Yamagata

Prefecture in Tōhoku Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.81, Rank 5 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 5.19B | ¥ 5.45B, 32 of 41 | 34 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: China | China , ¥ 1.76B  | ¥ 2.93B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar articles, of any material | Computers , ¥ 1.49B  | ¥ 2.03B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Yamagata exported ¥ 69.6B, making it the 30th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Yamagata were Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 19.8B), Printing machinery: parts and accessories, n.e.c.... (¥ 14B), Magnetic media: other than cards incorporating... (¥ 12.4B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 2.25B), and Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 1.81B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Yamagata imported ¥ 75.6B, making it the 33rd largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Yamagata were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 25.7B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 14B), Parts and accessories of data processing... (¥ 3.8B), Electric generating sets: wind-powered, (excluding those... (¥ 3.7B), and Ground-nuts: other than seed, not roasted... (¥ 2.14B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Yamagata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.78), Blank Audio Media (1.74), and Electric Soldering Equipment (1.72). 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): China, ¥ 24.9B

Top Product (2020): Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins..., ¥ 19.8B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Yamagata were China (¥ 24.9B), Philippines (¥ 15.8B), Indonesia (¥ 10.6B), Hong Kong (¥ 4.58B), and Vietnam (¥ 3.86B).

In 2020 the top exports of Yamagata were Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins... (¥ 19.8B), Printing machinery: parts and accessories, n.e.c.... (¥ 14B), Magnetic media: other than cards incorporating... (¥ 12.4B), Electronic integrated circuits: n.e.c. in heading... (¥ 2.25B), and Ferrous waste or scrap, nes (¥ 1.81B).

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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, ¥ 39.6B

Top Import (2020): Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing..., ¥ 25.7B

In 2020 the top import origins of Yamagata were China (¥ 39.6B), Australia (¥ 11.9B), Germany (¥ 3.63B), Russia (¥ 3.56B), and United States (¥ 3.48B).

In 2020 the top imports of Yamagata were Automatic data processing machines: portable, weighing... (¥ 25.7B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 14B), Parts and accessories of data processing... (¥ 3.8B), Electric generating sets: wind-powered, (excluding those... (¥ 3.7B), and Ground-nuts: other than seed, not roasted... (¥ 2.14B).

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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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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 Copper Foil (0.1), Oscilloscopes (0.09), Other Electrical Machinery (0.088), LCDs (0.087), and Office Machine Parts (0.085).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Yamagata according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machinery Having Individual Functions (1.93), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.78), Blank Audio Media (1.74), and Electric Soldering Equipment (1.72). 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 (280), Industrial Printers (61.8), Blank Audio Media (42), Other Glass Articles (24.2), and Non-optical Microscopes (20.6).

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.