Overview In August 2021 Japan exported ¥6.61T and imported ¥7.24T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥637B. Between August 2020 and August 2021 the exports of Japan have increased by ¥1.37T (26.2%) from ¥5.23T to ¥6.61T, while imports increased by ¥2.25T (45.2%) from ¥4.99T to ¥7.24T.
Trade In August 2021, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥634B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥477B), Integrated Circuits (¥316B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥284B), and Vehicle Parts (¥277B). In August 2021 the top imports of Japan were Crude Petroleum (¥689B), Petroleum Gas (¥407B), Coal Briquettes (¥249B), Integrated Circuits (¥244B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures (¥228B).
Origins In August 2021 the exports of Japan were mainly from Aichi (¥1.2T), Chiba (¥1.13T), Osaka (¥946B), Kanagawa (¥627B), and Tokyo (¥537B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.71T), Tokyo (¥1.13T), Osaka (¥884B), Kanagawa (¥670B), and Aichi (¥599B).
Destinations In August 2021, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.42T), United States (¥1.15T), Taiwan (¥521B), South Korea (¥478B), and Hong Kong (¥335B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.63T), United States (¥758B), Australia (¥526B), Taiwan (¥324B), and Saudi Arabia (¥321B).
Growth In August 2021, the increase in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to United States (¥214B or 22.8%), China (¥159B or 12.6%), and Taiwan (¥155B or 42.4%), and product exports increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥140B or 41.7%), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥72.5B or 34.3%), and Vehicle Parts (¥61B or 28.3%). In August 2021, the increase in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China (¥309B or 23.4%), Australia (¥287B or 120%), and United States (¥194B or 34.3%), and product imports increase in Crude Petroleum (¥369B or 116%), Petroleum Gas (¥193B or 90%), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures (¥170B or 291%).