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Dealer inventory ratio rises to 1.68 in April 2013

BEIJING – Average inventory ratio of Chinese car dealers in April 2013 rose 0.05 to 1.68 compared to March, but down 0.04 year-on-year and was still higher 0.18 than the alert-level of 1.5, according to data released by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) recently.   

 

Source: CADA

In the month, the average inventory ratio of Chinese and joint venture brands was 2.44 and 1.45, up 0.13 and down 0.05 month-on-month, while that of imported brands declined by 0.21 to 2.17.

Of the 50 surveyed brands, seven such as the Acura, Cadillac and Infiniti exceeded the “dangerous” threshold of 2.5 in April. Acura had the highest ratio of 3.49 in the month, according to the data.

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