Mexican production up 2.0%, exports up 0.3% in 2016   [ Mexico ]

On January 9, the Mexican automotive association AMIA reported that 242,495 light vehicles were produced in Mexico in December 2016, a 8.8% increase in production over December 2015.
The production for the 2016 full year was 3,465,615 units, an increase of 2.0% from 2015.
Of the top three manufacturers in 2016, Nissan produced 848,088 units, an increase of 3.1%; GM produced 703,030 units, an increase of 1.8%; and FCA produced 459,116 units, a decrease of 8.8% from 2015.
Exports of 216,645 light vehicles in December represented an increase of 4.8% compared to exports in the same month last year.
Total exports for the 2016 full year was 2,768,268 units, an increase of 0.3% from 2015.
Of the top three manufacturers in export in 2016, GM exports decreased 0.1%, Nissan exports decreased 3.5%, FCA exports decreased 7.0%, Ford exports decreased 8.7%, and VW exports decreased 15.1%.
The United States and Canada accounted for 77.1% and 8.9%, respectively, of exported vehicles from Mexico in 2016. Exports to other destinations decreased.
(AMIA release from December 9, 2016)

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