Mexico's auto output down 16.51% in Dec, falls 2% in 2021

Mexican light vehicle production fell by 16.51% in December from the same month a year earlier amid a global semiconductor chip shortage and renewed restrictions caused by the Covid-19 Omicron variant, national automotive association Amia said on Friday January 7.

Mexico produced 212,272 units in the final month of 2021, down from 254,251 units a year before. It was the sixth consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year decreases, Amia added.
Output had dropped by 26.50% on an annual basis in July, by 21.44% in August, by 33.30% in September, by 25.90% in October and finally by 20.25% in November.

The persistently negative performance for the...

Published

Renato Rostás

January 10, 2022

13:57 GMT

São Paulo