January 31, 2013

Japanese Automakers' 2012 Overseas Production Statistics:
Third Quarter & Three Quarters Cumulative, Calendar 2012

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the third quarter of calendar year 2012 totalled 3,803,038 units, an increase of 9.9% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production worldwide, except in Africa, during the quarter under review.
The growth in local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January through September 2012, which stands at 12,038,868 units, up 21.0% from the same three-quarter period in 2011.

2012 Overseas Production Data–Third Quarter (Jul-Sep 2012)
  Jul-Sep 2012 (units) Jul-Sep 2011 (units) Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,084,998 2,027,465 102.8
Middle East 0 0
Europe 338,206 338,362 100.0
 (EU) 314,382 311,244 101.0
North America 971,780 743,360 130.7
(U.S.A) 758,392 601,354 126.1
Latin America 313,570 256,753 122.1
Africa 65,176 66,757 97.6
Oceania 29,308 27,676 105.9
TOTAL 3,803,038 3,460,373 109.9

 

2012 Overseas Production Data–First Three Quarters (Jan-Sep 2012)

 

Jan-Sep 2012
(units)
Jan-Sep 2011
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 6,495,822 5,725,625 113.5
Middle East 0 0
Europe 1,130,485 1,036,957 109.0
 (EU) 1,047,414 955,762 109.6
North America 3,220,208 2,176,865 147.9
(U.S.A) 2,510,868 1,732,431 144.9
Latin America 918,464 756,535 121.4
Africa 195,415 176,940 110.4
Oceania 78,474 73,917 106.2
TOTAL 12,038,868 9,946,839 121.0