Vehicle production in Brazil falls 13.6% between January and April

In April, employment in automotive factories remained stable compared to March, with 101,736 jobs, but decreased by 2.8% compared to the fourth month of 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From January to April this year, 681,587 vehicles were produced in Brazil, down 13.6% from the same period in 2021. This is due to the crisis in parts supply, exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, the industry's employers' association announced Tuesday.

Automobile production reached 185,400 vehicles, light trucks, trucks, and buses in April, up 0.4% compared to March, although down 2.9% year-on-year, according to the National Association of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea).

The employers' association's president, Marcio de Lima Leite, said at a press conference that increasing . . .

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