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As of November 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 1,152  32  381  738 
Europe 328  292  27 
North America 480  41  433 
Others 41  37 
Total 2,001  43  425  1,501  30 
Import            
Southeast Asia 2,080  1,515  201  362 
Europe 154  32  115 
North America 124  15  97  12 
Others
Total 2,358  1,530  201  491  129 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 14,301  530  51  1,625  7,278  4,817 
Europe 7,688  204  26  3,367  3,963  130 
North America 17,462  409  147  1,869  14,842  194 
Central America 322  21  298 
Others 438  99  124  214 
Total 40,211  1,263  225  6,986  26,595  5,142 
Import            
Southeast Asia 10,471  2,636  23  384  6,440  988 
Europe 541  336  34  16  102  53 
North America 624  146  63  15  245  156 
Central America
Others
Total 11,648  3,118  120  415  6,796  1,198 


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