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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 10/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 10/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016    10/2016   10/2017  % Change   10/2016    8/2017    9/2017   10/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           291.197   296.656   251.254   253.307      0.82   298.978   299.179   301.735   298.709    -0.09    0.46
       1 Apparel           3.130     3.406     2.774     3.427     23.55     3.288     3.952     3.968     4.059    23.44    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     288.067   293.250   248.480   249.881      0.56   295.690   295.226   297.767   294.651    -0.35    0.79
      11 Yarns            41.982    30.931    27.124    31.710     16.91    32.617    36.075    35.863    35.517     8.89    1.17
      12 Fabrics         241.397   258.246   218.013   214.634     -1.55   258.738   255.011   257.688   254.868    -1.50    2.07
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.688     4.073     3.344     3.536      5.77     4.336     4.141     4.216     4.266    -1.61    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  30.468    31.182    25.520    26.785      4.96    30.516    32.407    32.311    32.448     6.33    0.17
      31 Cotton Apparel    1.545     2.042     1.662     2.114     27.23     1.969     2.402     2.424     2.494    26.70    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  28.923    29.141    23.858    24.671      3.41    28.548    30.005    29.887    29.954     4.92    0.40
      40 Wool Products     0.508     0.555     0.515     0.432    -16.12     0.579     0.481     0.463     0.472   -18.50    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      0.170     0.189     0.173     0.173     -0.04     0.194     0.213     0.192     0.189    -2.64    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.337     0.366     0.343     0.260    -24.23     0.385     0.268     0.271     0.283   -26.50    0.38
      60 MMF Products    259.777   264.520   224.913   225.503      0.26   267.536   265.690   268.346   265.111    -0.91    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel       1.322     1.086     0.857     1.016     18.64     1.032     1.216     1.219     1.246    20.75    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 258.455   263.434   224.056   224.487      0.19   266.504   264.474   267.127   263.865    -0.99    0.90
      80 S and V Product   0.445     0.398     0.306     0.587     91.79     0.347     0.600     0.615     0.679    95.49    0.08
      81 S and V Apparel   0.093     0.089     0.083     0.124     49.62     0.094     0.121     0.133     0.130    38.55    0.04
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.309     0.223     0.463    107.40     0.254     0.479     0.482     0.549   116.59    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.956     1.880     1.557     1.285    -17.43     1.631     1.806     1.683     1.608    -1.38    1.07
     201 Specialty Yarns   3.936     2.336     2.165     0.857    -60.43     2.670     0.943     1.050     1.027   -61.53    0.21
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.660     1.235     1.045     1.064      1.85     1.188     1.292     1.266     1.254     5.60    3.26
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   1.178     4.891     3.190     6.112     91.61     3.318     7.601     7.601     7.813   135.48    7.24
     222 Knit Fabric       9.323    12.744     9.596     3.684    -61.61    11.054     8.966     8.298     6.832   -38.20    0.36
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 118.769   119.617   105.134   102.044     -2.94   124.880   114.634   116.607   116.526    -6.69    2.56
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.392     3.108     2.693     2.411    -10.47     3.285     2.950     3.048     2.826   -13.98   11.45
     229 Special Fabric   74.389    87.323    71.485    78.905     10.38    84.658    94.396    95.802    94.743    11.91    2.98

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  14.635    11.288     9.507     8.618     -9.35    11.916    10.296    10.189    10.398   -12.74    4.45
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.978     0.731     0.637     0.595     -6.62     0.746     0.638     0.671     0.689    -7.70    0.76
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.634     1.187     1.145     0.740    -35.34     1.338     0.805     0.787     0.783   -41.51    2.52
     317 Twill Fabric      1.153     1.231     1.040     0.566    -45.62     1.259     0.799     0.789     0.757   -39.90    1.31
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.199     0.367     0.330     0.193    -41.58     0.409     0.258     0.256     0.229   -43.95    1.25
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.450     0.605     0.510     0.492     -3.45     0.614     0.580     0.580     0.587    -4.32    0.05
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.051     0.348     0.236     0.601    154.28     0.248     0.627     0.661     0.713   187.67    0.04
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.414     1.380     1.068     1.309     22.53     1.450     1.611     1.619     1.621    11.77    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.126     0.130     0.121     0.108    -10.43     0.130     0.126     0.118     0.118    -9.43    0.48
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.136     0.077     0.067     0.102     52.22     0.086     0.098     0.107     0.112    29.94    1.33
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.055     0.134     0.131     0.043    -67.51     0.145     0.035     0.038     0.046   -68.47    0.54
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.018     0.029     0.027     0.032     15.90     0.029     0.040     0.033     0.033    15.48    0.17
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.008     0.009     0.008     0.013     54.21     0.009     0.014     0.011     0.014    45.63    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.063     1.806     1.737     0.466    -73.18     2.591     0.455     0.500     0.535   -79.35    0.11
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   35.655    24.607    21.391    28.764     34.47    25.432    32.513    32.279    31.980    25.75    2.57
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.886     0.881     0.785     0.768     -2.17     0.892     0.821     0.866     0.864    -3.10    5.91
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.993     2.652     2.157     1.654    -23.33     2.616     2.292     2.297     2.149   -17.87    0.98
     620 Oth Synth Filam   3.995     4.232     3.397     4.196     23.54     4.320     4.983     5.050     5.031    16.47    0.41
     622 Glass Fabric      4.009     4.741     4.145     1.527    -63.16     4.809     2.487     2.319     2.123   -55.85    1.70
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.797     0.475     0.341     0.644     89.05     0.454     0.752     0.762     0.779    71.33    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   1.189     0.905     0.737     0.717     -2.67     0.876     0.905     0.886     0.885     0.98    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.766     1.370     1.219     1.039    -14.74     1.654     1.148     1.232     1.190   -28.02    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.134     0.002     0.002     0.089   5183.33     0.002     0.083     0.086     0.089  5183.33    1.48
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.023     0.074     0.050     0.126    152.22     0.055     0.144     0.144     0.150   172.67    0.21