Yamagata

Prefecture in Tōhoku Region of Japan

Exports (2019): ¥ 69.5B, Rnk 33/41

Top Destination (2019): ¥ 27.5B, China

Top Export (2019): ¥ 24.5B, Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins...

Imports (2019): ¥ 99.4B, Rnk 32/41

Top Origin (2019): ¥ 54.5B, China

Top Import (2019): ¥ 25.1B, Parts and accessories of data processing...

Economic Complexity (2019): 0.79, Rnk 5 / 41

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

Exports: In 2019, Japan's Yamagata exported ¥ 69.5B, making it the 33rd largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2019 the top exports of Yamagata were Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 24.5B), Printing machinery: parts and accessories, n.e.c.... (¥ 13.1B), Magnetic media: other than cards incorporating... (¥ 7.36B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 2.58B), and Chemical products, mixtures and preparations; n.e.c.... (¥ 1.63B).

Imports: In 2019, Japan's Yamagata imported ¥ 99.4B, making it the 32nd largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2019 top imports of Yamagata were Parts and accessories of data processing... (¥ 25.1B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 24.6B), Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 16.6B), Ground-nuts: other than seed, not roasted... (¥ 2.67B), and Quartz (other than natural sands) (¥ 1.91B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Yamagata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04), Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Non-optical Microscopes (1.69), and Electric Soldering Equipment (1.65). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): China, ¥ 27.5B

Top Product (2019): Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins..., ¥ 24.5B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Yamagata were China (¥ 27.5B), Philippines (¥ 11.7B), Indonesia (¥ 10.6B), Hong Kong (¥ 3.59B), and South Korea (¥ 3.22B).

In 2019 the top exports of Yamagata were Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 24.5B), Printing machinery: parts and accessories, n.e.c.... (¥ 13.1B), Magnetic media: other than cards incorporating... (¥ 7.36B), Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 2.58B), and Chemical products, mixtures and preparations; n.e.c.... (¥ 1.63B).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): China, ¥ 54.5B

Top Import (2019): Parts and accessories of data processing..., ¥ 25.1B

In 2019 the top import origins of Yamagata were China (¥ 54.5B), Australia (¥ 15.8B), Russia (¥ 6.29B), United States (¥ 4.37B), and Thailand (¥ 3.55B).

In 2019 the top imports of Yamagata were Parts and accessories of data processing... (¥ 25.1B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 24.6B), Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 16.6B), Ground-nuts: other than seed, not roasted... (¥ 2.67B), and Quartz (other than natural sands) (¥ 1.91B).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (June 2019 - June 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Yamagata throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Yamagata. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Japan

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Yamagata ranks 5th 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. Yamagata it is in position 5th 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 Yamagata already has a comparative advantage, are led by Microscopes (0.097), Copper Foil (0.093), Electrical Parts (0.092), Broadcasting Accessories (0.092), and Sewing Machines (0.091).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Yamagata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (2.04), Machinery Having Individual Functions (2.02), Metal Pickling Preparations (1.71), Non-optical Microscopes (1.69), and Electric Soldering Equipment (1.65). 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 Hypochlorites (277), Industrial Printers (53.4), Blank Audio Media (42.3), Other Glass Articles (29.3), and Non-optical Microscopes (21).

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