October 30, 2015

Japanese Automakers’ Overseas Production Statistics:
Second Quarter of 2015 and First Half Cumulative, Calendar 2015

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers during the second quarter of calendar year 2015 totaled 4,558,517 units, a gain of 3.7% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in all overseas regions, with the exception of the Middle East and Africa areas, during the quarter under review.
For the first half (January through June) of calendar 2015, overseas production by the automakers stood at 8,966,611 units, up 102.9% from the first half of 2014, also owing to expanded local production, except in Europe and Africa areas.

2015 Overseas Production: Second Quarter (Apr. – Jun.) Results
Apr. 2015 – Jun. 2015 Apr. 2014 – Jun. 2014 Cng. from Previous year
Asia 2,327,427 2,284,134 101.9%
Middle East 75 88 85.2%
Europe 415,475 415,069 100.1%
E U 343,730 351,662 97.7%
North America 1,274,358 1,228,171 103.8%
U.S.A 1,013,195 967,691 104.7%
Latin America 463,237 387,302 119.6%
Africa 54,252 58,828 92.2%
Oceania 23,693 20,215 117.2%
TOTAL 4,558,517 4,393,807 103.7%

 

2015 Overseas Production: First Half (Jan. – Jun.) Results
Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015 Jan. 2014 – Jun. 2014 Cng. from Previous year
Asia 4,580,978 4,521,614 101.3%
Middle East 229 88 260.2%
Europe 858,935 874,433 98.2%
  E U 717,670 746,717 96.1%
North America 2,467,117 2,413,852 102.2%
  U.S.A 1,968,022 1,940,375 101.4%
Latin America 906,630 736,895 123.0%
Africa 111,710 124,887 89.4%
Oceania 41,012 39,243 104.5%
TOTAL 8,966,611 8,711,012 102.9%