Japan Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 644,932
No. Of products 4,230
No. Of partners 213
Imports (in US$ Mil) 606,924
No. Of products 4,453
No. Of partners 212

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration21.17
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-3.55

Service Indicators

Service imports (BoP, current US$)184,710,435,780.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)173,821,286,020.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)...
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)...

Japan top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States130,586 20.25
China113,830 17.65
Korea, Rep.46,235 7.17
Other Asia, nes39,297 6.09
Hong Kong, China33,624 5.21
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China156,553 25.79
United States69,222 11.41
Australia30,433 5.01
Korea, Rep.25,020 4.12
Other Asia, nes22,958 3.78

Japan Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials8,898 1.38 129,648 21.36 3.58
Intermediate goods127,835 19.82 92,849 15.30 1.58
Consumer goods164,965 25.58 207,252 34.15 3.73
Capital goods305,052 47.30 166,603 27.45 0.00

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Automobiles with rec ...55,670,287.73
Monolithic integrate ...22,395,498.98
Automobiles with rec ...21,543,662.70
Tansmissions for mot ...16,077,651.32
Cargo vessels nes an ...8,228,918.11
Petroleum oils and o ...50,767,543.41
Natural gas, liquefi ...30,212,327.72
Monolithic integrate ...16,871,859.94
Transmission apparat ...15,257,068.84
Other medicaments of ...14,356,947.32

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Japan

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 18
Simple Average (%) 3.51
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 471,281,599.08
Maximum Rate (%) 2,630.52
Weighted Average (%) 2.55
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 55.29

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)4,939,384
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)38,000.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank34
Trading Across Borders Rank51

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.97
LPI Rank12