BEIJING, Aug 30- Major Chinese construction machinery maker Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co Ltd swung to a net loss in the first half amid a sustained downturn of the domestic market. In January-June, Zoomlion booked a 309.8 million yuan net loss, in line with its own forecast of 300- 380 million yuan, according to a stock exchange filing on Sunday.» Read More
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