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  ______________                          |                                     |                                March 27, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2019 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     1/2018    1/2019  % Change    1/2018   11/2018   12/2018    1/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           462.925   481.336    39.380    40.131      1.91   463.937   485.452   481.336   482.088      3.91    0.43
       1 Apparel          74.615    90.428     7.645     7.085     -7.33    76.536    89.174    90.428    89.868     17.42    0.11
       2 Non-Apparel     388.310   390.908    31.735    33.046      4.13   387.401   396.277   390.908   392.220      1.24    1.38
      11 Yarns            20.386    22.353     2.013     2.057      2.17    20.650    22.427    22.353    22.397      8.46    1.56
      12 Fabrics         352.546   353.057    28.901    29.199      1.03   351.472   358.124   353.057   353.355      0.54    5.42
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.377    15.498     0.820     1.790    118.38    15.278    15.727    15.498    16.468      7.79    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  125.037   125.772    10.665    10.456     -1.95   127.250   126.506   125.772   125.564     -1.32    0.26
      31 Cotton Apparel   48.918    60.416     5.395     4.845    -10.20    50.354    59.981    60.416    59.866     18.89    0.15
      32 Cot Non-Appare   76.120    65.356     5.270     5.612      6.49    76.896    66.525    65.356    65.698    -14.56    0.76
      40 Wool Products    11.840    12.257     0.700     0.678     -3.22    11.636    12.039    12.257    12.235      5.15    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      8.614     9.183     0.555     0.487    -12.23     8.547     9.046     9.183     9.115      6.64    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.226     3.074     0.146     0.191     31.05     3.089     2.993     3.074     3.120      1.00    0.28
      60 MMF Products    321.781   338.780    27.715    28.567      3.08   320.836   342.331   338.780   339.632      5.86    0.59
      61 MMF Apparel      14.890    19.053     1.539     1.606      4.32    15.463    18.361    19.053    19.119     23.65    0.05
      62 MMF Non-Appare  306.891   319.727    26.175    26.962      3.00   305.373   323.970   319.727   320.513      4.96    1.79
      80 S and V Produc    4.267     4.528     0.300     0.430     43.06     4.215     4.575     4.528     4.657     10.47    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    2.193     1.776     0.156     0.148     -5.56     2.172     1.787     1.776     1.767    -18.64    0.16
      82 S and V Non-Ap    2.073     2.752     0.144     0.282     95.99     2.043     2.789     2.752     2.890     41.42    0.40

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.772     5.713     0.514     0.446    -13.16     4.787     5.758     5.713     5.646     17.93    2.62
     201 Specialty Yarn    2.690     3.980     0.433     0.367    -15.23     2.959     3.892     3.980     3.914     32.29    1.35
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.129     6.918     0.432     0.316    -26.82     9.241     7.158     6.918     6.802    -26.40    5.73
     220 Spec. Weave, F    6.357     6.268     0.788     0.416    -47.14     6.685     6.562     6.268     5.897    -11.79    3.62
     222 Knit Fabric       8.803     5.380     0.440     0.289    -34.29     7.602     5.185     5.380     5.229    -31.21    0.84
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  119.478   140.300    12.568    12.506     -0.49   122.748   140.129   140.300   140.238     14.25    8.94
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.248    10.277     0.837     1.388     65.87    13.977    10.022    10.277    10.828    -22.53   15.63
     229 Special Fabric  123.326   121.208     9.171     8.813     -3.90   120.561   124.671   121.208   120.850      0.24    7.22

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.630    22.343     1.864     1.471    -21.10    24.129    23.129    22.343    21.950     -9.03    7.67
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    1.955     1.465     0.133     0.080    -39.89     1.912     1.478     1.465     1.412    -26.17    1.71
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   11.011    11.516     1.159     1.464     26.28    11.047    11.590    11.516    11.821      7.00    0.20
     348 W/G Slacks, et   11.034    13.206     1.441     0.982    -31.82    11.635    13.313    13.206    12.748      9.57    0.21
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    5.581     5.313     0.241     0.751    212.12     5.637     5.415     5.313     5.823      3.30    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.103     0.943     0.050     0.056     12.52     0.976     0.918     0.943     0.949     -2.78    0.74
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.096     0.759     0.032     0.079    150.07     1.076     0.717     0.759     0.806    -25.08    0.82
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.839     1.231     0.060     0.049    -17.61     0.873     1.234     1.231     1.220     39.82    1.37
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.269     1.198     0.017     0.033     99.51     1.255     1.221     1.198     1.215     -3.20    0.35
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.326     0.548     0.014     0.015      2.98     0.336     0.490     0.548     0.548     63.33    0.36
     446 Wool Sweater,W    1.053     0.875     0.031     0.017    -46.18     1.035     0.832     0.875     0.861    -16.86    0.18

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.605    10.013     0.920     1.060     15.11    10.720    10.200    10.013    10.153     -5.30    4.03
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.642     3.006     0.056     0.296    431.88     4.471     3.460     3.006     3.247    -27.38   11.17
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.671     2.816     0.146     0.258     77.19     2.582     2.886     2.816     2.929     13.44    1.84
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.166    14.855     1.206     1.350     11.97    15.916    15.098    14.855    15.000     -5.76    2.59
     622 Glass Fabric      5.196     3.545     0.156     0.222     42.01     4.757     3.553     3.545     3.611    -24.10    2.36
     659 Oth. MMF App.     3.248     3.177     0.190     0.262     37.66     3.321     2.984     3.177     3.249     -2.18    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.746     1.877     0.018     0.182    907.53     1.682     1.783     1.877     2.041     21.29    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.755     3.645     0.228     0.363     59.24     4.435     3.793     3.645     3.780    -14.77    0.29

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.257     0.291     0.000     0.001       *       0.234     0.291     0.291     0.293     25.10    5.43
     859 Oth. S/V Appar    0.743     0.572     0.032     0.035      6.49     0.751     0.520     0.572     0.574    -23.61    0.25
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.175     0.343     0.013     0.027    111.45     0.179     0.331     0.343     0.357     99.75    0.23
     871 HBags FGoods S    0.139     0.305     0.031     0.012    -59.71     0.168     0.321     0.305     0.286     70.13    0.46