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China vehicle sales fall 8.2% in 2019: industry association

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Auto sales in China fell 8.2% in 2019, data from the country’s biggest auto industry association showed on Monday.

Total auto sales in the world’s biggest auto market fell 0.1% in December from the same month a year earlier, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said.

Sales have now dropped for 18 months in a row.

(Reporting by Beijing Newsroom; Editing by Kim Coghill)