China Vehicle Sales Fall for 13th Month

Vehicles sales in China decreased 4.3 percent from a year earlier in July 2019, the 13th consecutive month of decline, as the economy slows further amid the trade spat with the US. Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) tumbled 4.7 percent to 80,000 units, the first yearly drop in more two years, following China’s move to cut NEV subsidies last month.

Interesting how the chart shows the belief trade policy would help increased for a bit before going back down: