This is the highest number recorded over the last five years. The import value was US$1.9 billion, a rise of $332 million compared to 2014 and $1.2 billion compared to 2013.
Domestic sales could hit 200,000 vehicles for the entire year as auto consumption usually improves by year-end.
Car and spare part imports increased 80.2 per cent year-on-year in the first eight months, reaching $3.8 billion.
Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer)