Rail Blockade Impacting Ford’s Mexican Operations

Jul 23, 2020

Ford’s Mexico unit has said that a railway blockade in the Mexican border state of Sonora is affecting operations in the country, as well as hitting imports and exports to and from the U.S., Reuters reports.

Over the past couple of days, members of a local indigenous community who are demonstrating over land rights have blocked railways used to move auto parts to and from the U.S., the report says.

The protests have prevented the passage of 15 trains carrying about 150,000 tons of cargo.

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