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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Chiba exported ¥ 10.9T, making it the 2nd largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Chiba were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 1.96T), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary (¥ 715B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 492B), Machines and apparatus of heading 8486:... (¥ 325B), and Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 208B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Chiba imported ¥ 15.9T, making it the 1st largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Chiba were Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 1.16T), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 963B), Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 737B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 723B), and Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 710B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Chiba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Tool Plates (1.96), and Photographic Film (1.96). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Time Scale
Flow
Value
Depth

EXPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥327B, (43.4%)

IMPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥441B, (39.1%)

This section shows exports and imports data at subnational level for Chiba. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any product, destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Chiba over time.

For full datasets download visit Bulk Download page.

Go to Bulk Download

Historical Data

#permalink to section

Yearly Exports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Destination (2020): China, ¥ 2.19T

Top Product (2020): Commodities not specified according to kind, ¥ 1.96T

In 2020 the top export destinations of Chiba were China (¥ 2.19T), United States (¥ 1.68T), Hong Kong (¥ 1.22T), Taiwan (¥ 1.05T), and South Korea (¥ 844B).

In 2020 the top exports of Chiba were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 1.96T), Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary (¥ 715B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 492B), Machines and apparatus of heading 8486:... (¥ 325B), and Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 208B).

Explore Visualizations

Exports Dynamics

#permalink to section

Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Yearly Imports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Origin (2020): China, ¥ 3.38T

Top Import (2020): Telephones for cellular networks or for..., ¥ 1.16T

In 2020 the top import origins of Chiba were China (¥ 3.38T), United States (¥ 2.43T), Taiwan (¥ 842B), Germany (¥ 799B), and Australia (¥ 544B).

In 2020 the top imports of Chiba were Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 1.16T), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 963B), Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 737B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 723B), and Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 710B).

Explore Visualizations

Imports Dynamics

#permalink to section

Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Economic Complexity

#permalink to section

Economic Complexity of Japan

#permalink to section

Economic Complexity (2020): 0.82

Chiba ranks 4th out of the 41 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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. Chiba it is in position 4th 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 Chiba already has a comparative advantage, are led by Halides (0.3), Blown Glass (0.28), Photo Lab Equipment (0.28), Cast or Rolled Glass (0.26), and Other Nitrogen Compounds (0.25).

Most Complex Products by PCI

#permalink to section

The highest complexity exports of Chiba according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Tool Plates (1.96), and Photographic Film (1.96). 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 Watch Movements (36.2), Photographic Chemicals (28.9), Precious Metal Compounds (28.3), Glass with Edge Workings (26.8), and Developed Exposed Photographic Material (22.9).

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 Chiba 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  Chiba. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Chiba 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.