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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 April 9, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  2/2012 in Million $  |
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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           344.693   387.270    54.770    72.459     32.30   343.043   387.270   393.558   404.959     18.05    0.40
       1 Apparel          30.416    32.989     7.297     8.076     10.68    31.176    32.989    32.293    33.768      8.31    0.04
       2 Non-Apparel     314.277   354.281    47.473    64.383     35.62   311.867   354.281   361.265   371.191     19.02    1.56
      11 Yarns            24.863    30.069     4.030     5.930     47.13    25.557    30.069    31.211    31.969     25.09    2.08
      12 Fabrics         273.999   308.225    40.943    55.900     36.53   270.904   308.225   314.207   323.182     19.30    5.79
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.415    15.987     2.499     2.553      2.13    15.406    15.987    15.847    16.040      4.12    0.10
      30 Cotton Product   81.880    91.936    12.684    16.430     29.53    80.221    91.936    92.722    95.681     19.27    0.18
      31 Cotton Apparel   15.989    16.666     4.399     4.374     -0.57    16.302    16.666    15.971    16.641      2.08    0.04
      32 Cot Non-Appare   65.891    75.269     8.285    12.056     45.51    63.919    75.269    76.750    79.040     23.66    0.90
      40 Wool Products     9.199    10.498     0.974     1.573     61.57     9.371    10.498    10.587    11.097     18.42    0.23
      41 Wool Apparel      6.505     6.566     0.725     1.120     54.49     6.539     6.566     6.569     6.961      6.46    0.18
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.694     3.932     0.248     0.453     82.26     2.832     3.932     4.018     4.136     46.03    0.42
      60 MMF Products    251.100   281.502    40.351    53.762     33.23   250.694   281.502   287.000   294.912     17.64    0.70
      61 MMF Apparel       6.814     8.018     1.612     2.162     34.13     6.990     8.018     8.092     8.568     22.57    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  244.286   273.484    38.739    51.599     33.20   243.704   273.484   278.908   286.344     17.50    2.11
      80 S and V Produc    2.514     3.335     0.761     0.695     -8.70     2.757     3.335     3.250     3.269     18.57    0.18
      81 S and V Appare    1.108     1.739     0.560     0.420    -25.12     1.345     1.739     1.661     1.598     18.82    0.11
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.406     1.596     0.200     0.275     37.20     1.412     1.596     1.589     1.671     18.34    0.40

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarn   10.635    13.723     1.944     3.188     64.02    11.232    13.723    14.483    14.967     33.26    6.07
     218 Fab, Color Yar    5.212     5.544     0.727     1.326     82.26     5.241     5.544     6.211     6.142     17.20    4.97
     222 Knit Fabric      20.908    17.518     2.206     2.775     25.79    21.107    17.518    17.342    18.087    -14.31    3.00
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   79.580    88.651    11.536    15.640     35.58    76.109    88.651    90.716    92.755     21.87    9.70
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.365    15.700     0.835     1.840    120.31    11.903    15.700    15.831    16.704     40.34   20.42
     229 Special Fabric   73.572    88.616    13.901    18.967     36.44    75.652    88.616    90.833    93.682     23.83    7.88

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.475    23.356     3.372     4.431     31.41    23.224    23.356    23.679    24.415      5.13    7.60
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    4.431     3.630     0.471     0.421    -10.48     4.493     3.630     3.647     3.581    -20.30    3.28
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.573     4.526     0.537     0.793     47.71     2.656     4.526     4.752     4.783     80.05    8.18
     317 Twill Fabric      6.270    10.382     0.546     1.734    217.37     6.018    10.382    10.585    11.570     92.27   11.96
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.783     0.784     0.101     0.025    -74.88     0.793     0.784     0.759     0.708    -10.68    1.68

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.025     1.299     0.056     0.188    237.71     1.053     1.299     1.344     1.432     36.00    1.07
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.783     0.865     0.032     0.056     73.77     0.783     0.865     0.880     0.888     13.43    0.90
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.463     0.767     0.094     0.267    184.10     0.521     0.767     0.758     0.940     80.62    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.958     1.338     0.305     0.295     -3.27     1.033     1.338     1.422     1.328     28.56    0.37
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.737     1.118     0.153     0.056    -63.25     0.802     1.118     0.995     1.021     27.36    0.88
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    8.617     7.663     1.194     1.128     -5.52     8.676     7.663     7.776     7.597    -12.44    4.23
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.659     4.770     0.810     0.863      6.48     3.954     4.770     4.678     4.822     21.95   16.27
     619 Poly Fil Fab      7.476     9.397     1.307     0.987    -24.49     7.526     9.397     9.222     9.077     20.61    4.98
     620 Oth Synth Fila   13.371    12.529     1.829     2.254     23.24    13.129    12.529    12.783    12.954     -1.33    2.52
     622 Glass Fabric      4.918     6.893     0.777     1.335     71.98     5.161     6.893     7.042     7.452     44.40    6.57
     669 Other MMF Manu    7.135     6.441     1.209     0.980    -18.99     7.189     6.441     6.384     6.212    -13.59    0.55