Overview: In November 2020 Japan exported ¥6.11T and imported ¥5.75T, resulting in a positive trade balance of ¥366B. Between November 2019 and November 2020 the exports of Japan have decreased by ¥-265B (-4.16%) from ¥6.38T to ¥6.11T, while imports decreased by ¥-720B (-11.1%) from ¥6.47T to ¥5.75T.
Trade: In November 2020, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥906B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥398B), Vehicle Parts (¥291B), Integrated Circuits (¥260B), and Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥211B). In November 2020 the top imports of Japan were Telephones (¥383B), Crude Petroleum (¥314B), Petroleum Gas (¥244B), Computers (¥188B), and Integrated Circuits (¥167B).
Origins: In November 2020 the exports of Japan were mainly from Aichi (¥1.28T), Chiba (¥943B), Osaka (¥825B), Kanagawa (¥605B), and Tokyo (¥519B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.52T), Tokyo (¥959B), Osaka (¥788B), Kanagawa (¥483B), and Aichi (¥478B).
Destinations: In November 2020, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.36T), United States (¥1.18T), South Korea (¥402B), Taiwan (¥394B), and Hong Kong (¥287B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.68T), United States (¥593B), Australia (¥286B), South Korea (¥250B), and Taiwan (¥233B).
Growth: In November 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Taiwan (¥-57.1B or -12.7%), Singapore (¥-54.3B or -26.7%), and Hong Kong (¥-45.3B or -13.6%), and product exports decrease in Refined Petroleum (¥-63.4B or -67.8%), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥-32B or -7.45%), and Cyclic Hydrocarbons (¥-24.8B or -59.2%). In November 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from United Arab Emirates (¥-172B or -62.6%), United States (¥-95.8B or -13.9%), and Australia (¥-87.3B or -23.4%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum (¥-317B or -50.2%), Petroleum Gas (¥-121B or -33.2%), and Coal Briquettes (¥-63B or -33.2%).