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  ______________                          |                                     |                                  July 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  5/2012 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  5/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011     5/2011    5/2012  % Change    5/2011    3/2012    4/2012    5/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           344.693   387.270   154.048   187.322     21.60   356.040   409.069   414.489   420.544     18.12    0.41
       1 Apparel          30.416    32.989    13.514    13.327     -1.38    33.016    33.522    32.985    32.802     -0.65    0.04
       2 Non-Apparel     314.277   354.281   140.534   173.995     23.81   323.023   375.546   381.504   387.743     20.04    1.60
      11 Yarns            24.863    30.069    11.317    14.046     24.12    26.185    32.169    32.544    32.798     25.26    2.19
      12 Fabrics         273.999   308.225   122.581   153.480     25.21   281.832   327.366   333.231   339.124     20.33    5.93
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.415    15.987     6.636     6.468     -2.52    15.007    16.011    15.729    15.820      5.42    0.09
      30 Cotton Product   81.880    91.936    37.061    39.723      7.18    84.631    95.291    93.550    94.598     11.78    0.18
      31 Cotton Apparel   15.989    16.666     7.947     6.984    -12.12    17.070    16.304    15.918    15.703     -8.00    0.04
      32 Cot Non-Appare   65.891    75.269    29.114    32.739     12.45    67.561    78.988    77.632    78.894     16.78    0.89
      40 Wool Products     9.199    10.498     2.432     3.259     34.01     9.702    11.383    11.176    11.325     16.72    0.23
      41 Wool Apparel      6.505     6.566     1.239     1.482     19.69     6.819     6.931     6.755     6.810     -0.13    0.17
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.694     3.932     1.193     1.776     48.88     2.884     4.452     4.421     4.515     56.56    0.45
      60 MMF Products    251.100   281.502   112.810   143.027     26.79   258.582   299.403   306.763   311.719     20.55    0.73
      61 MMF Apparel       6.814     8.018     3.224     4.107     27.38     7.398     8.878     8.869     8.900     20.31    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  244.286   273.484   109.586   138.921     26.77   251.185   290.525   297.894   302.819     20.56    2.18
      80 S and V Produc    2.514     3.335     1.745     1.313    -24.75     3.124     2.991     3.001     2.903     -7.08    0.16
      81 S and V Appare    1.108     1.739     1.105     0.754    -31.74     1.730     1.410     1.443     1.388    -19.77    0.10
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.406     1.596     0.640     0.559    -12.68     1.394     1.582     1.557     1.515      8.68    0.35

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarn   10.635    13.723     4.829     7.151     48.09    11.482    15.489    15.943    16.045     39.74    6.44
     218 Fab, Color Yar    5.212     5.544     2.804     4.043     44.18     6.171     6.524     6.322     6.782      9.90    5.60
     222 Knit Fabric      20.908    17.518     7.575     8.339     10.08    21.204    18.485    18.567    18.281    -13.78    2.82
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   79.580    88.651    33.622    44.597     32.64    75.817    95.134    98.396    99.626     31.40   10.17
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.365    15.700     4.821     5.972     23.90    12.238    16.096    16.294    16.852     37.70   20.25
     229 Special Fabric   73.572    88.616    37.118    49.701     33.90    80.785    95.208    98.346   101.199     25.27    8.35

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.475    23.356     9.026    11.105     23.02    22.592    24.415    24.597    25.434     12.58    7.70
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    4.431     3.630     1.737     1.049    -39.57     4.516     3.559     3.188     2.943    -34.83    2.85
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.573     4.526     2.370     2.039    -13.99     3.572     4.717     4.522     4.195     17.44    7.30
     317 Twill Fabric      6.270    10.382     2.583     4.169     61.38     6.309    11.587    11.672    11.968     89.71   12.09
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.783     0.784     0.423     0.813     92.08     0.972     1.231     0.990     1.174     20.77    2.93

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.025     1.299     0.345     0.592     71.78     0.976     1.585     1.623     1.546     58.43    1.13
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.783     0.865     0.265     0.364     37.35     0.724     0.935     0.936     0.963     33.06    0.93
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.463     0.767     0.138     0.386    179.46     0.550     0.956     0.928     1.015     84.56    0.25

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.958     1.338     0.593     0.625      5.31     0.936     1.378     1.345     1.369     46.21    0.40
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.737     1.118     0.474     0.169    -64.44     0.929     0.964     0.805     0.812    -12.52    0.72
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    8.617     7.663     3.466     3.375     -2.64     8.616     7.406     7.426     7.571    -12.12    4.00
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.659     4.770     1.830     2.164     18.22     4.113     4.946     5.245     5.103     24.08   15.67
     619 Poly Fil Fab      7.476     9.397     4.473     2.904    -35.08     9.364     8.097     7.838     7.828    -16.41    4.06
     620 Oth Synth Fila   13.371    12.529     5.613     6.251     11.35    13.614    13.111    12.962    13.167     -3.28    2.53
     622 Glass Fabric      4.918     6.893     2.378     3.563     49.81     5.757     7.853     8.083     8.078     40.32    6.65
     669 Other MMF Manu    7.135     6.441     2.800     2.635     -5.90     6.774     6.226     6.175     6.276     -7.35    0.56