Overview: In May 2021 Tokyo exported ¥533B and imported ¥1.01T, resulting in a negative trade balance of ¥473B. Between May 2020 and May 2021 the exports of Tokyo have increased by $159B (42.5%) from ¥374B to ¥533B, while imports increased by ¥57.7B (6.08%) from ¥949B to ¥1.01T.
Trade: In May 2021, the top exports of Tokyo were Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥55.3B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥27.5B), Industrial Printers (¥25.2B), Vehicle Parts (¥21.9B), and Machinery Having Individual Functions (¥18.2B). In May 2021 the top imports of Tokyo were Computers (¥41.3B), Integrated Circuits (¥39.8B), Video Displays (¥22.8B), Precious Metal Scraps (¥17.5B), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (¥17.2B).
Destinations: In May 2021, Tokyo exported mostly to United States (¥130B), China (¥123B), Hong Kong (¥34.8B), Taiwan (¥30.5B), and South Korea (¥28.3B), and imported mostly from China (¥388B), United States (¥125B), Taiwan (¥54.1B), South Korea (¥52.8B), and Vietnam (¥44.8B).
Growth: In May 2021, the increase in Tokyo's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an increase in exports to China (¥42.9B or 53.7%), United States (¥31.9B or 32.6%), and Hong Kong (¥13.6B or 64%), and product exports increase in Commodities not elsewhere specified (¥16B or 40.6%), Vehicle Parts (¥9.85B or 81.5%), and Metalworking Transfer Machines (¥9.78B or 731%). In May 2021, the increase in Tokyo's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an increase in imports from United States (¥29.2B or 30.5%), Malaysia (¥12.8B or 90.9%), and Philippines (¥9.61B or 105%), and product imports increase in Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (¥17.2B or 102k%), Silver (¥11.1B or 405%), and Integrated Circuits (¥6.74B or 20.4%).