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Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Shiga. In April 2024 Shiga was the number 38 in total exports and the number 41 in total imports in Japan.

Exports In 2023, Japan's Shiga exported ¥ 39B, making it the 38th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2023 the top exports of Shiga were Constant weight scales, including hopper scales (¥ 7.06B), Packing or wrapping machinery nes (¥ 4.14B), Machinery to fill, close, aerate,etc bottle,... (¥ 3.99B), Weighing machine parts and weights of... (¥ 2.62B), and Non-medical X-ray equipment (¥ 2.33B).

Imports In 2023, Japan's Shiga imported ¥ 10.4B, making it the 41st largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2023 top imports of Shiga were Other Motor vehicle parts (¥ 1.37B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 1.32B), Vegetable preparations: vegetables and mixtures of... (¥ 1.08B), Non-cellular polyvinyl butyral sheets (¥ 1.03B), and Crustacean preparations: shrimps and prawns, prepared... (¥ 955M).

Economic Complexity In 2023, the highest complexity exports of Shiga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Pickling Preparations (1.79), Interchangeable Tool Parts (1.76), Polyamides (1.6), Other Measuring Instruments (1.59), Cutting Blades (1.53), X-Ray Equipment (1.5), Metalworking Machine Parts (1.5), Metal Molds (1.45), Felt Machinery (1.42), and Iron Chains (1.42). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Historical Data

Yearly Exports

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Depth
Top Destination (2023)United States¥ 14B

In 2023 the top export destinations of Shiga were United States (¥ 14B), Vietnam (¥ 4.12B), China (¥ 2.83B), India (¥ 2.63B), and United Kingdom (¥ 2.46B).

In 2023 the top exports of Shiga were Constant weight scales, including hopper scales (¥ 7.06B), Packing or wrapping machinery nes (¥ 4.14B), Machinery to fill, close, aerate,etc bottle,... (¥ 3.99B), Weighing machine parts and weights of... (¥ 2.62B), and Non-medical X-ray equipment (¥ 2.33B).

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Exports Dynamics

Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
United States ¥ 343M (33.1%)
United Kingdom ¥ 248M (163%)
Netherlands ¥ 139M (114%)
Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
Thailand ¥ -78.1M (-34.5%)
Indonesia ¥ -49.8M (-63.6%)
Italy ¥ -21.4M (-60.2%)

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Yearly Imports

Color
Depth
Top Origin (2023)China¥ 3.41B
Top Import (2023)Other Motor vehicle parts¥ 1.37B

In 2023 the top import origins of Shiga were China (¥ 3.41B), Indonesia (¥ 1.55B), Vietnam (¥ 1.42B), Netherlands (¥ 1.22B), and Chinese Taipei (¥ 1B).

In 2023 the top imports of Shiga were Other Motor vehicle parts (¥ 1.37B), Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 1.32B), Vegetable preparations: vegetables and mixtures of... (¥ 1.08B), Non-cellular polyvinyl butyral sheets (¥ 1.03B), and Crustacean preparations: shrimps and prawns, prepared... (¥ 955M).

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Imports Dynamics

Fastest Growing Import Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
China ¥ 128M (104%)
South Korea ¥ 98.2M (8.86k%)
Chinese Taipei ¥ 49.6M (82.6%)
Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Apr 2023 - Apr 2024)
United States ¥ -40.8M (-82.5%)
Switzerland ¥ -28.6M (-50.7%)
Netherlands ¥ -15.9M (-46.1%)

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Economic Complexity

Economic Complexity of Shiga

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Economic Complexity (2023)0.87

Shiga ranks 3rd 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.

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. Shiga it is in position 3rd considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Shiga already has a comparative advantage, are led by Nickel Sheets (0.079), Valves (0.079), Liquid Pumps (0.077), Revolution Counters (0.077), and Rubberworking Machinery (0.077).

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Most Complex Products by PCI

The highest complexity exports of Shiga according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metal Pickling Preparations (1.79), Interchangeable Tool Parts (1.76), Polyamides (1.6), Other Measuring Instruments (1.59), Cutting Blades (1.53), X-Ray Equipment (1.5), Metalworking Machine Parts (1.5), Metal Molds (1.45), Felt Machinery (1.42), and Iron Chains (1.42). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Scales (1237.65), Washing and Bottling Machines (145.38), Copper Foil (137.47), X-Ray Equipment (64.10), and Iron Chains (57.07).

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Product Space

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.

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Relatedness Space

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.

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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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.

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