Ford Motor vehicle sales in China rose 3% year on year to 32,320 units in July.

For the January-July period, sales by Ford and its joint ventures totaled 306,830 units, up 13%, the company said in a statement cited by Dow Jones.

July sales were off 27% from June, when Ford announced sales of 44,442 units.

Ford said its Chang’an Ford Mazda Automotive passenger vehicle venture sold 18,303 Ford brand vehicles in July, unchanged from the year before.

Sales at commercial vehicle venture Jiangling Motors rose 7% to 14,009 units, the company added.