This page displays a table with Japan Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Japan Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $154.73B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $113.41B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $71.16B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $37.29B 2021
Ores slag and ash $34.47B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $28.24B 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $24.11B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $23.08B 2021
Plastics $17.37B 2021
Organic chemicals $16.78B 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $12.52B 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $12.00B 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $11.30B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $11.20B 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $10.98B 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $10.87B 2021
Aluminum $9.62B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $8.95B 2021
Iron and steel $8.70B 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $7.73B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $7.68B 2021
Cereals $7.53B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $7.49B 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $6.92B 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.21B 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $5.73B 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $5.71B 2021
Rubbers $5.56B 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $5.44B 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $5.23B 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $4.69B 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $4.54B 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $3.63B 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $3.57B 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $3.55B 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $3.46B 2021
Copper $3.41B 2021
Nickel $3.11B 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $3.10B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.96B 2021
Clocks and watches $2.84B 2021
Glass and glassware $2.47B 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $2.42B 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $1.84B 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $1.82B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.80B 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $1.73B 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $1.66B 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $1.62B 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $1.47B 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $1.46B 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.43B 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.42B 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $1.42B 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $1.35B 2021
Ceramic products $1.31B 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $1.30B 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $1.28B 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $1.25B 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.20B 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.04B 2021
Fertilizers $900.42M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $873.29M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $869.05M 2021
Tin $847.86M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $822.98M 2021
Manmade filaments $791.85M 2021
Products of animal origin $635.32M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $619.71M 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $605.67M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $595.08M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $535.40M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $521.56M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $499.63M 2021
Cotton $496.61M 2021
Headgear and $480.53M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $471.25M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $388.33M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $329.80M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $324.84M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $311.85M 2021
Live animals $306.60M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $233.06M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $207.25M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $196.46M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $190.56M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $189.84M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $166.07M 2021
Zinc $144.40M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $119.79M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $110.04M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $94.38M 2021
Lead $85.81M 2021
Silk $83.96M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $66.13M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $44.06M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $16.14M 2021




japan Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2817.32 -1433.94 1608.68 -2817.32 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 229.00 -132.40 17323.00 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.20 3.60 4.70 -1.00 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 10879.25 10189.16 10879.25 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 8061.93 8755.23 8755.23 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 591755.00 559569.00 591755.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 71.60 71.90 276.10 71.60 points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7110.92 16386.11 70685.73 -17769.51 JPY HML [+]
Capital Flows -7113.00 -4497.00 51996.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 1524000.00 1720000.00 29067000.00 39000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 169800.00 144500.00 2991189.00 1700.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 845.97 845.97 845.97 753.55 Tonnes [+]
Imports YoY 49.90 47.20 106.50 -42.70 percent [+]
Exports YoY 22.10 19.00 89.20 -49.40 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 1.46 1.98 2.54 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 3.00 2.00 167.00 1.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.00 3.00 18.00 2.80 BBL/D/1K [+]



Japan Imports by Category Last Previous
Mineral Fuels 3439954.00 3046696.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Machinery & Transport Equipment 2537357.35 2546547.54 JPY Million Jul/22
Petroleum & Petroleum Products 1593566.00 1382365.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Petroleum 1311729.00 1143736.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Chemicals 1108962.00 1044599.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Industrial Chemicals 1008323.00 1055417.00 JPY Million Jul/22
Miscellaneous Manufacturers Articles 981172.60 936749.67 JPY Million Jul/22
Coal 876124.00 810735.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Liquefied Natural Gas 874470.00 773113.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Foodstuff 854760.00 817951.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Gas,natural & Manufactured 849162.88 672320.07 JPY Million Jul/22
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 813965.91 697021.43 JPY Million Jul/22
Raw Materials 782614.00 705877.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Food & Live Animals 733867.94 769663.58 JPY Million Jul/22
Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels 673950.91 714652.61 JPY Million Jul/22
Commom Coal N.e.s 480464.45 394184.87 JPY Million Jul/22
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 452707.98 486342.57 JPY Million Jul/22
Medical & Pharmaceutical Product 429786.00 349407.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Medical & Pharmaceutical Products 429786.00 349407.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Clothing & Accessories 400348.00 279857.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Integrated Circuits 373349.00 350244.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Chemical Compounds & Elements 365163.31 359478.88 JPY Million Jul/22
Office Equipment 319824.58 297109.23 JPY Million Jul/22
Transport Equipment 282488.00 231826.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Petroleum Product 281837.00 238629.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Non-ferrous Metals 271052.00 286750.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles 263858.50 263904.33 JPY Million Jul/22
Nonferrous Metal Ores 257734.00 226118.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Petroleum Spirits 229248.00 185519.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Precision Instruments & Apparatus 218021.36 224074.62 JPY Million Jul/22
Telephony Telegraphy 217927.00 292571.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Organic Chemicals 213752.00 207523.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Computer & Units 207095.00 267907.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Scientific & Optical Instruments 198775.00 185952.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Meat & Meat Preparations 181070.00 173804.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Iron Ore & Concentrates 174841.00 146916.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Fish & Fish Preparations 165154.00 159301.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Inorganic Chemicals 152574.13 140708.88 JPY Million Jul/22
Re Imports Ofof Goods 146623.35 135494.09 JPY Million Jul/22
Metal Products 143360.00 142208.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 141397.00 126285.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Iron & Steel Products 140272.00 134208.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Plastic Materials 137278.82 134289.42 JPY Million Jul/22
Motor Vehicles 135336.00 93534.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Audio & Visual Apparatus,parts Thereof 134396.00 140620.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Textile Yarn,fabrics,make Up Articles 118233.00 110170.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Fruit & Vegetables 117727.00 120515.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Power Generating Machinery 115428.00 106387.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Clothing 114247.29 93155.13 JPY Million Jul/22
Wood & Cork Manufactures 98952.00 96105.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Chemical Materials & Products, Nes 95004.51 94417.22 JPY Million Jul/22
Alminium & Alminium Alloys 92465.81 113615.20 JPY Million Jul/22
Liquefied Petroleum Gas 86889.00 75983.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Electric Power Machinery 86465.00 87616.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Furniture 86089.00 84072.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Beverages & Tobacco 84104.68 91209.91 JPY Million Jul/22
Maize 69144.74 69738.80 JPY Million Jul/22
Non-metallic Mineral Products 65237.00 66397.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Seeds, Oil Nuts & Oil Kernels 62536.20 65165.07 JPY Million Jul/22
Women S, Girl S & Infant S Dresses 62506.52 51803.84 JPY Million Jul/22
Wood, Lumber & Cork 61860.19 64183.62 JPY Million Jul/22
Vegetables 61432.00 60492.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Footwear 61421.10 58172.50 JPY Million Jul/22
Bags 59194.00 59447.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Fruits 56295.00 60023.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Wood 56286.00 47802.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Feeding-stuff For Animals 52822.60 52521.37 JPY Million Jul/22
Sweaters 49760.04 27997.85 JPY Million Jul/22
Parts of Computer 49733.00 46000.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Men S & Boy S Outer Garments 47412.14 37651.80 JPY Million Jul/22
Maize (feeding) 44432.70 43545.28 JPY Million Jul/22
Switches, Relays & Fuses 41360.00 41711.12 JPY Million Jul/22
Coffee,tea,cocoa and Spices 40745.45 41006.94 JPY Million Jul/22
Synthetic Resins 39919.76 35810.19 JPY Million Jul/22
Beverages 37734.59 34274.21 JPY Million Jul/22
Knitted Undergarments 33703.62 35795.17 JPY Million Jul/22
Soy Beans 32981.00 31065.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Paper & Paper Products 32911.47 32173.31 JPY Million Jul/22
Video Tape Recorders & The Like 32815.63 33154.21 JPY Million Jul/22
Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats 31903.30 32137.40 JPY Million Jul/22
Rubber Manufactured 30981.19 30308.47 JPY Million Jul/22
Electric Motors & Generators 28939.25 30598.27 JPY Million Jul/22
Crude Rubber 22961.76 21453.37 JPY Million Jul/22
Miscellaneous Food Preparations 22590.86 23778.78 JPY Million Jul/22
Fixed Vegetable Oils & Fats 22509.88 21887.30 JPY Million Jul/22
Fertilizers 21635.28 13898.33 JPY Million Jul/22
Copper & Copper Alloys 21340.36 21573.28 JPY Million Jul/22
Crude Fertilizers & Crude Minerals 20870.55 20009.34 JPY Million Jul/22
Dairy Products & Eggs 19901.08 19644.45 JPY Million Jul/22
Wheat & Meslin Unmilled 19772.05 33229.21 JPY Million Jul/22
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 17241.70 18644.85 JPY Million Jul/22
Pulp, Waste & Scrap of Paper 17089.47 19338.53 JPY Million Jul/22
Pulp 16952.66 19261.27 JPY Million Jul/22
Clothing Accessories & Apparel 16666.65 15739.45 JPY Million Jul/22
Aircrafts 16170.00 17559.00 JPY Million Aug/22
Connecting Components 15821.00 13796.00 JPY Million May/22
Sugar,sugar Preparations and Honey 15516.32 13066.16 JPY Million Jul/22
Polyethylene 14514.88 13887.38 JPY Million Jul/22
Textile Yarn & Thread 13681.41 13851.95 JPY Million Jul/22
Synthetic Fibres, Yarn & Thread 7924.17 7965.87 JPY Million Jul/22
Socks & Stockings 7797.88 7507.86 JPY Million Jul/22
Textile Fibres & Their Waste 7510.28 8101.19 JPY Million Jul/22
Processed Oils & Fats,and Waxes 7396.51 8095.20 JPY Million Jul/22
Floor Coverings 6016.96 5936.73 JPY Million Jul/22
Woven Synthetic Fibres 5002.11 5057.76 JPY Million Jul/22
Polyvinyl Chloride Resins 4710.44 4539.37 JPY Million Jul/22
Rubber Materials 3528.19 3385.73 JPY Million Jul/22
Office & Stationery Supplies 3346.66 2940.76 JPY Million Jul/22
Non Monetary Gold 3204.03 2524.36 JPY Million Jul/22
Silicones 2788.84 2574.50 JPY Million Jul/22
Cameras & Parts 2401.88 407.00 JPY Million Jul/22
Undergarments 2365.43 2388.81 JPY Million Jul/22
Live Animals 2347.72 1803.00 JPY Million Jul/22
Pens, Pencils & Fountainpens 2016.67 1687.88 JPY Million Jul/22
Animal Oils & Fats 1996.92 2154.89 JPY Million Jul/22
Woolen & Woven Fabrics 1905.39 1747.15 JPY Million Jul/22
Explosive & Pyrotechnic Products 1826.16 1507.85 JPY Million Jul/22
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 1762.11 1678.85 JPY Million Jul/22
Ships & Boats 1416.48 8834.35 JPY Million Jul/22
Mineral, Tar & Crude Chemicals 933.52 1751.38 JPY Million Jul/22
Radioactive Chemical Elements 869.33 1471.08 JPY Million Jul/22
Polystyrene 768.01 1269.01 JPY Million Jul/22
Silk Yarn & Thread 721.63 575.07 JPY Million Jul/22
Crude Benzene 704.78 159.36 JPY Million Jun/22
Hides, Skins, & Fur Skins,undressed 674.48 1413.16 JPY Million Jul/22
Silk Woven Fabric 367.17 425.19 JPY Million Jul/22
Crude Xylene 0.50 0.84 JPY Million Jun/22