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As of December 2019
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 1,660  86  582  785  202 
Europe 466  69  396 
North America 365  115  250 
Others 54  53 
Total 2,545  86  765  1,484  204 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,784  1,250  156  335  40 
Europe 137  10  33  92 
North America 53  46 
Others
Total 1,978  1,266  156  418  134 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 13,067  544  30  1,782  3,899  6,811 
Europe 10,738  211  11  5,904  4,134  478 
North America 16,449  299  22  2,986  10,882  2,260 
Central America 485  11  82  376  13 
Others 613  125  405  78 
Total 41,352  1,191  146  11,079  19,370  9,566 
Import            
Southeast Asia 14,817  2,700  35  458  11,129  495 
Europe 944  636  25  18  180  84 
North America 3,468  112  75  18  2,980  283 
Central America 35  27 
Others
Total 19,275  3,451  136  494  14,322  872 


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