Wednesday, March 30, 2011

MANILA BULLETIN: Japanese car assemblers facing supply problem

MANILA, Philippines – The country’s automotive assemblers have advised the Board of Investments (BoI) they may face supply problem should Japan’s supply chain cannot get back on their feet in a month’s time.

TMP vice president Rommel Gutierrez said these Japanese CBU imports from Japan account for 10 percent of its total sales. Although some of TMP’s auto parts for its CKD assembly here are imported from Thailand, some tier 2 and 3 assembly parts are imported from Japan.