STOCKHOLM, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Sweden-based Volvo Car AB (VOLCARb.ST) said on Thursday its sales grew 13% year-on-year in December to 72,663 cars.
Full-year sales fell, however, by 12% to 615,121 cars.
"Volvo Cars’ full year sales performance was affected by challenges across the supply chain, as well as production restraints caused by component shortages and Covid-related lockdowns in China," Volvo Cars, which is majority-owned by China's Geely Holding (0175.HK), said in a statement.
"Despite this, demand for Volvo Cars remained robust," it said.
Reporting by Anna Ringstrom, editing by Terje Solsvik
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