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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  1/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     1/2016    1/2017  % Change    1/2016   11/2016   12/2016    1/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           290.064   297.765    23.715    25.257      6.51   293.004   298.912   297.765   299.308     2.15    0.47
       1 Apparel           3.168     3.372     0.235     0.266     13.06     3.163     3.277     3.372     3.402     7.57    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     286.895   294.394    23.480    24.992      6.44   289.841   295.635   294.394   295.906     2.09    0.82
      11 Yarns            42.126    31.034     2.213     3.053     37.94    40.832    32.407    31.034    31.873   -21.94    1.06
      12 Fabrics         240.075   259.229    20.837    21.720      4.24   244.162   259.113   259.229   260.112     6.53    2.05
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.695     4.130     0.430     0.219    -48.95     4.846     4.115     4.130     3.920   -19.12    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  30.473    31.207     2.089     2.195      5.09    30.581    30.945    31.207    31.314     2.40    0.16
      31 Cotton Apparel    1.560     2.009     0.155     0.197     27.21     1.567     1.987     2.009     2.052    30.91    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  28.912    29.198     1.934     1.998      3.31    29.014    28.958    29.198    29.262     0.86    0.40
      40 Wool Products     0.510     0.567     0.028     0.052     85.46     0.514     0.587     0.567     0.591    14.94    0.22
      41 Wool Apparel      0.172     0.189     0.006     0.020    223.78     0.168     0.190     0.189     0.202    20.84    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.338     0.378     0.022     0.032     46.69     0.346     0.397     0.378     0.388    12.09    0.51
      60 MMF Products    258.629   265.593    21.578    22.966      6.43   261.495   267.022   265.593   266.981     2.10    0.62
      61 MMF Apparel       1.343     1.084     0.068     0.041    -39.38     1.336     1.007     1.084     1.058   -20.85    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 257.286   264.508    21.510    22.925      6.58   260.158   266.014   264.508   265.923     2.22    0.94
      80 S and V Product   0.452     0.399     0.020     0.044    123.99     0.415     0.358     0.399     0.423     2.11    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.093     0.089     0.005     0.007     30.39     0.092     0.093     0.089     0.091    -1.37    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.359     0.310     0.014     0.037    159.43     0.322     0.266     0.310     0.333     3.10    0.06

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.963     1.972     0.102     0.170     66.38     0.966     1.846     1.972     2.040   111.17    1.51
     201 Specialty Yarns   3.937     2.336     0.125     0.037    -70.25     3.537     2.485     2.336     2.248   -36.45    0.45
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.660     1.235     0.142     0.046    -67.35     1.648     1.215     1.235     1.139   -30.87    2.89
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   1.163     4.907     0.072     0.625    767.88     1.175     4.030     4.907     5.460   364.87    4.74
     222 Knit Fabric      10.059    15.287     1.085     0.848    -21.86    10.797    14.391    15.287    15.050    39.39    0.65
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 116.715   117.960     9.573     9.456     -1.22   117.194   120.783   117.960   117.844     0.55    2.62
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.392     3.107     0.242     0.226     -6.76     3.401     3.211     3.107     3.091    -9.12   11.38
     229 Special Fabric   74.409    87.364     7.631     8.829     15.69    77.210    85.621    87.364    88.562    14.70    2.89

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  14.635    11.290     0.863     0.621    -28.04    14.506    11.666    11.290    11.048   -23.84    4.75
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.978     0.731     0.050     0.063     27.58     0.959     0.714     0.731     0.745   -22.28    0.70
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.634     1.185     0.107     0.061    -42.66     1.622     1.246     1.185     1.140   -29.74    3.68
     317 Twill Fabric      1.157     1.231     0.063     0.033    -47.82     1.178     1.287     1.231     1.201     1.99    1.88
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.199     0.367     0.001     0.013   2361.06     0.195     0.405     0.367     0.379    94.84    1.73
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.457     0.605     0.073     0.067     -8.15     0.448     0.623     0.605     0.599    33.60    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.414     1.419     0.175     0.085    -51.60     1.544     1.433     1.419     1.328   -13.97    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.126     0.130     0.012     0.014     18.77     0.134     0.133     0.130     0.132    -0.82    0.50
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.136     0.077     0.003     0.015    451.88     0.134     0.087     0.077     0.089   -33.44    1.09
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.056     0.147     0.007     0.002    -77.64     0.061     0.153     0.147     0.141   132.57    1.48
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.018     0.029     0.000     0.000    130.77     0.018     0.028     0.029     0.029    56.52    0.12

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.063     1.806     0.326     0.045    -86.11     1.390     2.616     1.806     1.525     9.77    0.30
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   35.791    24.608     1.625     2.776     70.79    34.544    25.160    24.608    25.759   -25.43    2.25
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.891     0.881     0.137     0.083    -39.52     0.968     0.852     0.881     0.827   -14.57    4.32
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.993     2.653     0.183     0.137    -25.04     2.996     2.486     2.653     2.607   -12.97    0.99
     620 Oth Synth Filam   3.989     4.243     0.335     0.348      3.77     4.188     4.213     4.243     4.255     1.60    0.33
     622 Glass Fabric      4.009     4.752     0.217     0.178    -17.88     3.945     4.951     4.752     4.713    19.47    4.02
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.815     0.481     0.015     0.012    -24.39     0.805     0.404     0.481     0.477   -40.76    0.01
     666 Other Furnishin   1.189     0.924     0.013     0.047    254.20     1.110     0.882     0.924     0.958   -13.72    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.766     1.370     0.228     0.061    -73.12     1.899     1.425     1.370     1.204   -36.63    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.134     0.002     0.000     0.003       *       0.134     0.002     0.002     0.005   -96.25    0.12
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.023     0.074     0.003     0.014    432.72     0.025     0.064     0.074     0.085   239.54    0.16