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As of January 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 1,109  106  392  610 
Europe 692  49  324  319 
North America 302  67  229 
Others 70  64 
Total 2,173  107  514  1,227  321 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,819  1,294  135  368  18 
Europe 92  10  77 
North America 115  92  15 
Others
Total 2,032  1,305  135  475  110 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 9,672  400  43  1,193  3,268  4,767 
Europe 8,997  176  5,031  2,716  1,065 
North America 16,570  245  14  3,631  10,739  1,941 
Central America 745  717  17 
Others 453  97  261  90 
Total 36,438  925  75  10,116  17,530  7,792 
Import            
Southeast Asia 16,855  2,819  22  352  13,011  652 
Europe 906  610  45  177  68 
North America 993  108  60  15  587  224 
Central America 56  14  30  12 
Others
Total 18,817  3,552  127  371  13,810  956 


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