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 $105.48B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $96.69B 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $67.06B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $28.64B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $25.91B 2020
Ores slag and ash $21.75B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $19.78B 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $16.14B 2020
Organic chemicals $15.81B 2020
Plastics $14.97B 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $11.99B 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $11.97B 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $10.90B 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $10.28B 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $9.95B 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $8.83B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $8.05B 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $7.51B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $6.71B 2020
Aluminum $6.55B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $6.12B 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $6.10B 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $5.97B 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $5.82B 2020
Cereals $5.77B 2020
Iron and steel $5.70B 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $5.44B 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $5.08B 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $4.60B 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $4.43B 2020
Rubbers $4.21B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $4.20B 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $3.55B 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $3.53B 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $3.37B 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $3.35B 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $2.86B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.86B 2020
Clocks and watches $2.56B 2020
Nickel $2.41B 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $2.32B 2020
Glass and glassware $2.23B 2020
Copper $2.13B 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $1.86B 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $1.65B 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $1.64B 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.57B 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $1.40B 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.37B 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $1.31B 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $1.31B 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $1.30B 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $1.27B 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $1.27B 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $1.25B 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $1.24B 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.19B 2020
Ceramic products $1.13B 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $1.06B 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.05B 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $947.09M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $933.32M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $700.54M 2020
Fertilizers $684.55M 2020
Manmade filaments $672.51M 2020
Products of animal origin $604.48M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $559.43M 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $556.84M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $554.03M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $490.97M 2020
Headgear and $471.57M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $454.22M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $449.06M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $441.73M 2020
Cotton $430.56M 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $379.83M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $355.92M 2020
Tin $355.28M 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $275.34M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $265.98M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $256.36M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $253.57M 2020
Live animals $248.29M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $219.72M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $185.56M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $184.93M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $175.22M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $135.03M 2020
Zinc $112.48M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $104.09M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $103.12M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $89.12M 2020
Lead $78.45M 2020
Silk $72.02M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $65.20M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $39.08M 2020
Cork and articles of cork $16.64M 2020




Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -582.36 -955.64 1608.68 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 897.30 1180.10 17323.00 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.20 3.60 4.70 -1.00 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 8463.79 8322.73 8463.79 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7881.43 7367.09 7881.43 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
External Debt 529795.00 508031.00 529795.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 86.00 86.80 276.10 83.10 points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 10856.66 2992.65 70685.73 -17769.51 JPY HML [+]
Capital Flows 1978.00 -8850.00 51996.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 2893000.00 1268000.00 29067000.00 39000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 12100.00 20700.00 2991189.00 1700.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 845.97 845.97 845.97 753.55 Tonnes [+]
Imports YoY 41.10 43.80 106.50 -42.70 percent [+]
Exports YoY 17.50 20.50 89.20 -49.40 percent [+]
Crude Oil Production 3.70 4.00 18.00 3.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.01 2.29 3.60 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 3.00 2.00 167.00 1.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]



Japan Imports by Category Last Previous
Machinery & Transport Equipment 2374526.31 2055686.90 JPY Million Nov/21
Mineral Fuels 2200023.00 1930815.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Petroleum & Petroleum Products 1128499.00 952675.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Industrial Chemicals 894455.00 789326.00 JPY Million Nov/21
Miscellaneous Manufacturers Articles 874773.23 818479.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Petroleum 867463.00 720536.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Chemicals 853163.00 923343.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Foodstuff 717822.00 687642.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Raw Materials 649590.00 617396.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Food & Live Animals 608491.80 553798.51 JPY Million Nov/21
Liquefied Natural Gas 597083.00 495532.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels 593226.54 617390.33 JPY Million Nov/21
Gas,natural & Manufactured 582030.12 383740.38 JPY Million Nov/21
Metalliferous Ores & Metal Scrap 421729.69 460296.56 JPY Million Nov/21
Coal, Coke & Briquettes 396013.60 306401.11 JPY Million Nov/21
Coal 375951.00 377518.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Medical & Pharmaceutical Product 326870.00 362095.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Medical & Pharmaceutical Products 326870.00 362095.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Telephony Telegraphy 326148.00 297032.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Non-ferrous Metals 308613.00 249498.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Integrated Circuits 297181.00 280433.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Chemical Compounds & Elements 294979.11 237067.50 JPY Million Nov/21
Transport Equipment 278556.00 359664.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Petroleum Product 261036.00 232139.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Office Equipment 255481.89 226023.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles 232641.13 200822.55 JPY Million Nov/21
Commom Coal N.e.s 223034.45 182398.13 JPY Million Nov/21
Clothing & Accessories 217445.00 259461.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Computer & Units 211014.00 201298.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Precision Instruments & Apparatus 198362.29 187889.17 JPY Million Nov/21
Iron Ore & Concentrates 194879.00 202761.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Petroleum Spirits 178109.00 171875.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Fish & Fish Preparations 175577.00 165805.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Scientific & Optical Instruments 169079.00 168854.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Nonferrous Metal Ores 168174.00 137013.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Organic Chemicals 167405.00 194607.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Meat & Meat Preparations 148212.00 138880.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Audio & Visual Apparatus,parts Thereof 133579.00 126987.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Motor Vehicles 121979.00 123190.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Metal Products 120746.00 127109.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Iron & Steel Products 120389.00 117800.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Re Imports Ofof Goods 118860.85 108897.28 JPY Million Nov/21
Plastic Materials 105570.46 101244.10 JPY Million Nov/21
Clothing 100593.27 107733.85 JPY Million Nov/21
Inorganic Chemicals 95528.64 77482.13 JPY Million Nov/21
Cereals & Cereal Preparations 94324.00 85481.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Fruit & Vegetables 92953.00 91950.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Chemical Materials & Products, Nes 91120.90 83117.70 JPY Million Nov/21
Textile Yarn,fabrics,make Up Articles 87816.00 97412.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Liquefied Petroleum Gas 85891.00 86600.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Alminium & Alminium Alloys 85569.65 81921.57 JPY Million Nov/21
Power Generating Machinery 85033.00 110723.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Beverages & Tobacco 79182.39 60156.53 JPY Million Nov/21
Furniture 73942.00 78482.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Wood & Cork Manufactures 72022.00 77592.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Electric Power Machinery 69406.00 73666.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Sweaters 61354.33 68125.14 JPY Million Nov/21
Non-metallic Mineral Products 57780.00 62459.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Wood, Lumber & Cork 56614.57 46463.13 JPY Million Nov/21
Women S, Girl S & Infant S Dresses 52333.39 56903.78 JPY Million Nov/21
Aircrafts 51920.00 129910.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Vegetables 51217.00 48396.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Bags 49271.00 53171.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Wood 46037.00 47815.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Men S & Boy S Outer Garments 44948.63 47890.08 JPY Million Nov/21
Maize 44021.70 41670.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Parts of Computer 42504.00 47266.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Fruits 41736.00 43554.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Feeding-stuff For Animals 38671.38 36527.79 JPY Million Nov/21
Footwear 38168.35 34701.16 JPY Million Nov/21
Seeds, Oil Nuts & Oil Kernels 36773.18 35693.71 JPY Million Nov/21
Switches, Relays & Fuses 36080.90 31224.85 JPY Million Nov/21
Coffee,tea,cocoa and Spices 34738.43 30666.51 JPY Million Nov/21
Beverages 31949.06 29421.05 JPY Million Nov/21
Video Tape Recorders & The Like 31563.65 24764.34 JPY Million Nov/21
Paper & Paper Products 29803.23 25993.21 JPY Million Nov/21
Maize (feeding) 29317.26 28269.33 JPY Million Nov/21
Knitted Undergarments 28342.44 25337.70 JPY Million Nov/21
Synthetic Resins 26663.60 26708.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Rubber Manufactured 25426.60 23382.64 JPY Million Nov/21
Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats 24188.94 19531.09 JPY Million Nov/21
Electric Motors & Generators 23755.97 17789.29 JPY Million Nov/21
Soy Beans 23389.00 22242.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Wheat & Meslin Unmilled 18807.32 17394.51 JPY Million Nov/21
Miscellaneous Food Preparations 17902.81 16987.77 JPY Million Nov/21
Fixed Vegetable Oils & Fats 17573.73 13092.81 JPY Million Nov/21
Crude Fertilizers & Crude Minerals 17152.68 15432.37 JPY Million Nov/21
Copper & Copper Alloys 16792.49 15445.98 JPY Million Nov/21
Crude Rubber 15829.85 16018.36 JPY Million Nov/21
Dairy Products & Eggs 15607.26 16923.89 JPY Million Nov/21
Pulp, Waste & Scrap of Paper 14766.26 14070.12 JPY Million Nov/21
Dyeing, Tanning & Colouring Materials 14734.54 13668.09 JPY Million Nov/21
Pulp 14683.01 13950.81 JPY Million Nov/21
Connecting Components 13365.00 13412.00 JPY Million Oct/21
Clothing Accessories & Apparel 13347.28 11925.60 JPY Million Nov/21
Sugar,sugar Preparations and Honey 12523.21 9249.37 JPY Million Nov/21
Polyethylene 10747.54 9616.81 JPY Million Nov/21
Textile Yarn & Thread 10216.15 8950.89 JPY Million Nov/21
Fertilizers 8541.39 12946.76 JPY Million Nov/21
Floor Coverings 7476.75 7304.33 JPY Million Nov/21
Socks & Stockings 7328.35 7299.22 JPY Million Nov/21
Live Animals 6900.44 3438.82 JPY Million Nov/21
Synthetic Fibres, Yarn & Thread 6341.19 5774.09 JPY Million Nov/21
Textile Fibres & Their Waste 5589.28 5438.79 JPY Million Nov/21
Processed Oils & Fats,and Waxes 5221.81 5065.65 JPY Million Nov/21
Polyvinyl Chloride Resins 3925.69 3399.16 JPY Million Nov/21
Woven Synthetic Fibres 3841.18 3401.50 JPY Million Nov/21
Rubber Materials 3143.72 2634.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Office & Stationery Supplies 3082.02 2691.37 JPY Million Nov/21
Non Monetary Gold 2231.80 4134.59 JPY Million Nov/21
Silicones 1968.17 1864.55 JPY Million Nov/21
Pens, Pencils & Fountainpens 1936.43 1648.83 JPY Million Nov/21
Undergarments 1886.92 1964.33 JPY Million Nov/21
Animal Oils & Fats 1393.40 1372.63 JPY Million Nov/21
Ships & Boats 1340.48 5651.67 JPY Million Nov/21
Mineral, Tar & Crude Chemicals 1158.38 2029.94 JPY Million Nov/21
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 1119.52 961.10 JPY Million Nov/21
Polystyrene 897.56 789.46 JPY Million Nov/21
Explosive & Pyrotechnic Products 855.03 1026.84 JPY Million Nov/21
Hides, Skins, & Fur Skins,undressed 761.14 986.16 JPY Million Nov/21
Radioactive Chemical Elements 696.31 928.91 JPY Million Nov/21
Woolen & Woven Fabrics 622.47 564.00 JPY Million Nov/21
Cameras & Parts 402.62 270.44 JPY Million Nov/21
Silk Yarn & Thread 374.89 441.05 JPY Million Nov/21
Silk Woven Fabric 340.61 306.60 JPY Million Nov/21
Crude Benzene 118.43 229.57 JPY Million Nov/21
Aircrafts from Russia 1.00 0.00 JPY Million Dec/21
Crude Xylene 0.84 0.64 JPY Million Jul/21