This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Total imports for automobiles, trucks, vans, automotive parts, and accessories have slightly decreased from $527 million in 2018 and $520 million in 2019. There is an emerging interest among Senegalese for U.S.-brand vehicles and market opportunities for the supply of spare parts. There is a small assembly plant to produce buses and cars supported by Indian, Chinese, and Iranian firms. The parts are imported in kits and assembled locally.
- Franchise opportunities in the car servicing sector
- Spare parts shops specialized in servicing U.S.-made cars are in high demand
- Service equipment for electronic diagnosis offers opportunities
U.S.-origin second-hand cars (8-year age limit) and spare parts.