Brazilian auto production down by 0.6% in Q1, Anfavea says

Brazilian automakers produced 695,730 light vehicles, trucks and buses during the first quarter of 2019, down by 0.6% compared with 699,754 units in the same period of 2018, national car manufacturers association Anfavea said on Thursday April 4.

March had a weaker performance on an annual basis because of late Carnival festivities in 2019, but the data also showed a year-on-year output decrease in January. Lower demand from Argentinian customers was the main reason behind the decline. Exports totaled 104,562 units during the quarter, falling by 42% from 180,207 units a year before. Argentina is the biggest...

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Renato Rostás

April 04, 2019

23:35 GMT

São Paulo