Brazil Makes Close to 250,000 Vehicles in May. A Record.

    Vehicle production in Brazil attained 245,179 units in May, an all-time record. The total was 20.1% greater than in April and 10.4% greater than in May, 2005.

    The overall increase in production volume so far this year amounts to 6.1% in comparison with the same period last year.

    The assembly plants also set new records for the month of May in export revenues. Domestic sales in May constituted the second best performance ever for the month.

    Export revenues totaled US$ 1.058 billion, 16.7% more than in April and 10.8% more than in May, 2005. Export revenues so far this year amount to US$ 4.6 billion, 8.6% more than during the same period last year.

    In terms of the number of units sold, however, volume, which corresponded to 351,761 units, was stable during the January-May period. Foreign sales amounted to 80,579 vehicles in May, 14.8% more than in April but 3.2% less than in May, 2005.

    These data were announced Tuesday, June 6, by the Association of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (ANFAVEA).

    Agência Brasil

    Tags:

    • Show Comments (0)

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Ads

    You May Also Like

    Brazil: A Family for Each Street Kid

    British Mick Pease is pushing the boundaries of childcare in Brazil. Says he, "The ...

    A Brazilian pharmacy

    Brazil Has 6 Confirmed and 30 Suspected Cases of Swine Flu

    With two more cases of swine flu confirmed this Friday, May 8, Brazil now ...

    Aero Vodochody military aircraft

    European Firm Wants to Build Military Planes in Brazil

    Rio Grande do Norte state in the Brazilian Northeast might house a military aircraft ...

    US Archaelogist Didn’t React. He Was Killed Anyways by Brazilian Robbers in the Amazon

    American archaeologist, James Brant Petersen, 51, was murdered Saturday night in the Manacapuru region of the ...

    China Obscuring Brazil’s Lula Charm

    As the economic importance of the countries situated around the Pacific Rim has grown, ...

    Brazil’s Universal Care for AIDS Patients at a Dead End

    Rising costs for drugs is threatening Brazil’s ability to provide free AIDS medication to ...

    Death to Brazil’s Varig!

    In Brazil, only a foolish traveler flies Varig; or those fuming patriots, who insist ...

    Brazil Makes It Easier to Buy in Paraguay

    At a meeting on Friday, April 1st, the Brazilian and Paraguayan governments decided on ...

    A New Book Celebrates Brazil’s Bandolinista Luperce

    Luperce Bezerra Pessoa de Miranda was born in Recife, on July 28, one hundred ...

    Brazilian minister Guido Mantega

    Brazilian Finance Minister Compares Global Crisis to 1929 Crash

    Brazil's Finance minister, Guido Mantega, believes that the Brazilian economy should suffer a little ...