18 Feb '11, 11am

China's auto sales hit new high in January: BEIJING - AUTO sales in China, the world's largest car market, hit a...

BEIJING - AUTO sales in China, the world's largest car market, hit a monthly record of 1.89 million in January, data from an industry group showed on Friday. Sales last month rose 13.81 per cent year on year, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said on its website. Around 1.53 million passenger cars were sold in January, up 16.17 per cent year on year, it said, while sales of commercial vehicles rose 4.89 per cent to around 365,000. Analysts attributed the bigger-than-expected growth to strong consumer spending and surging industrial demand for cars as China's economy continues to see blistering expansion. 'General consumer spending is expected to remain strong,' Xia Ping, a Shanghai-based analyst with securities firm Core Pacific-Yamaichi, told AFP. 'Sales in large heavy vehicles increased rapidly in January partly due to infrastructure construction w...

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