Market Report - Japan




Background of Japan

Japan is a country in Eastern Asia that covers an area of 377,915 square kilometers and the 63rd largest country in the world. Japan is an island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan and situated east to the Korean Peninsula. The capital of Japan is Tokyo. Japan’s climate varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north. The country possess negligible mineral resources and fish as natural resources. Japan is the world's largest importer of coal and liquefied natural gas, as well as the second largest importer of oil.

Population126,451,398 (July 2017 est.)

GDP per Capita (PPP)$42,800 (2017 est.)

Total ExportsUS $ Bn 698 (2017)

Total ImportUS $ Bn 672 (2017)

CurrencyJapanese Yen