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As of December 2016
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 1,564  32  547  984 
Europe 601  13  582 
North America 571  70  483  13 
Others 51  48 
Total 2,788  44  630  2,097  16 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,766  1,232  170  348 
Europe 139  17  120 
North America 298  63  233 
Others
Total 2,212  1,234  170  11  437  359 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 16,611  524  39  1,680  7,698  6,669 
Europe 11,252  218  32  4,499  5,996  507 
North America 17,196  470  162  2,327  13,911  326 
Central America 283  29  230  17 
Others 667  183  193  289 
Total 46,009  1,424  236  8,704  28,125  7,520 
Import            
Southeast Asia 12,297  2,532  53  400  8,254  1,058 
Europe 681  446  37  118  76 
North America 822  177  92  28  396  128 
Central America 20  17 
Others 14  14 
Total 13,834  3,172  182  433  8,785  1,262 


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