January 29, 2016

Japanese Automakers' 2015 Overseas Production Statistics:
Third Quarter & Three Quarters Cumulative, Calendar 2015

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the third quarter of calendar year 2015 totalled 4,450,803 units, an increase of 4.2% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production worldwide, except in Middle East and Africa, during the quarter under review.
The growth in local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January through September 2015, which stands at 13,417,424 units, up 3.4% from the same three-quarter period in 2014.

2015 Overseas Production Data–Third Quarter (Jul-Sep 2015)
  Jul-Sep 2015
(units)
Jul-Sep 2012
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,325,929 2,242,066 103.7%
Middle East 36 218 16.5%
Europe 384,567 346,399 111.0%
 (EU) 324,501 286,886 113.1%
North America 1,187,471 1,173,701 101.2%
(U.S.A) 947,985 921,814 102.8%
Latin America 468,378 421,744 111.1%
Africa 56,442 59,505 94.9%
Oceania 27,980 26,298 106.4%
TOTAL 4,450,803 4,269,931 104.2%

 

2015 Overseas Production Data–First Three Quarters (Jan-Sep 2015)

 

Jan-Sep 2015
(units)
Jan-Sep 2014
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 6,906,907 6,763,680 102.1%
Middle East 265 306 86.6%
Europe 1,243,502 1,220,832 101.9%
 (EU) 1,042,171 1,033,603 100.8%
North America 3,654,628 3,587,553 101.9%
(U.S.A) 2,916,047 2,862,189 101.9%
Latin America 1,375,008 1,158,639 118.7%
Africa 168,122 184,392 91.2%
Oceania 68,992 65,541 105.3%
TOTAL 13,417,424 12,980,943 103.4%