Kanagawa

Prefecture in Kantō Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.75, Rank 9 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 615B | ¥ 542B, 4 of 41 | 4 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | China , ¥ 135B  | ¥ 117B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Cars | Petroleum Gas , ¥ 76.2B  | ¥ 78.1B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Kanagawa exported ¥ 6.82T, making it the 4th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Kanagawa were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 573B), Diesel powered trucks weighing 5-20 tonnes (¥ 267B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 228B), Beauty, makeup and suntan preparations nes (¥ 122B), and Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 117B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Kanagawa imported ¥ 5.93T, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Kanagawa were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 598B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 485B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 128B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 72.9B), and Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (¥ 67.5B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kanagawa according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Metal Lathes (1.88). 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, ¥ 1.68T

Top Product (2020): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 573B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Kanagawa were China (¥ 1.68T), United States (¥ 1.02T), Taiwan (¥ 437B), South Korea (¥ 399B), and Thailand (¥ 333B).

In 2020 the top exports of Kanagawa were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 573B), Diesel powered trucks weighing 5-20 tonnes (¥ 267B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 228B), Beauty, makeup and suntan preparations nes (¥ 122B), and Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 117B).

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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): China, ¥ 1.35T

Top Import (2020): Natural gas, liquefied, ¥ 598B

In 2020 the top import origins of Kanagawa were China (¥ 1.35T), United States (¥ 579B), Australia (¥ 506B), Thailand (¥ 350B), and South Korea (¥ 260B).

In 2020 the top imports of Kanagawa were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 598B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 485B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 128B), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 72.9B), and Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (¥ 67.5B).

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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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Kanagawa ranks 9th 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. Kanagawa it is in position 9th 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 Kanagawa already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.45), Photo Lab Equipment (0.39), Blown Glass (0.39), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (0.37), and Tool Plates (0.37).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kanagawa according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Metal Lathes (1.88). 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 Sheets (23.7), Halogens (21.4), Photographic Plates (20.1), Glass Balls (18.4), and Vehicle Chassis (18.2).

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