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As of February 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 1,217  124  10  471  599  13 
Europe 736  47  439  246 
North America 460  35  338  79 
Others 65  60 
Total 2,478  137  10  555  1,437  338 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,530  1,002  125  344  57 
Europe 114  10  104 
North America 181  13  166 
Others 11  11 
Total 1,836  1,015  125  531  163 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 16,425  566  71  1,284  6,170  8,333 
Europe 10,279  181  34  4,606  2,908  2,550 
North America 11,774  378  21  2,632  4,796  3,947 
Central America 989  34  17  931 
Others 475  118  62  120  175 
Total 39,942  1,278  204  8,643  14,981  14,836 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,376  2,090  11  330  9,554  391 
Europe 571  284  10  11  240  25 
North America 1,477  95  48  15  1,121  198 
Central America 38  35 
Others
Total 14,468  2,505  69  357  10,923  614 


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