Overview: In February 2021 Shikoku exported ¥62.3B and imported ¥95.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥32.9B. Between February 2020 and February 2021 the exports of Shikoku have decreased by $-27.8B (-30.9%) from ¥90.1B to ¥62.3B, while imports decreased by ¥-2.6B (-2.66%) from ¥97.7B to ¥95.1B.
Trade: In February 2021, the top exports of Shikoku were Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥21.6B), Refined Copper (¥3.7B), Organo-Sulfur Compounds (¥2.67B), Coal Tar Oil (¥2.62B), and Precious Metal Scraps (¥2.37B). In February 2021 the top imports of Shikoku were Copper Ore (¥28.5B), Crude Petroleum (¥18.1B), Coal Briquettes (¥11.6B), Fuel Wood (¥3.83B), and Nickel Mattes (¥3.35B).
Destinations: In February 2021, Shikoku exported mostly to Liberia (¥11.7B), China (¥11.5B), Panama (¥9.17B), South Korea (¥6.52B), and United States (¥4.81B), and imported mostly from Australia (¥14.5B), China (¥9.08B), Russia (¥8.15B), Indonesia (¥7.95B), and Saudi Arabia (¥7.62B).
Growth: In February 2021, the decrease in Shikoku's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to Panama (¥-7.68B or -45.6%), Singapore (¥-6.5B or -81%), and Marshall Islands (¥-3.93B or -83.1%), and product exports decrease in Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥-19B or -46.8%), Asphalt Mixtures (¥-1.49B or -62.3%), and Halogenated Hydrocarbons (¥-908M or -100%). In February 2021, the decrease in Shikoku's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Chile (¥-5.42B or -41.9%), Saudi Arabia (¥-4.57B or -37.5%), and Algeria (¥-2.94B or -73.6%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum (¥-7.76B or -30%), Petroleum Gas (¥-4.78B or -93.8%), and Manganese Ore (¥-1.59B or -100%).