Overview In December 2022 Japan's Commodities not elsewhere specified exports accounted up to ¥699B and imports accounted up to ¥181B, resulting in a positive trade balance of ¥517B. Between December 2021 and December 2022 the exports of Japan's Commodities not elsewhere specified have increased by ¥182B (35.3%) from ¥516B to ¥699B, while imports increased by ¥37.5B (26.1%) from ¥144B to ¥181B.
Destinations In December 2022, Commodities not elsewhere specified were exported mostly to China (¥104B), United States (¥95B), Hong Kong (¥94.4B), South Korea (¥58.8B), and Taiwan (¥50.3B), and were imported mostly from South Korea (¥38.2B), Taiwan (¥33.1B), China (¥21.8B), Malaysia (¥17.2B), and United States (¥14.9B).
Growth In December 2022, the increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to South Korea (¥22.5B or 124%), Hong Kong (¥18.3B or 30.7%), and United Arab Emirates (¥11.5B or 177%). In December 2022, the increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Taiwan (¥9.93B or 53.1%), China (¥7.84B or 56%), and Singapore (¥4.8B or 59.3%).