Japanese manufacturer Nissan announced on Thursday that it intends to reduce its global production capacity by around 20% by the end of March 2023 compared to its level in late March 2019, notably by closing its factory in Barcelona, which employs around 3,000 people. .
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The group thus plans to increase its annual production capacity, currently from 7.2 million units, to 5.4 million units per year in 2022/23. The Japanese automaker also announced on Thursday a colossal net loss of 671.2 billion yen (5.7 billion euros) in 2019/20, much higher than expected, due to restructuring costs and impairments. .
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