Search News

Results: 1-10 of 2005

Start again

22 Jan 2018

Founded by Betsan Corkhill and Callie Lasch

18 Jan 2018

Madison to provide additional support and advice to dealers

17 Jan 2018

Robert Winston claims bike lanes are slowing down traffic and causing pollution

17 Jan 2018

Footfall and sales were in decline

15 Jan 2018

Retailers can no longer charge for card transactions

10 Jan 2018

Eurostat data confirms growth

10 Jan 2018 | 1 comment

Raleigh to launch limited edition Burner and Sherwood Balance Bikes

10 Jan 2018

Unveiling the Welsh Local Shop Report

10 Jan 2018

Safety concerns putting parents off

7 Jan 2018

CYCLEWRAP recently signed up security experts DATATAG to offer customers peace of mind both on and off the bike!

Back to news menu

Surge in EU e-bike imports from China

Posted on in Cycles News

From January - September 2017 China's e-bike export to the EU surpassed the whole 2016 volume by 27% according to a report by Bike Europe.

The latest Eurostat import figures confirm a major increase of Chinese e-bikes into the European Union as foreseen by EBMA's Secretary General Moreno Fioravanti.

Under new CN Codes which came into force in January 2017, Eurostat have recorded that the volume of Chinese e-bikes imported to EU markets between January up to and including September 2017 surpassed 550,000 units - up 27% from the whole of the previous year.

Statements from the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association's (EBMA) Secretary General Fioravanti published by Bike Europe said "Export data from Chinese Customs and Eurostat data finally match and this data reveals an accelerating import of e-bikes from China in 2017."

According to Eurostat a total of 763,665 e-bikes (in the 250W - 25km/h category) were imported into the EU during the period. The majority (551,222 units) originated from China. The second largest exporter is Taiwan with 91,717 units followed by Vietnam (Cambodia) with 91,524 e-bikes. Switzerland is also a notable supplier of e-bikes to the European Union with 18,932 units. New in the top five of e-bike's selling countries to the European Union is Thailand which saw its volume increase from scratch in 2016 to 6753 units last year. The overall average import value of the imported e-bikes stands at 557.34 euro.

Back to news menu

Add a comment

It is quicker to comment when you login

ActSmart will not share your email address with anyone and it will not be published on the website.