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In 2018, the global import from Japan was 915,383.46 USD million. The major commodities that are globally imported from Japan are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . These products form 50.04% of the world’s imports from Japan.

The table includes a list of top products majorly imported from Japan:

import from Japan
Product Name HS Code Value (USD Million) % Increase
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 84 79296.953935 7.0
Organic chemicals 29 15544.821218 2.42
Electrical, electronic equipment 85 49274.630851 3.05
Iron and steel 72 24592.110487 9.46
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope 28 5729.812467 26.03
Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 90 26884.622671 -1.25
Plastics and articles thereof 39 25474.910202 14.62
Cotton 52 422.37928 -12.99
Articles of iron or steel 73 8643.324996 -11.9
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic invertebrates ne 3 1143.005682 22.39

Japan's top 10 exported products majorly account up-to 67.98 of the overall value of its global shipments. Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof under the 88 HS code has shown a sheer growth of 523.33% with the value of USD million, followed by Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof with 86.7% and Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc with 77.77%, these three top products show significant increase in their value.

The following list showcases the top 10 import partners of Japan. In terms of export sales, these countries imported the most Japan shipments during 2018. The list also provides data on the country's import percentage of total Japan products.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 348628.729425 38.09
China 104795.422211 11.45
USA 78065.098492 8.53
Rep. of Korea 43571.809372 4.76
Other Asia, nes 33838.040784 3.7
Thailand 31075.456523 3.39
China, Hong Kong SAR 23774.991916 2.6
Germany 19559.498934 2.14
Singapore 17200.208049 1.88
Viet Nam 15549.65177 1.7

These 10 countries in total import 716,058.91 USD Million worth of commodities from Japan. More than 78.23% of the Japan exports in 2018 were imported in the above-mentioned top 10 trade partners. China holds the maximum share market of 11.45, imported 104795.422211 USD million worth of Japan products, followed by USA and Rep. of Korea. Rep. of Korea is also expanding its trading relation with Japan in import value since 2017.

The following table will enlighten you with details on products imported from Japan in 2018:

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 7207.817014
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 5759.22832
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 5261.353831
7208 Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla 5062.604952
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 2941.095328
2902 Cyclic hydrocarbons 2689.795446
4002 Synthetic rubber 2455.017449
7304 Tube or hollow profile, seamless iron steel not cast 2394.541118
8419 Machinery, non domestic, involving heating or cooling 1976.415706
2933 Heterocyclics, nitrogen hetero atom only, nucleic aci 1290.797853
7219 Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm 1185.055947
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons 1046.914169
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 1009.757087
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives 698.481332
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 669.949897
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 666.775188
303 Fish, frozen, whole 587.482381
2804 Hydrogen, rare gases, non metallic elements 506.460478
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs, etc, prepared or preserved 469.578765
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 457.326438
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non alloy stee 390.918623
7202 Ferro alloys 373.571197
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard 366.123308
2921 Amine function compounds 352.382508
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives 326.344
2918 Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs 289.47909
2914 Ketones and quinones, their derivatives 286.285237
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics. 273.00282
2917 Polycarboxylic acid, derivatives 269.140314
3702 Photograph film, rolls, unexposed, not paper 267.583226
1604 Prepared or preserved fish, fish eggs, caviar 198.026336
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 191.365082
5209 Woven cotton nes, greater than 85 percentage cotton, greater than 200g m2 160.23057
5208 Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2 136.208418
302 Fish, fresh or chilled, whole 100.195642
307 Molluscs 86.539426
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 73.308654
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 67.832389
5514 Woven fabric greater than 85 percentage synthcotton, greater than 170g m2 unbl bleache 64.39194
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 55.465343
5211 Woven fabric, less than 85 percentage cotton with manmade fibre, greater than 200g m2 52.732185
5801 Woven pile, chenille fabric, not terry towel, w greater than 30cm 29.272947
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 24.158515
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 22.494595
5509 Yarn (not sewing), synthetic staple fibre, not retail 20.610846
5205 Cotton yarn not sewing thread greater than 85 percentage cotton, not retail 17.968578
5516 Woven fabric less than 85 percentage artificial staple fibre 16.044543
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 13.355036
305 Fish,cured, smoked, fish meal for human consumption 5.577078
5206 Cotton yarn (except sewing) less than 85 percentage cotton, not retail 3.702962

The least valued item that India imported from Japan was Commodities not specified according to kind

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Exporters and suppliers in Japan

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
JVC KENWOOD Corporation 3-12, Moriyacho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan,Yokohama,Japan Japan 0 Abrasives
Resiton Co., Ltd. 2-9-15, Matsue,Edogawa-Ku,Japan Japan 0 Abrasives
Sankyo Rikagaku Co., Ltd. 2-2-18, Izumi,Okegawa,Japan Japan 0 Abrasives
Sankyo Rikagaku CoLtd Fuji Star 2-2-18 Izumi,Okegawa,Japan Japan 0 Abrasive Discs
Coral Co., Ltd 9-6 matsuyamachi chuouku,Osaka,Japan Japan 0 Home Trainers
Kosmo Trading Osaka Shi Sumiyoshi Ku Karita 9-4-9-305,Osaka,Japan Japan 0 Bicycles
Snow Road Llc Migimomi Tsuchiura City,Ibaraki,Japan Japan 0 Home Trainers
TAIRIKU TRADE INC Shinbashi-cho, Izumi-ku,Yokohama,Japan Japan 0 Bicycles
Tembung Kampung Of Bicycle Taih Lincungan street, Lt.24B Hikarigaoka Kec. Tembung Nagoya,Tokyo,Japan Japan 0 Home Trainers

People Also Ask

What do we import from Japan?

Following are the major products that can be imported from Japan :
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . The total export value of the major products is 174,438.33 USD million.

Which are the main countries that import from Japan?

Main countries that import from Japan are World, China, USA .

What are the most profitable items to import from Japan?

The profitable imported items from Japan are Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof, Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof, Umbrellas, walking sticks, seat sticks, whips, etc, Lead and articles thereof, Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes .