The brake on production was for various reasons. On the one hand, it had problems with the supply of auto parts due to the release of import permits, known as SIRA. But there were also saturation problems in the port warehouses. Added to this was a drop in shipments to Brazil, for which activity had been projected to drop.
Now, the Argentine subsidiary of Nissan expresses good harmony with the management of Sergio Massa in charge of the Palacio de Hacienda: “From Nissan Argentina we trust in the work that we are carrying out with all the members of the value chain and the authorities of the Ministry of Economy“.
In turn, that company indicated that it maintains its “common objective of protect production plans to maintain the levels of growth that the sector is registering”.
Conflict over imports
In this context, the automotive terminals met last Wednesday with the Secretary of Commerce, Matias Tombolini, to analyze the operation of the new foreign trade administration system, launched two weeks ago.
The main problem that was generated with the change of regime, in addition to the greater controls to enter merchandise, is the postponement of payments to foreign suppliers that went from 60 to 180 days. In this framework, tension is generated with suppliers, while companies reconsider their production plans.