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As of July 2017
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 1,443  25  550  868 
Europe 698  11  501  181 
North America 570  49  77  445 
Others 94  89 
Total 2,805  85  638  1,902  181 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,595  1,098  141  352 
Europe 112  11  97 
North America 97  87 
Others
Total 1,804  1,109  141  451  102 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 14,299  582  55  1,103  6,029  6,530 
Europe 8,366  216  36  3,184  3,473  1,457 
North America 17,054  310  102  1,893  12,864  1,884 
Central America 41  35 
Others 506  179  198  126 
Total 40,265  1,322  196  6,379  22,496  9,872 
Import            
Southeast Asia 10,067  2,287  49  362  6,433  936 
Europe 831  487  39  265  34 
North America 654  93  81  18  274  188 
Central America 42  36 
Others
Total 11,597  2,904  169  386  6,980  1,158 


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