Overview In December 2022 Kansai exported ¥2.01T and imported ¥1.96T, resulting in a positive trade balance of ¥52.4B. Between December 2021 and December 2022 the exports of Kansai have increased by $146B (7.82%) from ¥1.87T to ¥2.01T, while imports increased by ¥290B (17.4%) from ¥1.67T to ¥1.96T.
Trade In December 2022, the top exports of Kansai were Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥156B), Integrated Circuits (¥152B), Large Construction Vehicles (¥74.8B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥69.1B), and Semiconductor Devices (¥57.4B). In December 2022 the top imports of Kansai were Crude Petroleum (¥254B), Petroleum Gas (¥188B), Coal Briquettes (¥79.5B), Integrated Circuits (¥57.6B), and Packaged Medicaments (¥53.1B).
Destinations In December 2022, Kansai exported mostly to China (¥483B), United States (¥291B), Taiwan (¥207B), South Korea (¥113B), and Hong Kong (¥91.8B), and imported mostly from China (¥492B), Australia (¥185B), United States (¥152B), Saudi Arabia (¥115B), and United Arab Emirates (¥112B).
Growth In December 2022, the increase in Kansai's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to United States (¥28.8B or 17.3%), South Korea (¥15.4B or 14.2%), and Belgium (¥11.4B or 163%), and product exports increase in Integrated Circuits (¥30.3B or 26.1%), Refined Petroleum (¥17.5B or 122%), and Large Construction Vehicles (¥13.8B or 35.8%). In December 2022, the increase in Kansai's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from China (¥131B or 31.1%), Saudi Arabia (¥46.6B or 116%), and Spain (¥40.8B or 987%), and product imports increase in Crude Petroleum (¥62.5B or 85.1%), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures (¥40.4B or 259%), and Coal Briquettes (¥25.9B or 167%).