Overview In December 2022, Japan exported ¥1.62T and imported ¥2.02T from China, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥402B. Between December 2021 and December 2022 the exports of Japan have decreased by ¥-107B (-6.21%) from ¥1.72T to ¥1.62T, while imports increased by ¥122B (6.45%) from ¥1.9T to ¥2.02T.
Trade In December 2022, the top exports of Japan to China were Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥92.8B), Integrated Circuits (¥78.6B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥61.4B), Cars (¥60.8B), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701... (¥48.5B). In December 2022 the top imports of Japan from China were Telephones (¥302B), Computers (¥167B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701... (¥33.4B), Video Displays (¥32B), and Electrical Transformers (¥30.7B).
Origins In December 2022 the exports of Japan were mainly from Osaka (¥310B), Chiba (¥279B), Aichi (¥212B), Kanagawa (¥196B), and Hyōgo (¥156B), while imports destinations were mainly Tokyo (¥520B), Osaka (¥375B), Chiba (¥352B), Aichi (¥193B), and Kanagawa (¥168B).
Growth In December 2022, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year exports to China was explained primarily by an decrease in product exports in Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥-13.3B or -17.8%), Machinery Having Individual Functions (¥-12.5B or -37.2%), and LCDs (¥-9.62B or -65.2%). In December 2022, the increase in Japan's year-by-year imports from China was explained primarily by an increase in product imports in Telephones (¥18.9B or 6.66%), Excavation Machinery (¥13B or 114%), and Semiconductor Devices (¥10.8B or 57.3%).