Japan Imports

Imports in Japan decreased to 6601.84 JPY Billion in February of 2014 from 8044.06 JPY Billion in January of 2014. Imports in Japan is reported by the Ministry of Finance Japan. Imports in Japan averaged 2665.71 JPY Billion from 1963 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 8044.06 JPY Billion in January of 2014 and a record low of 162.06 JPY Billion in January of 1963. Japan main imports are: mineral fuels (34 percent of total imports), machinery (21 percent), food (8 percent), manufactured goods (8 percent), chemicals (8 percent) and raw materials (7 percent). In 2013, main import partners were: China (22 percent of total imports), United States (8 percent), Saudi Arabia (6 percent), United Arab Emirates (5 percent), Australia (6 percent), South Korea (4 percent) and Western Europe (10 percent). This page provides - Japan Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
6601.84 8044.06 8044.06 162.06 7292.87 | 2014/03 1963 - 2014 JPY Billion Monthly

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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-06-19 12:50 AM Japan
Imports
May 2013 ¥ 6761.6B ¥ 6657B ¥ 6743.8B%
2014-01-26 11:50 PM Japan
Imports YoY
Dec 2013 24.7% 21.1% 26.1%
2014-02-19 11:50 PM Japan
Imports YoY
Jan 2014 25% 24.7% 21.8%
2014-03-18 11:50 PM Japan
Imports YoY
Feb 2014 9% 25.0% 7.4%
2014-04-21 12:50 AM Japan
Imports YoY
Mar 2014 9.0%
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Capital Flows -7361.00 2014-02-15 -14778.00 77436.00 -38968.00 -8176.87 2014-03-31 JPY HML [+]
External Debt 295172.00 2013-12-31 274966.00 295172.00 141743.00 297619.72 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 14226.00 2013-12-15 13397.00 18760.00 1006.00 10000.98 2014-01-31 JPY Hundreds Million [+]
Japan Exports Australia 126272.00 2014-02-15 110155.00 175892.00 2493.00 132603.48 2014-03-31 JPY Million [+]
Japan Exports China 1074379.00 2014-02-15 862286.00 1285122.00 499.00 1190143.72 2014-03-31 JPY Million [+]
Terms of Trade 85.60 2014-03-15 85.60 276.10 83.10 85.72 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 880000.00 2014-02-15 943900.00 1003032.00 225806.00 941031.53 2014-03-31 [+]
Current Account 612.70 2014-02-28 -1589.00 3287.90 -1589.00 -118.32 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Exports 5799.31 2014-02-15 5252.38 7681.69 105.08 6523.79 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Imports 6601.84 2014-02-15 8044.06 8044.06 162.06 7292.87 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Balance of Trade -802.53 2014-02-15 -2791.68 1608.68 -2791.68 -1197.06 2014-03-31 JPY Billion [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.70 2013-12-31 1.10 4.80 -1.00 0.40 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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