Tōhoku

Region in Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 677B, Rnk 7/8

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 178B, China

Top Export (2019): ¥ 60.5B, Medicaments nes, in dosage

Imports (2019): ¥ 1.8T, Rnk 6/8

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 263B, Australia

Top Import (2019): ¥ 287B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.3, Rnk 6 / 8

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Tōhoku, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Tōhoku exported ¥ 677B, making it the 7th largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Tōhoku were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 60.5B), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (¥ 58.7B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 53.9B), Tankers (¥ 38.2B), and Ferro-nickel (¥ 32B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Tōhoku imported ¥ 1.8T, making it the 6th largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Tōhoku were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 287B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 285B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 117B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 97.9B), and Nucleic acids and their salts, other... (¥ 73.7B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Tōhoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Tool Plates (1.98), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Non-optical Microscopes (1.69), and Self-adhesive Plastics (1.6). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Destination (2019): China, ¥ 178B

Top Product (2019): Medicaments nes, in dosage, ¥ 60.5B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Tōhoku were China (¥ 178B), United States (¥ 145B), South Korea (¥ 55.5B), Taiwan (¥ 36.5B), and Thailand (¥ 27B).

In 2019 the top exports of Tōhoku were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 60.5B), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (¥ 58.7B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 53.9B), Tankers (¥ 38.2B), and Ferro-nickel (¥ 32B).

Explore Visualizations

Yearly Imports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Origin (2019): Australia, ¥ 263B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 287B

In 2019 the top import origins of Tōhoku were Australia (¥ 263B), China (¥ 254B), United States (¥ 187B), Kuwait (¥ 80.8B), and Russia (¥ 79.7B).

In 2019 the top imports of Tōhoku were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 287B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 285B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 117B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 97.9B), and Nucleic acids and their salts, other... (¥ 73.7B).

Explore Visualizations

Comparison in Time

#permalink to section
Flow
Value

This section shows differences between total trade from Tōhoku throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Tōhoku. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

Explore Forecasts

Economic Complexity

#permalink to section

Economic Complexity of Japan

#permalink to section

Tōhoku ranks 6th out of the 8 regions in Japan according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

Discover Economic Complexity

Economic Complexity Ranking

#permalink to section
Scale

The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Tōhoku it is in position 6th considering its ECI in the last year.

Discover Economic Complexity

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

#permalink to section

The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Tōhoku already has a comparative advantage, are led by Microscopes (0.12), Integrated Circuits (0.12), Other Measuring Instruments (0.12), Copper Foil (0.12), and Optical Fibers (0.11).

Most Complex Products by PCI

#permalink to section

The highest complexity exports of Tōhoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Tool Plates (1.98), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Non-optical Microscopes (1.69), and Self-adhesive Plastics (1.6). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

#permalink to section

The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Zinc Sheets (186), Hypochlorites (28.4), Steel Bars (28.4), Ferroalloys (27.9), and Hot-Rolled Iron Bars (24.7).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Tōhoku is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

#permalink to section

This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Tōhoku. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Tōhoku exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

#permalink to section
Depth
Filter

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.