GABORONE, (Xinhua) --
A report released Wednesday on automobile
registrations by Statistics Botswana, the country’s data
authority, indicates that Japan continues to lead in the African
nation’s vehicle imports.
The report covering
the April-June period this year shows that 13,470 vehicles were
registered, and most of these came from Japan, said Burton Mguni,
“Most of the
vehicles came from Japan with 88.5 percent being used vehicles.
The second highest number of vehicles came from South Africa
with 3.2 percent being used vehicles,” said Mguni.
He said vehicles
registered for the first time in 2018 also went up by 7 percent
in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter.