Japan Exports  1963-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Japan increased 2.1 percent year-on-year to JPY 7,382 billion in March 2018, following a 1.8 percent rise in the previous month and missing market expectations of 4.7 percent. Sales of machinery went up 10.2 percent, namely power generating machine (10.8 percent) and semicon machinery (16.8 percent). Also, exports rose for electrical machinery (3.2 percent), of which semiconductors (4.3 percent); chemicals (8.2 percent); and manufactured goods (4.6 percent). Exports rose to China (10.8 percent), Taiwan (0.7 percent), Thailand (13.8 percent), the US (0.2 percent), Germany (9.6 percent) and the Middle East (9.3 percent). By contrast, exports fell to Hong Kong (-15.5 percent), South Korea (-3.2 percent), Singapore (-0.9 percent) and the UK (-29.2 percent). Exports in Japan averaged 3297.73 JPY Billion from 1963 until 2018, 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
2018-02-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY 12.2% 9.3% 10.3%
2018-03-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY 1.8% 12.3% 1.9%
2018-04-17 11:50 PM Exports YoY 2.1% 1.8% 4.7%
2018-05-21 11:50 PM Exports YoY 2.1%
2018-06-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY
2018-07-19 11:50 PM Exports YoY


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 797.35 2.55 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7381.87 6463.31 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6584.53 6460.75 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 2076.00 607.40 3360.40 -1456.10 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.70 3.10 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 404921.00 408292.00 408292.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 100.20 99.50 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8202.00 18142.00 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 15267.00 11814.00 51843.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 14040000.00 18713000.00 23192000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2607900.00 2509300.00 2681500.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.22 765.22 753.54 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 2017 main exports were: transport equipment (23 percent of total exports) with transport vehicles accounting for 15 percent; machinery (20 percent); electrical machinery (17.5 percent); manufactured goods (11 percent) and chemicals (10 percent). Japan's main export partners are: the United States (19 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7381.87 6463.31 7681.69 105.08 1963 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly
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