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Non-Consolidated Semiannual Financial Report for fiscal 1997

SALES BY CATEGORY (Millions of yen)

(Millions of yen)

CATEGORY

Apr.1,97-
Sep.30,97
%percent of
Total
Apr.1,96-
Sep.30,96
%percent of
Total
Increase
(Decrease)
Apr.1,96-
Mar.31,97
%percent of
Total
PHARMACEUTICALS
Central Nervous System ¥32,334 25.1%percent ¥32,757 25.5%percent (¥422) ¥62,387 24.2%percent
Cardiorespiratory 26,835 20.9%percent 28,610 22.3%percent (1,774) 58,594 22.7%percent
Gastrointestinal 25,523 19.8%percent 26,392 20.6%percent (868) 52,047 20.2%percent
Vitamins 8,078 6.3%percent 7,356 5.7%percent 722 15,395 6.0%percent
Nutritional Products 2,217 1.7%percent 1,981 1.5%percent 235 3,777 1.5%percent
Dermatologic Preparations 2,100 1.6%percent 2,232 1.7%percent (131) 4,059 1.6%percent
Antibiotics and Chemotherapy 2,646 2.1%percent 3,022 2.4%percent (376) 6,533 2.5%percent
Diagnostics 7,666 6.0%percent 7,919 6.2%percent (253) 15,019 5.8%percent
Metabolics 6,897 5.4%percent 5,227 4.1%percent 1,670 11,007 4.3%percent
Others 2,106 1.6%percent 1,549 1.2%percent 556 5,809 2.2%percent
Sub-Total 116,408 90.5%percent 117,050 91.2%percent (642) 234,630 91.0%percent
OTHER BUSINESS AREAS
Veterinary/Food Additives & Chemicals/Machinery
12,237 9.5%percent 11,351 8.8%percent 886 23,275 9.0%percent
TOTAL ¥128,646 100.0%percent ¥128,402 100.0%percent ¥243 ¥257,906 100.0%percent
Exports included in above total ¥9,718 7.6%percent ¥8,130 6.3%percent ¥1,587 ¥14,325 5.6%percent
Note: In Fiscal Year 1996, a new independent category, "Metabolics" was added. Sales figures for the previous interim period in FY1996 have been adjusted to reflect this change.