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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 1, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 12/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 12/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017    12/2017   12/2018  % Change   12/2017   10/2018   11/2018   12/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           295.713   306.566   306.566   299.109     -2.43   306.566   304.723   302.672   299.109    -2.43    0.44
       1 Apparel           3.406     4.225     4.225     4.601      8.90     4.225     4.670     4.655     4.601     8.90    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     292.308   302.341   302.341   294.507     -2.59   302.341   300.053   298.018   294.507    -2.59    0.72
      11 Yarns            30.931    38.276    38.276    40.985      7.08    38.276    40.040    40.979    40.985     7.08    1.14
      12 Fabrics         257.304   259.787   259.787   248.558     -4.32   259.787   255.204   252.022   248.558    -4.32    1.87
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.073     4.278     4.278     4.964     16.05     4.278     4.808     5.016     4.964    16.05    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  31.182    32.171    32.171    29.563     -8.11    32.171    31.110    30.239    29.563    -8.11    0.15
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.042     2.697     2.697     2.804      3.96     2.697     2.982     2.941     2.804     3.96    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.140    29.474    29.474    26.759     -9.21    29.474    28.128    27.298    26.759    -9.21    0.34
      40 Wool Products     0.555     0.480     0.480     0.486      1.25     0.480     0.410     0.454     0.486     1.25    0.20
      41 Wool Apparel      0.189     0.197     0.197     0.176    -10.68     0.197     0.183     0.176     0.176   -10.68    0.10
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.366     0.283     0.283     0.310      9.58     0.283     0.228     0.278     0.310     9.58    0.40
      60 MMF Products    263.579   273.270   273.270   268.409     -1.78   273.270   272.574   271.322   268.409    -1.78    0.56
      61 MMF Apparel       1.086     1.197     1.197     1.516     26.65     1.197     1.402     1.436     1.516    26.65    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 262.493   272.073   272.073   266.893     -1.90   272.073   271.172   269.886   266.893    -1.90    0.83
      80 S and V Product   0.398     0.646     0.646     0.651      0.79     0.646     0.628     0.658     0.651     0.79    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.089     0.134     0.134     0.106    -21.39     0.134     0.103     0.103     0.106   -21.39    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.309     0.511     0.511     0.545      6.61     0.511     0.525     0.555     0.545     6.61    0.08

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.880     1.702     1.702     2.448     43.83     1.702     2.505     2.421     2.448    43.83    1.58
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.336     0.971     0.971     1.452     49.53     0.971     1.376     1.397     1.452    49.53    0.25
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.235     1.203     1.203     0.949    -21.16     1.203     0.960     0.979     0.949   -21.16    2.94
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   4.891     7.717     7.717     7.274     -5.73     7.717     8.385     7.443     7.274    -5.73    7.19
     222 Knit Fabric       9.777     4.055     4.055     2.159    -46.76     4.055     2.141     2.077     2.159   -46.76    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 121.642   122.671   122.671   136.807     11.52   122.671   134.426   136.310   136.807    11.52    2.71
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.107     2.655     2.655     1.844    -30.55     2.655     1.719     1.787     1.844   -30.55    7.12
     229 Special Fabric   87.323    97.066    97.066    78.714    -18.91    97.066    85.833    81.984    78.714   -18.91    2.08

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  11.288    10.426    10.426     9.520     -8.69    10.426    10.124     9.946     9.520    -8.69    4.10
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.731     0.731     0.486    -33.48     0.731     0.548     0.509     0.486   -33.48    0.51
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.605     0.680     0.680     0.597    -12.24     0.680     0.706     0.724     0.597   -12.24    0.05
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.348     0.786     0.786     0.966     22.87     0.786     1.043     0.962     0.966    22.87    0.06
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.380     1.567     1.567     2.061     31.51     1.567     1.850     2.056     2.061    31.51    0.05

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.130     0.119     0.119     0.092    -23.05     0.119     0.087     0.090     0.092   -23.05    0.36
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.077     0.109     0.109     0.106     -2.24     0.109     0.070     0.077     0.106    -2.24    1.33
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.134     0.048     0.048     0.105    118.24     0.048     0.064     0.105     0.105   118.24    1.00
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.029     0.033     0.033     0.020    -39.20     0.033     0.018     0.021     0.020   -39.20    0.10
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.005     0.004     0.004     0.006     71.05     0.004     0.006     0.006     0.006    71.05    0.14
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.014     0.014     0.009    -34.45     0.014     0.008     0.008     0.009   -34.45    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   24.607    34.780    34.780    36.037      3.61    34.780    35.274    36.171    36.037     3.61    2.23
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.881     0.989     0.989     0.609    -38.38     0.989     0.740     0.704     0.609   -38.38    4.58
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.652     2.029     2.029     1.994     -1.74     2.029     2.053     2.060     1.994    -1.74    0.94
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.232     5.135     5.135     4.385    -14.60     5.135     4.470     4.389     4.385   -14.60    0.37
     622 Glass Fabric      4.741     1.670     1.670     0.974    -41.70     1.670     0.977     0.973     0.974   -41.70    0.86
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.475     0.728     0.728     0.575    -21.03     0.728     0.508     0.516     0.575   -21.03    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.905     0.926     0.926     0.939      1.34     0.926     0.895     0.897     0.939     1.34    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.370     1.221     1.221     1.335      9.35     1.221     1.435     1.401     1.335     9.35    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.002     0.088     0.088     0.054    -38.60     0.088     0.055     0.054     0.054   -38.60    1.45
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.074     0.141     0.141     0.029    -79.34     0.141     0.038     0.026     0.029   -79.34    0.03