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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 4, 2015
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2015 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2015
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2013      2014     1/2014    1/2015  % Change    1/2014   11/2014   12/2014    1/2015  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           427.997   434.630    31.054    32.690      5.27   422.380   435.897   434.630   436.267      3.29    0.41
       1 Apparel          39.552    41.103     3.924     4.825     22.96    39.825    41.908    41.103    42.004      5.47    0.05
       2 Non-Apparel     388.445   393.527    27.130    27.865      2.71   382.555   393.989   393.527   394.262      3.06    1.54
      11 Yarns            31.384    31.201     2.318     2.822     21.76    31.685    30.811    31.201    31.705      0.06    2.22
      12 Fabrics         340.375   349.531    23.788    24.284      2.08   334.258   349.777   349.531   350.027      4.72    5.62
      14 Made Ups / Mis   16.686    12.795     1.024     0.760    -25.85    16.612    13.401    12.795    12.530    -24.57    0.07
      30 Cotton Product   95.776   112.780     7.537     8.354     10.84    95.974   111.436   112.780   113.597     18.36    0.23
      31 Cotton Apparel   19.223    21.496     2.227     2.513     12.83    19.502    21.631    21.496    21.782     11.69    0.05
      32 Cot Non-Appare   76.553    91.284     5.310     5.841     10.00    76.472    89.804    91.284    91.815     20.06    1.09
      40 Wool Products    11.517    13.635     0.855     0.905      5.83    11.738    13.731    13.635    13.685     16.58    0.27
      41 Wool Apparel      7.987     8.341     0.487     0.707     45.34     8.036     8.634     8.341     8.562      6.54    0.22
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.529     5.294     0.368     0.197    -46.38     3.702     5.097     5.294     5.123     38.38    0.44
      60 MMF Products    317.326   305.330    22.430    23.092      2.95   311.325   307.779   305.330   305.991     -1.71    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel      10.585     9.983     1.106     1.397     26.35    10.581    10.222     9.983    10.275     -2.90    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  306.741   295.346    21.324    21.695      1.74   300.744   297.557   295.346   295.717     -1.67    1.92
      80 S and V Produc    3.378     2.886     0.232     0.339     46.39     3.343     2.951     2.886     2.993    -10.45    0.17
      81 S and V Appare    1.757     1.282     0.104     0.207     99.57     1.705     1.421     1.282     1.386    -18.73    0.11
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.621     1.604     0.128     0.132      3.26     1.637     1.530     1.604     1.608     -1.82    0.28

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    3.283     4.310     0.456     0.506     11.10     3.456     4.159     4.310     4.361     26.17    1.96
     201 Specialty Yarn   15.037    11.169     0.563     1.326    135.38    14.737    10.801    11.169    11.932    -19.03    4.53
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.221    11.745     0.925     0.814    -12.06     9.556    11.442    11.745    11.633     21.73    9.16
     222 Knit Fabric      15.392    15.786     1.142     0.642    -43.72    15.411    15.770    15.786    15.286     -0.81    2.10
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   99.434   104.713     6.356     7.706     21.24    96.376   103.065   104.713   106.063     10.05    8.71
     225 Blue Denim Fab   19.386    22.017     0.907     1.402     54.51    19.154    21.112    22.017    22.512     17.53   33.28
     229 Special Fabric  113.222   106.380     8.347     7.891     -5.47   111.134   110.501   106.380   105.923     -4.69    7.80

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   25.398    29.250     1.848     2.111     14.26    25.407    29.560    29.250    29.513     16.16   10.14
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.814     2.175     0.142     0.169     19.17     2.728     2.169     2.175     2.202    -19.27    2.58
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.779     3.090     0.150     0.226     50.27     2.475     3.044     3.090     3.166     27.92    7.92
     317 Twill Fabric      6.439     7.094     0.488     0.267    -45.35     6.304     6.846     7.094     6.872      9.01    8.73
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    3.751     2.910     0.336     0.159    -52.57     3.917     2.865     2.910     2.734    -30.21    0.09

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.419     1.266     0.122     0.074    -39.65     1.460     1.215     1.266     1.218    -16.58    0.84
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.586     1.323     0.072     0.052    -28.02     0.608     1.095     1.323     1.303    114.15    1.12
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    1.266     2.005     0.149     0.024    -84.20     1.381     2.112     2.005     1.879     36.10    2.13
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.245     1.253     0.048     0.020    -58.95     1.282     1.256     1.253     1.225     -4.48    0.29
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.844     0.619     0.034     0.027    -20.40     0.870     0.665     0.619     0.612    -29.68    0.10

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.751     1.191     0.079     0.000   -100.00     0.789     1.193     1.191     1.112     40.83    0.41
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    9.857    12.473     0.965     0.887     -8.11    10.120    12.713    12.473    12.395     22.48    6.63
     619 Poly Fil Fab      5.095     4.430     0.344     0.216    -37.15     5.101     4.375     4.430     4.303    -15.66    2.13
     620 Oth Synth Fila   14.001    15.865     1.212     0.807    -33.44    13.572    15.021    15.865    15.460     13.91    2.44
     622 Glass Fabric      7.662     6.798     0.639     0.613     -4.07     7.558     6.584     6.798     6.772    -10.41    4.54
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.189     1.553     0.081     0.223    175.04     2.141     1.683     1.553     1.695    -20.84    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    6.987     4.399     0.382     0.199    -47.89     6.824     4.722     4.399     4.216    -38.22    0.37

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     859 Oth. S/V Appar    0.439     0.286     0.028     0.050     78.62     0.438     0.345     0.286     0.308    -29.69    0.16