SHANGHAI China exported
106,200 automobiles in September, down 5.5 percent from August,
the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Nov. 20,
as a slide in commercial vehicle exports offset an increase in
passenger car shipments.
Chinas passenger car
exports totaled 71,800 units during the month, up 7.4 percent
from August, while commercial vehicle shipments fell 24.6
percent to 34,300 units.
Auto exports for the first nine
months of the year totaled 769,100 units, up 23 percent year on
Chinese automobiles are mainly
exported to Algeria, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Peru,
Russia, Ukraine and Venezuela.
China imported 79,700
automobiles in September, down 27.6 percent from August,
putting the January-to-September total up 23.6 percent to
A version of this article was first
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