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As of April 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 1,397  121  476  782  12 
Europe 654  65  437  152 
North America 552  100  438 
Others 124  114 
Total 2,727  133  646  1,772  171 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,336  922  95  311 
Europe 120  24  95 
North America 165  154 
Others
Total 1,628  931  95  498  98 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 18,620  464  42  1,012  6,618  10,484 
Europe 12,802  339  30  4,558  4,832  3,042 
North America 10,721  395  11  4,205  3,185  2,925 
Central America 539  23  39  451  25 
Others 336  59  98  173 
Total 43,018  1,279  123  9,874  15,259  16,482 
Import            
Southeast Asia 13,010  2,135  18  441  9,996  420 
Europe 650  394  34  147  69 
North America 4,287  139  185  22  3,718  223 
Central America 104  85  17 
Others
Total 18,054  2,753  236  470  13,881  713 


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