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As of July 2020
Monthly battery export and import statistics by region
(source: Trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance Japan)

Unit: million JPY
Primary batteries
Export Total Alkaline Zinc carbon Silver oxide Lithium Others
Southeast Asia 943  121  107  673  41 
Europe 477  46  219  209 
North America 430  184  246 
Others 10 
Total 1,861  127  338  1,146  250 
Import            
Southeast Asia 2,136  1,424  152  453  104 
Europe 135  34  96 
North America 186  113  71 
Others 15  15 
Total 2,471  1,429  152  615  272 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 14,993  373  1,748  4,942  7,923 
Europe 8,936  168  13  1,623  6,599  533 
North America 20,173  248  20  4,620  13,953  1,332 
Central America 934  40  871  12 
Others 421  118  99  202 
Total 45,457  912  81  8,096  26,567  9,801 
Import            
Southeast Asia 13,554  2,339  18  403  10,187  607 
Europe 716  443  38  218  14 
North America 727  335  39  15  202  136 
Central America 31  14 
Others
Total 15,036  3,126  98  423  10,628  761 


"Others" of the imports are divided into Nickel metal-hydride, Lithium ion and Others.