nihonkohden

Financial Data

Overview by Region

Sales by Region

FY ended March 2017

  • Japan: Sales increased 2.3% as the Company reorganized its sales operations in April 2016 to match each market: the acute care hospital market, the small and mid-sized hospital market, and the clinic market. Consumables and services also contributed to sales increase. Sales in the private hospital market increased favorably due to demand in response to revision of medical treatment fees. Sales in the clinic market also showed strong growth. Sales in the university and public hospital market decreased due to some postponements and restraints of their capital investments, reflecting a difficult management environment. 
  • International: Sales decreased 4.6% due to a negative currency translation impact. As the Company strengthened its business structure in the U.S., Asia and Africa, sales increased on a comparable basis. 
 Years ended March 31, millions of yen
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Domestic Sales 110,215 120,464 122,490 121,989 124,764
Overseas Sales
(Overseas Sales Ratio)
22,322
(16.8%)
32,730
(21.4%)
38,313
(23.8%)
43,533
(26.3%)
41,520
(25.0%)
Total 132,538 153,194 160,803 165,522 166,285

Overseas Sales by Geographic Segments

FY ended March 2017
  • Americas: Sales decreased 2.6%. Sales in the U.S. increased on a comparable basis, posting solid growth in Patient Monitors, and decreased on a yen basis due to yen appreciation. Sales in Latin America decreased due to change in distribution channels with the reorganization of the Company's sales subsidiaries in Latin America. 
  • Europe: Sales decreased 13.6%, especially in Germany and Turkey.
  • Asia: Sales decreased 8.9% on a yen basis and increased on a comparable basis. Sales in India increased favorably. Sales in China increased on a comparable basis. Sales in oil producing countries in the Middle East decreased due to negative effects of lower oil prices.
  • Other´╝Ü Sales increased 38.9% as the Company developed its distribution channels in Africa. A large order in Egypt also contributed to sales increase.
Overseas Sales Composition by Geographic Segments
Overseas Sales by Geographic Segments
 Years ended March 31, millions of yen
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Americas 8,090 13,124 16,423 19,455 18,953
Europe 5,612 7,019 7,495 8,084 6,988
Asia 7,560 11,037 12,581 13,877 12,639
Other 1,059 1,547 1,813 2,115 2,938
Total 22,322 32,730 38,313 43,533 41,520