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As of December 2018
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 1,420  101  570  741 
Europe 695  43  497  150 
North America 373  40  277  56 
Others 70  68 
Total 2,559  107  653  1,583  208 
Import            
Southeast Asia 2,042  1,352  233  433  20 
Europe 119  24  94 
North America 121  10  106 
Others
Total 2,285  1,363  233  566  119 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 21,134  668  62  1,221  7,131  12,050 
Europe 12,632  207  34  5,654  3,947  2,789 
North America 18,439  467  10  2,240  11,595  4,127 
Central America 803  15  43  725  17 
Others 361  95  58  100  102 
Total 53,369  1,453  207  9,219  23,501  18,989 
Import            
Southeast Asia 15,589  2,812  24  402  11,793  559 
Europe 574  384  27  99  55 
North America 1,802  186  55  24  1,400  137 
Central America 44  41 
Others
Total 18,016  3,424  106  435  13,299  751 


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