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  ______________                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  9/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  9/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     9/2017    9/2018  % Change    9/2017    7/2018    8/2018    9/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           295.713   307.169   228.917   224.415     -1.97   302.221   310.017   307.584   302.667     0.15    0.45
       1 Apparel           3.406     4.238     3.092     3.555     14.98     3.967     4.642     4.637     4.701    18.49    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     292.308   302.932   225.825   220.859     -2.20   298.253   305.375   302.946   297.966    -0.10    0.75
      11 Yarns            30.931    38.276    28.734    29.530      2.77    35.863    40.744    38.985    39.071     8.95    1.17
      12 Fabrics         257.304   260.375   193.984   187.625     -3.28   258.178   259.599   258.939   254.016    -1.61    1.95
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.073     4.280     3.106     3.705     19.27     4.212     5.032     5.022     4.879    15.84    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  31.182    32.169    24.115    23.320     -3.30    32.307    30.844    31.164    31.375    -2.88    0.16
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.042     2.695     1.877     2.236     19.11     2.423     2.996     3.009     3.054    26.01    0.03
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.140    29.474    22.238    21.084     -5.19    29.883    27.848    28.155    28.321    -5.23    0.37
      40 Wool Products     0.555     0.480     0.390     0.330    -15.53     0.463     0.411     0.419     0.419    -9.34    0.17
      41 Wool Apparel      0.189     0.197     0.161     0.142    -12.06     0.192     0.172     0.171     0.178    -7.33    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.366     0.283     0.229     0.188    -17.97     0.271     0.239     0.248     0.241   -10.77    0.32
      60 MMF Products    263.579   273.874   203.918   200.240     -1.80   268.836   278.058   275.308   270.197     0.51    0.58
      61 MMF Apparel       1.086     1.211     0.934     1.101     17.85     1.219     1.380     1.359     1.378    13.04    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 262.493   272.664   202.983   199.139     -1.89   267.618   276.678   273.949   268.820     0.45    0.86
      80 S and V Product   0.398     0.646     0.494     0.525      6.17     0.615     0.705     0.693     0.676     9.93    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.089     0.134     0.120     0.077    -35.71     0.133     0.094     0.099     0.091   -31.32    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.309     0.511     0.374     0.448     19.59     0.482     0.610     0.594     0.585    21.33    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.880     1.702     1.132     1.807     59.58     1.683     2.106     2.225     2.376    41.18    1.61
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.336     0.971     0.779     1.180     51.44     1.050     1.467     1.395     1.372    30.70    0.25
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.235     1.203     0.996     0.722    -27.57     1.266     1.042     0.965     0.929   -26.65    2.85
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   4.891     7.717     5.537     6.232     12.57     7.601     7.489     7.850     8.413    10.68    8.77
     222 Knit Fabric       9.777     4.055     3.400     1.570    -53.83     7.240     2.406     2.220     2.224   -69.28    0.12
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 121.642   122.672    92.284   102.263     10.81   117.227   130.703   133.312   132.651    13.16    2.76
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.107     2.655     2.295     1.342    -41.53     3.048     2.016     1.788     1.702   -44.17    6.82
     229 Special Fabric   87.323    97.653    71.172    59.620    -16.23    96.739    93.422    90.225    86.101   -11.00    2.32

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  11.288    10.426     7.564     7.342     -2.93    10.189    10.072    10.347    10.204     0.15    4.47
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.731     0.521     0.382    -26.82     0.671     0.653     0.646     0.591   -11.98    0.61
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.605     0.680     0.449     0.471      5.00     0.580     0.703     0.697     0.702    20.99    0.06
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.348     0.786     0.512     0.825     60.95     0.661     1.030     1.073     1.098    66.14    0.07
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.380     1.567     1.158     1.492     28.78     1.615     1.881     1.966     1.901    17.71    0.05

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.130     0.119     0.093     0.069    -25.89     0.118     0.083     0.095     0.095   -19.29    0.38
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.077     0.109     0.096     0.058    -40.07     0.107     0.081     0.079     0.070   -34.33    0.91
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.029     0.033     0.031     0.014    -54.14     0.033     0.020     0.016     0.016   -50.40    0.08
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.014     0.011     0.006    -43.16     0.011     0.010     0.009     0.009   -19.98    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   24.607    34.780    26.097    25.748     -1.34    32.279    36.291    34.464    34.431     6.67    2.41
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.881     0.989     0.675     0.479    -28.95     0.863     0.907     0.879     0.793    -8.10    6.25
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.652     2.029     1.574     1.521     -3.36     2.293     1.862     1.980     1.977   -13.81    0.92
     620 Oth Synth Filam   4.232     5.135     3.821     3.108    -18.64     5.045     4.602     4.512     4.423   -12.33    0.37
     622 Glass Fabric      4.741     1.670     1.361     0.773    -43.20     2.319     1.365     1.231     1.082   -53.31    0.93
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.475     0.731     0.606     0.366    -39.55     0.762     0.565     0.499     0.491   -35.59    0.01
     666 Other Furnishin   0.905     0.926     0.668     0.581    -13.05     0.886     0.902     0.882     0.839    -5.31    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.370     1.224     0.922     1.127     22.23     1.232     1.512     1.472     1.428    15.93    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.002     0.088     0.085     0.051    -39.75     0.086     0.029     0.056     0.054   -37.00    1.43
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.074     0.141     0.108     0.012    -88.70     0.144     0.067     0.057     0.045   -68.58    0.05