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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  8/2012 in Million $  |
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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           344.693   387.270   252.964   306.789     21.28   361.135   426.666   435.619   441.095     22.14    0.44
       1 Apparel          30.416    32.989    24.230    25.675      5.97    33.536    32.533    35.508    34.434      2.68    0.04
       2 Non-Apparel     314.277   354.281   228.734   281.114     22.90   327.599   394.134   400.111   406.660     24.13    1.69
      11 Yarns            24.863    30.069    18.991    22.293     17.39    27.656    33.373    32.790    33.371     20.67    2.25
      12 Fabrics         273.999   308.225   199.596   248.437     24.47   285.108   344.796   350.795   357.066     25.24    6.21
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.415    15.987    10.148    10.384      2.33    14.836    15.965    16.525    16.223      9.35    0.10
      30 Cotton Product   81.880    91.936    61.798    65.979      6.77    85.659    93.861    95.547    96.117     12.21    0.19
      31 Cotton Apparel   15.989    16.666    12.743    11.957     -6.17    17.164    15.261    16.328    15.880     -7.48    0.04
      32 Cot Non-Appare   65.891    75.269    49.055    54.022     10.13    68.496    78.600    79.219    80.237     17.14    0.92
      40 Wool Products     9.199    10.498     7.221     8.855     22.63    10.094    11.107    12.547    12.131     20.18    0.25
      41 Wool Apparel      6.505     6.566     4.577     5.799     26.70     6.572     6.872     8.328     7.788     18.51    0.20
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.694     3.932     2.644     3.055     15.57     3.523     4.236     4.218     4.343     23.29    0.42
      60 MMF Products    251.100   281.502   181.684   230.067     26.63   262.176   318.758   324.495   329.885     25.83    0.76
      61 MMF Apparel       6.814     8.018     5.622     6.959     23.78     8.075     9.001     9.447     9.355     15.84    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  244.286   273.484   176.062   223.108     26.72   254.101   309.756   315.047   320.530     26.14    2.30
      80 S and V Produc    2.514     3.335     2.262     1.888    -16.52     3.206     2.940     3.031     2.962     -7.61    0.16
      81 S and V Appare    1.108     1.739     1.288     0.960    -25.44     1.726     1.398     1.404     1.411    -18.21    0.10
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.406     1.596     0.974     0.928     -4.72     1.480     1.542     1.626     1.550      4.75    0.35

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    2.564     4.618     2.579     3.058     18.58     3.302     5.123     5.135     5.097     54.38    2.42
     201 Specialty Yarn   10.635    13.723     8.540    11.311     32.46    12.507    16.438    16.271    16.495     31.89    6.65
     218 Fab, Color Yar    5.212     5.544     3.958     6.297     59.08     5.488     6.969     7.408     7.882     43.63    6.62
     222 Knit Fabric      20.908    17.518    11.256    12.342      9.65    19.553    18.818    18.844    18.604     -4.85    2.81
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   79.580    88.651    56.618    74.542     31.66    79.633   103.331   105.883   106.574     33.83   10.68
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.365    15.700     9.652    10.233      6.03    13.216    16.568    16.400    16.281     23.19   20.01
     229 Special Fabric   73.572    88.616    57.979    79.076     36.39    81.630   102.850   105.729   109.714     34.40    8.97

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.475    23.356    16.211    18.259     12.63    22.561    25.204    24.830    25.403     12.60    7.81
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    4.431     3.630     2.801     1.803    -35.61     4.239     2.535     2.543     2.633    -37.88    2.73
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.573     4.526     3.266     2.718    -16.77     3.885     4.201     4.126     3.979      2.40    7.26
     317 Twill Fabric      6.270    10.382     5.213     6.645     27.46     7.077    12.031    11.919    11.814     66.94   11.78
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.783     0.784     0.550     1.403    155.12     0.892     1.322     1.464     1.637     83.58    4.01

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.025     1.299     0.774     1.021     31.99     1.151     1.627     1.531     1.547     34.37    1.10
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.463     0.767     0.562     0.814     45.00     0.728     1.017     1.217     1.020     40.11    0.26

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.958     1.338     0.858     1.012     17.94     1.115     1.427     1.447     1.492     33.83    0.46
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.737     1.118     0.840     0.417    -50.42     1.119     0.739     0.686     0.694    -37.92    0.63
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    8.617     7.663     5.200     5.277      1.47     8.125     7.718     7.423     7.739     -4.75    3.93
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.659     4.770     3.186     3.350      5.16     4.677     5.178     5.330     4.934      5.51   14.60
     619 Poly Fil Fab      7.476     9.397     6.655     4.458    -33.01     9.292     7.630     7.519     7.200    -22.51    3.67
     620 Oth Synth Fila   13.371    12.529     8.347    10.406     24.67    12.289    13.528    13.974    14.588     18.71    2.77
     622 Glass Fabric      4.918     6.893     3.780     5.585     47.75     5.911     8.092     8.248     8.698     47.15    6.96
     669 Other MMF Manu    7.135     6.441     3.882     4.108      5.82     5.959     6.546     6.588     6.667     11.88    0.58