Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp., Ltd. (JAC) reported a net loss in the first half of the year (H1) as the COVID-19 epidemic dented sales.
JAC suffered a net loss of 146 million yuan (20.9 million U.S. dollars) in H1, compared with a profit of 125 million yuan in the same period last year, the company announced in its preliminary earnings estimate, filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Due to the COVID-19, JAC's sales of cars and chassis in the January-June period fell 10.97 percent year on year to 209,400 units, the Hefei-headquartered company said.
Shares of the Shanghai-listed automaker shed 1.28 percent to close at 9.29 yuan apiece Friday. Enditem