Revenue dropped 2.4 per cent at Japanese IT giant Fujitsu to ¥1,171.5bn (£6.6bn, $9.9bn) in the firm's third-quarter results, when compared with the same period last year, although a fall in the yen propped up non-domestic revenue levels.
Sales in Japan took the biggest hit, falling 8.6 per cent due to a decline in shipments of mobile phones, PCs, and network products.
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In contrast, revenue outside Japan rose 7.6 per cent, with the company attributing the increase to movements in the foreign exchange market. A weaker yen helps make Japanese exports more competitive overseas.
However, higher procurement costs in Europe have had a "negative effect" on business, it said.
Meanwhile, operating profit dropped around nine per cent to ¥33bn (£186m), compared with the same quarter last year.
President Masami Yamamoto said the company is on track to achieve operating profit of ¥185bn (£1bn) for the year, up from ¥142.5bn (£817m) from its full financial year in 2013.
"Fiscal 2014 is an important first step on our way to achieving our medium-term management plan goals of fiscal 2016 operating profit of ¥250bn (£1.4bn)," he said.
For the full financial year 2014/15, Fujitsu expects revenue of ¥4,800bn (£27bn), unchanged from 2013/14.
Profit before tax for the year is expected to rise by ¥10bn (£56m) to ¥200bn (£1.13bn) due to the "beneficial" effect of the foreign exchange market. ®