Sentence Series Lesson 1: Understand the degree of the contributions of the countries, regions and items that contributed to variations in the volume of Japan's exports and imports

Goal

To be able to understand the degree of the contributions of the countries, regions and items that contributed to variations in the volume of exports and the volume of imports.

Setting

You are reading the part of a White Paper on International Economy and Trade where the trends in Japan's trading activities are described. Read a passage about trends in trading activities categorized by item and understand the countries, regions and items that contributed to variations in the volume of exports and the volume of imports, and the degree of the contributions of those items.