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As of September 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 985  160  16  180  620 
Europe 453  56  248  148 
North America 354  102  248 
Others 26  24 
Total 1,817  163  16  339  1,140  160 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,818  1,242  164  319  89 
Europe 154  39  114 
North America 238  20  217 
Others 11  11 
Total 2,220  1,263  164  587  203 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 14,972  404  14  1,053  6,570  6,931 
Europe 11,684  187  23  2,005  8,033  1,436 
North America 19,452  272  4,017  14,718  439 
Central America 1,373  23  85  11  1,247 
Others 449  36  337  73 
Total 47,930  921  131  7,423  30,641  8,814 
Import            
Southeast Asia 13,709  2,367  32  313  10,400  598 
Europe 1,101  853  38  168  39 
North America 965  118  52  16  768  12 
Central America 47  30  14 
Others
Total 15,823  3,368  122  331  11,350  652 


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