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As of May 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 1,302  38  435  828 
Europe 648  16  424  205 
North America 498  23  460  13 
Others 48  47 
Total 2,496  44  474  1,759  219 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,593  904  122  565 
Europe 144  14  125 
North America 137  10  126 
Others
Total 1,879  917  122  708  127 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 13,396  458  64  1,265  4,183  7,427 
Europe 11,586  203  25  4,690  4,636  2,032 
North America 19,123  400  39  2,062  15,140  1,481 
Central America 69  55  14 
Others 284  50  51  178 
Total 44,459  1,166  133  8,068  24,151  10,940 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,810  2,516  42  348  8,941  963 
Europe 669  400  36  161  67 
North America 700  178  95  33  231  163 
Central America 56  53 
Others
Total 14,243  3,148  173  387  9,343  1,193 


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