Exports by China’s 91 motorcycle manufacturers reached 7.2 million units between January and November 2007, which is up nearly 23 percent from the last year’s period, according to an article in the People’s Daily.
The exports represent almost a third of all production. Its ATV exports were up 25.5 percent to 235,700 vehicles from the same period in 2006. Its engines also increased 58.5 percent to 2.3 million units.
The total value of the motorcycle, ATV and engine exports was $3.6 billion, an increase of 27.4 percent from the previous year period.
The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers predicts motorcycle exports could surpass 25 million units for 2007.