Overview: In June 2020 Japan exported ¥4.86T and imported ¥5.13T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥269B. Between June 2019 and June 2020 the exports of Japan have decreased by ¥-1.72T (-26.2%) from ¥6.59T to ¥4.86T, while imports decreased by ¥-865B (-14.4%) from ¥6T to ¥5.13T.
Trade: In June 2020 the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥457B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥311B), Integrated Circuits (¥233B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥210B), and Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥175B). In June 2020 the top imports of Japan were Petroleum Gas (¥267B), Computers (¥178B), Telephones (¥166B), Packaged Medicaments (¥166B), and Crude Petroleum (¥165B).
Origins: In June 2020 the exports of Japan were mainly from Chiba (¥818B), Aichi (¥789B), Osaka (¥701B), Kanagawa (¥498B), and Hyōgo (¥415B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥1.15T), Tokyo (¥968B), Osaka (¥742B), Kanagawa (¥475B), and Aichi (¥418B).
Destinations: In June 2020 Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.24T), United States (¥725B), Taiwan (¥397B), South Korea (¥351B), and Hong Kong (¥295B), and imported mostly from China (¥1.39T), United States (¥600B), Australia (¥273B), Taiwan (¥232B), and South Korea (¥211B).
Growth: In June 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by a decrease in exports to United States (¥-632B or -46.6%), Thailand (¥-131B or -45.6%), and Indonesia (¥-82.3B or -56%), and product exports decrease in Cars (¥-460B or -50.1%), Vehicle Parts (¥-157B or -52.6%), and Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥-133B or -29.9%). In June 2020, the decrease in Japan's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by a decrease in imports from United Arab Emirates (¥-173B or -72.9%), Saudi Arabia (¥-138B or -63%), and United States (¥-86.5B or -12.6%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum (¥-422B or -71.9%), Coal Briquettes (¥-67B or -34.2%), and Cars (¥-64.1B or -70.4%).