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Japan Trade Summary

2015

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR JAPAN 2015

Overall Exports and Imports for Japan 2015

Exports and imports of Japan in 2015 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 624,874 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 625,568 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,213 products were exported to 214 countries and 4,459 products were imported from 211 countries.

Japan top 5 Export and Import partners 2015

Top five countries to which Japan exported in 2015 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Japan exports to United States worth US$ 126,387 million, with a partner share of 20.23 percent.
  2. Japan exports to China worth US$ 109,278 million, with a partner share of 17.49 percent.
  3. Japan exports to Korea, Rep. worth US$ 44,019 million, with a partner share of 7.04 percent.
  4. Japan exports to Other Asia, nes worth US$ 36,961 million, with a partner share of 5.92 percent.
  5. Japan exports to Hong Kong, China worth US$ 35,006 million, with a partner share of 5.60 percent.

Top five countries from which Japan imported goods in 2015 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Japan imports from China worth US$ 160,560 million, with a partner share of 25.67 percent.
  2. Japan imports from United States worth US$ 68,347 million, with a partner share of 10.93 percent.
  3. Japan imports from Australia worth US$ 34,792 million, with a partner share of 5.56 percent.
  4. Japan imports from Korea, Rep. worth US$ 26,807 million, with a partner share of 4.29 percent.
  5. Japan imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 23,521 million, with a partner share of 3.76 percent.

Japan Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2015

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Japan along with trade value are:

  1. Japan exported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 48,485,974.03 million.
  2. Japan exported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 23,414,687.70 million.
  3. Japan exported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 21,853,436.81 million.
  4. Japan exported Tansmissions for motor vehicles , worth US$ 13,819,753.91 million.
  5. Japan exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 9,597,538.46 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Japan along with trade value are

  1. Japan imported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 45,568,692.44 million.
  2. Japan imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 45,005,801.01 million.
  3. Japan imported Monolithic integrated circuits, nes , worth US$ 16,849,296.11 million.
  4. Japan imported Bituminous coal, not agglomerated , worth US$ 14,944,886.23 million.
  5. Japan imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 14,935,232.14 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2015

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2015 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2015

Tariffs imposed by Japan in 2015 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 2,922.46 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 3.52 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 2.30 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 483,707,467.88 and duty free tariff line items share was 54.34 percent.

Development Indicators 2015

Key Development Indicators of Japan in 2015 are below

  • Japan GDP in current US dollar was 4,383,076 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 38,780.00 .
  • Japan Trade balance: as % of GDP was -0.32.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -14,158.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 35.59 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 7.79 .

Trade Indicators 2015

Trade Indicators for Japan in 2015 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.09.
  • Index of export market penetration was 24.33.
  • World Growth in percentage was -6.47 and Japan Country Growth was -4.83 .