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Proton Holdings record highest exports ever in history

Proton Holdings has recorded the highest rise in exports in its history, with Pakistan being its biggest market. According to its sales figures for H1 CY2022, the company sold 60,124 units from January to June, recording an increase of 3.9 percent year over year (YoY).

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Pakistan is the Proton company’s biggest market, and exports have increased at the greatest rate in company history. The company sold 60,124 units from January to June, up 3.9% year over year, according to its sales numbers for the first quarter of CY2022 (YoY).

Although exports are included in these data, the export figures alone demonstrate significant growth. The company exported 636 units in June, increasing the total for H1 CY2022 to 2,722 units, according to a recent report by Paul Tan. With a YoY gain of 81.2 percent, this result places Proton Holdings as Malaysia’s top automobile exporter.

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Details indicate that the automaker exported 1,602 Saga units, representing a rise of 78% year over year. According to the article, Proton’s X70 and X50 models are quickly catching up, having exported 377 and 100 units in June, respectively.

Pakistan continues to be Proton’s largest export market, with 1,770 units, up 183% from 1H CY2021. With 203 and 194 units, respectively, Brunei and Bangladesh hold the distant second and third positions.

Proton’s CEO Roslan Abdullah made the following statement regarding the milestone:

“Proton’s exports are one of the pillars to drive our future growth and are also in line with our promise to the government to help develop Malaysia’s automotive export industry. With the addition of new markets such as South Africa to our portfolio, we target for export volumes to continue on their current growth trajectory and form an even larger portion of our sales in the future”.

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It has been reported that Proton sold more than 400 cars in May 2022

The source added that Proton will likely observe 700+ sales in June, now that Al-Haj has started full-scale local assembly. The company has several orders backlogged due to supply issues, but will likely churn out promising sales numbers in the coming days.

It has three variants, all of which are equipped with one engine option – a naturally-aspirated 1.3-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine that makes 94 horsepower (hp) and 120 Newton-meters (Nm) of torque, which it sends to the front wheels via either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic gearbox (depending on the variant).

 

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