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China expected to see zero growth in auto sales next year, warns industry association

The world's biggest auto market is expected to see a zero growth in sales next year and is expected to contract for the first time in decades for the whole year of 2018 amid cooling economic growth and a biting trade war.

Automobile sales in China is expected to reach 28 million units in 2019, unchanged from this year, said the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

Passenger car sales is expected to reach 23.6 million units, in line with this year and new energy car sales is expected to climb by 33.3 per cent to 1.6 . . .

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