Japanese used vehicle exporting is a large component of international trade, which involves the export of used cars and vehicles from the Japanese domestic market (JDM), to numerous markets around the world. Despite the high cost of transport, the sale of used cars and other vehicles to other countries is still profitable, due to the relatively low cost and good condition of the vehicles being purchased. Contributing factors to the viability of the vehicles for export, include: strict motor-vehicle inspections, high depreciation, which make such vehicles, after six years, worth very little and strict environmental laws, that make vehicle disposal very expensive. Consequently, used car exporting has increased to over to 1,136,000 units in 2006.
The most popular destinations for used JDM cars are: Kenya , New Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Pakistan, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Russia and the Philippines. Additionally, Chile, Singapore, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates are used as popular transit hubs.
Used car exporters, sometimes referred to as export agents, have a number of sources at their disposal. Japanese used cars are mainly sold in Japan at auto auctions by car owners and dealers. At auto auctions, owners are hidden from bidders while the auctioneers provide independent car evaluations (called Inspection Sheets) and place for sellers and buyers to meet. Although auto auctions are primarily for Japanese residents seeking an alternative from buying at dealerships, many exporters, acting as a bidding agent for the importer, use this as their main supply. There are over 30 major (over 200 total) auto auction groups operating throughout Japan including JAA, JU Group, TAA, USS, and ZIP.
The vehicles in these auctions are auctioned at a rapid 8 seconds per vehicle, every week an approximate 10,000 vehicles get auctioned in each of these Japanes auction.
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