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As of December 2020
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 1,708  141  457  1,035  70 
Europe 489  36  424  27 
North America 590  10  214  367 
Others 82  73 
Total 2,869  152  10  711  1,899  97 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,490  1,005  114  357 
Europe 136  45  88 
North America 98  79  10 
Others
Total 1,731  1,014  114  487  107 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 17,390  517  27  1,806  7,971  7,068 
Europe 14,254  156  26  2,381  10,004  1,686 
North America 14,308  265  11  3,822  8,843  1,367 
Central America 1,095  13  71  1,003 
Others 454  70  308  66 
Total 47,501  1,022  137  8,317  27,888  10,137 
Import            
Southeast Asia 18,203  3,431  474  13,593  699 
Europe 926  569  35  10  239  74 
North America 819  134  58  421  205 
Central America 53  23  23 
Others
Total 20,005  4,159  100  485  14,277  985 


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