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China’s car sales fell in 2019 for second consecutive year

The world's largest automobile market posted declining sales for a second consecutive year, falling short of analysts’ expectations as an economic slowdown deterred consumers from splashing out on big-ticket items.

Sales of passenger cars - sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multi-purpose vehicles - slid 7.5 per cent to 21.04 million units last year, according to data released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) on Thursday.

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