– Domestic sales down 1% in December 2021
– Exports fell by six percent in December 2021
– Year-to-date numbers increased by 16 percent
Bajaj Auto has reported its sales data for the month of December 2021. The Pune-based manufacturer sold 1,27,593 units last month, compared to 1.28,642 units in the corresponding month last year, down one percent. Exports also fell by nine percent, from 2,09,942 units in December 2020 to 1,91,176 units in December 2021. Total two-wheeler sales (domestic and export) for December 2021 fell by six percent.
Year-to-date sales (April-December 2021) in the domestic market fell by one percent, while exports grew by 36 percent. Total two-wheeler sales for the period from April to December 2021 grew 16 percent, from 25,58,261 units to 29,77,765 units.
Building on its export performance, the company said in its press release that the 125cc plus segment contributed 41 percent to two-wheeler volumes in calendar year 2021. Bajaj’s flagship sports motorcycle brand Pulsar achieved its highest export sales ever. Bajaj Auto said Pulsar continues to consolidate its leadership position in countries such as Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Guatemala, Peru, Turkey, Bangladesh, Nepal and Egypt.
International sales of the Dominar series grew 49 percent last year thanks to a strong response to the new Dominar 250. The Bajaj Boxer achieved its highest export sales ever and continues to lead the market in Africa with over 40 percent share in countries such as Nigeria, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.