Segment Information



Geographic Segment Information

(Millions of yen)

 

First Half of Fiscal 2000
(April 1-September 30, 1999)

First Half of Fiscal 1999
(April 1-September 30, 1998)

Japan

North
America

Europe

Asia/
Oceania

Total

Elimination

Consolidated

Japan

North
America

Europe

Asia/
Oceania

Total

Elimination

Consolidated

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

 
 

258,065

 

7,217

 
 

12,418

 

3,577

 
 

23,146

 

835

 
 

13,380

 

141

 
 

307,011

 

11,771

 
 

(-)

 

(11,771)

 
 

307,011

 

-

 
 

256,962

 

5,488

 
 

14,577

 

3,093

 
 

25,840

 

835

 
 

9,916

 

225

 
 

307,296

 

9,642

 
 

(-)

 

(9,642)

 
 

307,296

 

-

Total

265,283

15,996

23,981

13,521

318,782

(11,771)

307,011

262,450

17,670

26,675

10,142

316,939

(9,642)

307,296

Operating Expenses

238,949

15,447

22,444

11,935

288,777

(5,287)

283,489

243,895

16,659

24,374

8,858

293,788

(3,985)

289,802

Income from Operations

26,333

549

1,536

1,585

30,005

(6,484)

23,521

18,555

1,011

2,301

1,283

23,151

(5,657)

17,494

2.Assets

337,474

52,968

37,511

26,653

454,608

191,235

645,843

333,519

63,820

41,971

18,053

457,366

159,755

617,121

Notes:

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 6,484 million yen in operating expenses for noncategorized spending covered in the eliminations line item. The amount for the previous corresponding term was 5,657 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 the end of the interim term under review, companywide assets included in the Eliminations line item were 191,235 million yen, which was mainly for parent company financial assets, administrative operations, and construction in progress. The previous interim term-end amount was 159,755 million yen. In the previous fiscal year, there was 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 interim term have been adjusted to reflect this change. Compared with the previous reporting method, assets in Japan have declined by 127,941 million yen, as a result of the change, while companywide assets rose by 127,941 million yen.

4.

From the interim period under review, the parent company and domestic consolidated subsidiaries have adopted tax-effect accounting, and deferred tax assets have been incorporated as part of companywide assets. In line with the change, companywide assets increased by 30,921 million yen. Figures for the previous interim term have been adjusted to reflect this change. Compared with the previous reporting method, assets in Japan have declined by 15,071 million yen, as a result of the change, while companywide assets rose by 15,071 million yen.


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