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As of June 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 1,366  123  489  703  47 
Europe 906  82  490  329 
North America 534  59  450  16 
Others 81  10  69 
Total 2,887  137  640  1,713  392 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,248  876  113  252 
Europe 132  18  113 
North America 176  10  112  54 
Others
Total 1,563  887  113  387  172 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 16,120  468  27  1,503  5,401  8,721 
Europe 11,486  423  4,440  4,120  2,494 
North America 13,553  376  12  3,163  6,124  3,879 
Central America 322  21  19  272 
Others 283  117  92  74 
Total 41,764  1,405  68  9,199  15,991  15,100 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,640  1,983  15  367  9,844  433 
Europe 548  325  54  108  53 
North America 2,918  142  41  20  2,670  46 
Central America 17  13 
Others
Total 16,130  2,451  110  397  12,639  533 


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