Japan is the 4th largest export economy in the world and the most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Japan exported $694B and imported $632B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $62.4B. In 2017 the GDP of Japan was $4.87T and its GDP per capita was $43.3k.
The top exports of Japan are Cars ($101B), Vehicle Parts ($34.9B), Integrated Circuits ($26.5B), Machinery Having Individual Functions ($22.6B) and Industrial Printers ($13.6B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($57.7B), Petroleum Gas ($37.1B), Broadcasting Equipment ($22.1B), Integrated Circuits ($21.8B) and Coal Briquettes ($19.5B).
The top export destinations of Japan are China ($136B), the United States ($125B), South Korea ($54.2B), Other Asia ($32.9B) and Hong Kong ($32.1B). The top import origins are China ($157B), the United States ($66.9B), Australia ($34.6B), South Korea ($26.9B) and Saudi Arabia ($25B).