China’s car sales in 2018 declined from a year earlier, the first contraction since the 1990s, against a backdrop of slowing economic growth and a crippling trade war with the United States. Photo: AFP

China’s car sales drop for 16th consecutive month as October falls 4 per cent

  • Total car sales in the world’s biggest market fell 4 per cent from the same month a year earlier, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said on Monday
  • Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) fell 45.6 per cent in October following a 33 per cent decline in September
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China’s car sales in 2018 declined from a year earlier, the first contraction since the 1990s, against a backdrop of slowing economic growth and a crippling trade war with the United States. Photo: AFP
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Customers walk past pork stalls at the Dancun Market in Nanning, Guangxi province. Photo: Bloomberg

China consumer prices jump to near 8-year high as pork soars more than 100 per cent

  • China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012 on higher prices for pork, other meats
  • Consumer price index above expected, up from 3.0 per cent in September
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Customers walk past pork stalls at the Dancun Market in Nanning, Guangxi province. Photo: Bloomberg
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