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Ford’s third-quarter China vehicle sales down 30.3% year-on-year to 131,060

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) July-to-September vehicle sales in China fell 30%, as the U.S. automaker continues to lose ground in a prolonged sales decline in its second biggest market.

The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker’s delivered 131,060 vehicles in China in the third quarter, Ford said in a statement.

Ford’s sales in China fell 35.8% in the first quarter and by 21.7% in the second quarter.

It delivered around 421,000 vehicles in the first nine months of the year, according to Reuters calculations.

Reporting by Yilei Sun and John Ruwitch; editing by Jason Neely