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In the year 2018 total export to Japan was estimated up-to 380,402.49 USD Million. The export to Japan in the year 2017 was valued at 354,042.04 USD Million while now it is 380,402.49 USD Million which is increased by 7.45%.

Following are the goods exported to Japan from worldwide :

export to Japan
HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million) % Increase
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 44688.452564 10.25
29 Organic chemicals 17487.938084 14.49
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 38993.058808 1.93
72 Iron and steel 8259.641533 12.69
28 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope 8300.413899 26.25
90 Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 25124.872131 7.6
73 Articles of iron or steel 7586.874514 13.22
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12465.729414 15.25
52 Cotton 610.287351 2.34
3 Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates ne 9792.269091 1.68

In the table above all the products exported to Japan from over the world are mentioned with their HS code and their overall value in USD as per their total demand in the previous year.

These top 10 categories accounts for the 45.56% of imports from Japan. Out of the top Japan imports mentioned above, Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof reported the greatest increase from 2017 to 2018 via a 425.18% spike.

China is the major exporter out of 206 countries that supply goods to Japan followed by the USA, Rep. of Korea and Thailand as the top importers to Japan.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 380402.488831 42.19
China 141794.479774 15.73
USA 60280.221245 6.69
Rep. of Korea 26812.290078 2.97
Thailand 24416.819476 2.71
Germany 21063.469549 2.34
Viet Nam 20802.82802 2.31
Other Asia, nes 16015.905777 1.78
Indonesia 15972.021842 1.77
Malaysia 13171.591732 1.46

The above table shows the top 10 importers of Japan with their percentage share and the value of their share in USD.

Japan imports from 206 countries collectively worth 901,634.51 USD Million. Top 10 countries export to Japan contributes 79.94% to the Japan overall import.

Major items which are exported to Japan are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . These items together has an export value of 117,729.5 USD Million and shares 30.95% of the total export value to Japan.

Here’s a detailed list of all the items exported to Japan in 2018.

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 8877.142994
8443 Printing and ancillary machinery 3977.146392
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 3880.843715
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 3544.805216
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 3353.185253
2933 Heterocyclics, nitrogen hetero atom only, nucleic aci 3280.199158
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 3131.784019
7202 Ferro alloys 3124.558519
303 Fish, frozen, whole 2677.156061
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 2629.217515
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 2173.050995
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 1896.342757
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 1681.190501
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 1485.533542
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs, etc, prepared or preserved 1469.73695
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives 1448.583386
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 1398.560228
207 Meat, edible offal of domestic poultry 1258.446488
7208 Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla 1161.763064
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 1118.929671
2008 Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve 819.612329
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 779.748066
2921 Amine function compounds 685.696489
6103 Mens, boys suits,jackets,trousers etc knit or crochet 620.864898
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives 557.826633
802 Nuts except coconut, brazil and cashew, fresh or dried 547.296094
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons 544.412204
7219 Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm 525.660898
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 519.97755
2918 Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs 519.391149
2917 Polycarboxylic acid, derivatives 454.25985
302 Fish, fresh or chilled, whole 430.466507
4002 Synthetic rubber 419.73582
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 286.317489
5205 Cotton yarn not sewing thread greater than 85 percentage cotton, not retail 211.678195
2914 Ketones and quinones, their derivatives 209.150763
4407 Wood sawn, chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled 192.247539
305 Fish,cured, smoked, fish meal for human consumption 175.924805
5702 Carpets, woven, not tufted, flocked 163.263145
5208 Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2 152.984094
5509 Yarn (not sewing), synthetic staple fibre, not retail 104.873536
7304 Tube or hollow profile, seamless iron steel not cast 98.18458
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard 87.084738
3702 Photograph film, rolls, unexposed, not paper 61.203351
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics. 48.220344
5209 Woven cotton nes, greater than 85 percentage cotton, greater than 200g m2 47.891435
5516 Woven fabric less than 85 percentage artificial staple fibre 32.03759
5801 Woven pile, chenille fabric, not terry towel, w greater than 30cm 22.93083
5206 Cotton yarn (except sewing) less than 85 percentage cotton, not retail 14.78744
5211 Woven fabric, less than 85 percentage cotton with manmade fibre, greater than 200g m2 12.823917

The average demand for following products has upswinged consecutively in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
81 Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof 425.18
66 Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc 155.99
63 Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing etc 93.98
93 Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof 64.62
76 Aluminium and articles thereof 52.07

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof to Japan, has got a boost of 425.18% in total, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc got a boost of 155.99% and Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing etc, got a boost of 93.98%.

On the other hand, the average demand for the following products has dropped down in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes -77.52
89 Ships, boats and other floating structures -42.99
95 Toys, games, sports requisites -37.44
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery -16.35
9 Coffee, tea, mate and spices -8.87

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes to Japan, dropped down by -77.52% in total, Ships, boats and other floating structures dipped in demand by -42.99% and Toys, games, sports requisites by -37.44%.

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Importers and buyers in Japan

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
Mitsuhiro Co., Ltd. (株式会社ミツヒロ) 7-17-5, Ginza,Japan Japan 0 Signalling and safety equipment, for ships and boats
Mitsui Matsushima Co., Ltd. 1-1-12, Otemon, Chuo-Ku,Japan Japan 0 Stone products
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd. (三井金属鉱業株式会社) 1-11-1, Osaki,,Japan Japan 0 Zinc
Mitsui O.S.K. Techno-Trade, Ltd. 2-3-4, Uchi-kanda,Japan Japan 0 Detection systems and alarms NES
Accord International, Inc. (アコードインターナショナル株式会社) 1-9-4-1005, Hatagaya,,Japan Japan 0 Paper, disposable, for medical use
Mitsumune Corporation (光宗通商株式会社) Chiyoda Trade Center Bldg.,Japan Japan 0 Iron and steel, drawn, compressed and turned. Tube rounds and squares
Mitsuwa Co., Ltd. 6-7-2, Ginza,,Japan Japan 0 Jewellery
Mitsuwa Electric Co., Ltd. (三和電気株式会社) 6-7-9, Minami-sinagawa,,Japan Japan 0 Non-ferrous metal wires
Mitsuya Boeki Ltd. (三ッ矢貿易株式会社) 2-2-7, Kyutaro-machi, Chuo-Ku,Japan Japan 0 Varnishes and lacquers
Miulan Co., Ltd. 1-2-5, Higashi-nihonbashi,,Japan Japan 0 Camping Equipment
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People Also Ask

What should I export to Japan?

Currently, the best goods to export to Japan are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope .

Which are the main countries that export to Japan?

Main countries that export to Japan are World, China, USA .

What are the most profitable items export to Japan?

The profitable exported items to Japan are Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc, Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing etc, Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof, Aluminium and articles thereof .