Ford exits from Japan and Indonesia after seeing no path to profitability


According to several business reports last week, Ford Motor Co. (Dearborn, MI) is exiting from Japan and Indonesia. It will shutter operations in both countries by the end of this year, having determined there is "no path to profitability."

"It has become clear that there is no path to sustained profitability, nor will there be an acceptable return over time from our investments in Japan or Indonesia," Karen Hampton, Ford's Asia-Pacific spokeswoman, told Bloomberg Business on Jan. 25.
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