Japan

2.25

Econ Complexity 1st of 185
1980
2014

$714B

Exports 4th of 220
1980
2014

$754B

Imports 4th of 220
1980
2014

$36.6k

GDP Per Capita 29th of 185
1990
2014

Japan is the 4th largest export economy in the world and the most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Japan exported $714B and imported $754B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $40B. In 2014 the GDP of Japan was $4.6T and its GDP per capita was $36.6k.

The top exports of Japan are Cars ($93.3B), Vehicle Parts ($33.9B), Integrated Circuits ($31.1B), Industrial Printers ($15.2B) and Refined Petroleum ($12.7B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($116B), Petroleum Gas ($80.1B), Refined Petroleum ($23.9B), Computers ($19.7B) and Coal Briquettes ($16.7B).

The top export destinations of Japan are China ($131B), the United States ($128B), South Korea ($52.5B), Other Asia ($37.4B) and Hong Kong ($36B). The top import origins are China ($166B), the United States ($67.5B), Australia ($43.1B), Saudi Arabia ($42.5B) and the United Arab Emirates ($37.5B).

Japan is an island and borders China, South Korea, the Philippines, North Korea, Taiwan and Russia by sea.

Economic Complexity of Japan

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