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As of September 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 1,320  28  506  783 
Europe 672  49  346  276 
North America 451  12  57  381 
Others 67  66 
Total 2,509  42  612  1,576  280 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,633  1,172  180  277 
Europe 68  10  55 
North America 128  118 
Others
Total 1,831  1,181  180  408  58 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 15,628  519  22  1,729  4,454  8,904 
Europe 13,545  298  19  4,655  5,412  3,161 
North America 16,517  371  14  1,798  11,554  2,779 
Central America 528  16  12  493 
Others 282  126  92  62 
Total 46,500  1,331  69  8,275  21,974  14,850 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,159  2,197  31  310  8,933  688 
Europe 687  543  20  74  42 
North America 562  166  23  15  244  115 
Central America 40  31 
Others
Total 13,455  2,939  74  333  9,264  846 


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