Japan Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 738,201
No. Of products 4,219
No. Of partners 213
Imports (in US$ Mil) 748,218
No. Of products 4,433
No. Of partners 212

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration22.91
World Growth3.50
Country Growth1.50

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)200,914,438,210.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)193,670,505,270.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.19
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.45

Japan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China144,053 19.51
United States140,664 19.05
Korea, Rep.52,482 7.11
Other Asia, nes42,394 5.74
Hong Kong, China34,723 4.70
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China173,612 23.20
United States83,571 11.17
Australia45,680 6.11
Saudi Arabia33,775 4.51
Korea, Rep.32,112 4.29

Japan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials10,640 1.44 180,758 24.16 2.81
Intermediate goods145,565 19.72 114,952 15.36 1.76
Consumer goods186,708 25.29 246,665 32.97 3.71
Capital goods349,676 47.37 193,997 25.93 0.01

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Automobiles with rec ...49,397,323.21
Monolithic integrate ...26,474,118.50
Automobiles with rec ...21,884,251.18
Tansmissions for mot ...18,958,830.38
Machines & mechanica ...15,019,475.35
Petroleum oils and o ...80,582,043.30
Natural gas, liquefi ...42,801,114.52
Transmission apparat ...23,682,990.94
Bituminous coal, not ...23,583,485.21
Monolithic integrate ...20,174,547.09

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Japan

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 19
Simple Average (%) 3.77
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 576,238,722.30
Maximum Rate (%) 2,322.36
Weighted Average (%) 2.45
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 56.30

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.09
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.09

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All23.40

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2015

No Of NTM Measures (2015)80
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2015)5,207

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average (2013)0.02
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average (2013)0

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,971,323
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)41,310.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)12,698.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)0.26

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank29
Trading Across Borders Rank57

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.97
LPI Rank12