Dear valued customers

Emergency declarations are being lifted and people are back in town.
There are still some inconveniences, but let's do our best.
If you are looking for a Japanese car, please feel free to contact us.
Even you cannot find your requested vehicle on our list,
please email us directly.
We will find some for you.

Dear customers

If you are looking for Japanese vehicles,
please feel free contact us.
We will find your requested vehicles.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Best regards,
Nihon Kodan

Winter holiday information

We would like to inform you that our office and yard is closed as below during winter holiday season.
The period of winter holiday : December 29th (Sat)`January 6th (Sun)

Office will reopen with regular hours on Monday January 7th 2019.

Please make sure our response to your email would be sent after this date.

Your understanding and cooperation would be highly appreciated.
We hope you will have a wonderful new years 2019.

Number of Used Cars Exported from Japan in 2018 (September 2018)

According to data compiled by Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association,
9,296 used cars were exported to overseas in September 2018.

In accordance with the destination, United Arab Emirates has held the top spot 4 consecutive months

Used car exports to this country are down 17.7% in comparison with same month of last year.

Looking the percentage increase in top of 20 countries, Sri Lanka, Mozambique
, Malaysia had high percentage gain. (Sri Lanka 150% : 3,167 units 4890units, Mozambique 130% : 718units 958 units, Malaysia 130% 1,471units 1,878units).
Asian and African counties had also increased.

On the other hand, the countries of Myanmar , New Zealand and Bangladesh
were decreased drastically.

In comparison with previous month (August 2018), the whole result of exports used motor vehicle was down 85.7%


Rank Country 2018(Units) 2017(Units) YR/YR
1. United Arab Emirates 90,326 104,994 86.0%
2. South Africa 68,426 49,954 137.0%
3. Russia 68,612 45,682 150.2%
4. Kenya 53,727 55,073 97.6%
5. Chile 68,280 68,940 99.0%
6. New Zealand 118,427 110,333 107.3%
7. Sri Lanka 61,655 26,307 234.4%
8. Mongolia 42,051 32,251 130.4%
9. Tanzania 43,319 33,267 130.2%
10. Pakistan 37,321 60,296 61.9
11. Myanmar 55,511 80,648 68.8%
12. Jamaica 20,639 24,524 84.2%
13. Philippines 28,070 31,334 89.6%
14. Malaysia 15,885 14,331 110.8%
15. Georgia 11,078 12,203 90.8%
(Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association)

News of long holiday season

Consecutive holidays from the end of April to the beginning of May in Japan are called gGolden Weekh.
I take a rest from April 29 to May 7.
I accept the notification by the email.
The order for parts estimate of a car and the car answers on May 8.

Public holiday
April 29 Showa Day
May 3@ @Constitution Memorial Day
May 4@ Green Day
May 5@@ Childrenfs Day

Top 20 Export Destinations for Japanese Used Car ( January 2017)

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According to data compiled by Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association, 71,544 used cars were exported to overseas in January 2017.

In accordance with the destination, United Arab Emirates has held the top spot.
Used car exports to this country are down 18,0% in comparison with same month of last year.
Second spot was Myanmar, it was up 15,3%.
Third spot was New Zealand, it was up 17,7%.

In comparison with preceding year, the whole result of exported used car units was 5,6% up.
Looking the percentage increase in top of 20 countries, Russia and Mongolia and Kenya had high percentage gain. (Russia 250% : 708 units 1,781units, Mongolia 190% : 1,576units 3,071 units, Kenya 180% 1,813units 3,256units).
And European and Asian and African counties had also increased.

On the other hand, the countries of United Arab Emirates and Tanzania and Afghanistan were decreased drastically.

In comparison with previous month (December 2016), the whole result of exports used motor vehicle was down 31,7%

Top 20 Export Destinations for Japanese Used Car (August 30, 2016)

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According to data compiled by Japan Used Motor Vehicle Exporters Association, 103,021 used cars were exported to overseas in June 2016. It's about 9% down from the same month in 2015.

In regard to the destination, United Arab Emirates has held the top spot. Used car exports to this country are up 16.6% compared with same month last year.

And Afghanistan, Singapore and Jamaica had high percentage gain.Especially Afghanistan represented the highest percentage gain (774.8%: 147 Units 1,139 Units).