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As of March 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 1,363  113  547  689 
Europe 878  42  478  351 
North America 376  81  244  51 
Others 70  69 
Total 2,687  122  670  1,479  410 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,580  1,050  109  377  42 
Europe 132  12  115 
North America 146  135 
Others
Total 1,858  1,056  109  524  162 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 18,428  577  48  1,468  7,086  9,249 
Europe 11,952  191  10  4,643  4,064  3,044 
North America 17,634  502  14  3,838  9,200  4,081 
Central America 731  15  23  679  12 
Others 442  128  99  211 
Total 49,187  1,413  95  10,049  21,240  16,390 
Import            
Southeast Asia 13,322  2,459  19  404  9,866  573 
Europe 787  539  59  154  28 
North America 2,515  323  42  16  2,078  55 
Central America 43  24  17 
Others
Total 16,671  3,346  120  432  12,117  657 


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