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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Japan
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cars
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Exports In 2021, Japan exported $88.6B 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 ($32.9B), China ($8.85B), Australia ($7.17B), Saudi Arabia ($3.38B), and Canada ($3.35B).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of Japan between 2020 and 2021 were Australia ($1.53B), Russia ($1.04B), and Saudi Arabia ($875M).

Imports In 2021, Japan imported $11B in Cars, becoming the 16th largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 12th most imported product in Japan. Japan imports Cars primarily from: Germany ($3.97B), Thailand ($1.01B), United Kingdom ($863M), Italy ($851M), and United States ($834M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for Japan between 2020 and 2021 were Germany ($332M), China ($189M), and Italy ($173M).

Latest Trends

November 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)¥240B(18.9%)
IMPORT GROWTH (November 2022 - November 2023)¥-8.58B(-5.36%)
MAIN EXPORTER (November 2023)Aichi¥716B
MAIN DESTINATION (November 2023)United States¥565B

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.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2021)$88.6B
IMPORTS (2021)$11B
NET TRADE (2021)$77.5B

In 2021, Japan exported $88.6B in Cars. The main destinations of Japan exports on Cars were United States ($32.9B), China ($8.85B), Australia ($7.17B), Saudi Arabia ($3.38B), and Canada ($3.35B).

In 2021, Japan imported $11B in Cars, mainly from Germany ($3.97B), Thailand ($1.01B), United Kingdom ($863M), Italy ($851M), and United States ($834M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR Japan WERE (2020 - 2021):
Australia$1.53B (27.1%)
Russia$1.04B (61.1%)
Saudi Arabia$875M (34.9%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY Japan WERE (2020 - 2021):
Belgium-$832M (-48.7%)
Germany-$337M (-18.4%)
United Kingdom-$218M (-11.5%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Japan's main exporting competitors in Cars were:
In 2021, Japan's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Value of Cars by Exporters

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