Overview: In February 2021 Tōhoku exported ¥45.2B and imported ¥120B, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥75B. Between February 2020 and February 2021 the exports of Tōhoku have decreased by $-14.4B (-24.2%) from ¥59.7B to ¥45.2B, while imports decreased by ¥-15B (-11.1%) from ¥135B to ¥120B.
Trade: In February 2021, the top exports of Tōhoku were Passenger and Cargo Ships (¥8.79B), Rubber Tires (¥4.16B), Electric Batteries (¥2.1B), Blank Audio Media (¥2.04B), and Scrap Iron (¥1.78B). In February 2021 the top imports of Tōhoku were Petroleum Gas (¥22.1B), Coal Briquettes (¥18.5B), Crude Petroleum (¥12.1B), Copper Ore (¥11.1B), and Zinc Ore (¥6.41B).
Destinations: In February 2021, Tōhoku exported mostly to China (¥7.35B), United States (¥7.19B), Marshall Islands (¥4.65B), Panama (¥4.25B), and South Korea (¥3.78B), and imported mostly from United States (¥16.7B), China (¥12.5B), Saudi Arabia (¥12.1B), Australia (¥12B), and Indonesia (¥6.8B).
Growth: In February 2021, the decrease in Tōhoku's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to China (¥-7.12B or -49.2%), United States (¥-4.31B or -37.5%), and South Korea (¥-2.1B or -35.7%), and product exports decrease in Packaged Medicaments (¥-10.3B or -99%), Gas Turbines (¥-4.12B or -76.1%), and Refined Petroleum (¥-1.31B or -100%). In February 2021, the decrease in Tōhoku's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Malaysia (¥-11.8B or -82.5%), Kuwait (¥-11.2B or -85.3%), and Australia (¥-4.28B or -26.3%), and product imports decrease in Crude Petroleum (¥-14.5B or -54.6%), Coal Briquettes (¥-5.94B or -24.3%), and Semiconductor Devices (¥-1.96B or -78%).