Kansai

Region in Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 17.2T, Rnk 3/8

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 4.08T, China

Top Export (2019): ¥ 1.12T, Electronic integrated circuits: memories

Imports (2019): ¥ 16.4T, Rnk 2/8

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 4.61T, China

Top Import (2019): ¥ 1.72T, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.68, Rnk 3 / 8

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

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Kansai exported ¥ 17.2T, making it the 3rd largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Kansai were Electronic integrated circuits: memories (¥ 1.12T), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 870B), Shovels and excavators with revolving superstructure (¥ 388B), Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer, (¥ 369B), and Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 327B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Kansai imported ¥ 16.4T, making it the 2nd largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Kansai were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 1.72T), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 1.11T), Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 599B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 496B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 406B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kansai according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.52), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Cermets (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), and Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): China, ¥ 4.08T

Top Product (2019): Electronic integrated circuits: memories, ¥ 1.12T

In 2019 the top export destinations of Kansai were China (¥ 4.08T), United States (¥ 2.39T), Taiwan (¥ 1.62T), South Korea (¥ 1.17T), and Hong Kong (¥ 1T).

In 2019 the top exports of Kansai were Electronic integrated circuits: memories (¥ 1.12T), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 870B), Shovels and excavators with revolving superstructure (¥ 388B), Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer, (¥ 369B), and Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 327B).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, ¥ 4.61T

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 1.72T

In 2019 the top import origins of Kansai were China (¥ 4.61T), United States (¥ 1.47T), Australia (¥ 871B), Saudi Arabia (¥ 771B), and Taiwan (¥ 737B).

In 2019 the top imports of Kansai were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 1.72T), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 1.11T), Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 599B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 496B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 406B).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Kansai throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Kansai. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Kansai ranks 3rd out of the 8 regions in Japan according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Kansai it is in position 3rd 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 Kansai already has a comparative advantage, are led by Disc Chemicals for Electronics (0.52), Photographic Film (0.48), Photo Lab Equipment (0.46), Cast or Rolled Glass (0.45), and Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (0.44).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kansai according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.52), Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Cermets (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), and Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04). 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 (47.3), Developed Exposed Photographic Material (19), Electrical Capacitors (18.1), Synthetic Filament Tow (17.7), and Artificial Textile Machinery (14.6).

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