Kumamoto

Prefecture in Kyushu Region of Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 37.8B, Rnk 36/41

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 7.82B, China

Top Export (2019): ¥ 6.5B, Electric, laser and ultrasonic welding equipment...

Imports (2019): ¥ 111B, Rnk 29/41

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 27.6B, Australia

Top Import (2019): ¥ 26.8B, Bituminous coal, not agglomerated

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.24, Rnk 28 / 41

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

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Kumamoto exported ¥ 37.8B, making it the 36th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Kumamoto were Electric, laser and ultrasonic welding equipment... (¥ 6.5B), Outboard motors, spark-ignition (¥ 4.78B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 2.53B), Motorcycles, spark ignition engine of >... (¥ 2.33B), and Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 2.1B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Kumamoto imported ¥ 111B, making it the 29th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Kumamoto were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 26.8B), Maize except seed corn (¥ 11.7B), Wood in chips, non-coniferous (¥ 6.75B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (¥ 6.7B), and Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... (¥ 6.25B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kumamoto according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Electric Soldering Equipment (1.65), Textile Fiber Machinery (1.6), Artificial Textile Machinery (1.59), and Cutting Blades (1.51). 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, ¥ 7.82B

Top Product (2019): Electric, laser and ultrasonic welding equipment..., ¥ 6.5B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Kumamoto were China (¥ 7.82B), South Korea (¥ 7.5B), Thailand (¥ 3.54B), Indonesia (¥ 3.24B), and United States (¥ 3.12B).

In 2019 the top exports of Kumamoto were Electric, laser and ultrasonic welding equipment... (¥ 6.5B), Outboard motors, spark-ignition (¥ 4.78B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 2.53B), Motorcycles, spark ignition engine of >... (¥ 2.33B), and Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 2.1B).

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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): Australia, ¥ 27.6B

Top Import (2019): Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, ¥ 26.8B

In 2019 the top import origins of Kumamoto were Australia (¥ 27.6B), China (¥ 17.9B), Brazil (¥ 12B), United States (¥ 10.7B), and Russia (¥ 8.83B).

In 2019 the top imports of Kumamoto were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 26.8B), Maize except seed corn (¥ 11.7B), Wood in chips, non-coniferous (¥ 6.75B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (¥ 6.7B), and Undenatured ethyl alcohol > 80% by... (¥ 6.25B).

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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 Kumamoto throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Kumamoto. 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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Kumamoto ranks 28th out of the 41 prefectures 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. Kumamoto it is in position 28th 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 Kumamoto already has a comparative advantage, are led by Metalworking Machine Parts (0.077), Rubberworking Machinery (0.072), Tool Plates (0.071), Iron Fasteners (0.069), and Combustion Engines (0.069).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kumamoto according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Electric Soldering Equipment (1.65), Textile Fiber Machinery (1.6), Artificial Textile Machinery (1.59), and Cutting Blades (1.51). 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 Artificial Graphite (353), Electric Soldering Equipment (283), Stone Working Machines (107), Live Fish (95.5), and Motorcycles (93.7).

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