China's Feb auto sales down 33%

Updated: 2011-03-09 17:12


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BEIJING - China's February auto sales fell sharply by 33.09 percent month on month to 1.267 million units due to the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said Wednesday.

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The February auto output also dropped 29.89 percent from January to 1.26 million units, Zhu Yiping, assistant secretary-general of CAAM, told a press conference.

The February data took China's auto sales in January-February to 3.15 million units and output to 3.09 million units, according to CAAM.


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