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  ______________                          |                                     |                              November 1, 2016
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  9/2016 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  9/2016
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2014      2015     9/2015    9/2016  % Change    9/2015    7/2016    8/2016    9/2016  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           434.630   447.212   335.992   347.774      3.51   445.574   458.001   459.014   458.994      3.01    0.43
       1 Apparel          41.103    53.587    38.864    49.869     28.32    47.013    61.348    63.602    64.592     37.39    0.08
       2 Non-Apparel     393.527   393.624   297.128   297.906      0.26   398.561   396.653   395.411   394.402     -1.04    1.60
      11 Yarns            31.201    27.265    21.375    17.494    -18.16    30.099    22.659    23.205    23.383    -22.31    1.85
      12 Fabrics         349.531   353.522   266.772   271.543      1.79   356.449   361.410   359.404   358.293      0.52    5.79
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.795    12.838     8.981     8.868     -1.25    12.013    12.584    12.803    12.726      5.93    0.07
      30 Cotton Product  112.780   120.332    88.995    92.125      3.52   120.035   121.888   122.784   123.463      2.86    0.26
      31 Cotton Apparel   21.496    29.434    20.267    29.589     46.00    24.440    35.872    37.693    38.757     58.58    0.10
      32 Cot Non-Appare   91.284    90.898    68.728    62.536     -9.01    95.595    86.015    85.091    84.706    -11.39    1.04
      40 Wool Products    13.635    13.671    10.695     9.573    -10.49    12.911    12.950    12.816    12.549     -2.81    0.27
      41 Wool Apparel      8.341     9.405     7.419     6.976     -5.97     8.641     9.259     9.083     8.962      3.71    0.26
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.294     4.266     3.276     2.597    -20.73     4.270     3.691     3.733     3.587    -16.00    0.31
      60 MMF Products    305.330   309.625   233.436   243.277      4.22   309.105   319.646   319.849   319.467      3.35    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel       9.983    12.960     9.647    11.514     19.34    12.196    14.263    14.776    14.826     21.56    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  295.346   296.666   223.789   231.764      3.56   296.909   305.382   305.073   304.641      2.60    2.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.886     3.583     2.865     2.798     -2.34     3.522     3.517     3.564     3.516     -0.18    0.19
      81 S and V Appare    1.282     1.788     1.530     1.790     16.94     1.735     1.953     2.050     2.048     17.99    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.604     1.795     1.335     1.009    -24.44     1.787     1.564     1.514     1.468    -17.83    0.26

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.310     4.522     3.836     3.667     -4.41     4.861     4.112     4.380     4.353    -10.45    2.22
     201 Specialty Yarn   11.169     9.763     7.445     5.613    -24.60    11.332     8.144     8.082     7.931    -30.01    3.18
     218 Fab, Color Yar   11.745     9.684     7.695     5.766    -25.08    11.329     7.555     7.553     7.755    -31.55    6.42
     220 Spec. Weave, F    3.826     4.245     2.958     3.841     29.87     4.173     4.948     5.049     5.128     22.90    3.08
     222 Knit Fabric      15.786    17.663    12.212    19.537     59.98    16.450    23.473    23.829    24.988     51.90    3.38
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  104.713   102.164    79.413    76.538     -3.62   108.014   101.610   100.072    99.288     -8.08    7.34
     225 Blue Denim Fab   22.017    21.483    16.645    14.082    -15.40    23.576    19.582    19.450    18.920    -19.75   27.26
     229 Special Fabric  106.380   111.173    82.577    88.465      7.13   103.292   118.981   117.848   117.060     13.33    8.48

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   29.250    32.465    24.379    19.422    -20.34    32.138    29.465    27.806    27.507    -14.41    9.82
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.175     2.160     1.611     1.664      3.26     2.204     2.176     2.211     2.212      0.38    2.56
     315 Printcloth Fab    3.090     3.325     2.808     2.003    -28.69     3.658     2.921     2.690     2.519    -31.13    8.76
     317 Twill Fabric      7.094     6.188     4.741     5.323     12.28     7.400     5.866     6.789     6.770     -8.51    9.16
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.696     1.325     0.789     1.847    134.04     1.282     2.252     2.412     2.383     85.85    7.66
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    2.910     4.066     2.676     2.785      4.07     3.528     3.884     4.126     4.175     18.34    0.15

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.266     1.319     1.007     1.079      7.14     1.232     1.453     1.392     1.391     12.93    1.07
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.323     1.589     1.268     0.852    -32.80     1.718     1.140     1.232     1.173    -31.71    1.18
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    2.005     0.870     0.604     0.557     -7.66     0.802     0.849     0.841     0.823      2.66    1.00
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.253     0.988     0.751     1.180     57.19     0.890     1.146     1.242     1.417     59.22    0.37

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.191     0.661     0.183     0.820    348.40     0.506     1.161     1.274     1.298    156.67    0.59
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   12.473    10.406     8.365     5.922    -29.20    11.458     7.300     7.633     7.963    -30.50    4.60
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.101     4.201     3.190     2.587    -18.91     3.799     3.692     3.679     3.598     -5.28   12.12
     619 Poly Fil Fab      4.430     3.855     2.905     2.310    -20.46     3.984     3.335     3.285     3.260    -18.17    1.84
     620 Oth Synth Fila   15.865    15.027    11.196    11.619      3.79    15.863    14.411    15.370    15.451     -2.60    2.57
     622 Glass Fabric      6.798     7.199     5.227     8.258     57.97     7.771     9.439     9.854    10.230     31.64    6.35
     659 Oth. MMF App.     1.553     2.343     1.553     1.958     26.07     1.949     2.518     2.691     2.748     41.01    0.06
     666 Other Furnishi    1.785     1.877     1.358     1.258     -7.34     1.661     1.680     1.622     1.777      6.97    0.05
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.399     3.633     2.529     2.874     13.66     3.602     3.810     4.062     3.978     10.46    0.37

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.069     0.245     0.227     0.018    -92.05     0.244     0.066     0.040     0.036    -85.24    0.62