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As of January 2017
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 940  29  309  601 
Europe 464  10  393  58 
North America 442  65  363  11 
Others 50  46 
Total 1,896  46  377  1,402  70 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,655  1,019  198  432 
Europe 117  106 
North America 240  11  88  141 
Others
Total 2,016  1,031  198  533  250 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 11,306  413  48  1,240  5,631  3,973 
Europe 7,835  176  27  2,365  4,770  497 
North America 13,418  332  88  1,429  11,100  470 
Central America 298  30  260 
Others 278  116  115  45 
Total 33,136  1,068  166  5,150  21,806  4,946 
Import            
Southeast Asia 10,965  2,776  41  414  6,897  836 
Europe 683  430  30  18  127  78 
North America 735  158  54  39  248  236 
Central America 36  28 
Others
Total 12,428  3,394  126  471  7,286  1,151 


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