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China's auto sales dip for 14th time in 15 months amid economic slowdown

Automakers reeling from the industry's longest downturn in three decades continue to face headwinds

Bloomberg 

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Sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles in August fell 9.9%

Chinese fell for the 14th time in 15 months, extending what’s already been a historically prolonged slump in the world’s largest car market. Sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles in August fell 9.9 per cent from a year earlier to 1.59 million units, the Passenger Car Association said on Monday.
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reeling from the industry’s longest downturn in three decades continue to face headwinds as the slows and trade tensions persist. has rolled out a series of supportive measures to encourage consumption — the latest one coming last month, when the government issued guidelines to loosen car-purchase restrictions.
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First Published: Tue, September 10 2019. 00:13 IST
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