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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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Exports
: $31.8B, Rnk 2 / 211

2020
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Top Product
: $11B, Petroleum Gas

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

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

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

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

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

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 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$
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Japan-Australia In 2020, Japan exported $12.2B to Australia. The main products that Japan exported to Australia are 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.

Australia-Japan In 2020, Australia exported $31.8B to Japan. The main products that Australia exported 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 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.

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

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

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.

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.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

Australia
Top Destination
: China, $102B

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage Japan - Australia

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Flow

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

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

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).

Bilateral Service Trade

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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.

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.

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 Japan has comparative advantage over Australia. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Australia has comparative advantage over Japan.