14% More Vehicles each Year in Guatemala

Despite the drop in exports in the last months, the number of vehicles recorded an increase of 70% in the past 5 years.

Monday, July 27, 2009

According to data from the Vehicle Registration section of the Tax Authority (SAT), there were 1.8 million cars in the country by June 30.

"... during the first semester of the year, 9.510 cars were sold, while in the same period of 2008 15.686 vehicles were purchased. Car imports diminished by 52%, going from 15.020 units in 2008 to 7.156 in 2009 in the first semester of the year", published La Prensa Libre in its website.



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Panama: Automotive Fleet - November 2016

November 2016

They are 1.2 million vehicles in circulation in the country, of which 75% were registered in the provinces of Panama and Panama West.

From a report by the Traffic and Transportation Authority of Panama:

The auto fleet in Panama stands at 1,221,999 registered vehicles, according to the National Single Registry of Motor Vehicles (RUVM) at the Land Transport and Transit Authority (ATTT).

Panama: Car Import Figures

October 2016

Between January and August this year, 43,976 new vehicles were registered in the country, almost 8% more than in the same period in 2015.

Of the total number of vehicles registered during the first eight months of the year, 41% were regular cars, 29% were SUVs, and 15% Pick ups, according to figures from the Office of the Comptroller General of Colombia.

Guatemala: Number of Vehicles Doubles

July 2010

Over the past five years, the number of vehicles in Guatemala has doubled, reaching 1.970.974 in May.

Data from SAT, the Tax Authority, shows that there were 1.080.068 vehicles in the country back in December 2005.

“The motorcycles sub-segment experienced the highest growth, from 167.643 units in 2005 to 535.342 in May 2010, while the number of automobiles has grown from 334.429 to 515.605 in the same period”, reported Elperiodico.com.gt.

Vehicle Registration Paperwork Made Easier in Guatemala

July 2009

The time required for vehicle ownership changes will go from 3 days to 20 minutes.

Alberto Medina, from the country's tax authority, informed they are working in the new process, which could be available August 17.

"According to the officer, the two forms required for the procedures were reduced to a single, 5 requisite form", published Prensalibre.com.

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