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  ______________                          |                                     |                                April 17, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  2/2019 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  2/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     2/2018    2/2019  % Change    2/2018   12/2018    1/2019    2/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           306.566   299.857    48.389    45.919     -5.10   310.714   299.857   297.957   297.387    -4.29    0.43
       1 Apparel           4.225     4.602     0.939     0.745    -20.69     4.567     4.602     4.528     4.407    -3.50    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     302.341   295.255    47.450    45.174     -4.80   306.146   295.255   293.430   292.980    -4.30    0.71
      11 Yarns            38.276    40.985     5.965     5.319    -10.84    39.253    40.985    40.559    40.338     2.77    1.09
      12 Fabrics         259.787   249.306    40.653    38.744     -4.70   262.260   249.306   247.525   247.396    -5.67    1.86
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.278     4.964     0.831     1.112     33.72     4.634     4.964     5.346     5.245    13.19    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  32.171    29.565     4.472     4.139     -7.45    32.270    29.565    29.582    29.232    -9.42    0.15
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.697     2.804     0.552     0.532     -3.49     2.811     2.804     2.762     2.785    -0.92    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.474    26.761     3.920     3.607     -8.01    29.460    26.761    26.820    26.447   -10.23    0.34
      40 Wool Products     0.480     0.486     0.072     0.059    -18.03     0.484     0.486     0.482     0.473    -2.34    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      0.197     0.176     0.029     0.017    -40.98     0.199     0.176     0.165     0.165   -17.33    0.10
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.283     0.310     0.043     0.042     -2.71     0.285     0.310     0.317     0.309     8.10    0.39
      60 MMF Products    273.270   269.155    43.737    41.484     -5.15   277.286   269.155   267.092   266.902    -3.74    0.55
      61 MMF Apparel       1.197     1.516     0.340     0.182    -46.46     1.426     1.516     1.498     1.358    -4.79    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 272.073   267.639    43.397    41.302     -4.83   275.860   267.639   265.595   265.544    -3.74    0.81
      80 S and V Product   0.646     0.651     0.108     0.237    118.87     0.673     0.651     0.801     0.780    15.86    0.08
      81 S and V Apparel   0.134     0.106     0.019     0.014    -27.74     0.132     0.106     0.103     0.100   -23.84    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.511     0.545     0.089     0.224    150.00     0.541     0.545     0.698     0.679    25.52    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.702     2.448     0.386     0.384     -0.48     1.869     2.448     2.398     2.446    30.89    1.62
     201 Specialty Yarns   0.971     1.452     0.165     0.147    -10.67     0.948     1.452     1.417     1.435    51.42    0.25
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.203     0.949     0.117     0.079    -33.00     1.191     0.949     0.939     0.910   -23.57    2.76
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   7.717     7.276     0.603     0.561     -6.98     7.381     7.276     7.208     7.234    -2.00    7.74
     222 Knit Fabric       4.055     2.159     0.323     0.143    -55.66     3.182     2.159     2.068     1.979   -37.82    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 122.671   137.566    22.139    22.592      2.05   127.761   137.566   137.929   138.020     8.03    2.72
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   2.655     1.844     0.372     0.307    -17.42     2.563     1.844     1.902     1.779   -30.58    7.16
     229 Special Fabric   97.066    78.709    13.824    11.746    -15.03    95.869    78.709    76.458    76.632   -20.07    1.99

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  10.426     9.520     1.692     1.346    -20.44    10.672     9.520     9.365     9.174   -14.03    3.96
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.486     0.102     0.055    -45.96     0.736     0.486     0.464     0.439   -40.33    0.47
     333 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.025     0.026     0.013     0.003    -73.96     0.033     0.026     0.022     0.017   -48.65    0.10
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.680     0.597     0.126     0.118     -6.10     0.665     0.597     0.599     0.589   -11.50    0.05
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.786     0.966     0.190     0.113    -40.49     0.850     0.966     0.915     0.889     4.57    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.567     2.061     0.338     0.509     50.41     1.693     2.061     2.204     2.232    31.80    0.06

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.119     0.092     0.011     0.020     92.83     0.113     0.092     0.101     0.101   -10.37    0.39
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.109     0.106     0.011     0.011      0.39     0.100     0.106     0.102     0.106     6.42    1.34
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.048     0.105     0.021     0.010    -53.14     0.067     0.105     0.107     0.094    40.64    0.86
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.033     0.020     0.000     0.001    150.00     0.033     0.020     0.021     0.021   -37.07    0.11
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.004     0.006     0.000     0.000     38.46     0.004     0.006     0.006     0.007    72.70    0.14
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.014     0.009     0.000     0.000    -20.59     0.014     0.009     0.009     0.009   -35.09    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   34.780    36.037     5.255     4.610    -12.26    35.556    36.037    35.636    35.392    -0.46    2.07
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.989     0.613     0.052     0.109    111.41     0.903     0.613     0.700     0.671   -25.75    5.26
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.029     1.978     0.300     0.349     16.36     2.063     1.978     2.061     2.027    -1.75    0.98
     620 Oth Synth Filam   5.135     4.385     0.593     0.692     16.76     5.033     4.385     4.406     4.485   -10.89    0.38
     622 Glass Fabric      1.670     0.974     0.127     0.140      9.81     1.543     0.974     0.997     0.986   -36.09    0.91
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.728     0.575     0.067     0.080     20.36     0.748     0.575     0.576     0.589   -21.28    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.926     0.939     0.079     0.257    225.18     0.906     0.939     1.019     1.116    23.18    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.221     1.335     0.315     0.122    -61.30     1.419     1.335     1.339     1.142   -19.52    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.088     0.054     0.003     0.019    577.15     0.087     0.054     0.054     0.070   -18.69    1.75
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.141     0.029     0.003     0.008    195.16     0.116     0.029     0.034     0.034   -70.59    0.04
     871 HBags FGoods S/   0.009     0.074     0.010     0.115   1037.71     0.019     0.074     0.167     0.179   846.74    1.09