China vehicle sales fall 18% in August -industry body


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BEIJING — China’s auto sales fell 17.8% in August from the corresponding month a year earlier, industry data showed on Friday.

Overall sales in the world’s biggest car market stood at 1.8 million vehicles in August, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed.

(Reporting by Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)