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As of August 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 1,335  87  391  846 
Europe 720  58  427  236 
North America 423  65  350 
Others 63  10  52 
Total 2,541  95  523  1,675  239 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,359  878  160  304  13 
Europe 91  83 
North America 223  187  27 
Others 10 
Total 1,682  887  160  508  124 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 13,156  383  21  1,649  4,937  6,165 
Europe 8,866  196  4,685  1,952  2,028 
North America 16,261  335  2,420  10,373  3,129 
Central America 465  13  38  397  14 
Others 496  68  313  114 
Total 39,245  994  71  9,070  17,773  11,337 
Import            
Southeast Asia 14,004  1,892  270  11,401  433 
Europe 727  453  37  12  161  65 
North America 2,479  184  73  2,033  181 
Central America 72  30  38 
Others
Total 17,291  2,558  118  293  13,638  683 


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