Now made in Mexico: Japan auto suppliers shift China production after coronavirus

Date Published03/16/2020
Author NameNaomi Tajitsu & Maki Shiraki
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Mazda Motor Corp.
Parent companyMazda Motor Corp.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
State(s) reshored to:Mexico
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredexterior trim components for Mazda vehicles
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Other, coronavirus
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Customization/Flexibility
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