Cars in Japan

EXPORTS (2018): $103B, World Rnk 2 / 209
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TOP DESTINATION (2018): $40.7B, United States

FASTEST GROWING MARKET (2017 - 2018): $1.66B, United Arab Emirates

IMPORTS (2018): $12B, World Rnk 12 / 220
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TOP ORIGIN (2018): $5.87B, Germany

FASTEST GROWING ORIGIN (2017 - 2018): $315M, Germany

ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Japan (2018): 2.17, Rnk 1 / 137

PRODUCT COMPLEXITY  IN Cars (2018): 0.78, Rnk 249 / 1018

Overview: This page contains the latest trade data of Cars in Japan.

Exports: In 2018, Japan exported $103B in Cars, making it the 2nd largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 1st most exported product in Japan. The main destination of Cars exports from Japan are: United States ($40.7B), Australia ($6.25B), China ($6.02B), United Arab Emirates ($4.91B), and Canada ($3.57B).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of Japan between 2017 and 2018 were United Arab Emirates ($1.66B), Saudi Arabia ($738M), and Russia ($733M).

Imports: In 2018, Japan imported $12B in Cars, becoming the 12th largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 8th most imported product in Japan. Japan imports Cars primarily from: Germany ($5.87B), United Kingdom ($1.44B), United States ($698M), Italy ($641M), and South Africa ($597M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for Japan between 2017 and 2018 were Germany ($315M), United Kingdom ($277M), and Thailand ($119M).

Overview: In August 2020 Japan's Cars exports accounted up to ¥0 and imports accounted up to ¥0, resulting in a remained the same trade balance of ¥0. Between August 2019 and August 2020 the exports of Japan's   Cars have decreased by ¥-774B (-100%) from ¥774B to ¥0, while imports decreased by ¥-146B (-100%) from ¥146B to ¥0.

Destinations: In August 2020 Cars exported mostly to Angola (¥0), Burundi (¥0), Benin (¥0), Burkina Faso (¥0), and Botswana (¥0), and imported mostly from Morocco (¥0), South Africa (¥0), United Arab Emirates (¥0), China (¥0), and Indonesia (¥0).

Growth: In August 2020, the decrease in Cars's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to United States (¥-283B or -100%), China (¥-51.5B or -100%), and Australia (¥-43.9B or -100%). In August 2020, the decrease in Cars's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Germany (¥-58.6B or -100%), United States (¥-18.5B or -100%), and United Kingdom (¥-16.7B or -100%).

Subnational Monthly Trade

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EXPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ¥-774B, (-100%)

IMPORT GROWTH (August 2019 - August 2020): ¥-146B, (-100%)

MAIN EXPORTER (August 2020): Hokkaido, ¥0

MAIN DESTINATION (August 2020): Angola, ¥0

This section shows Cars's exports and imports data at subnational level for Japan. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Cars over time.

Value

EXPORTS (2018): $103B

IMPORTS (2018): $12B

NET TRADE (2018): $90.6B

In 2018, Japan exported $103B in Cars. The main destinations of Japan exports on Cars were United States ($40.7B), Australia ($6.25B), China ($6.02B), United Arab Emirates ($4.91B), and Canada ($3.57B).

In 2018, Japan imported $12B in Cars, mainly from Germany ($5.87B), United Kingdom ($1.44B), United States ($698M), Italy ($641M), and South Africa ($597M).

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IN 2018, Japan HAD A POSITIVE NET TRADE IN Cars WITH:

  • United States, $40B ($40.7B - $698M)
  • Australia, $6.25B ($6.25B - $1.83M)
  • China, $5.98B ($6.02B - $35.7M)

IN 2018, Japan HAD A NEGATIVE NET TRADE IN Cars WITH:

  • Germany, -$3.41B ($2.46B - $5.87B)
  • Hungary, -$51.1M ($164M - $215M)
  • Thailand, -$38.8M ($252M - $290M)
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THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR Japan WERE (2017 - 2018):

THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY Japan WERE (2017 - 2018):

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Market Concentration

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In 2018, Japan's main exporting competitors in Cars were:

In 2018, Japan's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Forecasts

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This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports, for Cars in Japan. The forecast is based on a short-term, medium-term and long-term model using yearly trade data.

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Tariffs by Country

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In 2018, the tariffs for Cars in the imports of Japan were of 0% around the world.

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