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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Osaka exported ¥ 9.46T, making it the 3rd largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Osaka were Electronic integrated circuits: memories (¥ 1.2T), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 699B), Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer, (¥ 390B), Games: video game consoles and machines,... (¥ 240B), and Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (¥ 222B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Osaka imported ¥ 9.25T, making it the 3rd largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Osaka were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 542B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 386B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 382B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 330B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 299B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Osaka according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Tool Plates (1.96), and Photographic Film (1.96). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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EXPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥238B, (37.2%)

IMPORT GROWTH (May 2020 - May 2021): ¥86.4B, (12.2%)

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Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): China, ¥ 2.66T

Top Product (2020): Electronic integrated circuits: memories, ¥ 1.2T

In 2020 the top export destinations of Osaka were China (¥ 2.66T), Taiwan (¥ 1.24T), United States (¥ 1.15T), Hong Kong (¥ 777B), and South Korea (¥ 738B).

In 2020 the top exports of Osaka were Electronic integrated circuits: memories (¥ 1.2T), Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 699B), Electric capacitors, fixed, ceramic, multilayer, (¥ 390B), Games: video game consoles and machines,... (¥ 240B), and Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (¥ 222B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2020): China, ¥ 3.47T

Top Import (2020): Medicaments nes, in dosage, ¥ 542B

In 2020 the top import origins of Osaka were China (¥ 3.47T), United States (¥ 823B), Taiwan (¥ 609B), South Korea (¥ 428B), and Vietnam (¥ 347B).

In 2020 the top imports of Osaka were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 542B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 386B), Telephones for cellular networks or for... (¥ 382B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 330B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 299B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (May 2020 - May 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Economic Complexity (2020): 0.79

Osaka ranks 7th out of the 41 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Osaka it is in position 7th 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 Osaka already has a comparative advantage, are led by Photo Lab Equipment (0.35), Cast or Rolled Glass (0.34), Watch Movements (0.33), Metalworking Transfer Machines (0.33), and Knitting Machines (0.32).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Osaka according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Developed Exposed Photographic Material (2.81), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (2.2), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Tool Plates (1.96), and Photographic Film (1.96). 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 Electrical Capacitors (32.1), Electrical Parts (25.5), Developed Exposed Photographic Material (20.4), Video and Card Games (15), and Decals (12.3).

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