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Monitor Report of JAPAN trade and JAPAN-China binational trade in 202009

 1.  Overview the trade of JAPAN in goods current year until 202009

According to Dalian Infobank, in 202009JAPAN's exports and imports of goods amounted to 108174.3942 million, and were down 9.67% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports were down 3.26% at 57344.8242 million, and imports were down 15.95% at 50829.5700 million. And the corresponding trade surplus was 6515.2542 million and down 642.36%.

During the current year until 202009, JAPAN's total exports and imports of goods were 923764.6657 million and were down 13.28% comparing to the same period of last year. Among these, exports were 455855.7401 million and down 13.34%; imports were 467908.9255 million and down 13.23%. The total trade deficit was 12053.1854 million and down 8.95%.

If considering by country (region), CHINA, UNITED STATES, TAIWAN, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA were JAPAN's top five trading partners. During the current year until 202009, JAPAN's imports and exports to five countries/territories were 217818.7558 million, 135405.1671 million, 52214.4255 million, 51748.9741 million, 35265.4379 million. These values correspond to 23.58%, 14.66%, 5.65%, 5.60%, 3.82% of JAPAN's imports and exports, and, respectively, were down 2.53%, down 18.10%, up 2.98%, down 9.74%, down 23.22% comparing to the same period of last year.

Current year until 202009, JAPAN and the top five trade partners CHINA, UNITED STATES, TAIWAN, SOUTH KOREA, HONG KONG are the top five countries/territories that JAPAN exports to in terms of the total export amount. During the current year until 202009, JAPAN's exports to these five countries/territories were 99714.4562 million, 82921.8483 million, 32360.1364 million, 32201.5334 million, 23207.1783 million. These values correspond to 21.87%, 18.19%, 7.10%, 7.06%, 5.09% of JAPAN's exports and, respectively, were up 2.28%, down 21.66%, up 4.85%, down 9.19%, down 7.03% comparing with the same period of last year.

Current year until 202009, JAPAN's exports to top five countries/territories CHINA, UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, TAIWAN, SOUTH KOREA are the top five countries/territories that JAPAN imports from in terms of the total export amount. During the current year until 202009, JAPAN's imports from these five countries/territories were 118104.2996 million, 52483.3188 million, 26699.1893 million, 19854.2892 million, 19547.4408 million. These values correspond to 25.24%, 11.22%, 5.71%, 4.24%, 4.18% of JAPAN's total imports and, respectively, were down 6.24%, down 11.77%, down 23.10%, up 0.07%, down 10.64% comparing with the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202009, the trade surplus of JAPAN was mainly from UNITED STATES, HONG KONG, SOUTH KOREA, TAIWAN, SINGAPORE at 30438.5295 million, 22649.3917 million, 12654.0926 million, 12505.8472 million, 6338.5537 million, and down 34.34%, down 2.77%, down 6.85%, up 13.44%, down 29.96%. And the trade deficits were mainly from CHINA, AUSTRALIA, SAUDI ARABIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, QATAR at 18389.8434 million, 18132.9408 million, 10497.1710 million, 8759.3370 million, 6313.1784 million, and down 35.43%, down 22.88%, down 38.70%, down 37.81%, down 31.37%.

Current year until 202009, JAPAN's trade surplus or deficit with top five countries/territories During the current year until 202009,  commodities with hs2 codes, 85, 84, 87, 27, 90, were JAPAN's top five traded commodities. They correspond to the import and export values of 140715.3426 million, 136493.5998 million, 97290.3231 million, 86742.5823 million, 45609.6708 million, which were down 4.86%, down 12.76%, down 24.27%, down 32.16%, down 8.58% comparing with the same period of last year and account for 15.23%, 14.78%, 10.53%, 9.39%, 4.94% of JAPAN's total imports and exports.

During the current year until 202009, 84, 87, 85, 00, 90 were JAPAN's top five traded commodities, with total import and export values of 87047.5737 million, 83343.9751 million, 72943.7446 million, 28832.8353 million, 26691.0931 million. These values correspond to 19.10%, 18.28%, 16.00%, 6.32%, 5.86% of JAPAN's total exports and, respectively, were down 15.52%, down 24.73%, down 3.67%, down 13.46%, down 6.64% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202009, 27, 85, 84, 30, 90 were JAPAN's top five traded commodities, with total import values of 80595.4611 million, 67771.5980 million, 49446.0261 million, 21599.1147 million, 18918.5777 million. These values correspond to 17.22%, 14.48%, 10.57%, 4.62%, 4.04% of JAPAN's total exports and, respectively, were down 31.24%, down 6.11%, down 7.43%, up 5.75%, down 11.19% comparing to the same period of last year.


2. Current year until 202009, JAPAN binational trade profile

According to Dalian Infobank, during the current year until 202009, JAPAN-China binational exports and imports of goods amounted to 217818.7558 million and were down 2.53% comparing with the same period of last year. Among these, exports from JAPAN to China were 99714.4562 million and up 2.28%, imports from China to JAPAN were 118104.2996 million and down 6.24%. The total binational trade deficit was 18389.8434 million and down 35.43%.

During the urrent year until 202009, commodities with hs2 code, 85, 84, 87, 90, 39, were binational trade's top five traded commodities. They correspond to import and export values of 49380.0114 million, 46881.2535 million, 12890.0476 million, 11524.6581 million, 9806.4763 million and makes up 22.67%, 21.52%, 5.92%, 5.29%, 4.50% of the total binational imports and exports. These values were also down 2.04%, down 0.43%, down 0.46%, down 1.28%, up 2.95% comparing to the same period last year.

During the current year until 202009, 84, 85, 87, 90, 39 were the top five traded commodities exported to China from JAPAN, with export values of 22650.1806 million, 18154.9498 million, 10341.3569 million, 8092.5494 million, 6194.9416 million. These values account for 22.72%, 18.21%, 10.37%, 8.12%, 6.21% of JAPAN's total exports and were down 0.64%, up 6.15%, up 6.55%, up 2.04%, up 6.67% comparing to the same period of last year.

During the current year until 202009, 85, 84, 63, 61, 62 were JAPAN's top five traded commodities importing from China , with import values of 31225.0616 million, 24231.0729 million, 4978.0272 million, 4953.7331 million, 4838.5703 million. These values account for 26.44%, 20.52%, 4.21%, 4.19%, 4.10% of JAPAN's total imports and were down 6.25%, down 0.23%, up 147.43%, down 17.37%, down 19.01% comparing with the same period of last year.


3.Analysis of import and export trends


Data Source: Japan Ministry of Finance