Blog: Dave LeggettChina's market cooling

Dave Leggett | 13 August 2008

I see China's car market is cooling off a little according to the July sales numbers. If China's economy is slowing in response to an uptick in inflation and as part of the worldwide effects of the credit crunch and stockmarket falls, maybe it's not all bad. It might herald a 'soft landing' rather than a hard one - with inflation under control and sustainable growth able to resume at some point. It's certainly something to keep an eye on though, given how important China has become, both as a market in its own right and a place from which to source parts.

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