Japan

2.30

Econ Complexity 1st of 184
1980
2015

$670B

Exports 4th of 221
1980
2015

$589B

Imports 5th of 221
1980
2015

$40.8k

GDP Per Capita 27th of 184
1990
2015

Japan is the 4th largest export economy in the world and the most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Japan exported $670B and imported $589B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $81.6B. In 2015 the GDP of Japan was $4.38T and its GDP per capita was $40.8k.

The top exports of Japan are Cars ($93.6B), Integrated Circuits ($30.6B), Vehicle Parts ($30.3B), Industrial Printers ($14.4B) and Passenger and Cargo Ships ($11.7B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Petroleum Gas ($47.3B), Crude Petroleum ($40.5B), Integrated Circuits ($17.4B), Packaged Medicaments ($16.6B) and Computers ($15.9B).

The top export destinations of Japan are the United States ($128B), China ($116B), South Korea ($44.6B), Other Asia ($37.2B) and Hong Kong ($33.9B). The top import origins are China ($152B), the United States ($63.5B), Australia ($30.7B), South Korea ($25.5B) and the United Arab Emirates ($21B).

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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