Shizuoka

Prefecture in Chūbu Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.79, Rank 6 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 194B | ¥ 80B, 8 of 41 | 15 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: United States | China , ¥ 40.2B  | ¥ 21.4B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Spark-Ignition Engines | Petroleum Gas , ¥ 20.1B  | ¥ 5.09B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Shizuoka exported ¥ 1.98T, making it the 8th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Shizuoka were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 148B), Outboard motors, spark-ignition (¥ 128B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 126B), Transmissions for motor vehicles (¥ 116B), and Prisms, mirrors and optical elements nes,... (¥ 54.8B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Shizuoka imported ¥ 958B, making it the 12th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Shizuoka were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 51.9B), Fish fillets: frozen, tunas (of the... (¥ 47.6B), Fish: frozen, bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus),... (¥ 30.6B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 25.5B), and Tuna, skipjack, bonito, prepared/preserved, not mince (¥ 20.6B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Shizuoka according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Metal Lathes (1.88). 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, ¥ 443B

Top Product (2020): Commodities not specified according to kind, ¥ 148B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Shizuoka were United States (¥ 443B), China (¥ 345B), Thailand (¥ 87.8B), South Korea (¥ 84.6B), and Germany (¥ 81B).

In 2020 the top exports of Shizuoka were Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 148B), Outboard motors, spark-ignition (¥ 128B), Vehicles; with both spark-ignition internal combustion... (¥ 126B), Transmissions for motor vehicles (¥ 116B), and Prisms, mirrors and optical elements nes,... (¥ 54.8B).

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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, ¥ 255B

Top Import (2020): Natural gas, liquefied, ¥ 51.9B

In 2020 the top import origins of Shizuoka were China (¥ 255B), Thailand (¥ 88.3B), United States (¥ 81.6B), Taiwan (¥ 66.7B), and Vietnam (¥ 56.1B).

In 2020 the top imports of Shizuoka were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 51.9B), Fish fillets: frozen, tunas (of the... (¥ 47.6B), Fish: frozen, bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus),... (¥ 30.6B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 25.5B), and Tuna, skipjack, bonito, prepared/preserved, not mince (¥ 20.6B).

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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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Shizuoka ranks 6th 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. Shizuoka it is in position 6th 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 Shizuoka already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.26), Photo Lab Equipment (0.21), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (0.21), Drafting Tools (0.2), and Glass Working Machines (0.2).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Shizuoka according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.32), Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Photographic Film (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), and Metal Lathes (1.88). 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 Pianos (174), Wind Instruments (107), Photographic Film (63.7), Cathode Tubes (57.7), and Metal Insulating Fittings (57.7).

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