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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 12/2017 in Million $  |
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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           446.766   464.218   464.218   463.309     -0.20   464.218   460.917   462.335   463.309     -0.20    0.44
       1 Apparel          52.618    65.986    65.986    74.694     13.20    65.986    71.598    73.256    74.694     13.20    0.09
       2 Non-Apparel     394.148   398.232   398.232   388.615     -2.41   398.232   389.319   389.079   388.615     -2.41    1.51
      11 Yarns            27.161    21.384    21.384    20.393     -4.63    21.384    19.611    19.845    20.393     -4.63    1.65
      12 Fabrics         354.168   364.362   364.362   352.822     -3.17   364.362   354.443   353.809   352.822     -3.17    5.82
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.819    12.487    12.487    15.401     23.34    12.487    15.264    15.425    15.401     23.34    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  119.758   122.113   122.113   125.083      2.43   122.113   123.512   124.499   125.083      2.43    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   28.877    40.645    40.645    48.943     20.41    40.645    46.401    47.952    48.943     20.41    0.13
      32 Cot Non-Appare   90.881    81.468    81.468    76.140     -6.54    81.468    77.111    76.548    76.140     -6.54    0.91
      40 Wool Products    13.500    11.650    11.650    11.840      1.63    11.650    11.665    11.837    11.840      1.63    0.30
      41 Wool Apparel      9.240     8.518     8.518     8.614      1.13     8.518     8.462     8.537     8.614      1.13    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.259     3.132     3.132     3.226      3.01     3.132     3.203     3.300     3.226      3.01    0.30
      60 MMF Products    309.948   327.083   327.083   322.115     -1.52   327.083   321.594   321.815   322.115     -1.52    0.59
      61 MMF Apparel      12.733    14.815    14.815    14.943      0.86    14.815    14.691    14.718    14.943      0.86    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  297.215   312.268   312.268   307.172     -1.63   312.268   306.903   307.097   307.172     -1.63    1.96
      80 S and V Produc    3.560     3.372     3.372     4.272     26.67     3.372     4.146     4.183     4.272     26.67    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    1.767     2.008     2.008     2.194      9.27     2.008     2.044     2.049     2.194      9.27    0.20
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.793     1.365     1.365     2.078     52.28     1.365     2.102     2.134     2.078     52.28    0.34

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.457     4.749     4.749     4.772      0.47     4.749     4.531     4.678     4.772      0.47    2.29
     201 Specialty Yarn    9.755     6.266     6.266     2.690    -57.07     6.266     2.601     2.623     2.690    -57.07    1.09
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.684     7.767     7.767     9.167     18.02     7.767     9.496     9.303     9.167     18.02    7.67
     220 Spec. Weave, F    4.225     5.103     5.103     6.343     24.30     5.103     5.698     6.084     6.343     24.30    4.13
     222 Knit Fabric      16.280    14.250    14.250     8.803    -38.22    14.250    12.192    11.848     8.803    -38.22    1.47
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  104.275   111.544   111.544   119.429      7.07   111.544   113.214   115.986   119.429      7.07    8.87
     225 Blue Denim Fab   21.483    18.341    18.341    14.248    -22.32    18.341    15.429    15.060    14.248    -22.32   23.60
     229 Special Fabric  111.135   125.121   125.121   123.610     -1.21   125.121   126.419   124.424   123.610     -1.21    8.05

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   32.492    25.433    25.433    23.625     -7.11    25.433    23.637    23.363    23.625     -7.11    8.64
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.164     2.104     2.104     1.955     -7.10     2.104     1.871     1.943     1.955     -7.10    2.53
     315 Printcloth Fab    3.326     2.347     2.347     1.653    -29.59     2.347     1.687     1.703     1.653    -29.59    6.37
     317 Twill Fabric      6.167     6.739     6.739     3.839    -43.03     6.739     4.158     3.921     3.839    -43.03    6.43
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.325     2.289     2.289     1.297    -43.34     2.289     1.357     1.240     1.297    -43.34    4.81
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse    7.696    10.176    10.176    11.015      8.24    10.176    11.052    11.233    11.015      8.24    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et    1.424     5.839     5.839    11.040     89.06     5.839    10.285    11.245    11.040     89.06    0.18
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.067     4.116     4.116     5.581     35.61     4.116     5.593     5.716     5.581     35.61    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.319     1.355     1.355     1.103    -18.59     1.355     1.084     1.150     1.103    -18.59    0.95
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.589     0.980     0.980     1.096     11.86     0.980     1.135     1.086     1.096     11.86    1.09
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.863     0.652     0.652     0.839     28.62     0.652     0.777     0.863     0.839     28.62    1.04
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.988     1.328     1.328     1.269     -4.43     1.328     1.241     1.237     1.269     -4.43    0.38
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.611     0.769     0.769     1.054     37.02     0.769     1.038     1.033     1.054     37.02    0.25

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.661     0.908     0.908     0.478    -47.33     0.908     0.548     0.525     0.478    -47.33    0.23
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.375     7.646     7.646    10.605     38.70     7.646    10.076    10.083    10.605     38.70    5.43
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.148     3.611     3.611     4.655     28.89     3.611     3.992     4.365     4.655     28.89   16.80
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.856     3.192     3.192     2.675    -16.19     3.192     2.806     2.801     2.675    -16.19    1.72
     620 Oth Synth Fila   15.046    16.076    16.076    16.172      0.60    16.076    16.444    16.230    16.172      0.60    2.83
     622 Glass Fabric      7.199    10.177    10.177     5.196    -48.94    10.177     5.840     5.567     5.196    -48.94    3.32
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.374     2.640     2.640     3.261     23.53     2.640     3.242     3.280     3.261     23.53    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.877     1.789     1.789     1.747     -2.35     1.789     1.761     1.834     1.747     -2.35    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.631     3.993     3.993     4.760     19.20     3.993     4.804     4.687     4.760     19.20    0.40

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.245     0.020     0.020     0.264   1190.66     0.020     0.250     0.264     0.264   1190.66    3.95
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.158     0.135     0.135     0.175     29.52     0.135     0.160     0.166     0.175     29.52    0.14