The report titled “Thailand Auto Finance Market Outlook to 2024: Growing Prominence of Captive Finance Companies and Loan Portfolio of Banks acting as a Catalyst for Market Growth” provides a comprehensive analysis of auto finance market in Thailand. The report focuses on overall market size in terms of credit disbursed, auto loan disbursed, auto loans outstanding and Number of automobiles financed; Thailand auto finance market segmentation by new and used vehicles, by tenure of loan (1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years and 5 years or more), by type of financing (passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, registration pledge and floor plan), by type of vehicle financed (new cars, used cars and motorcycles) and by type of institutions (banks and subsidiaries, captive finance and non-banks). The report also covers overall comparative landscape including strengths and weaknesses and cross comparisons; trends and growth drivers, issues and challenge, market share in terms of sales volume, government regulations and company profiles. The report concludes with future projections and analyst recommendations highlighting major opportunities and cautions.
Thailand Auto Finance Market Overview and Size
The auto finance market has played an imperative role in overall GDP contribution in the Thai economy with a value contribution of ~ in terms of auto loan disbursed by the end of 2019. The market compasses similar trends fairly in-line with domestic vehicle sales market, qualitatively & quantitatively. After witnessing a burst in 2015 the market is currently placed in its recovery phase registering a slow-moving growth rate. Thailand auto finance market size in terms of auto loan outstanding increased during 2014-2019P thus, registering a positive CAGR during the same period. The growth factors include lowering lending rates, growth in new & used car sales, expanding household disposable income and higher farm income along with progressive technological advancements being mandated by the government and the adoption of digitalization by all major financial institutions in the country.
Thailand Auto Finance Market Segmentation
By New and Used Vehicles Financed: Market segmentation is done on the basis of sales of New and Used Vehicle financed. It was observed that out of total vehicle financed, new vehicles captured majority of the market in 2019P, while used vehicles captured the remaining market of the overall financed vehicle.
By Loan Tenure (1 Year, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years and 5 Years or More): During 2019P, it was observed that the most preferable loan tenure was of 2 years and ~ of the credit disbursed was given out for 2 years. After this people preferred taking loan for 1 year followed by loan for 3 year, loan for 4 years captured and the rest of the market was given for 5 years or more.
By Type of Financing (Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Registration Pledge and Floor Plan): The research showcased that Passenger vehicle finance is the leader in terms of financing acquired in 2019P. After this, the Commercial vehicle segment of the market grabbed the second position and registration pledge covered the 3rd position of the market, while the rest of the total loan outstanding amounts to floor plan loans.
By Type of Vehicle financed (New Cars, Used Cars and Motorcycle): It was witnessed that out of passenger loan outstanding, new vehicle loans dominated whereas, the used vehicle loans and motorcycle loan segment captured the remaining market in 2019.
By Type of Institutions (Banks and Subsidiaries, Captive Finance and NBFCs Non-Banking Financing Institutions): Banks and subsidiaries segment was observed as the market leader in the Thailand Auto finance market and govern around majority of the market share in 2019P. It was further observed that captive finance institutions and NBFC’s collectively captured the remaining market in terms of loan outstanding during 2019.
Competitive Landscape of Thailand Auto Finance Market
Competition in the market is moderately fragmented. The Major lending institution types in the market are Banks, Captives and Multi Finance Companies, they hold a moderately Fragmented share in the lending space for New Cars. However, the top 6 players in the market make up for almost half of the market share, but the market of Captives and NBFC’s are majorly fragmented and totally amounts to more than 150+ players in the market. These entities majorly compete on the basis of diversification of services; interest rates charged, expanded distribution network and regional presence and enhanced customer relationship. One of the chief competing parameter is digitalization that has completely changed the market along with major strategies used to attract customers & expand business including Cash Your Car and others.
Thailand Auto Finance Market Future Outlook
Thailand auto finance market is likely to witness boom in terms of auto loan outstanding, credit disbursed and number of vehicles financed especially owing to fast pace developments on the technological front with the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). This corridor would facilitate automobile availability in market with development of new plants, massively increasing the number of automobiles manufactured. This is expected to increase the number of total vehicles financed in the country. Customers would witness new schemes in the market focusing primarily on customers friendly outlook and enable customers to operate auto loans financial services from home, without any hassle.