BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Brunei recorded a 5.4 percent increase in car sales in the first five months this year compared to the same period of 2018, according to the ASEAN Automotive Federation.
The federation released data on car sales for the months of January to May this year recently which showed that Brunei sold a total of 4,966 vehicles in the period.
May recorded the highest sales with 1,202 units, followed by January with 1,053 units and March with 1,039 units sold.
Brunei recorded a 0.2 percent increase in car sales last year compared to 2017, with a total of 11,226 vehicles sold in the period.
Over the past several years, car sales have shown contraction beginning with 3 percent in 2014, 20 percent in 2015, 8 percent in 2016 and 15 percent in 2017.