Kyushu

Region in Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.56, Rank 5 of 8

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 526B | ¥ 382B, 4 of 8 | 4 of 8

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | China , ¥ 129B  | ¥ 83.6B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Cars | Crude Petroleum , ¥ 147B  | ¥ 42B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Kyushu exported ¥ 5.93T, making it the 4th largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Kyushu were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 695B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 693B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 377B), Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 225B), and Large Sized Cars (¥ 211B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Kyushu imported ¥ 4.58T, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Kyushu were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 738B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 304B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 281B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... (¥ 194B), and Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 179B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Kyushu according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Halides (1.86). 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, ¥ 1.69T

Top Product (2020): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 695B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Kyushu were China (¥ 1.69T), South Korea (¥ 700B), United States (¥ 667B), Hong Kong (¥ 394B), and Taiwan (¥ 351B).

In 2020 the top exports of Kyushu were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 695B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 693B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 377B), Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 225B), and Large Sized Cars (¥ 211B).

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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, ¥ 919B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 738B

In 2020 the top import origins of Kyushu were China (¥ 919B), Australia (¥ 505B), United States (¥ 353B), Taiwan (¥ 299B), and United Arab Emirates (¥ 261B).

In 2020 the top imports of Kyushu were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 738B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 304B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 281B), Electronic integrated circuits: processors and controllers,... (¥ 194B), and Iron ore, concentrate, not iron pyrites,unagglomerate (¥ 179B).

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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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Kyushu ranks 5th out of the 8 regions 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. Kyushu it is in position 5th 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 Kyushu already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.23), Copper Foil (0.2), LCDs (0.2), Photo Lab Equipment (0.2), and Metalworking Transfer Machines (0.19).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Kyushu according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Halides (1.86). 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 Iron Railway Products (30.7), Non-Retail Artificial Filament Yarn (27.5), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (27), Nickel Powder (26.1), and Asphalt Mixtures (21).

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