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Indonesia's motorbike sales fell 1.7 percent year-on-year in September

Indonesia's motorbike sales fell 1.7 percent year-on-year in September
Motorbikes are hugely popular in Southeast Asia's biggest economy and their sales are a key indicator of consumption. - REUTERS/Files
JAKARTA: Motorcycle sales in Indonesia fell 1.7 percent in September from a year earlier, data from an industry association showed on Friday.

Sales were up 5.2 percent in August from a year-ago period.
Sales stood at 546,607 motorbikes in September, down from 555,820 sold a year ago. It is also lower than the 554,923 bikes sold in August.

Motorbikes are hugely popular in Southeast Asia's biggest economy and their sales are a key indicator of consumption.

Sales in September were led by Honda Motor Co Ltd, Yamaha Motor Co Ltd and Kawasaki, data showed.