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CHINA: Another city curbs new car sales

By Graeme Roberts | 9 December 2013

Another Chinese city - and not one so well known in the west - is to curb sales of new cars.

The port city of Dalian in northeast China has just approved a plan to curb sales of new cars.

Dalian is the fifth city in China - joining Beijing, Shanghai, Guiyang and Guangzhou - to restrict vehicle sales, and others are expected to join in.

With traffic congestion and air pollution at crisis levels, many Chinese cities are expected to slow new vehicle registrations.