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) including trade agreements with UAE and Australia to get favourable market access for the automobile industry among others.

(vi) Government of India has approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile and Auto Component Industry with budgetary outlay of Rs 25,938 crore over the period of five years.

(vii) Government has notified various regulations from time to time to harmonize Indian motor vehicle standards with global standards.

This information has been provided by Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Smt. Anupriya Patel said in reply to a parliamentary question today.

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