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As of September 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 1,349  102  467  660  112 
Europe 574  68  313  192 
North America 487  101  386 
Others 93  92 
Total 2,503  104  636  1,450  304 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,710  1,165  152  356  36 
Europe 173  29  139 
North America 251  12  229 
Others
Total 2,136  1,177  152  616  184 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 13,784  433  36  1,780  4,942  6,594 
Europe 9,934  395  16  5,212  2,799  1,512 
North America 19,733  397  3,007  11,836  4,484 
Central America 592  12  109  456  14 
Others 542  75  380  85 
Total 44,584  1,313  171  10,380  20,118  12,603 
Import            
Southeast Asia 13,766  2,403  49  304  10,568  442 
Europe 801  471  52  238  30 
North America 714  111  74  12  245  273 
Central America 20  12 
Others 13 
Total 15,314  2,997  175  329  11,061  752 


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