UPDATE 1-Mexico auto production, exports rise in October - AMIA

Wed Nov 6, 2013 11:08am EST
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MEXICO CITY Nov 6 (Reuters) - Mexico's auto production rose 1 percent in October compared with the same month a year earlier, while exports jumped 11 percent, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Wednesday.

Auto output reached 285,230 units, while exports totalled 240,316 units, AMIA said. The association noted that exports to the United States had risen 26.5 percent last month, while those to Canada climbed by 55.9 percent.

Exports to Latin America were down by 29.1 percent.

October's slight increase in auto production followed a fall of 4.6 percent in the previous month.