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As of March 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 1,434  27  448  956 
Europe 632  16  13  470  133 
North America 435  52  57  307  18 
Others 53  47 
Total 2,554  102  518  1,781  153 
Import            
Southeast Asia 1,560  1,010  177  358  10 
Europe 130  14  113 
North America 142  138 
Others
Total 1,840  1,014  177  518  124 

Secondary batteries
Export Total Lead-acid Nickel cadmium Nickel metal-hydride Lithium ion Others
Southeast Asia 17,325  708  66  1,221  7,008  8,323 
Europe 13,423  1,269  32  5,008  5,471  1,643 
North America 18,772  481  15  2,149  13,531  2,597 
Central America 268  36  229 
Others 615  99  132  370 
Total 50,404  2,593  117  8,512  26,609  12,572 
Import            
Southeast Asia 11,607  2,223  18  333  8,307  726 
Europe 727  492  26  137  65 
North America 1,059  142  53  28  502  333 
Central America 25  19 
Others
Total 13,422  2,878  98  367  8,952  1,127 


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