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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  8/2012 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011     8/2011    8/2012  % Change    8/2011    6/2012    7/2012    8/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           245.623   239.157   156.082   192.098     23.08   228.734   267.681   271.422   275.173    20.30    0.51
       1 Apparel           1.816     1.604     1.122     1.462     30.35     1.795     1.753     1.853     1.945     8.34    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     243.807   237.553   154.960   190.635     23.02   226.939   265.929   269.569   273.229    20.40    0.90
      11 Yarns            22.231    19.354    13.261    12.405     -6.45    20.334    18.555    17.511    18.499    -9.02    0.65
      12 Fabrics         216.014   214.342   138.919   175.424     26.28   202.589   243.454   248.037   250.848    23.82    2.57
      14 Made Ups / Misc   5.561     3.857     2.780     2.806      0.92     4.016     3.919     4.021     3.882    -3.32    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  25.137    23.831    16.334    17.263      5.69    23.347    24.143    24.319    24.760     6.05    0.13
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.903     0.724     0.516     0.606     17.40     0.799     0.681     0.753     0.814     1.76    0.01
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  24.234    23.107    15.818    16.657      5.30    22.548    23.462    23.566    23.946     6.20    0.36
      40 Wool Products     0.337     0.382     0.251     0.291     15.84     0.376     0.397     0.402     0.422    12.32    0.13
      41 Wool Apparel      0.132     0.111     0.075     0.107     42.32     0.119     0.115     0.133     0.143    20.41    0.06
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.205     0.271     0.176     0.184      4.56     0.257     0.282     0.269     0.279     8.57    0.36
      60 MMF Products    219.842   214.596   139.257   174.347     25.20   204.691   242.827   246.373   249.685    21.98    0.73
      61 MMF Apparel       0.736     0.706     0.491     0.691     40.80     0.819     0.887     0.892     0.906    10.60    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 219.106   213.890   138.767   173.656     25.14   203.872   241.940   245.481   248.779    22.03    1.07
      80 S and V Product   0.307     0.349     0.238     0.196    -17.82     0.320     0.315     0.328     0.306    -4.26    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.045     0.064     0.040     0.058     46.86     0.058     0.069     0.076     0.082    42.56    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.261     0.285     0.199     0.138    -30.76     0.262     0.245     0.253     0.224   -14.56    0.07

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.564     0.625     0.398     0.613     53.75     0.504     0.656     0.837     0.839    66.42    0.67
     201 Specialty Yarns   4.341     5.226     3.127     4.410     41.01     4.649     6.660     6.346     6.509    40.01    1.46
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.124     0.972     0.718     1.172     63.32     1.015     1.239     1.319     1.427    40.53    3.95
     222 Knit Fabric      14.450    10.383     6.642     9.045     36.18    12.457    12.551    12.729    12.786     2.65    0.76
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 104.464   107.081    67.910    84.750     24.80    96.704   121.343   124.391   123.922    28.15    4.27
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   2.326     2.360     1.480     1.500      1.29     2.050     2.392     2.391     2.379    16.07    8.84
     229 Special Fabric   58.927    61.182    40.181    56.477     40.56    58.311    73.322    74.686    77.478    32.87    3.16

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  12.619    10.630     7.520     8.332     10.81    10.769    11.467    11.268    11.442     6.25    4.80
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   2.320     1.568     1.268     0.705    -44.39     1.977     0.943     0.962     1.005   -49.17    0.98
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.377     2.140     1.626     1.159    -28.73     1.927     1.788     1.754     1.673   -13.16    2.83
     317 Twill Fabric      1.328     2.208     1.001     1.327     32.59     1.375     2.572     2.533     2.534    84.26    3.56
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.295     0.241     0.172     0.219     27.36     0.284     0.265     0.267     0.288     1.34    0.97

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.088     0.105     0.063     0.077     21.04     0.097     0.125     0.117     0.119    22.03    0.39
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.007     0.010     0.007     0.010     50.57     0.008     0.013     0.015     0.013    58.46    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.592     0.932     0.526     0.931     76.79     0.691     1.290     1.321     1.337    93.43    0.23
     604 Yarn>85% Synth.   0.501     1.471     1.362     0.215    -84.20     1.546     0.508     0.339     0.324   -79.04    0.14
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   15.056    10.914     7.729     6.053    -21.68    12.755     9.186     8.427     9.238   -27.57    1.00
     618 Wov Artif Filam   1.136     1.090     0.761     0.681    -10.55     1.243     1.054     1.056     1.009   -18.77    4.56
     619 Poly Fil Fab      5.848     5.806     3.845     3.605     -6.25     5.735     5.775     5.739     5.566    -2.94    2.05
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.687     3.322     2.400     2.034    -15.25     3.346     2.888     2.933     2.956   -11.67    0.28
     622 Glass Fabric      2.328     2.484     1.535     2.512     63.65     2.595     3.078     3.216     3.461    33.37    4.04
     669 Other MMF Manuf   3.951     2.156     1.591     1.691      6.28     2.418     2.319     2.315     2.256    -6.73    0.05