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Mexico, automotive leader in Latin America

Karla Salinas | 18.09.2015

Mexico will lead the automotive manufacturing in Latin America, as many of the countries in the region closed the year with negative numbers in this sector, said the Latin American Association of Automobile Dealers (ALADDA).

Mexico will lead the automotive manufacturing in Latin America, as many of the countries in the region closed the year with negative numbers in this sector, said the Latin American Association of Automobile Dealers (ALADDA).

Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Ecuador registered a drop in total sales during the first seven months of 2015.

Only Mexico had positive results, with an increase of 20.9% in sales during this same period.

Brazil reported a drop of 21% in vehicles commercialization, accumulated from January to June 2015.

The Argentine automotive market had a reduction of 15.01%.

In Chile, sales were down a 20.31%; Colombia had a 5.48% reduction in commercialization; Peru fell a 7.47%; and Ecuador had a decreasing of 19.37%.

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