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Economic information

This section contains all useful economic information prepared in view of the Belgian Economic Mission to Japan. Below is an overview of the most important economic indicators. For more detailed information, please consult the studies and notes.

 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS FOR JAPAN

economic structure:

GDP

$5,103.1 billion

GDP GROWTH

1.6%

INFLATION

-0.3%

EXPORTS OF GOODS (FOB)

$757.5 billion

IMPORTS OF GOODS (FOB)

$772.7 billion

TRADE BALANCE

$-15.2 billion

POPULATION

124.6 million

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

2.8%

 

Main cLIENTS: % of total Main supplierS: % of total

CHINA

21.6

CHINA

24.0

UNITED STATES

18.0

UNITED STATES

10.7

TAIWAN

7.2

AUSTRALIA

6.8

REP. OF KOREA

6.9

TAIWAN

4.3

 

Main EXPORTS: % of total

MOTOR CARS AND OTHER MOTOR VEHICLES PRINCIPALLY DESIGNED FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS

11.3

PARTS OF ELECTRONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

4.5

PARTS AND ACCESSORIES OF MOTOR VEHICLES

4.3

 

main imports: % of total

CRUDE PETROLEUM OILS AND CRUDE OILS OBTAINED FROM BITUMINOUS MINERALS

8.2

PETROLEUM GASES AND OTHER GASEOUS HYDROCARBONS

5.9

TELEPHONE SETS, INCLUDING SMARTPHONES AND OTHER TELEPHONES FOR CELLULAR NETWORKS OR FOR OTHER WIRELESS NETWORKS

3.7

Sources: Lloyd's Bank Trade + International Trade Centre

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