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

Exports In 2020, Japan's Tōhoku exported ¥ 585B, making it the 7th largest exporter out of the 8 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Tōhoku were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 79.2B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 43.4B), Tankers (¥ 34.1B), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (¥ 31B), and Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 21.4B).

Imports In 2020, Japan's Tōhoku imported ¥ 1.45T, making it the 6th largest importer out of the 8 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Tōhoku were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 197B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 175B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 128B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 87.7B), and Nucleic acids and their salts, other... (¥ 81.9B).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Tōhoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Tool Plates (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), Iron Fasteners (1.81), Oscilloscopes (1.77), and Blank Audio Media (1.74). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2020): China, ¥ 162B

Top Product (2020): Medicaments nes, in dosage, ¥ 79.2B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Tōhoku were China (¥ 162B), United States (¥ 92.5B), South Korea (¥ 40B), Taiwan (¥ 29.2B), and United Kingdom (¥ 27.2B).

In 2020 the top exports of Tōhoku were Medicaments nes, in dosage (¥ 79.2B), Pneumatic tyres new of rubber for... (¥ 43.4B), Tankers (¥ 34.1B), Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (¥ 31B), and Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 21.4B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Aug 2020 - Aug 2021)

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Top Origin (2020): China, ¥ 192B

Top Import (2020): Bituminous coal, not agglomerated, ¥ 197B

In 2020 the top import origins of Tōhoku were China (¥ 192B), Australia (¥ 177B), United States (¥ 166B), Belgium (¥ 82.5B), and Indonesia (¥ 68.7B).

In 2020 the top imports of Tōhoku were Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 197B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 175B), Copper ores and concentrates (¥ 128B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 87.7B), and Nucleic acids and their salts, other... (¥ 81.9B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Aug 2020 - Aug 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Aug 2020 - Aug 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Economic Complexity (2020): 0.22

Tōhoku ranks 7th out of the 8 regions 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.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Tōhoku 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 Tōhoku already has a comparative advantage, are led by Copper Foil (0.12), Other Measuring Instruments (0.12), Glass Working Machines (0.12), Optical Fibers (0.12), and Synthetic Rubber (0.11).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Tōhoku according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Tool Plates (1.96), Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), Iron Fasteners (1.81), Oscilloscopes (1.77), and Blank Audio Media (1.74). 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 Zinc Sheets (146.8), Zinc Powder (54.7), Raw Zinc (29.0), Other Hides and Skins (24.2), and Hypochlorites (24.1).

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 Tōhoku 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  Tōhoku. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Tōhoku exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

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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.