Chinese carmaker Chery Automobile Co. on Tuesday said
its overseas shipments jumped 56.7 percent year-on-year
to 11,035 units last month.
More than half of the exported cars were manufactured
in Chery's overseas production centers, indicating
strong overseas output capacity, said Jin Yibo, a
The company will make efforts to speed up its global
expansion and export more cars this year, Jin said.
The company, based in east China's Anhui province,
exported a record 160,200 vehicles last year,
maintaining its status as one of China's biggest
auto exporters for a ninth year.
Chery opened a plant in Venezuela last August and is
expected to start operations at another plant currently
under construction in Brazil in September 2013.
The company has also announced plans to build assembly
plants in Myanmar and several African countries.