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  ______________                          |                                     |                                April 17, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  2/2019 in Million $  |
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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           462.923   481.717    77.863    77.111     -0.97   468.955   481.717   482.576   480.966      2.56    0.43
       1 Apparel          74.613    90.451    17.130    15.770     -7.94    78.634    90.451    89.843    89.091     13.30    0.11
       2 Non-Apparel     388.310   391.266    60.733    61.341      1.00   390.320   391.266   392.733   391.875      0.40    1.38
      11 Yarns            20.386    22.353     3.435     3.703      7.80    20.528    22.353    22.397    22.621     10.20    1.57
      12 Fabrics         352.546   353.415    54.973    54.053     -1.68   353.752   353.415   353.868   352.494     -0.36    5.42
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.377    15.498     2.325     3.586     54.26    16.039    15.498    16.468    16.759      4.49    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  125.036   125.816    23.263    21.018     -9.65   129.379   125.816   125.557   123.570     -4.49    0.26
      31 Cotton Apparel   48.916    60.442    12.551    10.932    -12.90    52.265    60.442    59.844    58.822     12.54    0.15
      32 Cot Non-Appare   76.120    65.374    10.712    10.086     -5.84    77.113    65.374    65.713    64.748    -16.04    0.75
      40 Wool Products    11.840    12.257     1.540     1.470     -4.54    11.955    12.257    12.235    12.187      1.94    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      8.614     9.183     1.020     1.006     -1.39     8.578     9.183     9.115     9.169      6.89    0.30
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.226     3.074     0.520     0.465    -10.71     3.378     3.074     3.120     3.019    -10.63    0.27
      60 MMF Products    321.781   339.117    52.216    53.696      2.84   323.255   339.117   340.128   340.598      5.36    0.59
      61 MMF Apparel      14.890    19.050     3.148     3.474     10.38    15.688    19.050    19.117    19.377     23.52    0.05
      62 MMF Non-Appare  306.891   320.067    49.068    50.222      2.35   307.567   320.067   321.011   321.220      4.44    1.80
      80 S and V Produc    4.267     4.528     0.844     0.927      9.85     4.365     4.528     4.657     4.611      5.62    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    2.193     1.776     0.412     0.359    -12.95     2.104     1.776     1.767     1.723    -18.11    0.15
      82 S and V Non-Ap    2.073     2.752     0.432     0.569     31.59     2.262     2.752     2.890     2.888     27.69    0.41

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.772     5.713     0.963     0.966      0.31     5.103     5.713     5.646     5.716     12.02    2.67
     201 Specialty Yarn    2.690     3.980     0.721     0.690     -4.37     3.057     3.980     3.914     3.949     29.18    1.36
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.129     6.918     0.849     0.529    -37.68     9.069     6.918     6.800     6.598    -27.25    5.57
     220 Spec. Weave, F    6.357     6.287     1.032     0.825    -20.05     6.686     6.287     5.915     6.080     -9.07    3.75
     222 Knit Fabric       8.803     5.380     0.851     0.487    -42.73     7.006     5.380     5.229     5.017    -28.39    0.82
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  119.478   140.629    22.437    21.370     -4.76   125.264   140.629   140.724   139.561     11.41    8.86
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.248    10.277     1.795     1.740     -3.08    13.613    10.277    10.828    10.221    -24.92   15.04
     229 Special Fabric  123.326   121.208    18.400    19.028      3.42   121.149   121.208   120.850   121.836      0.57    7.28

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.630    22.343     3.908     3.389    -13.27    24.443    22.343    21.950    21.824    -10.71    7.66
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    1.955     1.465     0.281     0.216    -23.01     1.973     1.465     1.412     1.401    -29.01    1.70
     333 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.744     0.751     0.226     0.136    -39.99     0.815     0.751     0.714     0.661    -19.00    0.58
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   11.011    11.516     2.368     2.339     -1.23    11.103    11.516    11.752    11.487      3.45    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et   11.034    13.213     2.673     2.116    -20.85    11.717    13.213    12.754    12.655      8.01    0.20
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    5.581     5.313     0.926     1.397     50.92     5.994     5.313     5.823     5.784     -3.50    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.103     0.943     0.108     0.163     50.80     0.995     0.943     0.949     0.997      0.20    0.78
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.096     0.759     0.074     0.143     94.82     1.093     0.759     0.806     0.828    -24.21    0.85
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.839     1.231     0.332     0.148    -55.52     1.129     1.231     1.220     1.047     -7.27    1.16
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.269     1.198     0.033     0.049     49.02     1.251     1.198     1.215     1.214     -2.94    0.36
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.326     0.548     0.015     0.021     36.07     0.332     0.548     0.548     0.553     66.52    0.37
     446 Wool Sweater,W    1.053     0.875     0.045     0.033    -26.73     1.043     0.875     0.861     0.863    -17.29    0.18

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.605    10.013     1.423     1.610     13.11    10.097    10.013    10.153    10.200      1.02    3.97
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.642     3.006     0.265     0.431     62.74     4.411     3.006     3.247     3.172    -28.08   11.25
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.671     2.821     0.410     0.464     13.26     2.627     2.821     2.934     2.876      9.45    1.82
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.166    14.857     2.328     2.248     -3.41    15.959    14.857    15.001    14.778     -7.40    2.57
     622 Glass Fabric      5.196     3.545     0.402     0.417      3.85     4.634     3.545     3.611     3.561    -23.16    2.37
     659 Oth. MMF App.     3.248     3.175     0.509     0.589     15.68     3.412     3.175     3.247     3.255     -4.62    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.746     1.877     0.126     0.492    290.62     1.687     1.877     2.041     2.243     32.98    0.05
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.755     3.645     0.555     0.593      6.83     4.526     3.645     3.780     3.683    -18.62    0.28

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.257     0.291     0.035     0.074    109.65     0.261     0.291     0.293     0.330     26.62    6.11
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.175     0.343     0.015     0.036    134.22     0.177     0.343     0.357     0.363    105.25    0.24
     871 HBags FGoods S    0.139     0.305     0.051     0.111    118.34     0.177     0.305     0.286     0.365    105.56    0.59