Overview In August 2022 Japan exported ¥8.06T and imported ¥10.9T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥2.82T. Between August 2021 and August 2022 the exports of Japan have increased by ¥1.45T (22%) from ¥6.61T to ¥8.06T, while imports increased by ¥3.63T (50.1%) from ¥7.25T to ¥10.9T.
Trade In August 2022, the top exports of Japan were Cars (¥885B), Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥668B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥347B), Integrated Circuits (¥344B), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701... (¥311B). In August 2022 the top imports of Japan were Crude Petroleum (¥1.31T), Petroleum Gas (¥938B), Coal Briquettes (¥876B), Integrated Circuits (¥378B), and Refined Petroleum (¥258B).
Origins In August 2022 the exports of Japan were mainly from Chiba (¥1.46T), Aichi (¥1.35T), Osaka (¥1.02T), Kanagawa (¥788B), and Hyōgo (¥672B), while imports destinations were mainly Chiba (¥2.41T), Tokyo (¥1.46T), Osaka (¥1.15T), Kanagawa (¥1.06T), and Aichi (¥923B).
Destinations In August 2022, Japan exported mostly to China (¥1.61T), United States (¥1.54T), South Korea (¥575B), Taiwan (¥527B), and Hong Kong (¥353B), and imported mostly from China (¥2.19T), Australia (¥1.18T), United States (¥1.07T), United Arab Emirates (¥645B), and Saudi Arabia (¥551B).
Growth In August 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 August 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%).