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As of April 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 1,434  175  409  789  61 
Europe 658  43  463  152 
North America 504  186  302 
Others 113  112 
Total 2,709  185  638  1,666  220 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,518  1,005  136  329  43 
Europe 104  11  92 
North America 236  225 
Others
Total 1,864  1,012  136  572  139 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 14,131  359  33  1,525  5,461  6,754 
Europe 4,694  110  1,492  2,661  428 
North America 7,955  196  15  1,807  4,723  1,213 
Central America 760  13  73  656  18 
Others 266  70  14  146  35 
Total 27,806  746  138  4,970  13,537  8,416 
Import            
Southeast Asia 16,199  2,234  44  440  12,546  935 
Europe 655  441  15  117  77 
North America 639  135  86  21  169  228 
Central America 45  18  20 
Others
Total 17,544  2,830  146  464  12,858  1,246 


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