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As of May 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 1,314  33  452  828 
Europe 449  372  62 
North America 507  43  21  442 
Others 71  66 
Total 2,341  87  482  1,708  63 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,379  869  117  385 
Europe 94  14  78 
North America 140  135 
Others
Total 1,615  875  117  536  81 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 12,763  446  34  1,217  5,157  5,908 
Europe 7,186  223  19  3,747  2,916  281 
North America 14,856  345  72  1,753  12,017  668 
Central America 159  25  134 
Others 365  110  149  103 
Total 35,329  1,149  128  6,867  20,326  6,858 
Import            
Southeast Asia 9,675  2,252  49  401  6,153  819 
Europe 722  503  52  11  112  44 
North America 738  117  54  10  390  167 
Central America 37  37 
Others
Total 11,175  2,912  155  421  6,656  1,031 


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