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About

Australia-Japan In 2021, Australia exported $47B to Japan. The main products that Australia exported to Japan are Coal Briquettes ($15B), Petroleum Gas ($12.8B), and Iron Ore ($9.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 5.24%, from $12.4B in 1995 to $47B in 2021.

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 2021, Japan exported $15.3B to Australia. The main products that Japan exported to Australia were Cars ($7.17B), Delivery Trucks ($1.79B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.02B). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.31%, from $8.42B in 1995 to $15.3B in 2021.

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 2021,  Australia ranked 82 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.41), and 20 in total exports ($343B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Australia exported $47B to Japan. The main products exported from Australia to Japan were Coal Briquettes ($15B), Petroleum Gas ($12.8B), and Iron Ore ($9.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 5.24%, from $12.4B in 1995 to $47B in 2021.

In 2021, Japan exported $15.3B to Australia. The main products exported from Japan to Australia were Cars ($7.17B), Delivery Trucks ($1.79B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.02B). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.31%, from $8.42B in 1995 to $15.3B in 2021.

Exports from Australia (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Japan (Flag) to Australia (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Australia (Flag) and Japan (Flag)

Australia Exports

Japan Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Australia
Top Destination
China$138B
Japan
Top Destination
China$153B

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 2021, countries that imported more from Australia than Japan were India ($20.5B), New Zealand ($6.7B), and Papua New Guinea ($1.13B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Japan than Australia were United States ($128B), Chinese Taipei ($52.5B), and Thailand ($31.2B).

Difference in imports from Japan (Flag) and Australia (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Australia - Japan

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Scale

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

During 2021, Australia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($40.1B), Animal Products ($2.25B), and Metals ($1.51B).

During 2021, Japan had a large net trade with Australia in the exports of Transportation ($9.57B), Machines ($2.33B), and Mineral Products ($1.12B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

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.

Services Exports from Australia (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2009)

Services Exports from Japan (Flag) to Australia (Flag) (2009)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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.

Product Space of Australia (Flag) and Japan (Flag) (2021)

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