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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2018 in Million $  |
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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           464.218   463.412    38.368    40.204      4.79   467.236   462.407   463.412   465.249     -0.43    0.44
       1 Apparel          65.986    74.694     5.724     7.670     33.99    66.286    73.256    74.694    76.639     15.62    0.10
       2 Non-Apparel     398.232   388.718    32.643    32.534     -0.33   400.950   389.151   388.718   388.609     -3.08    1.49
      11 Yarns            21.384    20.386     1.749     2.013     15.10    21.063    19.838    20.386    20.650     -1.96    1.66
      12 Fabrics         364.362   352.932    29.976    29.701     -0.92   367.244   353.888   352.932   352.657     -3.97    5.80
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.487    15.401     0.919     0.820    -10.76    12.642    15.425    15.401    15.302     21.04    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  122.113   125.045     8.452    10.680     26.35   121.213   124.499   125.045   127.273      5.00    0.28
      31 Cotton Apparel   40.645    48.943     3.959     5.410     36.66    41.527    47.952    48.943    50.394     21.35    0.13
      32 Cot Non-Appare   81.468    76.102     4.494     5.270     17.28    79.686    76.548    76.102    76.879     -3.52    0.92
      40 Wool Products    11.650    11.840     0.904     0.701    -22.51    11.969    11.837    11.840    11.637     -2.78    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      8.518     8.614     0.621     0.555    -10.67     8.758     8.537     8.614     8.548     -2.40    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.132     3.226     0.283     0.146    -48.49     3.211     3.300     3.226     3.089     -3.80    0.29
      60 MMF Products    327.083   322.262    28.660    28.524     -0.47   330.715   321.894   322.262   322.126     -2.60    0.59
      61 MMF Apparel      14.815    14.943     0.967     1.549     60.18    14.072    14.718    14.943    15.525     10.33    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  312.268   307.319    27.693    26.975     -2.59   316.643   307.176   307.319   306.601     -3.17    1.92
      80 S and V Produc    3.372     4.265     0.352     0.300    -14.63     3.339     4.176     4.265     4.214     26.20    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    2.008     2.194     0.178     0.156    -11.95     1.929     2.049     2.194     2.172     12.59    0.20
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.365     2.071     0.174     0.144    -17.36     1.409     2.128     2.071     2.041     44.83    0.33

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.749     4.772     0.499     0.514      3.08     4.772     4.678     4.772     4.787      0.32    2.27
     201 Specialty Yarn    6.266     2.690     0.164     0.433    163.88     5.752     2.623     2.690     2.959    -48.56    1.19
     218 Fab, Color Yar    7.767     9.130     0.321     0.432     34.79     7.297     9.303     9.130     9.242     26.66    7.71
     220 Spec. Weave, F    5.103     6.343     0.459     0.788     71.49     5.137     6.084     6.343     6.672     29.87    4.39
     222 Knit Fabric      14.250     8.803     1.642     0.440    -73.19    15.134    11.848     8.803     7.602    -49.77    1.28
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  111.544   119.498     9.298    12.568     35.16   112.729   115.985   119.498   122.767      8.90    9.04
     225 Blue Denim Fab   18.341    14.248     1.108     0.837    -24.48    17.894    15.060    14.248    13.977    -21.89   23.29
     229 Special Fabric  125.121   123.687    11.936     9.971    -16.46   127.556   124.500   123.687   121.721     -4.57    7.93

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   25.433    23.625     1.365     1.864     36.55    24.852    23.363    23.625    24.124     -2.93    8.72
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.104     1.955     0.176     0.133    -24.06     2.156     1.943     1.955     1.912    -11.30    2.41
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.347     1.653     0.142     0.172     21.59     2.278     1.703     1.653     1.683    -26.11    6.79
     317 Twill Fabric      6.739     3.839     0.198     0.301     51.56     6.608     3.921     3.839     3.941    -40.35    6.69
     326 Sateen Fabric     2.289     1.297     0.085     0.045    -46.99     2.362     1.240     1.297     1.257    -46.78    4.71
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   10.176    11.015     1.123     1.158      3.11    10.320    11.233    11.015    11.050      7.07    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et    5.839    11.040     0.840     1.441     71.51     6.492    11.245    11.040    11.641     79.29    0.19
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.116     5.581     0.185     0.241     30.38     4.001     5.716     5.581     5.638     40.91    0.20

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.355     1.103     0.177     0.050    -71.96     1.405     1.150     1.103     0.976    -30.53    0.84
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.980     1.096     0.052     0.032    -39.00     1.008     1.086     1.096     1.076      6.78    1.06
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.652     0.839     0.026     0.060    130.27     0.637     0.863     0.839     0.873     37.12    1.08
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.328     1.269     0.031     0.017    -46.68     1.349     1.237     1.269     1.255     -6.98    0.38
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.769     1.054     0.049     0.031    -37.29     0.808     1.033     1.054     1.035     28.10    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.908     0.478     0.055     0.071     28.71     0.826     0.525     0.478     0.494    -40.23    0.23
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    7.646    10.605     0.805     0.920     14.33     7.862    10.083    10.605    10.720     36.35    5.47
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.611     4.661     0.227     0.056    -75.42     3.523     4.371     4.661     4.490     27.47   16.07
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.192     2.671     0.235     0.146    -37.91     3.228     2.797     2.671     2.582    -20.01    1.68
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.076    16.172     1.456     1.206    -17.19    15.906    16.230    16.172    15.922      0.10    2.75
     622 Glass Fabric     10.177     5.196     0.595     0.156    -73.78    10.193     5.567     5.196     4.757    -53.33    3.01
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.640     3.261     0.118     0.190     61.71     2.611     3.280     3.261     3.334     27.67    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.789     1.747     0.082     0.018    -78.00     1.850     1.834     1.747     1.683     -8.99    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.993     4.760     0.548     0.228    -58.40     4.324     4.687     4.760     4.440      2.68    0.37

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.020     0.257     0.023     0.000   -100.00     0.044     0.257     0.257     0.234    434.74    3.66
     859 Oth. S/V Appar    0.449     0.743     0.024     0.032     36.67     0.437     0.764     0.743     0.752     71.91    0.35
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.135     0.175     0.009     0.013     36.00     0.124     0.166     0.175     0.179     44.40    0.14