Japan is the 4th largest export economy in the world and the most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Japan exported $688B and imported $575B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $113B. In 2016 the GDP of Japan was $4.95T and its GDP per capita was $42.3k.
The top exports of Japan are Cars ($100B), Integrated Circuits ($33.7B), Vehicle Parts ($33.5B), Industrial Printers ($12.5B) and Passenger and Cargo Ships ($12.5B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($46.5B), Petroleum Gas ($31.7B), Integrated Circuits ($16.7B), Packaged Medicaments ($16.5B) and Computers ($15.5B).
The top export destinations of Japan are the United States ($129B), China ($120B), South Korea ($46.4B), Other Asia ($39.3B) and Hong Kong ($32.9B). The top import origins are China ($148B), the United States ($65.5B), Australia ($27.2B), South Korea ($23.8B) and Germany ($21B).