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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 2, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  8/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     8/2016    8/2017  % Change    8/2016    6/2017    7/2017    8/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           291.556   297.554   203.467   205.099      0.80   296.174   297.522   298.821   299.187     1.02    0.47
       1 Apparel           3.130     3.406     2.287     2.845     24.38     3.411     3.942     4.002     3.963    16.18    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     288.425   294.149   201.180   202.255      0.53   292.763   293.580   294.819   295.224     0.84    0.81
      11 Yarns            41.982    30.931    20.695    25.839     24.86    30.822    36.442    35.861    36.075    17.04    1.20
      12 Fabrics         241.756   259.145   177.808   173.673     -2.33   257.623   253.156   254.912   255.010    -1.01    2.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.688     4.073     2.676     2.742      2.46     4.318     3.983     4.045     4.139    -4.14    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  30.468    31.182    20.945    22.168      5.84    30.302    32.348    32.112    32.405     6.94    0.17
      31 Cotton Apparel    1.545     2.042     1.357     1.718     26.56     1.802     2.352     2.346     2.402    33.34    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  28.923    29.140    19.588    20.450      4.40    28.500    29.996    29.766    30.003     5.27    0.41
      40 Wool Products     0.508     0.555     0.433     0.359    -17.04     0.622     0.511     0.506     0.481   -22.68    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      0.170     0.189     0.122     0.146     20.05     0.194     0.224     0.222     0.213     9.80    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.337     0.366     0.311     0.213    -31.59     0.428     0.288     0.284     0.268   -37.44    0.36
      60 MMF Products    260.135   265.420   181.833   182.115      0.15   264.893   264.152   265.632   265.701     0.31    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel       1.322     1.086     0.735     0.876     19.13     1.320     1.261     1.308     1.227    -7.10    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 258.813   264.334   181.098   181.239      0.08   263.572   262.891   264.324   264.474     0.34    0.92
      80 S and V Product   0.445     0.398     0.255     0.457     79.08     0.358     0.511     0.571     0.600    67.80    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.093     0.089     0.072     0.104     44.13     0.095     0.106     0.126     0.121    27.37    0.04
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.309     0.183     0.353     92.86     0.263     0.405     0.446     0.479    82.42    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.956     1.880     1.165     1.091     -6.35     1.346     1.866     1.854     1.806    34.10    1.19
     201 Specialty Yarns   3.936     2.336     1.994     0.602    -69.82     2.807     1.592     1.455     0.944   -66.37    0.19
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.660     1.235     0.846     0.903      6.79     1.300     1.231     1.212     1.292    -0.62    3.27
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   1.178     4.891     2.489     5.199    108.91     2.738     7.568     7.255     7.601   177.64    6.92
     222 Knit Fabric      10.059    15.287     9.522     3.198    -66.42    14.203    10.939    10.330     8.963   -36.89    0.45
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 118.391   117.962    85.633    82.305     -3.89   122.352   113.141   114.626   114.634    -6.31    2.54
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.392     3.107     2.241     2.086     -6.93     3.213     2.807     2.865     2.952    -8.12   11.54
     229 Special Fabric   74.389    87.323    56.426    63.499     12.53    82.948    91.480    92.877    94.396    13.80    3.04

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  14.635    11.288     7.914     6.923    -12.52    12.459    10.366    10.377    10.296   -17.36    4.36
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.978     0.731     0.532     0.439    -17.52     0.837     0.694     0.658     0.638   -23.76    0.67
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.634     1.187     0.984     0.602    -38.79     1.356     0.816     0.823     0.805   -40.61    2.50
     317 Twill Fabric      1.153     1.231     0.908     0.476    -47.59     1.266     0.992     0.967     0.799   -36.88    1.33
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.199     0.367     0.291     0.182    -37.49     0.379     0.291     0.272     0.258   -32.09    1.42
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.051     0.348     0.164     0.443    169.74     0.192     0.588     0.605     0.627   226.83    0.04
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.414     1.380     0.799     1.028     28.66     1.473     1.507     1.618     1.609     9.23    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.126     0.130     0.096     0.092     -3.88     0.142     0.133     0.128     0.126   -10.80    0.51
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.136     0.077     0.063     0.085     34.58     0.103     0.102     0.101     0.098    -4.94    1.14
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.055     0.134     0.130     0.030    -76.64     0.153     0.029     0.032     0.035   -77.16    0.40
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.018     0.029     0.019     0.030     62.10     0.025     0.045     0.042     0.040    62.18    0.19
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.008     0.009     0.005     0.010     82.64     0.009     0.013     0.013     0.014    58.81    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.063     1.806     1.719     0.368    -78.61     2.711     0.535     0.590     0.455   -83.22    0.09
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   35.655    24.607    15.583    23.489     50.74    23.628    32.097    31.602    32.513    37.60    2.68
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.886     0.881     0.643     0.583     -9.34     0.900     0.893     0.843     0.821    -8.77    5.45
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.993     2.652     1.770     1.409    -20.36     2.612     2.420     2.442     2.292   -12.26    1.02
     620 Oth Synth Filam   3.995     4.242     2.697     3.438     27.45     4.152     4.735     4.923     4.983    20.00    0.41
     622 Glass Fabric      4.009     4.741     3.398     1.145    -66.32     4.697     2.996     2.661     2.487   -47.05    2.05
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.797     0.475     0.294     0.571     93.96     0.676     0.663     0.723     0.752    11.26    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   1.189     0.905     0.568     0.569      0.13     0.854     0.932     0.847     0.906     6.07    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.766     1.370     1.034     0.812    -21.48     1.630     1.164     1.139     1.148   -29.56    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.023     0.074     0.026     0.097    268.87     0.036     0.143     0.140     0.144   301.11    0.23