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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 4, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  8/2019 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     8/2018    8/2019  % Change    8/2018    6/2019    7/2019    8/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           462.923   481.760   331.794   312.685     -5.76   482.670   470.724   469.733   462.651     -4.15    0.41
       1 Apparel          74.613    90.448    60.867    59.660     -1.98    85.486    90.274    90.629    89.241      4.39    0.10
       2 Non-Apparel     388.310   391.312   270.927   253.025     -6.61   397.184   380.450   379.104   373.410     -5.99    1.32
      11 Yarns            20.386    22.353    14.794    14.723     -0.48    21.152    22.636    23.118    22.282      5.34    1.57
      12 Fabrics         352.546   353.465   245.676   226.031     -8.00   359.907   341.079   338.677   333.820     -7.25    5.26
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.377    15.494    10.457    12.271     17.34    16.126    16.735    17.309    17.308      7.33    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  125.036   125.815    87.956    82.396     -6.32   127.899   121.517   122.361   120.255     -5.98    0.25
      31 Cotton Apparel   48.916    60.439    41.980    39.041     -7.00    59.007    58.953    58.716    57.500     -2.55    0.14
      32 Cot Non-Appare   76.120    65.376    45.976    43.355     -5.70    68.893    62.564    63.645    62.755     -8.91    0.74
      40 Wool Products    11.840    12.254     7.891     8.864     12.34    10.927    12.855    13.469    13.228     21.05    0.31
      41 Wool Apparel      8.614     9.183     5.761     5.982      3.85     8.019     9.482     9.544     9.405     17.29    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.226     3.071     2.130     2.882     35.30     2.909     3.373     3.925     3.823     31.44    0.37
      60 MMF Products    321.781   339.164   232.640   217.911     -6.33   339.349   331.743   329.293   324.435     -4.39    0.55
      61 MMF Apparel      14.890    19.051    11.829    13.063     10.43    16.658    19.877    20.374    20.284     21.77    0.05
      62 MMF Non-Appare  306.891   320.113   220.811   204.849     -7.23   322.690   311.866   308.919   304.150     -5.75    1.70
      80 S and V Produc    4.267     4.528     3.307     3.513      6.24     4.495     4.608     4.611     4.734      5.31    0.24
      81 S and V Appare    2.193     1.776     1.297     1.574     21.36     1.802     1.963     1.995     2.053     13.90    0.16
      82 S and V Non-Ap    2.073     2.752     2.010     1.939     -3.52     2.693     2.646     2.615     2.681     -0.44    0.37

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.772     5.713     3.645     3.708      1.74     5.504     5.927     6.260     5.777      4.95    2.87
     201 Specialty Yarn    2.690     3.980     2.542     2.239    -11.93     3.525     3.624     3.640     3.677      4.32    1.22
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.129     6.918     4.899     3.817    -22.09     7.198     6.433     6.083     5.836    -18.92    5.26
     220 Spec. Weave, F    6.357     6.287     4.137     3.716    -10.16     6.847     5.885     5.924     5.866    -14.32    3.91
     222 Knit Fabric       8.803     5.380     3.409     2.956    -13.28     5.389     4.669     4.745     4.928     -8.56    0.88
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  119.478   140.628    95.421    90.685     -4.96   136.709   140.299   139.058   135.891     -0.60    8.50
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.248    10.275     6.960     5.737    -17.58     9.965     8.753     8.662     9.052     -9.16   17.18
     229 Special Fabric  123.326   121.203    86.559    73.511    -15.07   126.896   111.959   109.588   108.155    -14.77    6.59

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.630    22.344    15.941    17.407      9.20    23.956    22.854    24.400    23.810     -0.61    8.24
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    1.955     1.465     1.029     0.842    -18.23     1.770     1.333     1.329     1.277    -27.81    1.67
     333 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.744     0.751     0.534     0.559      4.52     0.798     0.665     0.683     0.775     -2.92    0.64
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   11.011    11.515     8.304     8.028     -3.32    11.414    11.615    11.767    11.240     -1.53    0.18
     348 W/G Slacks, et   11.034    13.213    10.110     7.023    -30.53    14.518    11.070    10.909    10.126    -30.26    0.17
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    5.581     5.313     3.791     4.618     21.81     5.968     5.995     6.273     6.140      2.87    0.21

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.103     0.943     0.744     0.844     13.42     0.946     1.039     1.168     1.042     10.13    0.85
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.096     0.756     0.499     0.585     17.15     0.750     0.790     0.846     0.841     12.11    0.91
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.839     1.231     0.790     1.377     74.32     1.108     1.404     1.776     1.818     64.04    1.94
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.269     1.198     0.702     0.713      1.65     0.938     1.293     1.201     1.210     29.02    0.33
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.326     0.548     0.262     0.335     27.92     0.443     0.565     0.584     0.621     40.10    0.39

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.605    10.013     6.718     6.949      3.43     9.739    10.283    10.393    10.244      5.18    3.78
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.642     2.986     2.181     1.620    -25.74     4.033     2.756     2.441     2.425    -39.89    9.04
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.671     2.902     1.943     2.161     11.23     2.722     3.289     3.272     3.120     14.63    2.22
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.166    14.852    10.132    10.477      3.41    15.216    14.623    14.877    15.197     -0.12    2.63
     622 Glass Fabric      5.196     3.545     2.582     1.864    -27.82     4.108     3.076     2.975     2.827    -31.18    1.93
     666 Other Furnishi    1.746     1.877     1.098     1.724     57.01     1.799     2.194     2.455     2.503     39.13    0.05
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.755     3.642     2.646     2.018    -23.75     4.087     3.204     3.095     3.013    -26.28    0.23

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     871 HBags FGoods S    0.139     0.305     0.212     0.208     -1.84     0.287     0.294     0.298     0.301      4.71    0.45