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  ______________                          |                                     |                               January 8, 2013
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 11/2012 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 11/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011    11/2011   11/2012  % Change   11/2011    9/2012   10/2012   11/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           344.693   387.270   351.782   411.388     16.94   380.156   442.991   445.536   446.876     17.55    0.44
       1 Apparel          30.416    32.989    30.833    33.202      7.69    33.875    34.966    35.344    35.358      4.38    0.05
       2 Non-Apparel     314.277   354.281   320.949   378.186     17.83   346.281   408.026   410.193   411.518     18.84    1.71
      11 Yarns            24.863    30.069    27.127    30.070     10.85    29.225    33.412    33.339    33.012     12.96    2.28
      12 Fabrics         273.999   308.225   279.711   333.726     19.31   301.665   358.046   360.388   362.240     20.08    6.30
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.415    15.987    14.111    14.390      1.98    15.391    16.568    16.466    16.265      5.68    0.10
      30 Cotton Product   81.880    91.936    84.532    87.657      3.70    91.160    95.357    95.857    95.060      4.28    0.19
      31 Cotton Apparel   15.989    16.666    15.598    15.491     -0.68    16.955    16.287    16.315    16.559     -2.33    0.04
      32 Cot Non-Appare   65.891    75.269    68.934    72.165      4.69    74.205    79.069    79.542    78.501      5.79    0.91
      40 Wool Products     9.199    10.498     9.866    11.273     14.26    10.693    12.263    12.224    11.904     11.32    0.25
      41 Wool Apparel      6.505     6.566     6.317     7.333     16.08     6.877     7.770     7.830     7.582     10.25    0.20
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.694     3.932     3.549     3.940     11.02     3.817     4.493     4.394     4.323     13.26    0.42
      60 MMF Products    251.100   281.502   254.425   309.985     21.84   274.927   332.228   334.378   337.062     22.60    0.77
      61 MMF Apparel       6.814     8.018     7.393     9.290     25.66     8.306     9.493     9.773     9.914     19.37    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  244.286   273.484   247.032   300.695     21.72   266.621   322.736   324.605   327.147     22.70    2.34
      80 S and V Produc    2.514     3.335     2.958     2.473    -16.40     3.376     3.143     3.078     2.850    -15.58    0.16
      81 S and V Appare    1.108     1.739     1.524     1.088    -28.61     1.738     1.415     1.426     1.303    -25.02    0.10
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.406     1.596     1.434     1.385     -3.42     1.638     1.727     1.652     1.547     -5.57    0.34

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarn   10.635    13.723    12.121    15.374     26.84    13.088    16.579    17.003    16.976     29.71    6.93
     218 Fab, Color Yar    5.212     5.544     5.192     8.623     66.08     5.617     8.081     8.602     8.974     59.78    7.53
     222 Knit Fabric      20.908    17.518    15.279    17.011     11.34    17.289    18.573    18.577    19.250     11.34    2.92
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   79.580    88.651    80.915   100.466     24.16    86.601   105.786   107.660   108.202     24.94   10.67
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.365    15.700    14.683    12.709    -13.45    15.547    15.347    15.273    13.725    -11.72   17.60
     229 Special Fabric   73.572    88.616    80.288   108.324     34.92    86.372   112.874   114.566   116.653     35.06    9.47

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.475    23.356    21.435    23.700     10.57    23.056    25.500    25.780    25.621     11.13    7.91
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    4.431     3.630     3.512     2.537    -27.76     4.015     2.711     2.698     2.655    -33.87    2.89
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.573     4.526     4.359     3.617    -17.02     4.432     3.750     3.852     3.784    -14.60    7.69
     317 Twill Fabric      6.270    10.382     8.927     8.301     -7.01     9.333    11.076    10.299     9.757      4.55    9.72
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.783     0.784     0.736     2.525    243.16     0.983     1.746     2.380     2.573    161.71    6.33

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.025     1.299     1.202     1.545     28.46     1.298     1.696     1.594     1.641     26.44    1.13
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.783     0.865     0.735     0.690     -6.10     0.805     0.809     0.824     0.820      1.87    0.76
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.463     0.767     0.749     1.028     37.17     0.784     1.009     1.047     1.046     33.42    0.25

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.958     1.338     1.216     1.389     14.17     1.342     1.427     1.563     1.510     12.48    0.48
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.737     1.118     1.077     0.475    -55.85     1.147     0.644     0.510     0.516    -54.99    0.47
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    8.617     7.663     7.097     7.303      2.91     7.703     7.989     7.980     7.869      2.15    4.13
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.659     4.770     4.489     4.188     -6.70     4.945     4.957     4.600     4.469     -9.63   13.17
     619 Poly Fil Fab      7.476     9.397     8.364     5.817    -30.46     9.356     7.095     6.987     6.850    -26.79    3.44
     620 Oth Synth Fila   13.371    12.529    11.260    13.888     23.35    12.241    14.792    14.590    15.158     23.83    2.89
     622 Glass Fabric      4.918     6.893     6.186     7.534     21.80     6.603     8.665     8.053     8.241     24.82    6.67
     669 Other MMF Manu    7.135     6.441     5.477     5.427     -0.91     6.057     6.556     6.473     6.392      5.52    0.56