Kagoshima

Prefecture in Kyushu Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.4, Rank 41 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 7.61B | ¥ 58B, 27 of 41 | 18 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | Saudi Arabia , ¥ 5.76B  | ¥ 17B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Commodities not elsewhere specified | Crude Petroleum , ¥ 4.96B  | ¥ 42B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Kagoshima exported ¥ 110B, making it the 27th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Kagoshima were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 82.7B), Wood; coniferous species n.e.c in headings... (¥ 5.68B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 5.67B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 2.22B), and Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached (¥ 1.34B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Kagoshima imported ¥ 847B, making it the 15th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Kagoshima were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 640B), Maize except seed corn (¥ 60.2B), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (¥ 27.3B), Flour or meal, pellet, fish, etc,... (¥ 8.05B), and Other fodder and forage products, roots,... (¥ 7.02B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kagoshima according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Finishing Machines (1.76), Woodworking machines (1.07), Semiconductor Devices (0.99), Washing and Bottling Machines (0.9), and Compounded Unvulcanised Rubber (0.87). 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 (2020): China, ¥ 89.3B

Top Product (2020): Commodities not specified according to kind, ¥ 82.7B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Kagoshima were China (¥ 89.3B), United States (¥ 6.99B), South Korea (¥ 3.81B), Thailand (¥ 1.88B), and Taiwan (¥ 1.54B).

In 2020 the top exports of Kagoshima were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 82.7B), Wood; coniferous species n.e.c in headings... (¥ 5.68B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 5.67B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 2.22B), and Chem wood pulp, soda/sulphate, non-conifer, bleached (¥ 1.34B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): United Arab Emirates, ¥ 206B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 640B

In 2020 the top import origins of Kagoshima were United Arab Emirates (¥ 206B), Saudi Arabia (¥ 184B), United States (¥ 89.7B), Kuwait (¥ 81.5B), and Qatar (¥ 49.5B).

In 2020 the top imports of Kagoshima were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 640B), Maize except seed corn (¥ 60.2B), Soya-bean oil-cake and other solid residues (¥ 27.3B), Flour or meal, pellet, fish, etc,... (¥ 8.05B), and Other fodder and forage products, roots,... (¥ 7.02B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Kagoshima ranks 41st out of the 41 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Kagoshima it is in position 41st 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 Kagoshima already has a comparative advantage, are led by Crustaceans (0.069), Processed Fish (0.062), Processed Crustaceans (0.062), Rice (0.06), and Sawn Wood (0.06).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kagoshima according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Finishing Machines (1.76), Woodworking machines (1.07), Semiconductor Devices (0.99), Washing and Bottling Machines (0.9), and Compounded Unvulcanised Rubber (0.87). 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 Other Hides and Skins (350), Carbides (143), Rough Wood (105), Plaiting Products (41), and Animal or Vegetable Fertilizers (26.4).

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