Niigata

Prefecture in Chūbu Region of Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 147B, Rnk 24/41

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 34.9B, South Korea

Top Export (2019): ¥ 16.4B, Cellulose ethers nes, in primary forms

Imports (2019): ¥ 713B, Rnk 19/41

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 175B, China

Top Import (2019): ¥ 323B, Natural gas, liquefied

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.46, Rnk 21 / 41

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

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Niigata exported ¥ 147B, making it the 24th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Niigata were Cellulose ethers nes, in primary forms (¥ 16.4B), Polymethyl methacrylate, in primary forms (¥ 6.15B), Chloroprene (chlorobutadiene) rubber (CR) except late (¥ 6.14B), Paper and paperboard: coated with kaolin... (¥ 6.06B), and Paper and paperboard: coated with kaolin... (¥ 5.1B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Niigata imported ¥ 713B, making it the 19th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Niigata were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 323B), Wood in chips, non-coniferous (¥ 33.8B), Silicon, >99.99% pure (¥ 14B), Propane, liquefied (¥ 13.3B), and Methyl alcohol (¥ 8.46B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Niigata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Wrenches (1.68), and Metal Finishing Machines (1.67). 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): South Korea, ¥ 34.9B

Top Product (2019): Cellulose ethers nes, in primary forms, ¥ 16.4B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Niigata were South Korea (¥ 34.9B), China (¥ 25.7B), United States (¥ 13.6B), Taiwan (¥ 11.7B), and Germany (¥ 8.23B).

In 2019 the top exports of Niigata were Cellulose ethers nes, in primary forms (¥ 16.4B), Polymethyl methacrylate, in primary forms (¥ 6.15B), Chloroprene (chlorobutadiene) rubber (CR) except late (¥ 6.14B), Paper and paperboard: coated with kaolin... (¥ 6.06B), and Paper and paperboard: coated with kaolin... (¥ 5.1B).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (September 2019 - September 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, ¥ 175B

Top Import (2019): Natural gas, liquefied, ¥ 323B

In 2019 the top import origins of Niigata were China (¥ 175B), Australia (¥ 106B), Russia (¥ 87.9B), Malaysia (¥ 57.7B), and United States (¥ 45.8B).

In 2019 the top imports of Niigata were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 323B), Wood in chips, non-coniferous (¥ 33.8B), Silicon, >99.99% pure (¥ 14B), Propane, liquefied (¥ 13.3B), and Methyl alcohol (¥ 8.46B).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (September 2019 - September 2020)

Comparison in Time

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

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Niigata. 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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Niigata ranks 21st 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. Niigata it is in position 21st 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 Niigata already has a comparative advantage, are led by Halides (0.17), Tensile Testing Machines (0.17), Chemical Analysis Instruments (0.16), Petroleum Resins (0.16), and Machinery Having Individual Functions (0.16).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Niigata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Photographic Chemicals (2.17), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Wrenches (1.68), and Metal Finishing Machines (1.67). 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 Hypochlorites (332), Cellulose (329), Other Vinyl Polymers (113), Metal Pickling Preparations (111), and Limestone (70.7).

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