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Non-Consolidated Semiannual Financial Report for fiscal 1997

SELECTED CORPORATE INFORMATION

1. CAPITAL EXPENDITURES

(Unit: billions of yen)

  FY1996 FY1997
First Half Full Year First Half Full Year (Est)
  Construction of the 4th production facility at Kawashima Plant 1.0 2.0 3.8 4.6
  Other production machinery 2.3 5.6 1.9 6.4
PRODUCTION RELATED 3.3 7.6 5.7 11.0
  Facility for investigational drugs at Kawashima Plant 0.3 1.2 0.4 0.5
  Radio isotope facility at Tsukuba Research Laboratories 0.9 0.9 - -
  Expansion of east section facility at Tsukuba Research Labs. 0.5 0.4 - -
  Other R&D related equipment 0.7 2.3 0.9 2.5
R&D RELATED 2.4 4.8 1.3 3.0
  Renovation of head office 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.6
  Others 0.3 0.6 0.9 1.4
HEAD OFFICES AND BRANCHES 0.5 1.2 1.3 2.0
  Capital Expenditure Total 6.2 13.6 8.3 16.0

2. DEPRECIATION

(Unit: billions of yen)

  FY1996 FY1997
First Half Full Year First Half Full Year (Est)
Depreciation 5.1 11.1 3.0 7.5
Note: Depreciation is calculated utilizing declining balance methods at rates based on estimated useful lives of the assets. Useful lives of assets have been revised in this term resulting in a reduction in depreciation costs of approximately ¥1.6 billion. Please see Item 6. in "Basis of Presenting Non-consolidated Semiannual Financial Statements" for the fiscal year ending March 1998.

3. R&D EXPENSES

(Unit: billions of yen)

  FY1996 FY1997
First Half Full Year First Half Full Year (Est)
R&D Expenses 18.4 36.1 20.8 40
  Ratio of R&D Expenses to Sales 14.4%percent 14.0%percent 16.2%percent 15.4%percent
  Comparison to the same period in the previous year 106%percent 100%percent 112%percent 111%percent
  Ratio of International R&D Expenses to R&D Expenses 22.3 21.7 24.5 22.5

4. INVESTMENT INCREASE (DECREASE) IN SUBSIDIARIES

(Unit: billions of yen)

  FY1996 FY1997
First Half Full Year First Half Full Year (Est)
To subsidiaries in Japan 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.5
To subsidiaries in the US 0.9 4.9 5.2 7.0
To subsidiaries in Europe 0.2 1.1 1.3 2.5
To subsidiaries in Asia 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.0
Total Investment 1.5 6.7 7.2 11.0

5. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

(Unit: billions of yen)

  FY1996 FY1997
First Half Full Year First Half Full Year (Est)
Total Employees 4,486 4,422 4,434 4,375