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

Exports from Japan rose 14.0 percent from the previous year to JPY 6,693.1 billion in October 2017, after a 14.1 percent gain in the previous month. The figure came below market expectations of a 15.8 percent growth, due to softening global demand. Sales rose for: transport equipment (6.4 percent); machinery (17.8 percent); manufactured goods (15.2 percent); chemicals (23.4 percent) and others (16.5 percent). Meantime, exports of foodstuff rose 9.7 percent and those of raw materials gained 31.4 percent. Among major trading partners, sales rose to China (26.0 percent); the US (7.1 percent); the EU (15.8 percent), of which Germany (10.2 percent); South Korea (18.3 percent) and Taiwan (4.8 percent). Exports in Japan averaged 3270.89 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
2017-09-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY 18.1% 13.4% 14.7%
2017-10-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY 14.1% 18.1% 14.9%
2017-11-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY 14.0% 14.1% 15.8%
2017-12-17 11:50 PM Exports YoY 14.0% 14.6%
2018-01-24 11:50 PM Exports YoY
2018-02-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 285.36 667.71 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 6693.07 6811.00 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6407.72 6143.36 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2176.40 2271.20 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 408292.00 390590.00 408292.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 102.40 103.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7911.00 21495.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows -8703.00 20327.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 17421000.00 15118000.00 23192000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2595200.00 2280100.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.22 765.22 765.22 753.54 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 3.60 2.45 3.60 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6693.07 6811.00 7681.69 105.08 1963 - 2017 JPY Billion Monthly
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