Japan

2.62

Econ Complexity 1st of 89
1980
2016

$605B

Exports 4th of 120
1980
2016

$583B

Imports 5th of 120
1980
2016

$41.5k

GDP Per Capita 15th of 89
1990
2016
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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 $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 ($90.3B), Unspecified ($36.1B), Vehicle Parts ($31.3B), Integrated Circuits ($18.8B) and Passenger and Cargo Ships ($12.2B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($50.8B), Petroleum Gas ($34.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($17B), Computers ($15.5B) and Coal Briquettes ($15.2B).

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).

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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