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As of September 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 1,362  36  476  849 
Europe 739  10  664  62 
North America 493  46  71  375 
Others 47  40 
Total 2,642  93  557  1,929  63 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,540  1,007  152  376 
Europe 107  12  93 
North America 149  126  20 
Others
Total 1,801  1,010  152  520  117 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 15,783  530  45  966  7,206  7,036 
Europe 9,534  305  21  4,129  3,990  1,089 
North America 16,840  446  65  1,766  12,322  2,241 
Central America 103  45  54 
Others 447  127  63  253 
Total 42,707  1,454  136  6,925  23,825  10,367 
Import            
Southeast Asia 9,979  2,328  36  413  6,227  974 
Europe 795  483  61  206  38 
North America 807  164  103  29  379  131 
Central America 26  25 
Others
Total 11,609  3,000  200  450  6,814  1,145 


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