Exports in September were also higher, up by 8.8% year on year at 235,612 units, the associations said.
Accumulated production since the beginning of the year through September was at 2,576,481 units, up by 0.9% from last year’s cumulative production of 2,552,921 units, AMIA said.
Sales to the public were sharply higher jumping 18.1% in September to 131,443 units, AMIA said.The automotive industry is a major global consumer of petrochemicals which contributes more than a third of the raw material costs of an average vehicle. ICIS tracks the movement of petrochemical raw material costs in auto production both globally and regionally with the weighted ICIS Basket of Automotive Petrochemicals (IBAP).
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