Segment Information



Geographic Segment Information

(Millions of yen)

 

First Half of Fiscal 1999
(April 1, 1998-March 31, 1999)

First Half of Fiscal 1998
(April 1, 1997-March 31, 1998)

Japan

North
America

Europe

Asia/
Oceania

Total

Elimination

Total

Japan

North
America

Europe

Asia/
Oceania

Total

Elimination

Total

1. Net Sales and Income from Operations:
Net Sales
(1) Sales from Outside Customers
(2) Sales and Transfer Account from
  Intersegment Transactions

 
 

511,790

 

11,174

 
 

25,443

 

5,530

 
 

47,739

 

1,815

 
 

19,321

 

393

 
 

604,294

 

18,914

 
 

(-)

 

(18,914)

 
 

604,294

 

-

 
 

530,443

 

7,820

 
 

28,373

 

7,023

 
 

43,670

 

2,137

 
 

18,422

 

660

 
 

620,909

 

17,642

 
 

(-)

 

(17,642)

 
 

620,909

 

-

Total

522,964

30,974

49,554

19,715

623,208

(18,914)

604,294

538,263

35,397

45,808

19,083

638,551

(17,642)

620,909

Operating Expenses

482,130

29,541

46,398

17,416

575,486

(6,554)

568,932

494,944

33,384

43,056

16,983

588,369

(5,572)

582,796

Income from Operations

40,833

1,432

3,156

2,299

47,721

(12,359)

35,361

43,318

2,012

2,751

2,099

50,182

(12,069)

38,112

2.Assets

330,136

50,897

40,676

23,505

445,215

168,754

613,970

348,879

54,979

38,633

17,674

460,167

166,261

626,428

Note:

1.

Differentiation between countries and regions

 

(1) Differentiation between countries and regions is based on geographic proximity.
  (2) Major countries and regions are as follows:
North America: United States, Canada
Europe: France, Italy, Germany, etc.
Asia/Oceania: Taiwan, China, Australia, etc.

2.

Operating expenses for the term included 12,359 million yen in operating expenses for noncategorized spending covered in the eliminations line item. The amount for the previous corresponding term was 12,069 million yen. Such costs were mainly for the Internal Audit Department, the Corporate Culture Department, the Corporate Planning Department, the R&D Planning Department, and other administrative operations, as well as for long-term basic research spending.

3.

At fiscal year-end, companywide assets included in the eliminations line item were 168,754 million yen, which was mainly for parent company financial assets, administrative operations, and construction in progress. The previous-year amount was 166,261 yen. From the period under review, there has been a change in the method of accounting for in-house assets. In line with the change, financial assets held by the parent company (cash and cash equivalents, short-term investments in securities, and investments in securities), previously included in Japan, are now included in companywide assets. Figures for the previous year have been adjusted to reflect this change. Compared with the previous reporting method, assets of Japan have declined by 136,189 million yen. As a result of the change. The parent company's financial assets, included in the eliminations line item in the previous consolidated fiscal year, amounted to 136,189 million yen.

4.

In line with a partial revision in rules for reporting consolidated financial statements, previous-year figures affected by the revision have been adjusted accordingly.


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