July 31, 2014

Japanese Automakers' Overseas Production Statistics:
First Quarter of 2014 and Cumulative Fiscal 2013

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the first quarter of calendar year 2014 totalled 4,317,170 units, an increase of 2.7% from the same quarter in the previous year.  This outcome reflects their expanded local production worldwide, except in Asia and Oceania, during the quarter under review.
Fiscal year 2013 (ending March 31, 2014) saw a growth in overseas production in all regions worldwide except Africa, with the total output of 16,871,224 units that year representing an increase of 6.3% over fiscal 2012.

Calendar 2014 First Quarter (January-March) Overseas Production Data
  Jan-Mar 2014
(units)
Jan-Mar 2013
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,237,468 2,276,491 98.3%
Middle East 0 0
Europe 459,364 373,047 123.1%
 (EU) 395,055 358,881 110.1%
North America 1,185,703 1,145,195 103.5%
(U.S.A.) 972,705 930,426 104.5%
Latin America 349,548 321,863 108.6%
Africa 66,059 63,390 104.2%
Oceania 19,028 22,716 83.8%
TOTAL 4,317,170 4,202,702 102.7%

 

Fiscal 2013 Cumulative (April 1, 2013-March 31, 2014) Overseas Production Data
  Fiscal 2013 Cum.
(units)
Fiscal 2012 Cum.
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year (%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 9,017,367 8,588,104 105.0%
Middle East 0 0
Europe 1,623,342 1,440,109 112.7%
 (EU) 1,415,907 1,356,078 104.4%
North America 4,581,193 4,257,546 107.6%
(U.S.A.) 3,669,505 3,362,898 109.1%
Latin America 1,311,872 1,249,882 105.0%
Africa 234,860 243,317 96.5%
Oceania 102,590 99,440 103.2%
TOTAL 16,871,224 15,878,398 106.3%