The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua
The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua

China car sales rose for first time in almost a year in May, industry body says

  • Retail sales of cars, SUVs and multiple-purpose vehicles increased 1.9 per cent from a year earlier to 1.64 million units in May, the China Passenger Car Association said
  • This represented the first gain since June 2019 as government stimulus measures and generous discounts aided the recovery from the coronavirus outbreak

Topic |   China economy
The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua
The pandemic exacerbated a sales slump that is in its third year, with an economic slowdown, trade tensions and stricter emission standards weighing on demand. Photo: Xinhua
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