BEIJING May 11 China vehicle sales fell 2.2
percent year-on-year in April from a year earlier to 2.1 million
vehicles, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers
(CAAM) said on Thursday.
That compares with a 4 percent increase in March and 22.4
percent growth in February.
In the first four months of 2017, sales grew 4.6 percent
compared to the same period a year ago, the association said at
a briefing in Beijing.
In January, CAAM predicted that sales would rise 5 percent
this year, slowing from 13.7 percent growth in 2016, citing the
rollback of a tax incentive for small-engine cars and economic
(Reporting by Muyu Xu, Yifan Qiu and Beijing Newsroom)