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2020
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Exports
: $31.8B, Rnk 2 / 211

2020
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Top Product
: $11B, Petroleum Gas

2020
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Exports
: $12.2B, Rnk 10 / 213

2020
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Top Product
: $5.64B, Cars

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.31, Rnk 74 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.19, Rnk 1 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $1.33T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 13 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 15.7%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 128 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $5.06T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -12.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $51,693, CURRENT US$
Rnk 14 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -0.76%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 142 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $40,193, CURRENT US$
Rnk 25 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
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Australia-Japan In 2020, Australia exported $31.8B to Japan. The main products that Australia exported to Japan are Petroleum Gas ($11B), Coal Briquettes ($8.8B), and Iron Ore ($4.43B). During the last 25 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.71%, from $12.8B in 1995 to $31.8B in 2020.

In 2009, Australia exported services to Japan worth $1.74B, with Travel ($972M), Transportation ($544M), and Other business services ($116M) being the largest in terms of value.

Japan-Australia In 2020, Japan exported $12.2B to Australia. The main products that Japan exported to Australia were Cars ($5.64B), Delivery Trucks ($1.15B), and Refined Petroleum ($843M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.49%, from $8.45B in 1995 to $12.2B in 2020.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Australia worth $5.7B, with Services not allocated ($2.84B), Other business services ($966M), and Construction services ($674M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  Australia ranked 74 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.31), and 22 in total exports ($250B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.19), and 4 in total exports ($623B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Australia exported $31.8B to Japan. The main products exported from Australia to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($11B), Coal Briquettes ($8.8B), and Iron Ore ($4.43B). During the last 25 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.71%, from $12.8B in 1995 to $31.8B in 2020.

In 2020, Japan exported $12.2B to Australia. The main products exported from Japan to Australia were Cars ($5.64B), Delivery Trucks ($1.15B), and Refined Petroleum ($843M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 1.49%, from $8.45B in 1995 to $12.2B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Australia
Top Destination
: China, $102B

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

This map shows whether countries import more from Australia or Japan. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Australia and Japan or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Australia than Japan were New Zealand ($5.58B), India ($11.3B), and Papua New Guinea ($1.13B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than Australia were United States ($112B), Chinese Taipei ($42.7B), and China ($133B).

Comparative Advantage Australia - Japan

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Flow

This chart compares trade between Australia and Japan by product, considering products traded by both, Australia and Japan.

During 2020, Australia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($26.1B), Animal Products ($2.28B), and Metals ($896M).

During 2020, Japan had a large net trade with Australia in the exports of Transportation ($7.27B), Machines ($1.9B), and Mineral Products ($933M).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2009, Australia exported services to Japan worth $1.74B, with Travel ($972M), Transportation ($544M), and Other business services ($116M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Australia worth $5.7B, with Services not allocated ($2.84B), Other business services ($966M), and Construction services ($674M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Australia has comparative advantage over Japan. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Australia.