Shiga

Prefecture in Kansai Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.91, Rank 2 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 2.54B | ¥ 565M, 34 of 41 | 41 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: United States | China , ¥ 846M  | ¥ 184M

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Scales | Vehicle Parts , ¥ 929M  | ¥ 106M

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Shiga exported ¥ 31.7B, making it the 37th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Shiga were Constant weight scales, including hopper scales (¥ 7.4B), Packing or wrapping machinery nes (¥ 3.2B), Machinery to fill, close, aerate,etc bottle,... (¥ 3.14B), Weighing machine parts and weights of... (¥ 1.9B), and Non-medical X-ray equipment (¥ 1.65B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Shiga imported ¥ 7.22B, making it the 41st largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Shiga were Motor vehicle parts nes (¥ 1.22B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 1.07B), Bars, rods & profiles of refined... (¥ 888M), Sheet/film not cellular/reinf polyvinyl butyral (¥ 585M), and Vegetable preparations: vegetables and mixtures of... (¥ 532M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Shiga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Film (1.96), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Photographic Plates (1.69), Interchangeable Tool Parts (1.56), and Electromagnets (1.54). 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): United States, ¥ 12.2B

Top Product (2020): Constant weight scales, including hopper scales, ¥ 7.4B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Shiga were United States (¥ 12.2B), Vietnam (¥ 3.29B), United Kingdom (¥ 2.66B), China (¥ 2.65B), and India (¥ 1.24B).

In 2020 the top exports of Shiga were Constant weight scales, including hopper scales (¥ 7.4B), Packing or wrapping machinery nes (¥ 3.2B), Machinery to fill, close, aerate,etc bottle,... (¥ 3.14B), Weighing machine parts and weights of... (¥ 1.9B), and Non-medical X-ray equipment (¥ 1.65B).

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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, ¥ 2.36B

Top Import (2020): Motor vehicle parts nes, ¥ 1.22B

In 2020 the top import origins of Shiga were China (¥ 2.36B), Indonesia (¥ 1.38B), Vietnam (¥ 1.11B), Switzerland (¥ 651M), and Taiwan (¥ 641M).

In 2020 the top imports of Shiga were Motor vehicle parts nes (¥ 1.22B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 1.07B), Bars, rods & profiles of refined... (¥ 888M), Sheet/film not cellular/reinf polyvinyl butyral (¥ 585M), and Vegetable preparations: vegetables and mixtures of... (¥ 532M).

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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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Shiga ranks 2nd 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. Shiga it is in position 2nd 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 Shiga already has a comparative advantage, are led by Oscilloscopes (0.085), Machinery Having Individual Functions (0.079), Tool Plates (0.077), Iron Fasteners (0.077), and Drafting Tools (0.077).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Shiga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Film (1.96), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Photographic Plates (1.69), Interchangeable Tool Parts (1.56), and Electromagnets (1.54). 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 Scales (N/A), Copper Foil (110), Washing and Bottling Machines (104), Iron Chains (54.9), and X-Ray Equipment (53.7).

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