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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Hiroshima exported ¥ 1.89T, making it the 9th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Hiroshima were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 702B), Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 160B), Iron or non-alloy steel: in coils,... (¥ 82.2B), Tankers (¥ 54.8B), and Iron or non-alloy steel: in coils,... (¥ 40.6B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Hiroshima imported ¥ 819B, making it the 16th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Hiroshima were Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 152B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 87.2B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 20.2B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 19.9B), and Wood; coniferous species n.e.c in headings... (¥ 19.9B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Hiroshima according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Machines (1.82), Iron Fasteners (1.81), Metal Finishing Machines (1.76), Rubberworking Machinery (1.72), and Papermaking Machines (1.68). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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EXPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥93.3B, (104%)

IMPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥31.2B, (53.9%)

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Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): United States, ¥ 413B

Top Product (2020): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 702B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Hiroshima were United States (¥ 413B), China (¥ 202B), South Korea (¥ 115B), Panama (¥ 104B), and Australia (¥ 96.6B).

In 2020 the top exports of Hiroshima were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 702B), Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 160B), Iron or non-alloy steel: in coils,... (¥ 82.2B), Tankers (¥ 54.8B), and Iron or non-alloy steel: in coils,... (¥ 40.6B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): China, ¥ 241B

Top Import (2020): Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate, ¥ 152B

In 2020 the top import origins of Hiroshima were China (¥ 241B), Australia (¥ 162B), South Korea (¥ 64.7B), Brazil (¥ 54.7B), and United States (¥ 38.6B).

In 2020 the top imports of Hiroshima were Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 152B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 87.2B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 20.2B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 19.9B), and Wood; coniferous species n.e.c in headings... (¥ 19.9B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Economic Complexity (2020): 0.58

Hiroshima ranks 17th 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.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Hiroshima it is in position 17th considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Hiroshima already has a comparative advantage, are led by Metalworking Transfer Machines (0.11), Flat-Rolled Iron (0.11), Tool Plates (0.1), Other Measuring Instruments (0.1), and Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (0.1).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Hiroshima according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Machines (1.82), Iron Fasteners (1.81), Metal Finishing Machines (1.76), Rubberworking Machinery (1.72), and Papermaking Machines (1.68). 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 Synthetic Filament Tow (50.1), Hot-Rolled Iron (31.2), Steam Turbines (29.7), Granulated Slag (29.3), and Passenger and Cargo Ships (28.3).

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