Overview: In September 2020 Japan exported ¥6.05T and imported ¥5.37T, resulting in a positive trade balance of ¥688B. Between September 2019 and September 2020 the exports of Japan have decreased by ¥-315B (-4.94%) from ¥6.37T to ¥6.05T, while imports decreased by ¥-1.13T (-17.4%) from ¥6.5T to ¥5.37T.
Trade: In September 2020 the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥643B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥336B), Integrated Circuits (¥274B), Vehicle Parts (¥216B), and Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥211B). In September 2020 the top imports of Japan were Crude Petroleum (¥319B), Petroleum Gas (¥214B), Telephones (¥181B), Computers (¥177B), and Packaged Medicaments (¥150B).
Origins: In September 2020 the exports of Japan were mainly from Aichi (¥1T), Chiba (¥838B), Osaka (¥761B), Kanagawa (¥525B), and Tokyo (¥425B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.09T), Tokyo (¥913B), Osaka (¥696B), Kanagawa (¥445B), and Aichi (¥440B).
Destinations: In September 2020 Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.26T), United States (¥937B), Taiwan (¥366B), South Korea (¥364B), and Hong Kong (¥272B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.32T), United States (¥564B), Australia (¥239B), Taiwan (¥209B), and South Korea (¥197B).
Growth: In September 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to United States (¥-254B or -21.3%), Thailand (¥-86.9B or -31.3%), and Indonesia (¥-68.9B or -55.8%), and product exports decrease in Cars (¥-131B or -16.9%), Refined Petroleum (¥-78.4B or -75.3%), and Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥-71.4B or -57.3%). In September 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from Australia (¥-184B or -43.4%), United States (¥-158B or -21.9%), and United Arab Emirates (¥-141B or -54.3%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum (¥-353B or -52.5%), Petroleum Gas (¥-165B or -43.6%), and Coal Briquettes (¥-86.1B or -42.3%).