Honda CEO says no immediate plan to curb production in Mexico

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Honda Motor Co. President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo is seen through screens of laptop computers as he speaks during a round-table meeting at the company headquarters in Tokyo, Japan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Honda Motor Co <7267.T> has no immediate plans to curb production in Mexico, the company's president said on Thursday, as automakers come under pressure from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build more cars in the United States.

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"We produce cars in Mexico for markets including North America and Europe and we have no immediate plan to change this," Takahiro Hachigo, also the CEO of the company, said at a industry gathering in Tokyo to mark the New Year.

(Reporting by Naomi Tajitsu; Editing by Himani Sarkar)