Japan Exports  1963-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Japan rose 18.1 percent from the previous year to JPY 6,278 billion in August 2017, well above the 13.4 percent gain in the previous month. It was the ninth straight month of increase in exports and the fastest since November 2013, as all major categories advanced. Sales increased at a faster pace for transport equipment (13.9 percent vs 11.4 percent in July); manufactured goods (11.7 percent vs 9.0 percent); machinery (18.5 percent vs 13.7 percent); and chemicals (20.0 percent vs 14.9 percent). Meanwhile, exports to China climbed by 25.8 percent (vs 17.6 percent) and to the US by 21.8 percent (vs 11.5 percent). In contrast, exports to Taiwan expanded at a softer pace of 1.3 percent (vs 5.5 percent). Exports in Japan averaged 3260.27 JPY Billion from 1963 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7681.69 JPY Billion in March of 2008 and a record low of 105.08 JPY Billion in January of 1963.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY 9.7% 14.9% 9.5%
2017-08-16 11:50 PM Exports YoY 13.4% 9.7% 13.6%
2017-09-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY 18.1% 13.4% 14.7%
2017-10-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY 18.1% 14.9%
2017-11-20 11:50 PM Exports YoY
2017-12-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 113.64 421.74 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6278.04 6495.23 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6164.40 6073.50 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2380.40 2320.00 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 390590.00 387147.00 399002.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 104.40 105.20 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5927.00 11811.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 19217.00 8395.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 14659000.00 20786000.00 23192000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2477500.00 2681500.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.45 0.00 2.52 0.00 [+]
Crude Oil Production 4.00 4.00 13.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Japan Exports

Exports of high technology products have been the engine of Japan's economic growth since 1960. Exports account for around 17 percent of total GDP. In 2015 main exports were: transport equipment (24 percent of total exports) with transport vehicles accounting for 16 percent; machinery (19 percent); electrical machinery (17.6 percent); manufactured goods (12 percent) and chemicals (10 percent). Japan's main export partners are: the United States (20 percent), China (18 percent), South Korea (7 percent) and Taiwan (6 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6278.04 6495.23 7681.69 105.08 1963 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly
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