Semi-trailer sales almost doubled. What brands were chosen in September?
Experts of the Auto Market Research Institute analyzed the statistics of vehicle registrations in Ukraine and identified the top brands in three segments of semi-trailers: import of used, domestic resale and purchase of new ones.
Dynamics of the semi-trailer market
In September 2022, Ukrainians purchased 4.5 thousandnew and used semi-trailers. This is 81.9% more than in the same period last year in 2021, and 14.2% more than in August 2022. In general, such indicators are record high in the Ukrainian car market. The semi-trailer market is inextricably linked with the sale of semi-trailer tractors, therefore activation occurs simultaneously in both segments.
According to the results of September, 47.8% of all semi-trailers were brought from abroad used (2.2 thousand units), and 43.1% were bought on the domestic market (2 thousand units). Only 9.1% of semi-trailers were purchased new (412 units). 63 of them were manufactured in Ukraine (1.4% of the total).
Compared to September 2021, domestic resales of semi-trailers increased by 34.7%, used imports by 157.2%, new imports by 123.7%, and sales of manufactured in Ukraine by 46.5%.
The most popular semi-trailers on the domestic market
Tipper semi- trailers were the most in demand on the domestic market in September. 21.2% or 415 units bought them. quantitatively Platforms (326 units) and awning platforms (295 units) were also popular.
Semi-trailers for the transportation of containers (268 pcs.) and tanks (238 pcs.) also made it to the top 5.
As for brands, the leader of the domestic semi-trailer market was the German Shmitz. Among all semi-trailers, they were 19% (372 units).
The second and third places were also occupied by German brands — Koegel (233 units, 11.9%) and Krone (208 units, 10.6%), respectively.
Austrian Schwarzmuller took fourth place in the list of the most popular used semi-trailers in Ukraine (103 units, 5.3%), and Polish Bodex rounds out the top five (71 units, 3.6%).
The most popular used semi-trailers brought from abroad
During September 2022, the most imported semi-trailers with awnings (705 units) were imported from abroad. Tipper semi- trailers (549 units) and awning platforms (312 units) were also popular.
The list also included tanks (309 units) and van semi-trailers (117 units).
The leader of domestic resale — the Shmitz brand — was the first in the list of the most popular used semi-trailers brought from abroad. Its share was 26% (563 units).
Second place was taken by Krone (249 units, 11.5%), Koegel (219 units, 10.1%) and Schwarzmuller (105 units, 4.8%).
Polish Wielton took fifth place with a share of 4.8% (90 units).
The most popular new semi-trailers
Almost half of all new semi-trailers sold in Heath are tipper semi- trailers (203 units, 49.3% ). Another 30% was occupied by tank semi-trailers (125 units). The third place with a share of 9.2% (38 pcs.) was taken by the awning semi-trailers, and the fourth place by the awning platform (24 pcs., 5.8% ). Closes the top 5 van semi- trailers (13 units, 3.2% ).
The rating of new semi-trailer brands in September was led by the German Shmitz (20.9%, 86 units), the second and third places were taken by the Polish Bodex (16.5%, 68 units) and Wielton (9.5%, 39 units), respectively.
Fourth place was taken by the Ukrainian manufacturer of semi-trailers TAD (8%, 33 units). Fifth place was taken by the Turkish brand Ali Riza Usta (6.1%, 25 units).
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