- Domestic sales in December 2021 dropped by one per cent
- Exports in December 2021 fell by six per cent
- Year-to-date numbers grew by 16 per cent
Bajaj Auto has reported its sales data for the month of December 2021. The Pune-based manufacturer sold 1,27,593 units last month as against 1,28,642 units in the corresponding month last year, registering a decline of one per cent. The exports, too, saw a decline of nine per cent, falling from 2,09,942 units in December 2020 to 1,91,176 units in December 2021. The overall two-wheeler sales (domestic and exports) for December 2021 fell by six per cent.
The year-to-date sales (April-December 2021) in the domestic market fell by one per cent while the exports witnessed a 36 per cent growth. The overall two-wheeler sales for the period from April to December 2021 grew by 16 per cent, rising from 25,58,261 units to 29,77,765 units.
Elaborating on its exports performance, the company said in its press announcement that the 125cc plus segment contributed 41 per cent to the two-wheeler volumes in the calendar year 2021. Bajaj's flagship sports motorcycle brand Pulsar achieved its highest ever export sales. Bajaj Auto said that Pulsar continues to consolidate its leadership position in countries like Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Guatemala, Peru, Turkey, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Egypt.
The international sales of the Dominar series grew 49 per cent last year owing to a strong response to the new Dominar 250. The Bajaj Boxer achieved its highest ever export sales, and it continues to lead the market in Africa with over 40 per cent share in countries such as Nigeria, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.