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Renault Samsung's June sales drop 32.6 pct

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SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- Renault Samsung Motors Co., the local unit of French automaker Renault SA, said Monday that its sales declined 32.6 percent in June from a year earlier due to a slump in overseas sales.

Renault Samsung sold 8,433 vehicles last month, compared with 12,512 units a year earlier, the company said in a statement.

Domestic sales rose 10.4 percent on-year to 4,423 units in June while exports dropped 52.8 percent to 4,010 units, it added.

In the first half, the company sold an accumulative 58,705 units, down 29.03 percent from the previous year, it added.

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