Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Hyōgo. In August 2022 Hyōgo was the number 6 in total exports and the number 6 in total imports in Japan.

Exports In 2021, Japan's Hyōgo exported ¥ 6.57T, making it the 6th largest exporter out of the 42 exporters in Japan. In 2021 the top exports of Hyōgo were Shovels and excavators with revolving superstructure (¥ 329B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 181B), Salts of oxymetallic or peroxometallic acids... (¥ 175B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 120B), and Beauty, makeup and suntan preparations nes (¥ 105B).

Imports In 2021, Japan's Hyōgo imported ¥ 4.43T, making it the 6th largest importer out of the 42 importers in Japan. In 2021 top imports of Hyōgo were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 355B), Products of tobacco, substitute nes, extract,... (¥ 239B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 197B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 132B), and Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 68.4B).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Hyōgo according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Artificial Textile Machinery (2.09), Boiler Plants (1.04), Ink Ribbons (1), Textile Fiber Machinery (0.97), and Artificial Filament Yarn Woven Fabric (0.58). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2021): China, ¥ 1.57T

Top Product (2021): Shovels and excavators with revolving superstructure, ¥ 329B

In 2021 the top export destinations of Hyōgo were China (¥ 1.57T), United States (¥ 1.05T), Taiwan (¥ 411B), Thailand (¥ 344B), and South Korea (¥ 289B).

In 2021 the top exports of Hyōgo were Shovels and excavators with revolving superstructure (¥ 329B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 181B), Salts of oxymetallic or peroxometallic acids... (¥ 175B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 120B), and Beauty, makeup and suntan preparations nes (¥ 105B).

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Top Origin (2021): China, ¥ 1.03T

Top Import (2021): Natural gas, liquefied, ¥ 355B

In 2021 the top import origins of Hyōgo were China (¥ 1.03T), Australia (¥ 457B), United States (¥ 375B), Italy (¥ 241B), and Vietnam (¥ 175B).

In 2021 the top imports of Hyōgo were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 355B), Products of tobacco, substitute nes, extract,... (¥ 239B), Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 197B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 132B), and Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 68.4B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Aug 2021 - Aug 2022)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Hyōgo

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Economic Complexity (2021): 0.61

Hyōgo ranks 15th out of the 42 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. Hyōgo it is in position 15th 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 Hyōgo already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.51), Cermets (0.48), Photo Lab Equipment (0.47), Cast or Rolled Glass (0.45), and Blank Audio Media (0.45).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Hyōgo according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Artificial Textile Machinery (2.09), Boiler Plants (1.04), Ink Ribbons (1), Textile Fiber Machinery (0.97), and Artificial Filament Yarn Woven Fabric (0.58). 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 Oxometallic or Peroxometallic Acid Salts (130.7), Synthetic Filament Tow (58.2), Large Construction Vehicles (27.8), Steel Bars (18.1), and Artificial Filament Yarn Woven Fabric (17.2).

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 Hyōgo 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  Hyōgo. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Hyōgo 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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.