Written Answers. - Imported Second-hand Vehicles.

William Cotter

Question:

43 Mr. Cotter asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline on a month by month basis for 1989 and 1990, the number of second-hand motor vehicles which were imported into this country; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Data in the form requested are not available in respect of all second-hand motor vehicles. However, the table below gives details of imports of second-hand motor cars 1 for the dates mentioned.

Month

1989 No.

1990 No

January

325

1,684

February

355

1,546

March

734

2,084

April

381

2,001

May

419

1,947

June

465

1,978

July

616

1,597

August

817

1,536

September 2

965

1,751

October

1,062

November

1,156

December

729

1 Covers second-hand internal combustion engine motor cars for the transport of fewer than ten people. The figures exclude cars brought into the country by their owners on transfer of residence.
2 The latest period in 1990 for which information is available.