April 30, 2013

Japanese Automakers' 2012 Overseas Production Statistics:
Fourth Quarter & Annual Total, Calendar 2012

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2012 totalled 3,786,624 units, an increase of 10.2% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects their expanded local production worldwide, except in Europe and Africa, during the quarter under review.
The growth in Japanese automakers’ local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January through December 2012, which stands at 15,825,398 units, up 18.2% from the total for calendar 2011.

2012 Overseas Production Data–Fourth Quarter (Oct-Dec 2012)
  Oct-Dec 2012
(units)
Oct-Dec 2011
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,006,896 1,821,502 110.2
Middle East 0 0
Europe 353,630 373,671 94.6

 (EU)

336,174 364,515 97.0
North America 1,033,735 892,114 115.9

(U.S.A)

813,834 689,721 118.0
Latin America 316,122 272,976 115.8
Africa 53,334 56,769 93.9
Oceania 22,907 19,758 115.9

TOTAL

 3,786,624 3,436,790 110.2

 

2012 Overseas Production Data–Annual Total (Jan-Dec 2012)
 

Jan-Dec 2012
(units)

Jan-Dec 2011
 (units)

Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 8,502,741 7,547,127 112.7
Middle East 0 0
Europe 1,484,110 1,410,628 105.2

 (EU)

1,383,583 1,302,277 106.2
North America 4,253,871 3,068,979 138.6

(U.S.A)

3,324,705 2,422,152 137.3
Latin America 1,234,584 1,029,511 119.9
Africa 248,711 233,709 106.4
Oceania 101,381 93,675 108.2

TOTAL

15,825,398 13,383,629 118.2