Japan

Location:  Asia

Flag of JapanLocation of Japan

Population: 127,368,000 (Estimate July 2012)

Language(s): Japanese (official)

Currency:   Yen (JYN)

GDP: $5.38 trillion  (estimated 2011)

Top Import Commodities:

  • Petroleum
  • Clothing
  • Semiconductors
  • Coal

China 22%, US 9%, Australia 6.5%, Saudi Arabia 5.2%, UAE 4.2% South Korea 4.1%, Indonesia 4.1% (2010)

Other Information:

  • World’s 3rd largest economy
  • 4th Largest export country for the US
  • US exported USD 66.2 billion in goods to Japan in 2012