And that's the best news. Exports from the automaker plants based in Mexico fell 35.5%, and production descended into the deepest hole, posting a 37.7% contraction compared to last year. The economic rebound everyone is saying is here (or really close) should get Mexico's numbers back in line before long – September's production was only down 22% and exports only dropped 18.7%. But until then... ¡Ay, caramba!
[Source: Latin American Herald Tribune | Image: Jose Castañares/AFP/Getty]