Japan
Foreign Trade
Between USA and Japan

Waterborne foreign imports from Japan to the United States in 2014 totaled $98,104,590,488. Exports to Japan in 2014 were $33,014,424,415.

Information about foreign trade between Japan and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from Japan represented 57.8% of all vessel imports, $56,709,622,275 versus $98,104,590,488.

By weight, container cargo imports from Japan represented 39.4% of all vessel shippments, 4,660,010,803 (kg) versus 11,814,734,074 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $98,104,590,488  $33,014,424,415
2013  $104,270,510,483  $32,610,627,691
2012  $110,643,607,322  $34,574,344,115
2011  $92,063,073,818  $34,458,486,947
2010  $84,817,897,723  $29,728,529,468
2009  $67,165,117,621  $25,127,814,832
2008  $102,926,328,910  $33,286,398,987
2007  $106,480,867,788  $28,227,409,119
2006  $110,063,714,389  $26,031,902,379
2005  $100,141,655,506  $23,990,612,442
2004  $92,352,285,290  $23,528,905,485
2003  $84,257,282,860  $24,191,442,211


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $56,709,622,275  $18,536,856,714
2013  $60,158,269,306  $18,195,205,289
2012  $65,909,488,517  $18,737,387,187
2011  $53,233,889,261  $18,705,100,928
2010  $46,995,347,587  $16,790,072,465
2009  $38,863,207,657  $14,629,933,225
2008  $55,704,632,427  $18,221,103,090
2007  $53,957,368,497  $16,542,327,988
2006  $55,224,003,098  $15,817,233,865
2005  $52,714,430,248  $14,867,679,708
2004  $49,820,748,471  $14,103,484,192
2003  $44,646,020,836  $15,197,438,172


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  11,814,734,074  44,572,022,054
2013  12,336,073,444  38,717,701,049
2012  12,228,328,309  41,991,723,512
2011  10,114,929,524  47,096,938,358
2010  9,743,190,905  47,391,118,443
2009  7,916,643,269  40,327,349,636
2008  12,292,787,059  46,968,137,191
2007  14,222,990,244  43,632,442,637
2006  14,123,912,271  46,783,991,449
2005  11,361,665,581  46,622,729,776
2004  11,044,353,486  48,617,095,783
2003  10,329,905,723  44,840,391,233


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  4,660,010,803  7,747,996,269
2013  4,999,309,029  7,242,276,113
2012  5,358,768,910  7,877,387,967
2011  4,675,427,653  9,267,281,632
2010  4,355,171,907  8,926,940,867
2009  3,544,260,455  7,481,820,138
2008  5,306,160,186  9,877,199,565
2007  5,635,736,308  9,379,614,386
2006  5,829,159,683  9,804,036,202
2005  5,317,499,134  8,493,231,967
2004  5,135,462,571  8,162,145,126
2003  4,561,658,144  8,145,964,951


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov