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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  1/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     1/2017    1/2018  % Change    1/2017   11/2017   12/2017    1/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           295.713   307.196    25.270    27.688      9.57   297.512   305.544   307.196   309.614     4.07    0.48
       1 Apparel           3.406     4.240     0.267     0.402     50.91     3.430     4.213     4.240     4.376    27.58    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     292.308   302.956    25.004    27.286      9.13   294.083   301.332   302.956   305.238     3.79    0.81
      11 Yarns            30.931    38.276     3.053     4.287     40.45    31.771    36.694    38.276    39.511    24.36    1.28
      12 Fabrics         257.304   260.399    21.731    22.759      4.73   258.407   260.267   260.399   261.428     1.17    2.13
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.073     4.281     0.220     0.239      8.72     3.905     4.370     4.281     4.300    10.13    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  31.182    32.169     2.195     1.871    -14.74    31.349    32.529    32.169    31.845     1.58    0.17
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.042     2.697     0.199     0.281     41.50     2.086     2.614     2.697     2.779    33.26    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.140    29.472     1.996     1.590    -20.34    29.264    29.915    29.472    29.066    -0.68    0.39
      40 Wool Products     0.555     0.480     0.052     0.036    -30.82     0.579     0.485     0.480     0.464   -19.80    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      0.189     0.197     0.020     0.020      3.27     0.203     0.199     0.197     0.198    -2.23    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.366     0.283     0.032     0.015    -51.92     0.376     0.287     0.283     0.266   -29.27    0.37
      60 MMF Products    263.579   273.902    22.979    25.756     12.08   265.161   271.855   273.902   276.679     4.34    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel       1.086     1.211     0.041     0.093    126.55     1.051     1.268     1.211     1.263    20.22    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 262.493   272.691    22.938    25.663     11.88   264.111   270.586   272.691   275.416     4.28    0.92
      80 S and V Product   0.398     0.645     0.044     0.025    -43.91     0.423     0.676     0.645     0.626    47.99    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.089     0.134     0.007     0.008     10.26     0.091     0.132     0.134     0.135    48.75    0.04
      82 S and V Non-App   0.309     0.511     0.037     0.017    -54.22     0.332     0.543     0.511     0.491    47.78    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.880     1.702     0.170     0.211     24.40     1.947     1.664     1.702     1.743   -10.48    1.17
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.336     0.971     0.037     0.097    159.57     2.248     1.023     0.971     1.031   -54.14    0.20
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.235     1.204     0.046     0.057     23.62     1.139     1.222     1.204     1.214     6.59    3.40
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   4.891     7.714     0.625     0.100    -84.00     5.461     8.083     7.714     7.189    31.65    7.59
     222 Knit Fabric       9.777     4.055     0.845     0.178    -78.99    10.064     5.938     4.055     3.387   -66.35    0.19
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 121.642   122.687     9.456    12.130     28.28   121.188   120.357   122.687   125.361     3.44    2.77
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.107     2.655     0.226     0.184    -18.39     3.091     2.765     2.655     2.613   -15.45   11.07
     229 Special Fabric   87.323    97.656     8.842     8.592     -2.83    88.534    97.283    97.656    97.406    10.02    2.91

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  11.288    10.426     0.621     0.733     17.99    11.046    10.280    10.426    10.538    -4.60    4.60
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.731     0.063     0.047    -25.90     0.745     0.720     0.731     0.714    -4.13    0.83
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.187     0.764     0.061     0.071     16.26     1.142     0.789     0.764     0.774   -32.26    2.83
     317 Twill Fabric      1.231     0.680     0.033     0.049     48.08     1.201     0.706     0.680     0.696   -42.04    1.33
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.367     0.210     0.013     0.004    -66.68     0.379     0.206     0.210     0.201   -46.85    1.02
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.605     0.680     0.067     0.067     -0.75     0.599     0.598     0.680     0.679    13.37    0.06
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.348     0.786     0.058     0.107     83.28     0.397     0.803     0.786     0.835   110.23    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.380     1.567     0.085     0.107     25.61     1.331     1.627     1.567     1.589    19.36    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.130     0.119     0.014     0.005    -63.89     0.132     0.123     0.119     0.110   -16.94    0.45
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.077     0.109     0.015     0.007    -51.74     0.089     0.108     0.109     0.101    13.18    1.22
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.134     0.048     0.002     0.003     86.48     0.129     0.049     0.048     0.050   -61.66    0.57
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.029     0.033     0.000     0.000    -50.00     0.029     0.033     0.033     0.033    14.71    0.17
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.014     0.000     0.000     -6.90     0.009     0.014     0.014     0.014    46.15    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.806     0.468     0.045     0.056     23.58     1.525     0.511     0.468     0.479   -68.60    0.09
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   24.607    34.780     2.776     3.906     40.69    25.757    33.124    34.780    35.910    39.42    2.77
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.881     0.991     0.083     0.009    -89.07     0.827     0.924     0.991     0.917    10.91    7.17
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.652     2.029     0.137     0.120    -12.30     2.607     2.154     2.029     2.013   -22.79    0.98
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.232     5.141     0.348     0.309    -11.12     4.244     5.151     5.141     5.103    20.22    0.43
     622 Glass Fabric      4.741     1.670     0.178     0.059    -66.99     4.702     1.905     1.670     1.551   -67.02    1.25
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.475     0.731     0.011     0.032    182.98     0.472     0.803     0.731     0.751    59.36    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.905     0.926     0.048     0.016    -66.58     0.939     0.968     0.926     0.895    -4.71    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.370     1.224     0.061     0.092     50.77     1.204     1.210     1.224     1.255     4.24    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.002     0.088     0.003     0.000   -100.00     0.005     0.088     0.088     0.085  1579.39    1.68
     859 Oth. S/V Appare   0.042     0.081     0.002     0.004    135.11     0.043     0.083     0.081     0.084    96.56    0.06
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.074     0.141     0.014     0.002    -83.10     0.085     0.150     0.141     0.129    51.80    0.16