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NISSAN PRODUCTION, SALES AND EXPORTS FOR MARCH 2019 AND APRIL 2018 – MARCH 2019

Date: 26 Apr 2019 Author Type: Press Release
Author: Nissan South Africa
Source: Nissan South Africa
YOKOHAMA, Japan (April 25, 2019) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production, sales and export figures for March 2019 and for the 12 months ended March 31.

  1. Production
  2.   March 2019 (vehicles) Year-on-yearchange (%) April 2018- March 2019(vehicles) Year-on-yearchange (%) For reference: April 2017March 2018 (vehicles)
    Passenger vehicles 67,448 -20.7 791,776 -10.9 889,004
    Commercial vehicles 10,284 -28.6 109,005 +12.9 96,537
    Production in Japan 77,732 -21.8 900,781 -8.6 985,541
    US 68,636 -15.4 820,527 -8.8 899,483
    Mexico 62,155 +0.1 766,217 -3.6 794,803
    UK 34,740 -26.2 415,364 -14.8 487,269
    Spain 5,868 -25.6 88,679 -10.0 98,579
    China 140,790 +2.5 1,556,527 +1.3 1,536,615
    Others 56,892 -30.7 812,793 -9.5 898,218
    Production outside Japan 369,081 -11.6 4,460,107 -5.4 4,714,967
    Global production 446,813 -13.6 5,360,888 -6.0 5,700,508

    Notes:
    1) “Others” is the total of Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, France, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan and Thailand (excluding complete knock-down production).
    2) China production includes Dongfeng-brand passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles.

    March 2019
    Nissan’s global production in March declined from a year earlier.
    • Production in Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Production outside Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Production in China surpassed year-earlier results, setting a record for the month of March.


    April 2018-March 2019
    Global production for the April 2018-March 2019 period declined from a year earlier.
    • Production in Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Production outside Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Production in China surpassed year-earlier results, setting a record for the April-March period.

  3. Sales
  4.   March 2019 (vehicles) Year-on-year change (%) April 2018- March 2019(vehicles) Year-on-year change (%) For reference: April 2017March 2018 (vehicles)
    Passenger vehicles 42,382 -19.3 338,811 +2.2 331,410
    Commercial vehicles 9,415 -12.3 73,180 +12.2 65,220
    Japan (registration) 51,797 -18.1 411,991 +3.9 396,630
    Japan (minivehicles) 20,899 -6.1 184,096 -1.8 187,423
    Japan (incl. minivehicles) 72,696 -15.0 596,087 +2.1 584,053
    US 150,768 -7.2 1,443,725 -9.3 1,592,576
    Canada 14,981 -1.4 146,821 -0.0 146,882
    Mexico 25,607 -10.5 305,322 -12.9 350,701
    North America 191,546 -7.2 1,897,089 -9.3 2,091,494
    Russia 11,416 +25.2 107,355 +2.6 104,631
    Europe 75,994 -21.6 643,445 -14.9 756,413
    China 133,069 +8.2 1,571,603 +2.0 1,541,540
    Others 75,445 -12.1 814,324 -0.3 816,752
    Sales outside Japan 476,054 -7.1 4,926,461 -5.4 5,206,199
    Global sales 548,750 -8.2 5,522,548 -4.6 5,790,252

    Notes:
    1) Japan sales are categorized into passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles based on chassis.
    2) Europe sales include Israel.
    3) China sales figures (excluding commercial vehicles) have been retail since January 2015. Year-on-year percentage change excludes commercial vehicles.
    4) China sales include Dongfeng-brand passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles.

    March 2019
    Global sales in March declined from a year earlier.
    • Sales including mini vehicles in Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Sales outside Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Sales in China surpassed year-earlier results, setting a record for the month of March.

    April 2018-March 2019
    Global sales for the April 2018-March 2019 period declined from a year earlier.
    • Sales including mini vehicles in Japan surpassed year-earlier results.
    • Sales outside Japan declined from a year earlier.
    • Sales in China surpassed year-earlier results, setting a record for the April-March period.

  5. Exports from Japan
  6.   March 2019 (vehicles) Year-on-year change (%) April 2018- March 2019(vehicles) Year-on-year change (%) For reference: April 2017 March 2018 (vehicles)
    North America 24,069 +58.9 282,121 -13.9 327,745
    Europe 989 -73.6 28,053 -62.2 74,230
    Others 13,933 -41.7 191,871 +5.6 181,696
    Total exports from Japan 38,991 -8.9 502,045 -14.0 583,671

    Notes:
    1) Exports are the total of complete build-up and complete knock-down vehicles (based on data from JAMA).
    2) Export regions are based on JAMA geographic divisions. (Mexico is included in “Others.”)

    March 2019
    Exports from Japan in March declined from a year earlier.

    April 2018-March 2019
    Exports from Japan declined from a year earlier
 
 
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