The Sales and Production of Motorcycles Witnessed a Slight Decline
In October of 2013, the sales and production of motorcycles both witnessed a slight decline, of which the year-on-year decrease clearly narrowed comparing with that of last month. In this month only, the production and sales were1,870,700 and 1,876,800 units respectively, down 3.2% and 3.0% than that of last month, down 2.9% and 0.8% year on year. The year-on-year decrease narrowed 4.1 percentage points and 4.7 percentage points than last month. As for the first ten months, the production and sales achieved 18,749,500 and 18,971,000 units respectively, down 3.9% and 3.1% from the previous year. The decrease narrowed slightly comparing with the first nine months.