Pantheon Macroeconomics - The 5% year-over-year increase in private new car registrations in January ended a nine-month period of falling sales. January's increase, however, is unlikely to be a bellwether for car sales over the whole year, or for the strength of consumer spending more generally.

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7 February 2017 January's Rise in Car Sales is Misleading, it won't be Sustained

By Samuel Tombs

The 5% year-over-year increase in private new car registrations in January ended a nine-month period of falling sales. January's increase, however, is unlikely to be a bellwether for car sales over the whole year, or for the strength of consumer spending more generally.

Posted: 6th Feb 2017 in 'UK Documents'

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