BMW Sales in US and China Compared

BMW vehicle deliveries in USA versus China 2014 - 2021

(Number of vehicles in 1000s.)

The following table compares the deliveries of BMW vehicles in the US and China from 2014 to 2020. BMW's sales in the US fell more than 18% compared to the previous year. BMW delivered 307,876 units in 2020, compared to 375,726 units in 2019. BMW's revenues from the United States declined from €19,720 million in 2020 to €17,837 million in 2019.

China sales of BMW climbed in 2020 compared to 2019. Its sales increased by 7.4% in 2020 compared to the previous year. BMW sold 778,412 units to customers in China compared to 724,711 units in 2019. Net revenue of the company in 2020 from China remained €21,315 million compared to €20,564 million in 2019.

In 2021, the BMW group sold 368,032 units in the US, compared to 307,876 units in 2020 (yoy growth of 19.5%). Its sales in China increased by 8.9% in 2021 compared to 2020. The company sold 847,935 units in China in 2021 compared to 778,412 units in 2020.

BMW sales in the US and China (vehicles in 1000s) 2019-2021
BMW sales in the US and China (vehicles in 1000s) 2019-2021

 

YearUSA (vehicle units in 1000s)China (vehicle units in 1000s)
2021368.032847.935
2020307.876778.412
2019375.7724.7
2018355.37635.8 
2017353.8595
2016366.5 516.8
2015405.7 464.1
2014397 456.7

 BMW Revenues from USA and China compared 2014-2021. (in € million)

BMW revenues from the US and China in million Euros 2019-21
BMW revenues from the US and China in million Euros 2019-21.

 

YearUSA Revenues (in € million)China Revenues (in € million)
2021€ 21,522€ 25,333
2020€17,837€21,315
2019€19,720€20,564
2018€ 16,088 €19,008
2017€16,726 €18,268
2016€16,000€ 16,619
2015€ 18,155 € 15,856 
2014 € 13,666€ 15,002

 

The net revenues of the BMW group increased from both the United States and China in 2021 compared to 2020. It generated € 21.5 billion in net revenues from the US market in 2021 compared to €17.8 billion in 2020. The company generated  € 25.3 billion in net revenues from the Chinese market in 2021 compared to €21.3 billion in 2020.

About BMW Group:

The BMW Group was founded on 7 March 1916. the full form of BMW AG is ‘Bayerische Motoren Werke AG’. Today BMW is one of the leading manufacturers of premium cars and motorcycles. It owns four brands – BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, and BMW Motorrad.

The BMW Group has 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries and a global sales network. the number of employees working for the group in 2020 was 120,726. The company delivered more than 2.3 million (2,325,179 total) passenger vehicles during 2020 and sold more than 169,000 (169,272 total) motorcycles worldwide.

The net revenue of the company for 2020 was € 98,990 million, having declined. by 5% compared to the previous year. The group generated a net profit of 3.86 billion Euros in 2020, down 23% compared to the last year.