Shikoku

Region in Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 1T, Rnk 6/8

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 224B, Panama

Top Export (2019): ¥ 326B, Cargo vessels other than tanker or...

Imports (2019): ¥ 1.33T, Rnk 7/8

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 209B, Australia

Top Import (2019): ¥ 335B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.3, Rnk 7 / 8

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

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Shikoku exported ¥ 1T, making it the 6th largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Shikoku were Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 326B), Tankers (¥ 111B), Xylole (¥ 41.2B), Organo-sulphur compounds, nes (¥ 39.2B), and Bituminous mix, mastic from asphalt, bitumen/tar/pitc (¥ 31B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Shikoku imported ¥ 1.33T, making it the 7th largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Shikoku were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 335B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 192B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 191B), Nickel oxide sinters, intermediate nickel products... (¥ 63B), and Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 43.3B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Shikoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Acrylic Polymers (1.61), Textile Fiber Machinery (1.6), and Self-adhesive Plastics (1.6). 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): Panama, ¥ 224B

Top Product (2019): Cargo vessels other than tanker or..., ¥ 326B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Shikoku were Panama (¥ 224B), China (¥ 147B), South Korea (¥ 103B), Liberia (¥ 86.2B), and Singapore (¥ 83.1B).

In 2019 the top exports of Shikoku were Cargo vessels other than tanker or... (¥ 326B), Tankers (¥ 111B), Xylole (¥ 41.2B), Organo-sulphur compounds, nes (¥ 39.2B), and Bituminous mix, mastic from asphalt, bitumen/tar/pitc (¥ 31B).

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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): Australia, ¥ 209B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 335B

In 2019 the top import origins of Shikoku were Australia (¥ 209B), China (¥ 135B), Saudi Arabia (¥ 128B), Russia (¥ 117B), and Indonesia (¥ 82.8B).

In 2019 the top imports of Shikoku were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 335B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 192B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 191B), Nickel oxide sinters, intermediate nickel products... (¥ 63B), and Structures and parts of structures, iron... (¥ 43.3B).

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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 Shikoku throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Shikoku. 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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Shikoku ranks 7th out of the 8 regions 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. Shikoku 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 Shikoku already has a comparative advantage, are led by Cyclic Hydrocarbons (0.11), Phenols (0.11), Propylene Polymers (0.11), Other Sea Vessels (0.11), and Amino-resins (0.11).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Shikoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Acrylic Polymers (1.61), Textile Fiber Machinery (1.6), and Self-adhesive Plastics (1.6). 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 Asphalt Mixtures (224), Passenger and Cargo Ships (134), Organo-Sulfur Compounds (89.5), Other Firearms (63.5), and Textile Fiber Machinery (63.4).

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