Saga

Prefecture in Kyushu Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.11, Rank 35 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 1.22B | ¥ 6.16B, 40 of 41 | 32 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: Russia | China , ¥ 559M  | ¥ 4.44B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Cars | Semiconductor Devices , ¥ 500M  | ¥ 632M

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Saga exported ¥ 57.4B, making it the 34th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Saga were Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 33.2B), Tankers (¥ 9.1B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 1.68B), Paper and paperboard: uncoated, fluting paper... (¥ 1.6B), and Cranes or derricks nes (¥ 1.42B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Saga imported ¥ 75.7B, making it the 32nd largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Saga were Propane, liquefied (¥ 9.18B), Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (¥ 6.3B), Flour or meal, pellet, fish, etc,... (¥ 5.39B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 3.37B), and Iron or non-alloy steel: (not in... (¥ 2.76B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Saga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Metal Lathes (1.88), Electromagnets (1.54), Industrial Printers (1.31), and Reaction and Catalytic Products (0.86). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): Liberia, ¥ 16.6B

Top Product (2020): Cargo vessels other than tanker or..., ¥ 33.2B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Saga were Liberia (¥ 16.6B), Panama (¥ 14B), Marshall Islands (¥ 6.47B), Hong Kong (¥ 5.18B), and Russia (¥ 3.69B).

In 2020 the top exports of Saga were Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 33.2B), Tankers (¥ 9.1B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 1.68B), Paper and paperboard: uncoated, fluting paper... (¥ 1.6B), and Cranes or derricks nes (¥ 1.42B).

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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, ¥ 37.7B

Top Import (2020): Propane, liquefied, ¥ 9.18B

In 2020 the top import origins of Saga were China (¥ 37.7B), United States (¥ 10.7B), South Korea (¥ 7.17B), Vietnam (¥ 2.46B), and Thailand (¥ 2.25B).

In 2020 the top imports of Saga were Propane, liquefied (¥ 9.18B), Photosensitive/photovoltaic/LED semiconductor devices (¥ 6.3B), Flour or meal, pellet, fish, etc,... (¥ 5.39B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 3.37B), and Iron or non-alloy steel: (not in... (¥ 2.76B).

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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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Saga ranks 35th out of the 41 prefectures 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. Saga it is in position 35th 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 Saga already has a comparative advantage, are led by Sawn Wood (0.032), Scrap Aluminium (0.03), Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and... (0.03), Refined Petroleum (0.03), and Other Inedible Animal Products (0.029).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Saga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Metal Lathes (1.88), Electromagnets (1.54), Industrial Printers (1.31), and Reaction and Catalytic Products (0.86). 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 Passenger and Cargo Ships (192), Other Uncoated Paper (34.8), Cranes (29.7), Quartz (27.3), and Large Coated Flat-Rolled Iron (16.3).

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