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South Africa's new vehicle sales up 6.7 percent year/year in August
September 1, 2017 / 1:49 PM / 24 days ago

South Africa's new vehicle sales up 6.7 percent year/year in August

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 1 (Reuters) - South Africa’s new vehicle sales rose 6.7 percent year-on-year to 49,222 units in August, data from the trade and industry department showed on Friday.

Exports however were down 12.9 percent to 29,927 units compared with the same month a year earlier, the department said. (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana; Editing by Joe Brock)

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