Japan: Trade balance, in dollars

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 Japan

Trade balance, billion USD

 Latest value -158.67
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average 12.04
 Min - Max -158.67 - 94.23
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 1996 to 2022. The average value for Japan during that period was 12.04 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -158.67 billion U.S. dollars in 2022 and a maximum of 94.23 billion U.S. dollars in 2004. The latest value from 2022 is -158.67 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 153 countries is 3.66 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Japan - Trade balance, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Japan - Trade balance, in dollars - historical chart - 1996-2022




Definition: Net trade in goods and services is derived by offsetting imports of goods and services against exports of goods and services. Exports and imports of goods and services comprise all transactions involving a change of ownership of goods and services between residents of one country and the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 94.92 2021 percent
 Trade openness 46.70 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 21.54 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 912.88 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 5.28 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 25.30 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 1,075.04 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.16 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 47.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -8,289.79 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 3.44 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars 90.96 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -3.76 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -158.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 1,227.57 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.13 2022 percent
 Remittances 5,383.67 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -36,107.24 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 1,237.25 9/2023 billion
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