Yamaguchi

Prefecture in Chūgoku Region of Japan

2019
Economic
Complexity
: 0.5, Rank 20 of 41

Feb 2021
Trade
Exports | Imports
: ¥ 143B | ¥ 84.4B, 10 of 41 | 14 of 41

Feb 2021
Country
Destination | Origin
: South Korea | Australia , ¥ 44.8B  | ¥ 16.2B

Feb 2021
Product
Exports | Imports
: Cars | Crude Petroleum , ¥ 36B  | ¥ 18.2B

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

Exports: In 2020, Japan's Yamaguchi exported ¥ 1.53T, making it the 10th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2020 the top exports of Yamaguchi were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 380B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 217B), Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) (¥ 43.9B), Sheets/plates of polarising material (¥ 40.3B), and Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a... (¥ 37.3B).

Imports: In 2020, Japan's Yamaguchi imported ¥ 869B, making it the 14th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2020 top imports of Yamaguchi were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 174B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 104B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 92.1B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 58.5B), and Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 20.5B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Yamaguchi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Halides (1.86), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Other Esters (1.85), and Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (1.8). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Comparison in Time

#permalink to section
Flow
Value

This section shows the differences between Yamaguchi's total subnational aggregate trade throughout time. To explore the trade patterns of the country, visit Japan's country profile.

Visit Country Profile

Yearly Exports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Destination (2020): South Korea, ¥ 469B

Top Product (2020): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 380B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Yamaguchi were South Korea (¥ 469B), China (¥ 277B), United States (¥ 200B), Thailand (¥ 67.1B), and Australia (¥ 55.3B).

In 2020 the top exports of Yamaguchi were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 380B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 217B), Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) (¥ 43.9B), Sheets/plates of polarising material (¥ 40.3B), and Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a... (¥ 37.3B).

Explore Visualizations

Exports Dynamics

#permalink to section

Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Yearly Imports

#permalink to section
Value
Depth

Top Origin (2020): South Korea, ¥ 127B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 174B

In 2020 the top import origins of Yamaguchi were South Korea (¥ 127B), China (¥ 125B), Saudi Arabia (¥ 120B), Australia (¥ 117B), and United Arab Emirates (¥ 71.2B).

In 2020 the top imports of Yamaguchi were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 174B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 104B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 92.1B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 58.5B), and Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 20.5B).

Explore Visualizations

Imports Dynamics

#permalink to section

Fastest Growing Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Feb 2020 - Feb 2021)

Economic Complexity

#permalink to section

Economic Complexity of Japan

#permalink to section

Yamaguchi ranks 20th out of the 41 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

Discover Economic Complexity

Economic Complexity Ranking

#permalink to section
Scale

The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Yamaguchi it is in position 20th considering its ECI in the last year.

Discover Economic Complexity

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

#permalink to section

The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Yamaguchi already has a comparative advantage, are led by Disc Chemicals for Electronics (0.17), Artificial Filament Tow (0.16), Epoxides (0.16), Silicone (0.16), and Laboratory Ceramic Ware (0.15).

Most Complex Products by PCI

#permalink to section

The highest complexity exports of Yamaguchi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Photographic Chemicals (2.16), Halides (1.86), Other Measuring Instruments (1.86), Other Esters (1.85), and Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (1.8). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

#permalink to section

The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Railway Passenger Cars (92.8), Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (90.9), Halogenated Hydrocarbons (41.4), Phenol Derivatives (40.3), and Other Nitrogen Compounds (31.9).

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 Yamaguchi 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

#permalink to section

This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Yamaguchi. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Yamaguchi exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

#permalink to section
Depth
Filter

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.