Kyushu

Region in Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 6.75T, Rnk 4/8

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 1.55T, China

Top Export (2019): ¥ 831B, Medium Sized Cars

Imports (2019): ¥ 5.49T, Rnk 4/8

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 1.03T, China

Top Import (2019): ¥ 1.09T, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.53, Rnk 4 / 8

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Kyushu exported ¥ 6.75T, making it the 4th largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Kyushu were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 831B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 780B), Large Sized Cars (¥ 339B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 334B), and Tankers (¥ 305B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Kyushu imported ¥ 5.49T, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Kyushu were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 1.09T), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 390B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 265B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 191B), and Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... (¥ 179B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kyushu according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04), Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), and Photographic Film (1.89). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2019): China, ¥ 1.55T

Top Product (2019): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 831B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Kyushu were China (¥ 1.55T), United States (¥ 938B), South Korea (¥ 729B), Hong Kong (¥ 531B), and Taiwan (¥ 344B).

In 2019 the top exports of Kyushu were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 831B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 780B), Large Sized Cars (¥ 339B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 334B), and Tankers (¥ 305B).

Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2019 - May 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2019 - May 2020)

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Top Origin (2019): China, ¥ 1.03T

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 1.09T

In 2019 the top import origins of Kyushu were China (¥ 1.03T), Australia (¥ 572B), United States (¥ 421B), United Arab Emirates (¥ 377B), and Saudi Arabia (¥ 293B).

In 2019 the top imports of Kyushu were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 1.09T), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 390B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 265B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 191B), and Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... (¥ 179B).

Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2019 - May 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2019 - May 2020)

Comparison in Time

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

Comparison Map

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The regions of Japan with the highest exports in 2019 were Kantō (¥ 27.3T), Chūbu (¥ 18.7T), Kansai (¥ 17.2T), Kyushu (¥ 6.75T), and Chūgoku (¥ 5.03T)

The regions of Japan with the highest imports in 2019 were Kantō (¥ 38.7T), Kansai (¥ 16.4T), Chūbu (¥ 9.49T), Kyushu (¥ 5.49T), and Chūgoku (¥ 4.13T)

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

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Kyushu ranks 4th out of the 8 regions in Japan according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Kyushu it is in position 4th considering its ECI in the last year.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Kyushu already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.21), Metalworking Transfer Machines (0.19), Photo Lab Equipment (0.19), Copper Foil (0.19), and Electrical Parts (0.19).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kyushu according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.25), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04), Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), and Photographic Film (1.89). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Nickel Powder (30.6), Iron Railway Products (29.1), Non-Retail Artificial Filament Yarn (26.8), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (25.7), and Passenger and Cargo Ships (21.5).

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 Kyushu 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

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

Diversification Frontier

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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.