Overview In September 2021 Japan exported ¥6.84T and imported ¥7.47T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥624B. Between September 2020 and September 2021 the exports of Japan have increased by ¥787B (13%) from ¥6.05T to ¥6.84T, while imports increased by ¥2.09T (39%) from ¥5.37T to ¥7.47T.
Trade In September 2021, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥481B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥476B), Integrated Circuits (¥353B), Vehicle Parts (¥300B), and Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥282B). In September 2021 the top imports of Japan were Crude Petroleum (¥654B), Petroleum Gas (¥385B), Telephones (¥293B), Coal Briquettes (¥279B), and Integrated Circuits (¥262B).
Origins In September 2021 the exports of Japan were mainly from Chiba (¥1.21T), Aichi (¥1.18T), Osaka (¥1.01T), Kanagawa (¥650B), and Hyōgo (¥560B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.87T), Tokyo (¥1.1T), Osaka (¥953B), Kanagawa (¥627B), and Aichi (¥592B).
Destinations In September 2021, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.48T), United States (¥1.16T), Taiwan (¥516B), South Korea (¥496B), and Hong Kong (¥348B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.77T), United States (¥763B), Australia (¥544B), Taiwan (¥339B), and United Arab Emirates (¥317B).
Growth In September 2021, the increase in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China (¥138B or 10.3%), Taiwan (¥122B or 31%), and South Korea (¥97.7B or 24.5%), and product exports increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥69.7B or 17.1%), Refined Petroleum (¥69.1B or 199%), and Integrated Circuits (¥63.2B or 21.8%). In September 2021, the increase in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China (¥342B or 23.9%), Australia (¥274B or 101%), and United States (¥205B or 36.8%), and product imports increase in Crude Petroleum (¥311B or 90.4%), Coal Briquettes (¥161B or 136%), and Petroleum Gas (¥157B or 68.8%).