Latvia

EU-Japan - a boost for jobs and exports in Latvia

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Latvia already export a wide range of goods and services to Japan.

The EU-Japan trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

133 The number of Latvian companies that export to Japan.

83% The share of EU companies exporting to Japan that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

1,837 The number of jobs in Latvia that EU exports to Japan help support.

739,560 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Japan help support.

 

What kind of products does Latvia export to Japan?

Companies across Latvia export goods and services to Japan.

 
 

Exports and Imports

Latvia and Japan already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Japan trade agreement will give it a big boost.

18th Japan is Latvia's 18th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€25 m The value of Latvia's trade surplus with Japan.

€48 m The value of Latvian exports to Japan.

€23 m The value of Latvian imports from Japan.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Japan. The location represents place of production/shipment.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, JRC estimates. Figures based on latest available data (2014).