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As of March 2017
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 1,533  41  547  942 
Europe 604  10  553  33 
North America 576  95  479 
Others 52  51 
Total 2,766  55  650  2,024  33 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,866  1,334  177  349 
Europe 99  12  86 
North America 121  15  87  19 
Others
Total 2,088  1,349  177  450  108 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 16,725  610  83  1,757  8,034  6,242 
Europe 9,811  241  43  3,650  5,263  614 
North America 19,859  420  116  2,583  16,386  354 
Central America 160  53  84  20 
Others 633  213  17  145  256 
Total 47,188  1,538  260  8,137  30,022  7,232 
Import            
Southeast Asia 10,646  2,670  44  385  6,522  1,025 
Europe 662  470  19  10  102  61 
North America 708  186  52  31  338  101 
Central America 48  46 
Others 10 
Total 12,073  3,376  115  425  6,970  1,187 


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