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Japan’s Silk products Import and Export Situation in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Author:esilk.net       Publish Date:2021-01-22

1. Silk products trade situation in November

According to statistics from the Ministry of Finance of Japan, the trade value of silk products in November was 127 million US dollars, dropping 8.84% from the previous month and 6.05% from the same period last year. Among them, the import value was 111 million US dollars, decreasing 10.42% month-on-month and 4.68% year-on-year; the export value was 15.3543 million US dollars, with an increase of 4.48% on a monthly basis and a decline of 14.86% from the year earlier. The specific product composition was as follows:

 

Import: The amount of silk filament was 2.8429 million US dollars, up by 34.58% month-on-month and down by 56.58% YOY, with whose quantity going up 32.59% from the previous month to 64.52 tons and going down 47.18% from the year earlier; the amount of silk fabrics was 9.7501 million US dollars, up by 13.44% and down by 2.53% from the previous month and year respectively; The amount of silk madeups was 98.6125 million US dollars, dropping 13.06% from the previous month and 1.51% YOY.

 

Export: The amount of silk filament was 230 thousand US dollars, an increase of 0.93% month-on-month and a decrease of 40.58% YOY, with whose quantity rising 30.82% month-on-month to 2.53 tons and dropping 51.66% YOY; the amount of silk fabrics was 13.9274 million US dollars, increasing 5.22% and declining 15.55% from the previous month and year respectively; The amount of silk madeups was 1.1969 million US dollars, a month-on-month decrease of 2.82% and an increase of 3.54% YOY.

 

2. Silk products trade from January to November

From January to November, the trade value of Japanese silk was 1.637 billion US dollars, a year-on-year decrease of 15.72%. Among them, the import value was 1484 million US dollars, down 15.79% YOY; the export value was 153 million US dollars, down 15.01% YOY(the same below). Details were as follows:

 

The composition of imported products amounted to 41.4187 million US dollars of silk filament, falling 39.82%, with whose quantity falling 36.43% to 832.2 tons; silk fabrics amounted to 110 million US dollars, with a drop of 1.21%; Silk madeups amounted to 1332 million US dollars, declining 15.77%.

 

The major sources of imports were China (718 million US dollars, down 17.37% , accounting for 48.42%), Vietnam (296 million US dollars, down 21%, accounting for 19.95%), Italy (92.6235 million US dollars, down 16.44% , accounting for 6.24%), Indonesia (78.7818 million US dollars, up 0.38% , accounting for 5.31%), Cambodia (75.4302 million US dollars, up 41.6%, accounting for 5.08%). The total proportion of the 5 sources above was 85%.

 

The composition of export products amounted to 2.8646 million US dollars of silk filament, a year-on-year decrease of 5.32%, with whose quantity rising 3.34% to 33.66 tons; silk fabrics amounted to 133 million US dollars, down 18.04%; and silk madeups were 17.6155 million US dollars, an increase of 15.3%.

 

The major export markets were China (61.3355 million US dollars, down 9.42%, accounting for 39.97%), Vietnam (52.7563 million US dollars, down 20.26%, accounting for 34.38%), Hong Kong (5.0585 million US dollars, down 13.88%, accounting for 3.3%), Thailand (5.0207 million US dollars, down 23.43%, accounting for 3.27%), Taiwan (4.5514 million US dollars, down 12.61%, accounting for 2.97%). The five markets above accounted for 83.89% of the total.

 

  

 

Table Directory:

Table 1: Statistics on Japan’s Import and Export Structure of Silk Products in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 2: Statistics on Japan’s Major Import Sources of Silk Products in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 3: Statistics on Japan’s Major Import Sources of Silk Filament in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 4: Statistics on Japan’s Major Import Sources of Silk Fabrics in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 5: Statistics on Japan’s Major Import Sources of Silk Madeups in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 6: Statistics on Japan’s Major Export Markets of Silk Products in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 7: Statistics on Japan’s Major Export Markets of Silk Filament in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 8: Statistics on Japan’s Major Export Markets of Silk Fabrics in Jan.-Nov. 2020

Table 9: Statistics on Japan’s Major Export Markets of Silk Madeups in Jan.-Nov. 2020

 

 


Table 1: Statistics on Japan's Import and Export Structure of Silk Products in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Name Import Value YOY Growth% Proportion
of the Total%
Export Value YOY Growth% Proportion
of the Total%
Total Amount 1483500108.00  -15.79  100.00  153458209.00  -15.01  100.00 
Silk Filament 41418718.00  -39.82  2.79  2864610.00  -5.32  1.87 
Pure SilkFabrics 110297513.00  -1.21  7.43  132978073.00  -18.04  86.65 
Silk Madeups 1331783878.00  -15.77  89.77  17615526.00  15.30  11.48 




Table 2: Statistics on Japan's Major Import Sources of Silk Products 
in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount Proportion
of the Total%
Market Shares%
—— The Globe 1483500108.00  -15.79  100.00 
China 718238463.00  -17.37  48.42 
Vietnam 295902296.00  -21.00  19.95 
Italy 92623481.00  -16.44  6.24 
Indonesia 78781756.00  0.38  5.31 
Cambodia 75430150.00  41.60  5.08 
Bangladesh 51613370.00  -27.91  3.48 
Thailand 28443774.00  -18.83  1.92 
France 26372773.00  -19.55  1.78 
Myanmar 24101372.00  -4.09  1.62 
10  Korea 10691331.00  20.20  0.72 
11  India 10502179.00  -5.85  0.71 
12  Philippines 7112970.00  -27.51  0.48 
13  Brazil 6409092.00  -16.80  0.43 
14  United States 5524913.00  -50.52  0.37 
15  Romania 4205463.00  -1.74  0.28 
16  Iran 4188884.00  -18.60  0.28 
17  Sri Lanka 4120341.00  8.26  0.28 
18  Poland 3308792.00  -14.83  0.22 
19  Portugal 3287218.00  -22.33  0.22 
20  United Kingdom 3231867.00  -27.78  0.22 



Table 3: Statistics on Japan's Major Import Sources of Silk Filament in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Monetary unit: USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY
 Growth%
Market
 Shares%
Quantity Quantity
 Unit
YOY
 Growth%
Market
 Shares%
—— The Globe 41418718.00  -39.82  100.00  832203.00  Kg -36.43 100
China 25531523.00  -45.09  61.64  536618.00  Kg -41.21 64.48
Vietnam 7735663.00  -37.30  18.68  129437.00  Kg -36.04 15.55
Brazil 6222235.00  -18.21  15.02  99685.00  Kg -11.74 11.98
Thailand 1548049.00  -20.89  3.74  47002.00  Kg -27.74 5.65
India 336168.00  39.32  0.81  19034.00  Kg 39.26 2.29
Italy 28186.00  -79.75  0.07  211.00  Kg -86.81 0.03
Laos 9370.00  -16.67  0.02  211.00  Kg -45.76 0.03
United States 7524.00  -- 0.02  5.00  Kg -- 0



Table 4: Statistics on Japan's Major Import Sources of Silk Fabrics in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY Growth% Market Shares%
—— The Globe 110297513.00  -1.21  100.00 
China 57566717.00  -2.92  52.19 
Vietnam 21763365.00  41.46  19.73 
Korea 9398212.00  20.17  8.52 
Italy 6374380.00  -31.55  5.78 
Thailand 2555976.00  -14.45  2.32 
Poland 2248294.00  -13.37  2.04 
Belgium 1598921.00  -15.68  1.45 
United States 1435048.00  -38.50  1.30 
Netherlands 1308933.00  37.78  1.19 
10  United Kingdom 1279430.00  -31.31  1.16 
11  Malaysia 978943.00  15.25  0.89 
12  Taiwan Province 914199.00  -33.79  0.83 
13  India 556163.00  -22.09  0.50 
14  France 545855.00  -59.11  0.49 
15  Spain 379132.00  19.33  0.34 
16  Germany 326456.00  -17.30  0.30 
17  new Zealand 238607.00  -33.04  0.22 
18  Switzerland 192884.00  -48.09  0.17 
19  Australia 191905.00  -72.87  0.17 
20  Turkey 154028.00  -45.12  0.14 



Table 5: Statistics on Japan's Major Import Sources of Silk Madeups  in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY Growth% Market Shares%
—— The Globe 1331783878 -15.77 100
China 635140224 -16.8 47.69
Vietnam 266403268 -23.19 20
Italy 86220915 -14.96 6.47
Indonesia 78665560 0.44 5.91
Cambodia 75390917 41.56 5.66
Bangladesh 51568643 -27.95 3.87
France 25826918 -17.83 1.94
Thailand 24339749 -19.13 1.83
Myanmar 24101372 -4.09 1.81
10  India 9609847 -5.78 0.72
11  Philippines 7109218 -27.43 0.53
12  Romania 4205463 -1.74 0.32
13  Iran 4188884 -18.6 0.31
14  Sri Lanka 4120341 8.26 0.31
15  United States 4082341 -53.78 0.31
16  Portugal 3271685 -22.53 0.25
17  Turkey 2863689 -37.65 0.22
18  Lithuania 2393067 7.63 0.18
19  Mexico 2139862 -11.1 0.16
20  Bulgaria 2006269 7.74 0.15



Table 6: Statistics on Japan's Major Export Markets of Silk Products 
in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY Growth% Market Shares%
—— The Globe 153458209 -15.01 100
China 61335458 -9.42 39.97
Vietnam 52756294 -20.26 34.38
Hong Kong 5058514 -13.88 3.3
Thailand 5020662 -23.43 3.27
Taiwan Province 4551387 -12.61 2.97
United States 3517354 -7.05 2.29
Korea 3423458 -25.83 2.23
Cambodia 2383754 13.17 1.55
Indonesia 2297154 -21.06 1.5
10  Italy 1807021 27.44 1.18
11  Laos 1649607 -32.01 1.07
12  Malaysia 1559669 134.03 1.02
13  Myanmar 1229445 -31.08 0.8
14  Germany 968178 40.23 0.63
15  Singapore 939479 75.77 0.61
16  France 936125 -24.98 0.61
17  Dominican Republic 818683 -24.44 0.53
18  Philippines 602026 -47.95 0.39
19  United Kingdom 432990 -61.89 0.28
20  Canada 301653 -20.38 0.2



Table 7: Statistics on Japan's Major Export Markets of Silk Filament in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Monetary unit: USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY
 Growth%
Market
 Shares%
Quantity Quantity
 Unit
YOY
 Growth%
Market
 Shares%
—— The Globe 2864610 -5.32 100 33659 Kg 3.34 100
Italy 973980 -6.65 34 7545 Kg -3.9 22.42
United States 644639 21.34 22.5 7456 Kg 50.78 22.15
China 595217 -6.53 20.78 10582 Kg 7.01 31.44
Hong Kong 137020 -53.88 4.78 2129 Kg -32.75 6.33
Germany 134529 29.68 4.7 2499 Kg 39.84 7.42
Russia 63787 299.22 2.23 432 Kg 257.02 1.28
France 58676 82.31 2.05 485 Kg 63.3 1.44
Korea 52897 -30.03 1.85 423 Kg -47.06 1.26
Thailand 36884 -35.62 1.29 660 Kg -53.52 1.96
10  Vietnam 34496 -61.52 1.2 351 Kg -71.58 1.04
11  Taiwan Province 33382 795.44 1.17 272 Kg 288.57 0.81
12  Lithuania 30788 251.74 1.07 186 Kg 226.32 0.55
13  Poland 11366 58.9 0.4 173 Kg 25.36 0.51
14  Romania 9015 38.76 0.31 125 Kg 135.85 0.37
15  Belgium 8539 -43.32 0.3 69 Kg -20.69 0.2
16  Spain 7816 -- 0.27 45 Kg -- 0.13
17  Denmark 7728 -41.94 0.27 30 Kg -76.38 0.09
18  Malaysia 7467 -- 0.26 72 Kg -- 0.21
19  Canada 5411 -67.04 0.19 40 Kg -61.9 0.12
20  Switzerland 4397 -66.74 0.15 19 Kg -70.77 0.06



Table 8: Statistics on Japan's Major Export Markets of Silk Fabrics 
in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY Growth% Market Shares%
—— The Globe 132978073 -18.04 100
China 55456919 -14.48 41.7
Vietnam 52474216 -20.21 39.46
Thailand 4908092 -23.36 3.69
Korea 2515812 -26.43 1.89
Cambodia 2383754 13.34 1.79
Indonesia 2294851 -20.7 1.73
Hong Kong 2129277 -15.69 1.6
Taiwan Province 2100877 -32.78 1.58
Laos 1649607 -32.01 1.24
10  United States 1559716 50.64 1.17
11  Myanmar 1229445 -30.97 0.92
12  Dominican Republic 818683 -24.44 0.62
13  Philippines 602026 -46.79 0.45
14  Italy 540269 100.88 0.41
15  Germany 479578 100.82 0.36
16  Singapore 407606 3570.14 0.31
17  France 291121 -21.69 0.22
18  UAE 243558 -42.84 0.18
19  Malaysia 221667 -10.46 0.17
20  Bangladesh 131109 -62.05 0.1



Table 9: Statistics on Japan's Major Export Markets of Silk Madeups
 in Jan.-Nov. 2020
Unit:USD
Number Country/Region  Amount YOY Growth% Market Shares%
—— The Globe 17615526.00  15.30  100.00 
China 5283323.00  137.40  29.99 
Hong Kong 2792217.00  -8.47  15.85 
Taiwan Province 2417129.00  16.28  13.72 
Malaysia 1330536.00  217.65  7.55 
United States 1312999.00  -40.79  7.45 
Korea 854749.00  -23.74  4.85 
France 586328.00  -30.52  3.33 
Singapore 531873.00  1.62  3.02 
United Kingdom 400082.00  -49.59  2.27 
10  Germany 354072.00  1.78  2.01 
11  Italy 292772.00  177.27  1.66 
12  Netherlands 282412.00  685.59  1.60 
13  Canada 251259.00  -17.81  1.43 
14  Vietnam 247582.00  -17.45  1.41 
15  Switzerland 223769.00  112.45  1.27 
16  Australia 116831.00  -2.33  0.66 
17  Thailand 75685.00  -20.46  0.43 
18  Macao 62950.00  39.15  0.36 
19  Mongolia 38917.00  393.56  0.22 
20  Saudi Arabia 25734.00  -84.25  0.15 



 

This article is from CCCT, translated and edited by esilk. net