Algeria – The import bill for CKD collections for the passenger car assembly industry was nearly $ 1.32 billion in the first half of 2018, compared to $ 706.3 million the same period of 2017, up $ 612 million (+ 86.73%), learned APS from the National Center for Transmission and Customs Information System.
Vehicles for the Transportation of Goods and Goods (finished goods) and CKD collections of this category of vehicles, their imports decreased very slightly to $ 265.52 million, compared to $ 267.5 million on 2017, a decrease of 0.73%. Thus, the total import bill for CKD collections intended for the assembly industry of these two types of vehicles and the import of Transport of People and Goods (finished products) vehicles amounted to 1.58 billion. in the first half of 2018 compared to almost $ 974 million in the same period of 2017, up $ 606 million between the two comparison periods.
In addition, imports of motor vehicle parts and accessories (spare parts for finished automobiles) fell to $ 170.53 million from $ 191.13 million (-10.8%).
As a reminder, over the whole of 2017, the total import bill for Finished Passenger Vehicles and CKD collections intended for the assembly industry for this type of vehicle was nearly 1.62 billion (compared to $ 1.35 billion in 2016). With regard to the imports of Vehicles for the Transport of Persons and Goods and the CKD collections of this category of vehicles, they amounted to 512.6 million dollars in 2017 (against 767.7 million dollars in 2016). This gave a total bill of $ 2.13 billion in 2017 ($ 2.12 billion in 2016).