April 28, 2016

Japanese Automakers' 2015 Overseas Production Statistics:
Fourth Quarter & Annual Total, Calendar 2015

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015 totalled 4,677,143 units, an increase of 4.0% from the same quarter in the previous year. This is explained primarily by expand overseas production in the Asia and Latin America.
Results for all of calendar year 2015 (January-December) were also up from the previous year, rising 3.5% to 18,094,848 units, owing likewise to expanded local production in the world’s markets excepting Africa.

2015 Overseas Production Data–Fourth Quarter (Oct-Dec 2015)
  Oct-Dec 2015
(units)
Oct-Dec 2014
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 2,565,279 2,348,949 109.2%
Middle East 172 290 59.3%
Europe 425,381 433,376 98.2%
 (EU) 359,355 348,449 103.1%
North America 1,168,317 1,198,216 97.5%
(U.S.A) 931,192 951,162 97.9%
Latin America 445,513 432,460 103.0%
Africa 49,857 57,449 86.8%
Oceania 22,624 24,584 92.0%
TOTAL 4,677,143 4,495,324 104.0%

 

2015 Overseas Production Data–Annual Total (Jan-Dec 2015)
Jan-Dec 2015
(units)
Jan-Dec 2014
(units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 9,472,178 9,112,629 103.9%
Middle East 437 596 73.3%
Europe 1,668,880 1,654,208 100.9%
 (EU) 1,401,523 1,382,052 101.4%
North America 4,823,222 4,785,769 100.8%
(U.S.A) 3,847,517 3,813,351 100.9%
Latin America 1,820,525 1,591,099 114.4%
Africa 217,990 241,841 90.1%
Oceania 91,616 90,125 101.7%
TOTAL 18,094,848 17,476,267 103.5%