auto sales up 25.7 pct in September

Chinas automobile sales rose 25.7 percent year on year to 2.61 million units in September, data from the China Association of Automobile Manucturers showed.

The countrys automobile production topped 2.67 million units last month, up 28.1 percent from the same period of 2021, according to the association.

On a monthly basis, Chinas auto output and sales went up 11.5 percent and 9.5 percent, respectively, in the period.

In the first nine months, 19.47 million automobiles were sold in China, up 4.4 percent year on year, with a pace 2.7 percentage points ster than the Jan.-Aug. period.


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