Net sales for the year decreased 2.4% on a yen basis to 165.9 billion yen ($1,615.3 million), against 170.0 billion yen a year ago. Operating income slightly decreased to 10.6 billion yen ($103.6 million) compared with 10.7 billion yen in 1999. Net income decreased 14.5 percent on a yen basis to 7.3 billion yen ($70.