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As of July 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 1,298  67  495  735 
Europe 658  22  28  483  125 
North America 518  57  455 
Others 56  52 
Total 2,530  97  580  1,724  128 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,365  949  94  314 
Europe 124  22  101 
North America 211  205 
Others
Total 1,707  953  94  544  112 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 18,375  549  80  1,544  4,788  11,413 
Europe 11,173  284  19  4,033  3,724  3,112 
North America 18,249  326  13  1,859  13,386  2,665 
Central America 229  17  18  183  10 
Others 255  74  129  46 
Total 48,281  1,251  136  7,565  22,127  17,202 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,341  2,176  51  373  8,943  799 
Europe 654  459  35  92  60 
North America 733  184  78  15  329  127 
Central America 28  22 
Others 14  14 
Total 13,770  2,841  164  397  9,383  985 


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