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2019
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Exports
: $128B, Rnk 2 / 213

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Top Product
: $8.5B, Machinery Having Individual Functions

2019
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Exports
: $152B, Rnk 3 / 209

2019
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Top Product
: $11.6B, Broadcasting Equipment

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

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 29 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $5.08T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: -2.86%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $14.3T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 181%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC 
: $40,247, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -1.49%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $10,262, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 168%, CURRENT US$
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Japan-China In 2019, Japan exported $128B to China. The main products that Japan exported to China are Machinery Having Individual Functions ($8.5B), Cars ($7.51B), and Integrated Circuits ($7.24B). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 7.56%, from $22.3B in 1995 to $128B in 2019.

In 2009, Japan exported services to China worth $16.3B, with Services not allocated ($8.13B), Transportation ($3.44B), and Travel ($2.61B) being the largest in terms of value.

China-Japan In 2019, China exported $152B to Japan . The main products that China exported to Japan were Broadcasting Equipment ($11.6B), Computers ($10.1B), and Office Machine Parts ($4.32B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 6.87%, from $30.8B in 1995 to $152B in 2019.

In 2019, China did not export any services to Japan.

Comparison In 2019,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.2), and 4 in total exports ($696B). That same year, China ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($2.57T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Japan exported $128B to China. The main products exported from Japan to China were Machinery Having Individual Functions ($8.5B), Cars ($7.51B), and Integrated Circuits ($7.24B). During the last 24 years the exports of Japan to China have increased at an annualized rate of 7.56%, from $22.3B in 1995 to $128B in 2019.

In 2019, China exported $152B to Japan. The main products exported from China to Japan were Broadcasting Equipment ($11.6B), Computers ($10.1B), and Office Machine Parts ($4.32B). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 6.87%, from $30.8B in 1995 to $152B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
: United States, $134B

China
Top Destination
: United States, $429B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than China were Bahamas ($1.29B), Guam ($230M), and Gibraltar ($87.7M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Japan were United States ($429B), Hong Kong ($268B), and Germany ($96.9B).

Comparative Advantage Japan - China

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

During 2019, Japan had a large net trade with China in the exports of Machines ($52.6B), Chemical Products ($17B), and Transportation ($14.2B).

During 2019, China had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Machines ($66.6B), Textiles ($19.4B), and Miscellaneous ($9.47B).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (43.3%) and Fructose, syrup > 50% fructose, not pure fructose (43.3%).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Japan were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (65%).

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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2009, Japan exported services to China worth $16.3B, with Services not allocated ($8.13B), Transportation ($3.44B), and Travel ($2.61B) 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 China. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Japan.