Renault Samsung-March sales

SEOUL, April 1 (Yonhap) -- Renault Samsung Motors Co., the local unit of French automaker Renault SA, said Monday that its March sales dipped 3.3 percent from a year ago due mainly to a slump in domestic and overseas demand.

Renault Samsung sold 12,509 vehicles in March, compared with 12,931 units a year ago, the company said in a statement. Still, its March sales jumped 7.7 percent from the previous month, according to the automaker.

Domestic sales fell 0.4 percent on-year to 4,769 in March, with exports dipping 4.9 percent to 7,740 vehicles, it said.

In the first three months of the year, Renault Samsung saw its sales slide 32.8 percent on-year to reach 29,829 units, it said.

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