Mexican auto industry reports positive November 2016 figures

The Mexican Automotive Industry Association (AMIA) released figures on 6 December 2016 showing production of vehicles increased by 7.4 percent and exports grew 9.6 percent in November 2016 (El Economista). AMIA reported the country produced 318,149 light vehicles and exported 245,330. Deliveries to the U.S. increased by 11 percent and shipments to other Latin American countries improved by 73.6 percent. Domestic sales reached 154,616 units, a 22.5 percent increase compared to November 2015 (Expansion). Mexico produced 3.22 million units from January to November 2016, a 1.5 percent increase from the same period of 2015 (El Economista).