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07.02.2012 18:43

Guangzhou Limits Car Sales for One Year

Southern city becomes the fourth in China to use such a policy to address traffic and air quality concerns
By intern reporter Chen Ruofei

Car buyers in Beijing rush to get license plates in December 2010

(Beijing) – Guangzhou has announced a policy to limit auto sales in the city to 120,000 for a one-year period, making it the fourth city in China to enact a cap in the face of worsening traffic and air pollution.

The program will run from July 1 to June 30, 2013, the southern city's transportation department said.

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