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2019
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Exports
: $14.9B, Rnk 10 / 213

2019
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Top Product
: $5.35B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $41.5B, Rnk 2 / 208

2019
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Top Product
: $14.7B, Petroleum Gas

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.2, Rnk 1 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.19, Rnk 79 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $5.08T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: -2.86%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 175 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $1.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 13 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 50.5%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 93 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,247, CURRENT US$
Rnk 27 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -1.49%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 165 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $55,060, CURRENT US$
Rnk 12 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 28.7%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 95 / 187

Japan-Australia In 2019, Japan exported $14.9B to Australia. The main products that Japan exported to Australia are Cars ($5.35B), Refined Petroleum ($2.98B), and Delivery Trucks ($1.12B). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.37%, from $8.47B in 1995 to $14.9B in 2019.

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 2019, Australia exported $41.5B to Japan . The main products that Australia exported to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($14.7B), Coal Briquettes ($12.7B), and Iron Ore ($5.19B). During the last 24 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 5.16%, from $12.4B in 1995 to $41.5B in 2019.

In 2018, Australia exported services to Japan worth $1.9B, with Travel ($1.25B), Transportation ($388M), and Other business services ($146M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.2), and 4 in total exports ($696B). That same year, Australia ranked 79 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.19), and 19 in total exports ($284B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Japan exported $14.9B to Australia. The main products exported from Japan to Australia were Cars ($5.35B), Refined Petroleum ($2.98B), and Delivery Trucks ($1.12B). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to Australia have increased at an annualized rate of 2.37%, from $8.47B in 1995 to $14.9B in 2019.

In 2019, Australia exported $41.5B to Japan. The main products exported from Australia to Japan were Petroleum Gas ($14.7B), Coal Briquettes ($12.7B), and Iron Ore ($5.19B). During the last 24 years the exports of Australia to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 5.16%, from $12.4B in 1995 to $41.5B in 2019.

Australia Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Japan
Top Destination
: United States, $134B

Australia
Top Destination
: China, $111B

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 ($134B), Chinese Taipei ($41.6B), and South Korea ($44.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Australia than Japan were India ($15.3B), New Zealand ($5.81B), and Papua New Guinea ($1.34B).

Comparative Advantage Japan - Australia

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

During 2019, Japan had a large net trade with Australia in the exports of Transportation ($7.04B), Mineral Products ($3.08B), and Machines ($2.01B).

During 2019, Australia had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($34.8B), Animal Products ($2.56B), and Metals ($1.28B).

Flow

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Japan and Australia (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2019, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Australia were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (539k%) and Wine; still, in containers holding more than 2 litres but not more than 10 litres (437k%).

In 2019, the products from Australia that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Japan were Mens, boys suits, of wool or hair, not knit (4%) and Mens, boys suits, synthetic fibres, not knit (4%).

*The tariffs present between Japan and Australia are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
165: Preferential tariff for Australia
165: Preferential tariff for Australia
400: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

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 2018, Australia exported services to Japan worth $1.9B, with Travel ($1.25B), Transportation ($388M), and Other business services ($146M) 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 red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Australia. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Australia has comparative advantage over Japan.