Overview: In February 2021 Kumamoto exported ¥2.48B and imported ¥8.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥5.62B. Between February 2020 and February 2021 the exports of Kumamoto have decreased by $-141M (-5.4%) from ¥2.62B to ¥2.48B, while imports increased by ¥408M (5.3%) from ¥7.69B to ¥8.1B.
Trade: In February 2021, the top exports of Kumamoto were Electric Soldering Equipment (¥779M), Scrap Iron (¥254M), Spark-Ignition Engines (¥159M), Raw Iron Bars (¥144M), and Raw Plastic Sheeting (¥139M). In February 2021 the top imports of Kumamoto were Coal Briquettes (¥1.72B), Raw Aluminium (¥1.43B), Corn (¥933M), Fuel Wood (¥727M), and Alcohol > 80% ABV (¥602M).
Destinations: In February 2021, Kumamoto exported mostly to South Korea (¥601M), China (¥542M), United States (¥330M), Taiwan (¥149M), and Malaysia (¥138M), and imported mostly from Australia (¥1.8B), Brazil (¥1.53B), Russia (¥1.52B), Vietnam (¥1.1B), and China (¥850M).
Growth: In February 2021, the decrease in Kumamoto's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Thailand (¥-335M or -97.9%), China (¥-171M or -24%), and United Kingdom (¥-53.4M or -69.9%), and product exports decrease in Motorcycles (¥-564M or -89.8%), Live Fish (¥-42M or -58.2%), and Spark-Ignition Engines (¥-25.5M or -13.8%). In February 2021, the increase in Kumamoto's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from Russia (¥1.1B or 258%), Vietnam (¥697M or 172%), and Malaysia (¥291M or 322%), and product imports increase in Raw Aluminium (¥1.11B or 340%), Nitrogenous Fertilizers (¥397M or 16.1k%), and Coal Briquettes (¥331M or 23.9%).