Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Aichi. In July 2022 Aichi was the number 1 in total exports and the number 5 in total imports in Japan.

Exports In 2021, Japan's Aichi exported ¥ 16.1T, making it the 1st largest exporter out of the 42 exporters in Japan. In 2021 the top exports of Aichi were Large Sized Cars (¥ 1.37T), Transmissions for motor vehicles (¥ 1.37T), Spark-ignition non chargeable Cars (¥ 1.36T), Medium Sized Cars (¥ 1.13T), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 378B).

Imports In 2021, Japan's Aichi imported ¥ 7.1T, making it the 5th largest importer out of the 42 importers in Japan. In 2021 top imports of Aichi were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 370B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 217B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 212B), Medium Sized Cars (¥ 200B), and Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 150B).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Aichi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Metal Lathes (1.75), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.75), Blown Glass (1.29), and Thermostats (1.18). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Top Destination (2021): United States, ¥ 4.32T

Top Product (2021): Large Sized Cars, ¥ 1.37T

In 2021 the top export destinations of Aichi were United States (¥ 4.32T), China (¥ 2.8T), Thailand (¥ 807B), Australia (¥ 530B), and Taiwan (¥ 500B).

In 2021 the top exports of Aichi were Large Sized Cars (¥ 1.37T), Transmissions for motor vehicles (¥ 1.37T), Spark-ignition non chargeable Cars (¥ 1.36T), Medium Sized Cars (¥ 1.13T), and Commodities not specified according to kind (¥ 378B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jul 2021 - Jul 2022)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jul 2021 - Jul 2022)

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Top Origin (2021): China, ¥ 1.97T

Top Import (2021): Natural gas, liquefied, ¥ 370B

In 2021 the top import origins of Aichi were China (¥ 1.97T), United States (¥ 731B), Thailand (¥ 443B), Germany (¥ 380B), and Vietnam (¥ 347B).

In 2021 the top imports of Aichi were Natural gas, liquefied (¥ 370B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (¥ 217B), Ignition/other wiring sets for vehicles/aircraft/ship (¥ 212B), Medium Sized Cars (¥ 200B), and Bituminous coal, not agglomerated (¥ 150B).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jul 2021 - Jul 2022)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jul 2021 - Jul 2022)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Aichi

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Economic Complexity (2021): 0.96

Aichi ranks 1st out of the 42 prefectures in Japan according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Aichi it is in position 1st considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Aichi already has a comparative advantage, are led by Developed Exposed Photographic Material (0.27), Cermets (0.26), Photo Lab Equipment (0.25), Artificial Textile Machinery (0.24), and Blank Audio Media (0.24).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Aichi according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Metalworking Transfer Machines (2.43), Metal Lathes (1.75), Non-Mechanical Removal Machinery (1.75), Blown Glass (1.29), and Thermostats (1.18). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Blown Glass (49.1), Friction Material (19.7), Metalworking Transfer Machines (17.2), Metal Lathes (17.1), and Textile Fiber Machinery (17.1).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Aichi is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Aichi. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Aichi exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions. Bubble size corresponds to exports value by year 2020.