Japan Trade Summary

2008 Data

Japan exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Imports/Exports

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Japan

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 781,412
No. Of products: 4,333
No. Of partners: 214
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 762,534
No. Of products: 4,497
No. Of partners: 210

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Automobiles with rec ...51,584,008.65
Automobiles with rec ...32,859,147.84
Machines & mechanica ...18,148,412.43
Automobiles with rec ...17,620,053.96
Petroleum oils, etc, ...16,970,969.42
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...155,473,624.04
Natural gas, liquefi ...44,933,145.94
Bituminous coal, not ...26,663,665.81
Petroleum oils, etc, ...23,349,954.84
Monolithic integrate ...12,275,708.12

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States138,705 17.75
China124,901 15.98
Korea, Rep.59,493 7.61
Other Asia, nes46,118 5.90
Hong Kong, China40,294 5.16
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China143,230 18.78
United States78,937 10.35
Saudi Arabia51,116 6.70
Australia47,532 6.23
United Arab Emirates47,052 6.17

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials9,666 1.24 269,709 35.37 2.88
Intermediate goods154,729 19.80 111,801 14.66 1.87
Consumer goods204,501 26.17 217,791 28.56 3.99
Capital goods375,637 48.07 151,177 19.83 0.00

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.07
Index of export market penetration: 26.23
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 4.27

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 13
Maximum Rate (%): 3,000
Simple Average (%): 3.92
Weighted Average (%): 2.49
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 598,352,438.79
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 50.42

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 5,037,908
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 38,850.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 0.45
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 22,623.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 6.35
Trade (% of GDP): 34.40