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Global auto giant — Japanese Nissan — planned a massive purge. The group plans to lay off tens of thousands of people because of falling profits, according to Bloomberg. Under reduction can get more than 20 thousand people. First of all it concerns the employees in developing countries and Europe. The production schedule will present on may 28.
Changes can also apply to the Japanese market, but it is not clear whether it is production facilities or points of sale of cars. The main reason things are changing in the Nissan called the collapse of sales on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. Annual fixed costs think reduce by $ 2.8 billion.
In mid-March, Nissan announced the termination of the operation of the plant in Spain. Then it was due to the fall in demand and problems with supply. The closure occurred against the backdrop of the collapse of the European market in General and shares of the automobile companies in particular.
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