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STATISTICS

B. Trade Statistics (30 March 2017)

1. Value of Exports and Imports by Area (Country)

(in 100 millions of yen)

2016* 2017
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan** Feb(P)
Total Exports 57,023 64,568 58,896 50,919 60,253 57,284 53,164 59,689 58,702 59,564 66,789 54,220 63,475
Imports 54,668 57,119 50,783 51,393 53,389 52,239 53,510 54,824 53,891 58,099 60,430 65,139 55,339
Balance 2,355 7,449 8,113 -473 6,865 5,045 -346 4,866 4,812 1,465 6,359 -10,919 8,135
Asia Exports 28,820 33,185 30,728 27,691 31,505 30,439 29,273 31,215 31,225 32,356 37,401 28,873 34,864
Imports 27,068 29,110 25,693 25,566 27,128 25,615 26,329 28,653 27,339 28,865 29,218 33,608 24,860
Balance 1,752 4,075 5,034 2,125 4,377 4,825 2,943 2,562 3,886 3,491 8,183 -4,735 10,004
  P.R.China Exports 9,337 11,161 10,349 9,020 10,438 10,297 9,691 9,930 10,748 11,032 13,011 8,870 11,966
Imports 13,174 14,684 13,314 13,039 13,800 12,973 13,139 15,406 14,175 14,886 14,845 17,976 10,804
Balance -3,837 -3,524 -2,965 -4,019 -3,361 -2,676 -3,448 -5,477 -3,427 -3,854 -1,835 -9,106 1,163
Hong Kong Exports 2,761 3,296 2,962 2,661 3,255 2,821 2,662 3,322 2,955 3,472 3,670 2,627 3,622
Imports 88 340 105 89 325 86 84 328 89 238 151 110 85
Balance 2,673 2,956 2,857 2,572 2,930 2,735 2,577 2,994 2,866 3,234 3,520 2,517 3,538
Taiwan Exports 3,047 3,626 3,312 3,365 3,701 3,588 3,527 3,770 3,667 3,517 4,213 3,235 3,921
Imports 2,054 2,111 2,017 1,996 1,917 2,054 2,011 2,076 1,997 2,139 2,146 2,350 2,033
Balance 993 1,515 1,296 1,368 1,784 1,534 1,516 1,694 1,670 1,378 2,068 885 1,888
Korea Exports 4,035 4,392 4,120 3,791 3,988 4,090 4,108 4,284 4,185 4,304 5,068 4,447 4,741
Imports 2,239 2,279 2,016 2,196 2,259 2,200 2,165 2,145 2,266 2,415 2,742 2,718 2,456
Balance 1,796 2,112 2,104 1,595 1,729 1,890 1,944 2,139 1,919 1,889 2,326 1,729 2,285
Singapore Exports 1,650 1,951 1,821 1,639 2,033 1,640 1,603 1,665 1,573 1,904 2,414 2,096 1,909
Imports 720 732 630 603 714 610 691 649 701 676 669 766 854
Balance 930 1,219 1,190 1,036 1,319 1,030 912 1,016 871 1,228 1,745 1,330 1,055
Thailand Exports 2,461 2,591 2,534 2,129 2,545 2,471 2,388 2,538 2,550 2,458 2,735 2,370 2,616
Imports 1,976 1,933 1,718 1,700 1,866 1,717 1,757 1,723 1,867 1,892 1,903 1,937 1,917
Balance 485 658 816 429 679 753 631 816 683 566 832 433 700
Malaysia Exports 1,161 1,239 1,150 1,003 1,083 1,079 1,016 1,103 1,062 1,100 1,197 1,001 1,117
Imports 1,743 1,877 1,362 1,397 1,494 1,347 1,472 1,513 1,431 1,627 1,698 1,957 1,808
Balance -582 -638 -213 -395 -411 -268 -456 -410 -369 -527 -501 -956 -691
Indonesia Exports 1,001 1,134 1,005 992 847 1,072 962 1,087 1,067 1,085 1,153 992 1,177
Imports 1,816 1,844 1,536 1,495 1,556 1,560 1,550 1,532 1,597 1,735 1,717 2,013 1,709
Balance -814 -709 -531 -503 -709 -487 -588 -445 -530 -650 -564 -1,022 -532
Philippines Exports 961 974 939 872 935 940 950 956 960 924 966 876 959
Imports 835 813 779 802 825 780 866 845 893 844 851 828 833
Balance 126 162 160 69 110 160 84 112 67 80 115 48 126
Vietnam Exports 1,046 1,244 1,221 1,069 1,331 1,178 1,096 1,186 1,228 1,203 1,414 1,059 1,392
Imports 1,383 1,411 1,323 1,388 1,472 1,414 1,630 1,479 1,448 1,526 1,603 1,792 1,322
Balance -337 -167 -103 -319 -142 -235 -534 -293 -221 -324 -189 -733 70
India Exports 782 866 683 630 778 720 744 794 661 743 835 728 790
Imports 381 466 410 450 419 406 402 388 402 424 426 526 490
Balance 401 401 273 180 360 314 342 406 259 319 410 202 300
(Asia NIEs) Exports 11,493 13,264 12,215 11,456 12,977 12,139 11,901 13,041 12,380 13,197 15,365 12,404 14,194
Imports 5,102 5,462 4,768 4,885 5,216 4,950 4,951 5,198 5,054 5,468 5,707 5,944 5,428
Balance 6,392 7,802 7,447 6,572 7,762 7,189 6,950 7,842 7,326 7,729 9,658 6,461 8,765
(ASEAN) Exports 8,421 9,298 8,823 7,827 8,902 8,508 8,119 8,680 8,578 8,849 10,045 8,509 9,302
Imports 8,947 9,017 7,662 7,633 8,266 7,749 8,362 8,145 8,277 8,618 8,761 9,732 8,817
Balance -526 280 1,161 194 637 759 -243 535 300 231 1,285 -1,223 485
Oceania Exports 1,704 1,586 1,690 1,561 1,818 1,833 1,752 1,743 1,756 1,615 1,543 1,866 2,107
Imports 3,223 3,209 2,952 2,686 2,678 3,050 2,995 3,264 3,299 3,730 3,920 3,962 3,898
Balance -1,519 -1,623 -1,262 -1,125 -861 -1,217 -1,243 -1,521 -1,543 -2,115 -2,377 -2,096 -1,791
    Australia Exports 1,273 1,193 1,303 1,214 1,320 1,426 1,410 1,396 1,296 1,298 1,229 1,424 1,499
Imports 2,788 2,764 2,530 2,291 2,236 2,601 2,604 2,821 2,907 3,237 3,482 3,597 3,501
Balance -1,516 -1,571 -1,226 -1,077 -916 -1,175 -1,195 -1,424 -1,611 -1,939 -2,253 -2,173 -2,002
New Zealand Exports 170 201 196 160 189 223 176 218 218 222 245 176 219
Imports 180 227 218 240 276 224 203 180 198 204 206 179 166
Balance -10 -26 -22 -80 -86 -2 -26 38 20 18 39 -3 53
North America Exports 12,884 13,934 12,797 10,347 12,934 12,477 10,379 12,558 12,774 12,864 14,449 11,142 13,126
Imports 7,013 7,104 6,696 7,020 6,889 6,659 6,904 6,637 7,009 7,219 7,483 7,576 6,924
Balance 5,871 6,829 6,101 3,327 6,044 5,818 3,475 5,921 5,765 5,645 6,966 3,566 6,202
    U S A Exports 12,184 13,074 12,006 9,703 12,181 11,825 9,713 11,675 11,970 12,112 13,698 10,540 12,232
Imports 6,161 6,235 5,879 6,249 6,007 5,896 6,139 5,808 6,177 6,309 6,507 6,552 6,120
Balance 6,023 6,839 6,126 3,454 6,174 5,929 3,574 5,867 5,793 5,804 7,191 3,988 6,112
Canada Exports 700 859 791 644 752 652 666 883 805 752 750 602 894
Imports 847 865 811 767 876 757 761 825 828 906 970 1,019 801
Balance -147 -5 -20 -123 -124 -105 -95 58 -24 -155 -220 -417 93
Latin America Exports 2,592 3,151 2,688 2,095 3,024 2,029 2,110 2,879 2,274 2,276 2,188 2,718 2,333
Imports 2,493 2,242 2,119 2,175 2,170 2,463 1,971 2,069 2,013 2,546 2,349 2,576 2,568
Balance 99 909 569 -80 854 -434 139 811 262 -270 -161 142 -235
    Brazil Exports 231 320 238 257 272 261 259 237 229 230 277 234 267
Imports 785 736 627 566 593 519 468 522 523 631 576 492 560
Balance -554 -416 -389 -309 -321 -258 -209 -286 -294 -401 -299 -258 -293
Mexico Exports 923 961 1,053 814 948 946 926 1,056 1,026 1,023 1,088 871 980
Imports 486 459 407 463 430 631 480 475 489 710 669 563 443
Balance 437 503 646 351 518 316 446 581 537 313 419 308 537
Chile Exports 161 156 139 134 139 113 129 172 137 115 171 211 184
Imports 693 484 474 524 540 442 484 396 381 458 451 826 691
Balance -532 -328 -335 -389 -401 -330 -355 -225 -244 -343 -280 -615 -508
West Europe Exports 6,917 8,124 7,156 5,883 6,842 6,759 6,094 7,003 6,769 6,534 7,242 6,137 7,209
Imports 7,706 7,336 6,976 6,949 7,048 7,141 7,182 6,925 7,265 7,578 7,875 7,377 7,112
Balance -789 788 180 -1,066 -207 -382 -1,089 78 -497 -1,044 -634 -1,239 96
    Germany Exports 1,627 1,670 1,732 1,406 1,617 1,607 1,445 1,632 1,684 1,474 1,798 1,468 1,669
Imports 1,979 2,085 1,867 1,984 1,839 1,904 1,997 2,070 1,962 1,999 2,172 2,036 1,980
Balance -352 -415 -135 -578 -222 -297 -551 -438 -278 -524 -374 -569 -311
United Kingdom Exports 1,248 1,618 1,183 1,088 1,273 1,318 1,093 1,401 1,045 1,202 1,164 1,006 1,280
Imports 598 694 590 547 532 513 556 483 763 615 596 603 560
Balance 650 924 592 540 741 805 536 918 282 587 568 403 720
France Exports 526 605 580 480 513 534 525 538 544 557 612 466 674
Imports 833 922 907 956 810 858 826 1,010 883 969 1,039 968 926
Balance -307 -317 -327 -476 -297 -324 -300 -472 -339 -412 -427 -502 -252
Netherlands Exports 1,088 1,112 1,207 958 1,029 1,072 953 1,149 1,045 966 1,217 1,019 1,154
Imports 190 275 189 267 193 184 196 259 167 197 178 189 193
Balance 898 837 1,018 691 836 888 757 890 878 769 1,039 830 961
Italy Exports 410 939 411 318 357 375 313 419 385 406 404 342 446
Imports 768 795 688 779 833 864 838 710 732 878 880 814 805
Balance -358 145 -277 -462 -476 -489 -525 -291 -347 -472 -476 -472 -359
Belgium Exports 518 590 546 472 549 492 459 512 493 480 568 497 568
Imports 199 207 240 232 197 261 154 196 264 203 240 254 202
Balance 319 383 307 240 352 231 305 316 229 277 328 243 366
Switzerland Exports 221 326 234 203 302 268 339 255 439 324 275 253 297
Imports 716 633 889 521 699 644 668 676 725 583 847 674 650
Balance -494 -307 -656 -318 -397 -375 -329 -422 -287 -259 -572 -421 -353
Sweden Exports 131 138 154 110 151 134 125 123 124 122 135 110 138
Imports 220 176 207 201 173 243 194 175 205 231 201 232 195
Balance -89 -38 -53 -90 -22 -108 -69 -52 -82 -108 -66 -122 -57
Ireland Exports 70 91 77 79 60 48 50 61 76 74 69 66 62
Imports 1,072 366 320 334 681 591 670 299 581 734 544 346 540
Balance -1,002 -275 -244 -255 -621 -543 -620 -239 -505 -660 -475 -280 -478
Spain Exports 266 261 295 223 274 273 236 262 260 236 273 193 239
Imports 329 337 334 342 344 333 298 340 317 323 303 387 266
Balance -63 -76 -40 -119 -70 -60 -62 -78 -56 -87 -31 -193 -27
Central and East Europe, Russia Exports 1,022 1,156 1,030 916 1,278 1,205 1,003 1,145 1,171 984 1,041 962 1,165
Imports 1,443 1,827 1,371 1,417 1,399 1,390 1,658 1,586 1,501 1,615 1,924 1,960 1,996
Balance -421 -671 -342 -501 -121 -186 -655 -441 -330 -632 -883 -999 -831
    Russia Exports 411 487 422 383 504 554 429 519 558 429 431 435 527
Imports 844 1,257 888 973 899 887 1,097 1,026 951 1,092 1,330 1,304 1,464
Balance -433 -771 -465 -590 -395 -332 -668 -507 -393 -663 -899 -869 -937
(EU) Exports 6,785 7,902 7,025 5,779 6,627 6,656 5,907 6,871 6,505 6,333 7,110 5,966 7,007
Imports 7,126 6,841 6,228 6,517 6,511 6,677 6,734 6,503 6,804 7,181 7,159 6,914 6,595
Balance -341 1,061 797 -738 116 -22 -827 368 -299 -849 -49 -948 412
Middle East Exports 2,341 2,545 2,070 1,800 2,197 1,860 1,933 2,448 2,089 2,160 2,231 1,750 2,026
Imports 4,954 5,588 4,351 4,983 5,396 5,479 5,866 5,135 4,823 5,904 6,757 7,400 7,255
Balance -2,613 -3,043 -2,281 -3,183 -3,199 -3,619 -3,933 -2,687 -2,734 -3,745 -4,526 -5,650 -5,228
    U A E Exports 771 829 634 536 832 662 588 822 702 742 841 659 784
Imports 1,317 1,537 1,038 1,499 1,612 1,809 1,688 1,522 1,155 1,766 2,056 2,009 1,888
Balance -546 -708 -404 -963 -780 -1,147 -1,100 -700 -453 -1,025 -1,215 -1,350 -1,104
Saudi Arabia Exports 591 515 568 484 442 358 392 436 378 400 444 271 289
Imports 1,460 1,769 1,559 1,713 1,677 1,670 1,968 1,500 1,801 2,065 2,402 2,817 2,651
Balance -870 -1,254 -991 -1,229 -1,235 -1,311 -1,576 -1,064 -1,423 -1,665 -1,958 -2,545 -2,362
Kuwait Exports 153 173 122 121 147 120 150 193 170 158 157 143 140
Imports 361 466 309 368 322 334 402 386 365 435 446 635 689
Balance -208 -293 -188 -246 -175 -213 -252 -193 -196 -277 -289 -492 -549
Iran Exports 30 42 51 32 36 44 63 75 59 66 110 49 56
Imports 251 252 3 281 466 428 277 449 243 367 366 436 483
Balance -221 -211 47 -249 -431 -384 -214 -374 -184 -302 -256 -387 -427
Africa Exports 742 887 737 626 656 681 620 698 644 775 694 773 645
Imports 768 702 624 596 680 442 604 555 641 641 903 680 726
Balance -26 185 112 30 -24 239 16 143 3 134 -209 92 -81
    South Africa Exports 201 220 215 162 207 212 189 230 202 174 237 177 227
Imports 351 322 359 347 387 270 410 406 417 380 508 337 371
Balance -151 -102 -144 -185 -179 -58 -221 -177 -215 -206 -271 -160 -144
(Notes)
  • 1. The value of exports is based upon the F. O. B. value, while the value of imports is based upon the C. I. F. value.

  • 2. "Singapore" is included in both "ASIA NIEs" and "ASEAN".

  • 3. "(P)" means Provisional. "*" and "**" means "fixed" and "detailed".


• Trend of Value of Exports and Imports

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2. Value of Exports and Imports by Principal Commodity

(in 100 millions of yen)

2016* 2017
Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan** Feb(P)
Exports 57,023 64,568 58,896 50,919 60,253 57,284 53,164 59,689 58,702 59,564 66,789 54,220 63,475
  Foodstuff 414 513 527 450 521 474 457 518 540 533 682 374 504
Raw materials 738 855 898 828 866 741 690 689 697 764 1,001 808 955
Mineral fuels 739 698 682 880 752 715 826 793 671 658 835 1,116 930
Chemicals 5,773 6,364 6,250 5,455 5,884 5,809 5,521 5,611 5,868 5,959 6,879 5,945 6,722
Manufactured goods 6,612 7,109 6,599 6,114 6,843 6,562 6,214 6,383 6,369 6,311 7,329 5,973 7,061
Machinery 11,286 12,969 11,622 10,162 11,723 11,468 10,423 11,336 11,122 11,165 13,298 10,064 13,164
Electrical machinery 9,561 10,827 10,382 8,652 10,294 10,159 9,828 10,808 10,711 10,616 12,052 9,232 10,855
Transport equipment 14,559 16,668 14,410 11,756 15,264 14,011 11,889 15,269 14,688 15,116 15,685 13,572 14,536
  Motor vehicles 9,400 10,267 9,131 7,443 9,952 9,650 7,773 10,219 9,943 10,295 10,566 8,105 9,445
Others 7,341 8,564 7,525 6,622 8,107 7,345 7,317 8,283 8,037 8,442 9,028 7,136 8,748
Imports 54,668 57,119 50,783 51,393 53,389 52,239 53,510 54,824 53,891 58,099 60,430 65,139 55,339
Foodstuff 4,951 5,245 5,478 5,319 5,326 5,195 5,149 4,996 5,066 5,837 5,848 5,376 4,596
Raw materials 3,416 3,374 3,352 3,332 3,348 3,055 3,152 3,261 3,273 3,279 3,613 3,804 3,322
Mineral fuels 10,097 10,964 7,876 8,673 8,985 9,715 10,154 9,358 8,995 11,111 13,065 14,553 13,945
  Petroleum 3,784 4,688 3,533 4,508 4,636 5,053 4,917 4,553 4,001 4,941 6,005 6,386 6,428
Chemicals 6,238 5,797 5,883 5,511 6,017 5,758 5,957 5,454 5,924 6,264 5,956 6,264 5,631
Manufactured goods 4,953 5,223 4,986 5,002 5,122 4,659 4,934 4,950 4,997 5,147 5,245 5,863 4,669
Machinery 5,489 5,947 5,050 5,248 5,370 4,943 4,767 5,086 4,971 5,353 5,653 6,253 5,218
Electrical machinery 8,477 9,093 7,558 8,149 8,960 7,985 8,068 9,964 9,958 9,688 9,681 10,889 8,219
Transport equipment 2,262 2,371 2,398 2,532 2,380 2,713 2,427 2,502 2,694 2,822 3,029 2,424 2,351
Others 8,785 9,105 8,202 7,627 7,879 8,216 8,901 9,252 8,014 8,599 8,339 9,711 7,388
(Notes)
  • 1. The value of exports is based upon the F. O. B. value, while the value of imports is based upon the C. I. F. value.

  • 2. "(P)" means Provisional. "*" and "**" means "fixed" and "detailed".


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Source : Customs and Tariff Bureau (http://www.customs.go.jp/toukei/info/index_e.htm)