Overview: In February 2021 Japan exported ¥6.04T and imported ¥5.82T, resulting in a positive trade balance of ¥216B. Between February 2020 and February 2021 the exports of Japan have decreased by ¥-283B (-4.48%) from ¥6.32T to ¥6.04T, while imports increased by ¥608B (11.7%) from ¥5.21T to ¥5.82T.
Trade: In February 2021, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥761B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥394B), Vehicle Parts (¥285B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥240B), and Integrated Circuits (¥238B). In February 2021 the top imports of Japan were Petroleum Gas (¥472B), Crude Petroleum (¥418B), Telephones (¥219B), Integrated Circuits (¥168B), and Computers (¥168B).
Origins: In February 2021 the exports of Japan were mainly from Aichi (¥1.18T), Chiba (¥976B), Osaka (¥813B), Kanagawa (¥615B), and Tokyo (¥522B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.38T), Tokyo (¥929B), Osaka (¥744B), Kanagawa (¥542B), and Aichi (¥503B).
Destinations: In February 2021, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.17T), United States (¥1.09T), South Korea (¥424B), Taiwan (¥412B), and Thailand (¥282B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.45T), United States (¥620B), Australia (¥328B), South Korea (¥242B), and Taiwan (¥236B).
Growth: In February 2021, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to United States (¥-177B or -14%), United Kingdom (¥-38B or -29.3%), and Singapore (¥-34.5B or -17.2%), and product exports decrease in Cars (¥-125B or -14.1%), Refined Petroleum (¥-43.1B or -46.6%), and Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥-30.8B or -24.2%). In February 2021, the increase in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China (¥772B or 115%), Vietnam (¥35.7B or 22.7%), and South Africa (¥21.3B or 51.4%), and product imports increase in Telephones (¥90.3B or 70%), Petroleum Gas (¥71B or 17.7%), and Computers (¥59.5B or 55%).