BMW’s profits in the third quarter of this year have risen 11-fold as it continues to benefit from a 91% increase in sales in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Sales in Western Europe added 1.8%, while those in the UK gained 13% while sales in the US BMW saw quarterly sales advance by 9%.
BMW did not release a specific figure for India, only saying that the wider Indian car market had grown by 30% so far this year.
BMW also added that its global profits had also been helped by higher retail prices.
The German carmaker made a net profit of 874m euros in the 3 months to the end of September, up from just 78m euros in September 2009.
Its revenues rose 36% to 15.9bn euros, as global quarterly sales of its BMW, Rolls-Royce and Mini cars increased by 13% to 366,190 units.