Fiji used car market

Fiji is a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific. This archipelago nation has one of the most developed economies in the Pacific due to abundance of forest, mineral, and other resources. There is a huge demand of used vehicles in the country as pre-owned vehicles give higher flexibility and reach to potential car buyers because of price advantage, no matter whether one is first-time buyer or repeater. The economical prices of used cars help buyers of all types.

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There are many numbers of reconditioned vehicle outlets in the country this can be supported by the inclination of buyers towards used cars. The used car industry has become a major alternative to higher-priced vehicles from the new automobile sector. Not only people from the lower or middle class section, buyers from all demographic are spending on used vehicles. Since buying a used vehicle is within everyone’s financial reach, so by owning it people escape from putting themselves in debt, which in turn is beneficial for the country.

With the recent growth in the car market, there has been an emerging growth in the market for private used car sales. In the year 2014, around 6,033 units of used vehicles were imported into the country which was 2,010 units more than those imported the year before. Toyota and Nissan are the relatively two prominent auto brands in the country.

On the basis of recent trends it won’t be difficult to consider that in approaching years, the country’s used car market will heighten up. The import regulations of Fiji are also not very strict, so buyers get an edge by getting many options to select vehicles from. Used cars, road tractor chiefly designed for the transport of persons, should not be more than five years from the date of manufacture. The year of manufacture should be the production or the manufactured date of the vehicle and not the first registration date. Used vehicles imported to Fiji are subjected to inspection to make sure vehicles are free from unwanted pests.

The Japanese automobile industry is one of the well-known and largest industries in the world. Along with new vehicles, popularity of Japanese used vehicles is also increasing at a faster pace. Large numbers of new and used vehicles from Japan imported into Fiji. The market offers fair opportunities to Japanese used vehicle exporters to thrive their business.

Statistics:-
Population-899,044
Used vehicles imported statistics for last 5 years:

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
6,033 4,023 1,367 1,367 766

Shipping Information:-
Freight rate-
0-14 m3 – US $ 114
14-20 m3- US $ 114
Major port- port Suva

Popular used car models:-
Toyota Corolla Fielder, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Wish, Toyota Prius, BMW 3-Series, Toyota Succeed Van, Toyota Corolla Sedan, Toyota Succeed, Toyota Allion, Toyota Belta

Summary:-
Fiji is a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific. This archipelago nation import large numbers of used vehicles from Japan. On the basis of recent trends it won’t be difficult to consider that in approaching years, the country’s used car market will heighten up. The import regulations of Fiji are also not very strict, so buyers get an edge by getting many options to select vehicles from. The market offers fair opportunities to Japanese used vehicle exporters to thrive their business.

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