Japan is the 4th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Japan exported $605B and imported $583B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $21.6B. In 2016 the GDP of Japan was $4.94T and its GDP per capita was $41.5k.
The top exports of Japan are Cars ($104B), Vehicle Parts ($37.6B), Unspecified ($37.2B), Integrated Circuits ($33B) and Industrial Printers ($13.4B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($48.3B), Petroleum Gas ($34.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($18B), Computers ($16.6B) and Unspecified ($16.2B).
The top export destinations of Japan are the United States ($130B), China ($113B), South Korea ($46.2B), Hong Kong ($33.6B) and Thailand ($27.4B). The top import origins are China ($129B), the United States ($63.2B), South Korea ($24.4B), Germany ($20.7B) and Australia ($18.9B).