China Association of Automobile Manufacturers

Briefs, December 11, 2012

China car sales near two-year high

Tuesday, 11 December, 2012, 2:55am

Japanese cars lead surprise fall in sales on the mainland

The economic slowdown and rising fuel prices have hit vehicle sales on the mainland. Photo: Reuters

Mainland car sales fell unexpectedly last month, mainly dragged down by a drop in demand for Japanese cars following the dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea.

11 Oct 2012 - 3:03am

Car shipments out of recovery and surging

Car exports from the mainland soared by more than half in the first five months of this year, versus the same period in 2010. It marks a strong recovery from their 2009 post-financial crisis slump.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Mainland car sales continue to slow down

Sales of passenger cars on the mainland grew by single digits for the third month in a row, climbing only 2.8 per cent from a year ago in further evidence of a slowdown in the world's biggest car market.

11 May 2011 - 12:00am

State firms post 9.2pc profit growth for October

Profits at state-owned enterprises last month rose 9.2 per cent from September, fuelled by strong sales growth for big-ticket consumer items such as cars and homes, the Ministry of Finance said.

20 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Vehicle exports on track to post first full-year decline in five years

Mainland vehicle exports are expected to fall at least 10 per cent this year, the first full-year decline in five years, after overseas sales fell short of last year's target.

Vehicle exports totalled 678,500 units last year, representing annual growth of 11.1 per cent over 2007.

16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Mainland car sales tipped to jump 74pc

Car sales in China probably will jump 74 per cent this year because of strong demand, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

Jiang Lei, vice-chairman of the association, forecast demand for the full year at 6.9 million units.

That would be 73.8 per cent higher than total sales of 3.97 million units the association announced earlier.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am