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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 April 9, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  2/2012 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  2/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011     2/2011    2/2012  % Change    2/2011   12/2011    1/2012    2/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           245.623   239.157    34.347    44.147     28.53   235.117   239.157   242.551   248.957     5.89    0.47
       1 Apparel           1.816     1.604     0.264     0.323     22.54     1.753     1.604     1.588     1.664    -5.11    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     243.807   237.553    34.084    43.824     28.58   233.364   237.553   240.963   247.293     5.97    0.83
      11 Yarns            22.231    19.354     3.214     3.017     -6.15    21.703    19.354    19.541    19.156   -11.74    0.69
      12 Fabrics         216.014   214.342    29.768    40.333     35.49   205.918   214.342   217.860   224.907     9.22    2.37
      14 Made Ups / Misc   5.561     3.857     1.102     0.474    -56.96     5.743     3.857     3.562     3.229   -43.76    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  25.137    23.831     3.268     3.982     21.84    24.585    23.831    24.111    24.545    -0.16    0.13
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.903     0.724     0.145     0.163     12.67     0.848     0.724     0.717     0.742   -12.51    0.01
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  24.234    23.107     3.123     3.819     22.26    23.737    23.107    23.394    23.803     0.28    0.36
      40 Wool Products     0.337     0.382     0.029     0.050     72.24     0.348     0.382     0.385     0.403    15.81    0.12
      41 Wool Apparel      0.132     0.111     0.010     0.018     80.33     0.129     0.111     0.113     0.119    -7.19    0.05
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.205     0.271     0.019     0.032     67.97     0.219     0.271     0.272     0.283    29.30    0.38
      60 MMF Products    219.842   214.596    31.003    40.065     29.23   209.904   214.596   217.716   223.658     6.55    0.67
      61 MMF Apparel       0.736     0.706     0.093     0.127     35.89     0.726     0.706     0.697     0.739     1.79    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 219.106   213.890    30.909    39.939     29.21   209.178   213.890   217.019   222.919     6.57    0.98
      80 S and V Product   0.307     0.349     0.048     0.050      4.66     0.280     0.349     0.338     0.351    25.19    0.06
      81 S and V Apparel   0.045     0.064     0.016     0.016     -2.25     0.050     0.064     0.061     0.063    25.43    0.02
      82 S and V Non-App   0.261     0.285     0.032     0.035      8.10     0.230     0.285     0.277     0.288    25.13    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarns   4.341     5.226     0.540     1.116    106.77     4.320     5.226     5.747     5.803    34.31    1.30
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.124     0.972     0.119     0.247    106.63     1.110     0.972     1.105     1.100    -0.96    3.01
     222 Knit Fabric      14.450    10.383     1.564     2.009     28.41    14.569    10.383    10.210    10.828   -25.68    0.68
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 104.464   107.081    13.102    19.005     45.05    95.415   107.081   109.221   112.984    18.41    4.02
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   2.326     2.360     0.142     0.243     71.13     1.912     2.360     2.358     2.461    28.72    9.75
     229 Special Fabric   58.927    61.182    10.523    13.505     28.33    59.844    61.182    62.275    64.164     7.22    2.65

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  12.619    10.630     1.704     1.960     15.05    12.330    10.630    10.706    10.886   -11.71    4.63
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   2.320     1.568     0.239     0.154    -35.81     2.345     1.568     1.542     1.482   -36.80    1.25
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.377     2.140     0.280     0.346     23.46     1.412     2.140     2.208     2.206    56.20    3.71
     317 Twill Fabric      1.328     2.208     0.104     0.369    256.14     1.268     2.208     2.232     2.473    95.12    3.43
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.295     0.241     0.029     0.007    -77.59     0.284     0.241     0.233     0.219   -23.10    0.77

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.088     0.105     0.003     0.010    237.74     0.090     0.105     0.109     0.113    24.88    0.39
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.059     0.084     0.002     0.012    404.19     0.060     0.084     0.084     0.094    58.12    0.80
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.007     0.010     0.001     0.003    243.24     0.007     0.010     0.010     0.012    66.03    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.592     0.932     0.236     0.297     25.82     1.131     0.932     1.069     0.993   -12.18    0.16
     604 Yarn>85% Synth.   0.501     1.471     0.421     0.018    -95.79     0.887     1.471     1.059     1.068    20.43    0.50
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   15.056    10.914     1.941     1.344    -30.74    14.644    10.914    10.759    10.317   -29.55    1.23
     618 Wov Artif Filam   1.136     1.090     0.183     0.183      0.00     1.186     1.090     1.069     1.090    -8.11    6.58
     619 Poly Fil Fab      5.848     5.806     0.671     0.818     21.79     5.468     5.806     5.915     5.953     8.87    2.43
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.687     3.322     0.372     0.494     32.89     3.531     3.322     3.371     3.444    -2.46    0.33
     622 Glass Fabric      2.328     2.484     0.330     0.548     66.10     2.429     2.484     2.573     2.702    11.23    3.30
     669 Other MMF Manuf   3.951     2.156     0.777     0.225    -71.02     4.041     2.156     1.919     1.604   -60.31    0.04