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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 12/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 12/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016    12/2016   12/2017  % Change   12/2016   10/2017   11/2017   12/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           291.197   295.713   295.713   307.115      3.86   295.713   300.112   305.520   307.115     3.86    0.47
       1 Apparel           3.130     3.406     3.406     4.240     24.50     3.406     4.059     4.213     4.240    24.50    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     288.067   292.308   292.308   302.875      3.62   292.308   296.053   301.307   302.875     3.62    0.80
      11 Yarns            41.982    30.931    30.931    38.278     23.75    30.931    35.517    36.696    38.278    23.75    1.24
      12 Fabrics         241.397   257.304   257.304   260.316      1.17   257.304   256.275   260.240   260.316     1.17    2.12
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.688     4.073     4.073     4.281      5.10     4.073     4.262     4.370     4.281     5.10    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  30.468    31.182    31.182    32.169      3.17    31.182    32.441    32.529    32.169     3.17    0.17
      31 Cotton Apparel    1.545     2.042     2.042     2.697     32.10     2.042     2.494     2.614     2.697    32.10    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  28.923    29.140    29.140    29.472      1.14    29.140    29.947    29.915    29.472     1.14    0.40
      40 Wool Products     0.508     0.555     0.555     0.480    -13.47     0.555     0.471     0.485     0.480   -13.47    0.20
      41 Wool Apparel      0.170     0.189     0.189     0.197      4.52     0.189     0.189     0.199     0.197     4.52    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.337     0.366     0.366     0.283    -22.76     0.366     0.283     0.287     0.283   -22.76    0.39
      60 MMF Products    259.777   263.579   263.579   273.819      3.88   263.579   266.521   271.828   273.819     3.88    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel       1.322     1.086     1.086     1.211     11.53     1.086     1.246     1.268     1.211    11.53    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 258.455   262.493   262.493   272.607      3.85   262.493   265.275   270.560   272.607     3.85    0.92
      80 S and V Product   0.445     0.398     0.398     0.647     62.50     0.398     0.679     0.678     0.647    62.50    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.093     0.089     0.089     0.134     50.66     0.089     0.130     0.132     0.134    50.66    0.04
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.309     0.309     0.513     65.92     0.309     0.549     0.545     0.513    65.92    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.956     1.880     1.880     1.702     -9.46     1.880     1.608     1.664     1.702    -9.46    1.15
     201 Specialty Yarns   3.936     2.336     2.336     0.971    -58.41     2.336     1.027     1.023     0.971   -58.41    0.19
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.660     1.235     1.235     1.204     -2.54     1.235     1.254     1.222     1.204    -2.54    3.31
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   1.178     4.891     4.891     7.714     57.74     4.891     7.810     8.083     7.714    57.74    7.69
     222 Knit Fabric       9.323     9.777     9.777     4.055    -58.53     9.777     6.434     5.938     4.055   -58.53    0.22
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 118.769   121.642   121.642   122.631      0.81   121.642   116.751   120.357   122.631     0.81    2.72
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.392     3.107     3.107     2.655    -14.56     3.107     2.826     2.765     2.655   -14.56   11.13
     229 Special Fabric   74.389    87.323    87.323    97.627     11.80    87.323    96.326    97.254    97.627    11.80    2.93

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  14.635    11.288    11.288    10.426     -7.63    11.288    10.398    10.280    10.426    -7.63    4.61
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.978     0.731     0.731     0.731     -0.05     0.731     0.689     0.720     0.731    -0.05    0.86
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.634     1.187     1.187     0.764    -35.68     1.187     0.783     0.789     0.764   -35.68    2.65
     317 Twill Fabric      1.153     1.231     1.231     0.680    -44.74     1.231     0.757     0.706     0.680   -44.74    1.26
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.199     0.367     0.367     0.210    -42.67     0.367     0.229     0.206     0.210   -42.67    1.02
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.450     0.605     0.605     0.680     12.40     0.605     0.587     0.598     0.680    12.40    0.06
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.051     0.348     0.348     0.786    125.62     0.348     0.713     0.803     0.786   125.62    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.414     1.380     1.380     1.567     13.57     1.380     1.616     1.627     1.567    13.57    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.126     0.130     0.130     0.119     -8.49     0.130     0.117     0.123     0.119    -8.49    0.49
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.136     0.077     0.077     0.109     42.00     0.077     0.112     0.108     0.109    42.00    1.31
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.055     0.134     0.134     0.048    -64.13     0.134     0.046     0.049     0.048   -64.13    0.56
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.018     0.029     0.029     0.033     16.22     0.029     0.033     0.033     0.033    16.22    0.17
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.008     0.009     0.009     0.014     50.41     0.009     0.014     0.014     0.014    50.41    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.063     1.806     1.806     0.468    -74.08     1.806     0.535     0.511     0.468   -74.08    0.09
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   35.655    24.607    24.607    34.780     41.34    24.607    31.980    33.124    34.780    41.34    2.67
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.886     0.881     0.881     0.990     12.35     0.881     0.864     0.923     0.990    12.35    7.70
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.993     2.652     2.652     2.033    -23.36     2.652     2.149     2.157     2.033   -23.36    0.96
     620 Oth Synth Filam   3.995     4.232     4.232     5.141     21.49     4.232     5.028     5.151     5.141    21.49    0.43
     622 Glass Fabric      4.009     4.741     4.741     1.670    -64.77     4.741     2.123     1.905     1.670   -64.77    1.33
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.797     0.475     0.475     0.731     53.72     0.475     0.779     0.803     0.731    53.72    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   1.189     0.905     0.905     0.926      2.39     0.905     0.885     0.968     0.926     2.39    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.766     1.370     1.370     1.224    -10.68     1.370     1.190     1.210     1.224   -10.68    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.134     0.002     0.002     0.090   5237.37     0.002     0.089     0.090     0.090  5237.37    1.65
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.023     0.074     0.074     0.141     91.01     0.074     0.150     0.150     0.141    91.01    0.18