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About

Japan-Kuwait In 2021, Japan exported $1.61B to Kuwait. The main products that Japan exported to Kuwait are Cars ($969M), Iron Pipes ($114M), and Delivery Trucks ($95.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 3.67%, from $630M in 1995 to $1.61B in 2021.

In 2021, Japan did not export any services to Kuwait.

Kuwait-Japan In 2021, Kuwait exported $5.79B to Japan. The main products that Kuwait exported to Japan were Crude Petroleum ($4.67B), Refined Petroleum ($852M), and Petroleum Gas ($267M). During the last 26 years the exports of Kuwait to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.44%, from $2.41B in 1995 to $5.79B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait did not export any services to Japan.

Comparison In 2021,  Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B). That same year, Kuwait ranked 48 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.34), and 51 in total exports ($58.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2021, Japan exported $1.61B to Kuwait. The main products exported from Japan to Kuwait were Cars ($969M), Iron Pipes ($114M), and Delivery Trucks ($95.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 3.67%, from $630M in 1995 to $1.61B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait exported $5.79B to Japan. The main products exported from Kuwait to Japan were Crude Petroleum ($4.67B), Refined Petroleum ($852M), and Petroleum Gas ($267M). During the last 26 years the exports of Kuwait to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 3.44%, from $2.41B in 1995 to $5.79B in 2021.

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

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

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
China$153B
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$16B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Japan than Kuwait were China ($153B), United States ($128B), and Chinese Taipei ($52.5B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Kuwait than Japan were Ethiopia ($460M) and Iraq ($502M).

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

Comparative Advantage Japan - Kuwait

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Scale

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

During 2021, Japan had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Transportation ($1.16B), Metals ($167M), and Machines ($141M).

During 2021, Kuwait had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($5.79B), Metals ($3.76M), and Chemical Products ($700k).

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

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

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