Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Yamaguchi. In March 2023 Yamaguchi was the number 10 in total exports and the number 12 in total imports in Japan.

Exports In 2022, Japan's Yamaguchi exported ¥ 2.25T, making it the 10th largest exporter out of the 41 exporters in Japan. In 2022 the top exports of Yamaguchi were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 340B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 315B), Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 160B), Spark-ignition chargeable Cars (¥ 87.7B), and Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) (¥ 86B).

Imports In 2022, Japan's Yamaguchi imported ¥ 2.24T, making it the 12th largest importer out of the 41 importers in Japan. In 2022 top imports of Yamaguchi were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 573B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 482B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 276B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 123B), and Coal except anthracite or bituminous, not... (¥ 43.7B).

Economic Complexity In 2022, the highest complexity exports of Yamaguchi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Non-optical Microscopes (1.92), Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (1.77), Hydrides and other anions (1.72), Self-Propelled Rail Transport (1.31), Other Nitrogen Compounds (1.08), Other Inorganic Acids Salts (1.07), Phenol Derivatives (0.91), Halogenated Hydrocarbons (0.89), Railway Passenger Cars (0.37), and Copper Plating (0.27). 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 (2022): South Korea, ¥ 600B

Top Product (2022): Medium Sized Cars, ¥ 340B

In 2022 the top export destinations of Yamaguchi were South Korea (¥ 600B), China (¥ 442B), United States (¥ 184B), Taiwan (¥ 137B), and Australia (¥ 95.2B).

In 2022 the top exports of Yamaguchi were Medium Sized Cars (¥ 340B), Machines and apparatus of a kind... (¥ 315B), Light petroleum distillates nes (¥ 160B), Spark-ignition chargeable Cars (¥ 87.7B), and Vinyl chloride (chloroethylene) (¥ 86B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Mar 2022 - Mar 2023)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Mar 2022 - Mar 2023)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2022): Australia, ¥ 428B

Top Import (2022): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., ¥ 573B

In 2022 the top import origins of Yamaguchi were Australia (¥ 428B), Saudi Arabia (¥ 360B), United Arab Emirates (¥ 312B), China (¥ 197B), and South Korea (¥ 179B).

In 2022 the top imports of Yamaguchi were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 573B), Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 482B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (¥ 276B), Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 123B), and Coal except anthracite or bituminous, not... (¥ 43.7B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Mar 2022 - Mar 2023)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Mar 2022 - Mar 2023)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Yamaguchi

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Economic Complexity (2022): 0.54

Yamaguchi ranks 16th out of the 41 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Yamaguchi it is in position 16th 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 Yamaguchi already has a comparative advantage, are led by Epoxides (0.17), Silicone (0.17), Disc Chemicals for Electronics (0.17), Other Esters (0.16), and Blank Audio Media (0.16).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Yamaguchi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Non-optical Microscopes (1.92), Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (1.77), Hydrides and other anions (1.72), Self-Propelled Rail Transport (1.31), Other Nitrogen Compounds (1.08), Other Inorganic Acids Salts (1.07), Phenol Derivatives (0.91), Halogenated Hydrocarbons (0.89), Railway Passenger Cars (0.37), and Copper Plating (0.27). 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 Hot-Rolled Stainless Steel Bars (150.5), Railway Passenger Cars (139.0), Halogenated Hydrocarbons (61.7), Other Nitrogen Compounds (40.8), and Phenol Derivatives (40.0).

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

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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

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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. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.