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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 5, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 11/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 11/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017    11/2017   11/2018  % Change   11/2017    9/2018   10/2018   11/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           295.713   306.567   281.059   277.494     -1.27   304.929   302.561   304.723   303.002    -0.63    0.45
       1 Apparel           3.406     4.225     3.788     4.218     11.35     4.210     4.659     4.670     4.655    10.57    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     292.308   302.342   277.271   273.276     -1.44   300.719   297.902   300.053   298.347    -0.79    0.74
      11 Yarns            30.931    38.276    34.823    37.526      7.76    36.694    39.072    40.040    40.979    11.68    1.18
      12 Fabrics         257.304   259.787   238.487   231.052     -3.12   259.655   253.962   255.204   252.351    -2.81    1.92
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.073     4.278     3.960     4.698     18.62     4.370     4.868     4.808     5.016    14.78    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  31.182    32.171    29.539    27.607     -6.54    32.531    31.359    31.110    30.239    -7.05    0.16
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.042     2.697     2.363     2.607     10.33     2.614     3.038     2.982     2.941    12.52    0.03
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.140    29.474    27.176    25.000     -8.01    29.917    28.320    28.128    27.298    -8.75    0.35
      40 Wool Products     0.555     0.480     0.467     0.441     -5.62     0.485     0.417     0.410     0.454    -6.52    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      0.189     0.197     0.189     0.168    -11.52     0.199     0.176     0.183     0.176   -11.61    0.10
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.366     0.283     0.278     0.273     -1.60     0.287     0.241     0.228     0.278    -2.99    0.36
      60 MMF Products    263.579   273.270   250.438   248.819     -0.65   271.237   270.109   272.574   271.651     0.15    0.57
      61 MMF Apparel       1.086     1.197     1.107     1.346     21.63     1.266     1.354     1.402     1.436    13.48    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 262.493   272.073   249.331   247.473     -0.75   269.971   268.755   271.172   270.215     0.09    0.85
      80 S and V Product   0.398     0.646     0.615     0.627      1.97     0.676     0.676     0.628     0.658    -2.68    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.089     0.134     0.129     0.097    -24.65     0.132     0.091     0.103     0.103   -22.44    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.309     0.511     0.486     0.530      9.03     0.544     0.585     0.525     0.555     2.12    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.880     1.702     1.493     2.212     48.17     1.664     2.378     2.505     2.421    45.48    1.59
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.336     0.971     0.899     1.325     47.34     1.023     1.372     1.376     1.397    36.54    0.25
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.235     1.203     1.126     0.902    -19.91     1.222     0.928     0.960     0.979   -19.88    3.04
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   4.891     7.717     7.151     6.877     -3.82     8.086     8.415     8.385     7.443    -7.94    7.73
     222 Knit Fabric       9.777     4.055     3.913     1.936    -50.54     5.938     2.225     2.141     2.077   -65.02    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 121.642   122.671   112.812   126.451     12.09   120.341   132.606   134.426   136.310    13.27    2.77
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.107     2.655     2.546     1.678    -34.09     2.765     1.702     1.719     1.787   -35.37    7.08
     229 Special Fabric   87.323    97.066    88.735    73.983    -16.63    96.693    86.088    85.833    82.313   -14.87    2.18

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  11.288    10.426     9.365     8.885     -5.12    10.280    10.204    10.124     9.946    -3.24    4.29
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.731     0.676     0.453    -32.88     0.720     0.591     0.548     0.509   -29.35    0.54
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.605     0.680     0.530     0.573      8.26     0.598     0.702     0.706     0.724    20.96    0.06
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.348     0.786     0.734     0.910     23.94     0.803     1.092     1.043     0.962    19.83    0.06
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.380     1.567     1.462     1.950     33.41     1.627     1.898     1.850     2.056    26.32    0.05

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.130     0.119     0.118     0.089    -24.65     0.123     0.095     0.087     0.090   -26.98    0.36
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.077     0.109     0.106     0.075    -29.86     0.108     0.070     0.070     0.077   -28.41    0.97
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.134     0.048     0.047     0.103    121.95     0.049     0.070     0.064     0.105   115.01    1.01
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.029     0.033     0.032     0.019    -39.69     0.033     0.016     0.018     0.021   -37.42    0.11
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.014     0.013     0.008    -41.04     0.014     0.009     0.008     0.008   -39.67    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   24.607    34.780    31.611    33.002      4.40    33.124    34.431    35.274    36.171     9.20    2.38
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.881     0.989     0.863     0.578    -32.97     0.921     0.793     0.740     0.704   -23.55    5.28
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.652     2.029     1.800     1.830      1.67     2.154     1.977     2.053     2.060    -4.39    0.97
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.232     5.135     4.684     3.938    -15.94     5.144     4.423     4.470     4.389   -14.69    0.37
     622 Glass Fabric      4.741     1.670     1.606     0.908    -43.42     1.905     1.082     0.977     0.973   -48.93    0.87
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.475     0.728     0.687     0.474    -30.91     0.800     0.488     0.508     0.516   -35.52    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.905     0.926     0.878     0.849     -3.33     0.968     0.840     0.895     0.897    -7.30    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.370     1.221     1.113     1.293     16.16     1.210     1.419     1.435     1.401    15.83    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.002     0.088     0.088     0.054    -38.60     0.088     0.054     0.055     0.054   -38.60    1.58
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.074     0.141     0.139     0.024    -82.95     0.150     0.045     0.038     0.026   -82.64    0.03