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Consolidated Business Results for the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2014 (U.S.GAAP)

Komatsu Ltd. today announced its business results for the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2014. The highlights are described below.


1.Results for the First Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2014



[Review of two business segments]

[Construction, Mining and Utility Equipment]
Declined demand for construction equipment and mining equipment in Indonesia and reduced demand for mining equipment in Latin America was compensated for by expanded sales of construction equipment mainly in Japan and the Middle East as well as parts. However, sales and profits decreased from 1Q FY2012.

[Industrial Machinery and Others]
While sales of machine tools increased steadily to the automobile manufacturing industry in particular, those of sheet metal and forging machinery, such as large presses, decreased. Sales and profits declined from 1Q FY2012.


2. Projections for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2014

Komatsu makes no change in the projection of April 25, 2013, concerning consolidated business results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.


Information in the news releases is current on the date of the announcement and is subject to change without notice.

2013/07/29

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