In June, the automobiles continued to grow comparing with a year earlier. This month, the production and sales of automobiles in China reached 2,290,000 and 2,274,000 units respectively, down 2.3% and 0.6% than that of last month, but up 5.8% and 4.8% year on year. The growth rates are higher than the same period last year.
For the first six months, the production and sales of automobiles were 14,058,000 and 14,066,000 units respectively, up 4.2% and 5.6% year on year. The sales growth increased 1.8 percentage points than the same period last year, beyond the expectation early this year.