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

Exports from Japan rose by 6.7 percent year-on-year to JPY 7,052 billion in June 2018, down from an 8.1 percent rise in May and below expectations of a 7.0 percent gain. Exports of transport equipment rose 2.7 percent after a 1.7 percent climb in the previous month, whereas those of electrical machinery increased 8.4 percent (Vs 9.9 percent). Among major trading partners, exports increased to Asia (8.6 percent vs 9.4 percent), with sales to China rising 11.1 percent (compared to 8.6 percent in the previous month); in contrast, exports to the United States declined 0.9 percent, the first drop in 17 months, amid global trade tensions, with shipments decreasing for cars (-12 percent), semiconductor manufacturing equipment (-40.2 percent) and aircraft (-10.4 percent). Exports in Japan averaged 3313.21 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
2018-05-20 11:50 PM Exports YoY 7.8% 2.1% 8.1%
2018-06-17 11:50 PM Exports YoY 8.1% 7.8% 7.5%
2018-07-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY 6.7% 8.1% 7%
2018-08-15 11:50 PM Exports YoY 6.7%
2018-09-18 11:50 PM Exports YoY
2018-10-17 11:50 PM Exports YoY


Japan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 721.41 -580.46 1608.67 -2795.12 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 7052.39 6323.32 7681.69 105.08 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6330.98 6901.65 8047.03 162.06 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account 1938.30 1845.12 3360.40 -1456.11 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.02 3.70 4.70 -1.00 percent [+]
External Debt 413448.00 404921.00 413448.00 141743.00 JPY Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 96.60 98.30 276.10 83.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5651.00 13647.52 45202.00 -3825.00 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Capital Flows 33063.00 4298.00 51917.00 -26928.00 JPY HML [+]
Tourism Revenues 23582000.00 16296000.00 23582000.00 821000.00 JPY Thousand [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2675000.00 2900700.00 2900700.00 225806.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 765.20 765.20 765.22 753.54 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7052.39 6323.32 7681.69 105.08 1963 - 2018 JPY Billion Monthly
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