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EXCLUSIVE: BRAZIL: Sales decrease in January

By just-auto.com editorial team | 12 February 2001

Vehicles sales in Brazil decreased 8.3 percent in January, according to Anfavea (Brazilian's National Automakers's Association), reports Rogério Louro Alves.

In December, automakers sold 132,156 cars, but last month they moved only 121,201 units.

Vehicle exports also fell from 34,400 in December to 20,800 vehicles last month, a decrease of 39.5%.

January vehicle production was down 6.1 percent to 119,222 cars from 126,916 in December.