Ethiopia imports 135, 457 vehicles in a year

The total number of vehicles Ethiopia has imported and registered last year (the fiscal year ended July 7, 2019) has surpassed the amount the country imported the previous year by 30,834 vehicles.

The country has imported a total of 135, 457 vehicles during Ethiopia’s fiscal calendar ended July 7, 2019, according to the statistics obtained from the federal ministry of transport. The figure is 30,834 higher than the total amount of vehicles the country has registered the previous year.

Currently the total number of vehicles registered in Ethiopia including motor bicycles and the locally assembled are 1,071,345. Over half of the total registered int eh country 596,084 are registered in the capital Addis Ababa, followed by Oromia region with 171,308 vehicles, 94,001 registered in Amhara region, 94,001 in Sothern region, 52751 in Tigray, 21,938 in Dire Dawa, 15160 in Somali region, 8,842 in Benishangul Gumz, 8,000 in Harar, 6,598 in Afar and 5,558 in Gambella region.