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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  7/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  7/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     7/2017    7/2018  % Change    7/2017    5/2018    6/2018    7/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           295.713   307.173   176.867   179.620      1.56   298.276   311.720   311.327   309.926     3.91    0.47
       1 Apparel           3.406     4.240     2.393     2.801     17.05     3.991     4.645     4.624     4.648    16.45    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     292.308   302.933   174.474   176.819      1.34   294.285   307.075   306.702   305.278     3.74    0.78
      11 Yarns            30.931    38.276    20.575    23.044     12.00    35.861    38.405    37.858    40.745    13.62    1.25
      12 Fabrics         257.304   260.376   151.510   150.633     -0.58   254.381   263.914   263.777   259.500     2.01    2.03
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.073     4.281     2.389     3.142     31.50     4.043     4.756     5.067     5.033    24.49    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  31.182    32.171    19.505    18.183     -6.78    32.110    31.972    31.625    30.849    -3.93    0.16
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.042     2.697     1.479     1.783     20.56     2.346     2.920     2.889     3.001    27.92    0.03
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.140    29.474    18.026    16.400     -9.02    29.764    29.051    28.736    27.848    -6.44    0.37
      40 Wool Products     0.555     0.480     0.293     0.224    -23.49     0.506     0.432     0.418     0.411   -18.67    0.17
      41 Wool Apparel      0.189     0.197     0.109     0.084    -22.84     0.222     0.186     0.173     0.172   -22.40    0.10
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.366     0.283     0.183     0.139    -23.88     0.284     0.246     0.245     0.239   -15.74    0.32
      60 MMF Products    263.579   273.876   156.677   160.761      2.61   265.089   278.593   278.539   277.961     4.86    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel       1.086     1.211     0.706     0.875     23.99     1.297     1.426     1.450     1.380     6.40    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 262.493   272.665   155.971   159.886      2.51   263.792   277.167   277.089   276.580     4.85    0.89
      80 S and V Product   0.398     0.646     0.393     0.452     14.98     0.571     0.723     0.745     0.705    23.33    0.08
      81 S and V Apparel   0.089     0.134     0.099     0.059    -40.62     0.126     0.112     0.112     0.094   -25.18    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.309     0.511     0.294     0.393     33.73     0.446     0.610     0.633     0.610    37.02    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.880     1.702     0.948     1.353     42.73     1.854     2.014     2.083     2.107    13.65    1.42
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.336     0.971     0.483     0.979    102.68     1.455     1.230     1.393     1.467     0.85    0.27
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.235     1.203     0.729     0.568    -22.09     1.212     1.041     1.026     1.042   -14.01    3.22
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   4.891     7.717     4.528     4.300     -5.02     7.255     7.666     8.055     7.489     3.23    7.65
     222 Knit Fabric       9.777     4.055     2.906     1.257    -56.74     8.326     2.690     2.512     2.406   -71.10    0.13
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 121.642   122.673    72.600    80.630     11.06   116.056   128.699   131.716   130.704    12.62    2.78
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.107     2.655     1.752     1.113    -36.47     2.864     2.325     2.166     2.016   -29.60    8.22
     229 Special Fabric   87.323    97.653    54.524    50.193     -7.94    92.929    98.105    95.679    93.321     0.42    2.57

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  11.288    10.426     6.269     5.916     -5.64    10.377    10.452    10.154    10.072    -2.94    4.43
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.731     0.379     0.301    -20.62     0.658     0.678     0.664     0.653    -0.77    0.69
     317 Twill Fabric      1.231     0.680     0.429     0.422     -1.60     0.967     0.706     0.707     0.673   -30.38    1.36
     333 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.024     0.025     0.011     0.021     92.63     0.015     0.035     0.035     0.035   126.28    0.22
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.605     0.680     0.356     0.379      6.48     0.600     0.695     0.700     0.703    17.14    0.06
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.348     0.786     0.394     0.637     61.85     0.605     0.909     0.989     1.030    70.27    0.06
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.380     1.567     0.959     1.273     32.71     1.616     1.866     1.899     1.881    16.42    0.05

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.130     0.119     0.078     0.042    -46.14     0.128     0.089     0.084     0.083   -35.02    0.33
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.077     0.109     0.073     0.046    -37.59     0.101     0.080     0.082     0.081   -19.34    1.03
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.029     0.033     0.025     0.012    -53.51     0.042     0.031     0.016     0.020   -52.69    0.10
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.014     0.007     0.003    -57.19     0.013     0.012     0.011     0.010   -27.70    0.06

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   24.607    34.780    18.572    20.083      8.13    31.602    34.303    33.521    36.291    14.84    2.62
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.881     0.989     0.521     0.439    -15.64     0.843     0.923     0.884     0.907     7.57    6.89
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.652     2.029     1.228     1.061    -13.64     2.439     1.836     1.791     1.862   -23.66    0.88
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.232     5.135     2.926     2.394    -18.21     4.917     4.877     4.641     4.602    -6.40    0.39
     622 Glass Fabric      4.741     1.670     0.908     0.603    -33.61     2.661     1.419     1.384     1.365   -48.71    1.16
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.475     0.731     0.451     0.286    -36.69     0.723     0.630     0.638     0.565   -21.83    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.905     0.926     0.458     0.434     -5.28     0.847     0.913     0.903     0.902     6.57    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.370     1.224     0.715     1.004     40.36     1.139     1.246     1.488     1.512    32.74    0.04

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.074     0.141     0.081     0.007    -90.81     0.140     0.071     0.067     0.067   -52.11    0.07