Business Standard

PV exports rise by 268K units in last 4 years; Maruti's biggest gainer

Passenger vehicle exports in the 2020-21 fiscal stood at 404,397 units. It rose to 577,875 units in the 2021-22 fiscal year and to 662,703 units in 2022-23 financial year

Maruti Suzuki

In the last three fiscal years, Maruti Suzuki has accounted for 70 per cent of the units across the industry which were shipped to overseas markets. (File photo)

Press Trust of India New Delhi

Listen to This Article

Passenger vehicle exports from India rose by 268,000 units in the last four financial years with Maruti Suzuki India accounting for nearly 70 per cent of the incremental shipments during the period.
As per the industry data, passenger vehicle exports in the 2020-21 fiscal stood at 404,397 units. It rose to 577,875 units in the 2021-22 fiscal year and to 662,703 units in 2022-23 financial year.
Last fiscal, exports stood at 672,105 units, an increase of 267,708 units since 2020-21.
In the last three fiscal years, Maruti Suzuki has accounted for 70 per cent of the incremental 267,708 units across the industry which were shipped to overseas markets.
The auto major's export shipment increased by 185,774 units between FY21 and FY24.
When contacted, Maruti Suzuki India Executive Officer Corporate Affairs Rahul Bharti said that factors like addition of more models, adherence to global production standards and tie-up with Toyota have helped in ramping up the exports' volume.
He noted that the company is currently exporting models to around 100 nations across the globe. Top overseas markets for the company currently are South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Chile and Mexico.
Other major markets include the Philippines, Indonesia and Ivory Coast.
MSI exports models like Baleno, Dzire, Swift, S-Presso, Grand Vitara, Jimny, Celerio and Ertiga.
As per SIAM data, overall PV exports stood at 672,105 units in FY24, an increase of 1.4 per cent over 662,703 units in FY2023.
MSI exported 280,712 units last fiscal, an increase of 10 per cent over 2,55,439 units in FY23. Rival Hyundai shipped 163,155 units in FY24 as compared with 153,019 units in FY23, an increase of 7 per cent.

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jun 09 2024 | 11:33 AM IST

Explore News