Overview In March 2022 Japan exported ¥8.46T and imported ¥8.87T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥414B. Between March 2021 and March 2022 the exports of Japan have increased by ¥1.08T (14.7%) from ¥7.38T to ¥8.46T, while imports increased by ¥2.15T (32%) from ¥6.72T to ¥8.87T.
Trade In March 2022, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥872B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥598B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥370B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701... (¥351B), and Integrated Circuits (¥339B). In March 2022 the top imports of Japan were Crude Petroleum (¥865B), Petroleum Gas (¥675B), Coal Briquettes (¥451B), Integrated Circuits (¥301B), and Packaged Medicaments (¥244B).
Origins In March 2022 the exports of Japan were mainly from Aichi (¥1.62T), Chiba (¥1.5T), Osaka (¥1.1T), Kanagawa (¥794B), and Hyōgo (¥721B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥2.13T), Tokyo (¥1.21T), Osaka (¥1.1T), Kanagawa (¥844B), and Aichi (¥742B).
Destinations In March 2022, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.68T), United States (¥1.53T), South Korea (¥625B), Taiwan (¥582B), and Hong Kong (¥349B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.88T), United States (¥942B), Australia (¥702B), Taiwan (¥370B), and South Korea (¥365B).
Growth In March 2022, the increase in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China (¥336B or 37.5%), Taiwan (¥73.9B or 21.7%), and South Korea (¥57.7B or 15.5%), and product exports increase in Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥78.8B or 50.4%), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥56.9B or 17.8%), and Beauty Products (¥20.4B or 71.2%). In March 2022, the increase in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Ireland (¥20B or 33.1%), South Africa (¥10.6B or 21%), and Canada (¥9.51B or 10.6%), and product imports increase in Telephones (¥120B or 53.3%), Computers (¥52.8B or 30.3%), and Cars (¥39.2B or 37.6%).