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Japan automakers’ July global output ease 1.6% on year

ABSTRACT

Global output among Japan’s eight major automakers approximated 1.95 million units in July, or the first month with an on-year decline of 1.6% since January 2021, Mysteel Global calculated based on each maker’s production data released by the end of August, and the decline was largely due to the IC-chip shortage globally, sources shared.
Their output for July including in and out of Japan was also down 7.2% on month amid the delayed delivery of IC-chips as well as the lower production at the plants in western Japan in early July because of the heavy rain which forced plants temporally halted for safe, a Tokyo-based auto sheet

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