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Despite of the worldwide uncertainty we are into, the Spanish automotive suppliers experienced an increase in sales compared to the first quarter 2020. According to Spanish Association of Automotive (SERNAUTO) supporter of our initiative Autoparts from Spain, exports of Spanish automotive components and equipment display figures of €5,024 million between May and August 2020. These data reflect a 23.2% decrease compared to the same period In 2019. However, a slight recovery can be seen compared to the first quarter of the year which shown at 26.2% decrease.
This decrease makes sense in this context of economic activity contraction which rebounds globally both in the vehicle production and the market demand for parts. It especially affects prioritizing markets for the automotive sector.
Comparing the first quarter this year, sales have increased regarding half of our commercial partners: Portugal (+6.4%), Italy (+4.8%), Poland (+1.1%), Czech Republic (+6,4%), Slovakia (+3,9%), Slovenia (+18,6%) or Baltic Countries.
In fact, sales have increased in countries such as Greece (+13,9%), Bulgaria (+4,8%), Malta (+26,4%) and Estonia (+15,2%). However, there is as well. a serious decrease among the major commercial partners in this region’s block:
During the second quarter of the year, experts outside the European Union have shown dramatic changes:
On one hand, China highlights a positive contribution to the export variable by increasing 3.6% compared with the same period last year. South Korea with a 30% increase Australia with a 25% one, display the slow recovery in Oceania and South Asia's economies.
On the other hand, we have the decrease in exports to the UK, now considered the 3rd destination, with figures of €302 million display a strong decrease of 36.1%, the highest rate in the EU.
Regarding the rest of the world, these are the main figures:
We are just less than two weeks away for Automechanika Frankfurt 2022 Fair to start at Messe Frankfurt facilities, from the 13th to 17 September. And it couldn’t be in any other way, Autoparts from Spain will be present at the fair, a reference for automotive component sector.
Autoparts from Spain, platform supporting the internationalization of Spanish automotive suppliers which is also empowered by Sernauto and ICEX España, Exportaciones e Inversiones will be present at Automechanika Frankfurt from the 13th to 17th September with more than 20 Spanish brands belonging to the initiative.
Effectively, the industry has jumped up from 4.0 to industry 5.0. Therefore, the framework of the industry of automotive component suppliers has too.