April 30, 2014

Japanese Automakers' 2013 Overseas Production Statistics:
Fourth Quarter & Annual Total, Calendar 2013

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2013 totalled 4,388,509 units, an increase of 15.9% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects their expanded local production worldwide, except in Latin America during the quarter under review.  Results for all of calendar year 2013 (January-December) were also up from the previous year, rising 5.9% to 16,756,179 units, owing likewise to expanded local production in the world’s markets excepting Africa.

2013 Overseas Production Data–Fourth Quarter (Oct-Dec 2013)
  Oct-Dec 2013 (units) Oct-Dec 2012 (units) Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,442,497 2,007,934 121.6%
Middle East 0 0
Europe 429,195 353,630 121.4%
 (EU) 365,854 336,174 108.8%
North America 1,124,746 1,033,733 108.8%
(U.S.A) 888,401 813,832 109.2%
Latin America 304,037 316,122 96.2%
Africa 62,750 53,334 117.7%
Oceania 25,284 22,907 110.4%

TOTAL

4,388,509 3,787,660 115.9%

 

2013 Overseas Production Data–Annual Total (Jan-Dec 2013)
 

Jan-Dec 2013 (units)

Jan-Dec 2012 (units)

Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 9,055,757 8,500,825 106.5%
Middle East 0 0
Europe 1,537,025 1,484,110 103.6%
 (EU) 1,379,733 1,383,583 99.7%
North America 4,540,685 4,253,869 106.7%
(U.S.A) 3,627,226 3,324,703 109.1%
Latin America 1,284,243 1,234,584 104.0%
Africa 232,191 248,711 93.4%
Oceania 106,278 101,381 104.8%
TOTAL 16,756,179 15,823,480 105.9%