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  ______________                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  3/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  3/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     3/2016    3/2017  % Change    3/2016    1/2017    2/2017    3/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           290.064   297.765    76.228    71.796     -5.81   300.154   299.308   294.261   293.333    -2.27    0.46
       1 Apparel           3.168     3.372     0.738     0.893     20.98     3.213     3.402     3.499     3.527     9.76    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel     286.895   294.394    75.489    70.902     -6.08   296.941   295.906   290.763   289.806    -2.40    0.80
      11 Yarns            42.126    31.034     7.658     8.874     15.88    36.306    31.873    31.930    32.250   -11.17    1.08
      12 Fabrics         240.075   259.229    66.929    61.137     -8.65   255.916   260.112   254.874   253.437    -0.97    2.01
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.695     4.130     0.903     0.892     -1.23     4.718     3.920     3.959     4.119   -12.69    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  30.473    31.207     7.092     7.680      8.29    31.698    31.314    31.548    31.795     0.31    0.17
      31 Cotton Apparel    1.560     2.009     0.489     0.600     22.62     1.670     2.052     2.140     2.120    26.95    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  28.912    29.198     6.603     7.080      7.22    30.028    29.262    29.408    29.675    -1.17    0.41
      40 Wool Products     0.510     0.567     0.158     0.120    -23.83     0.599     0.591     0.547     0.529   -11.71    0.20
      41 Wool Apparel      0.172     0.189     0.024     0.041     73.23     0.171     0.202     0.200     0.206    20.62    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.338     0.378     0.134     0.079    -41.07     0.428     0.388     0.348     0.323   -24.61    0.43
      60 MMF Products    258.629   265.593    68.873    63.813     -7.35   267.469   266.981   261.722   260.533    -2.59    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel       1.343     1.084     0.195     0.207      5.73     1.286     1.058     1.064     1.096   -14.81    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 257.286   264.508    68.678    63.607     -7.38   266.183   265.923   260.658   259.437    -2.53    0.92
      80 S and V Product   0.452     0.399     0.105     0.182     73.90     0.387     0.423     0.444     0.476    23.10    0.06
      81 S and V Apparel   0.093     0.089     0.030     0.046     51.94     0.086     0.091     0.095     0.105    22.00    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.359     0.310     0.075     0.137     82.77     0.301     0.333     0.349     0.371    23.41    0.07

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   0.963     1.972     0.458     0.391    -14.71     1.120     2.040     1.897     1.905    70.15    1.37
     201 Specialty Yarns   3.937     2.336     0.628     0.247    -60.63     3.299     2.248     2.195     1.955   -40.74    0.39
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.660     1.235     0.359     0.267    -25.76     1.628     1.139     1.125     1.142   -29.83    2.82
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   1.163     4.907     0.179     2.094   1070.21     1.211     5.460     5.726     6.822   463.20    5.97
     222 Knit Fabric      10.059    15.287     3.033     1.673    -44.83    11.712    15.050    14.633    13.927    18.92    0.62
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 116.715   117.960    32.910    28.022    -14.85   121.302   117.844   114.069   113.072    -6.78    2.49
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   3.392     3.107     0.833     0.695    -16.54     3.286     3.091     3.049     2.969    -9.63   11.20
     229 Special Fabric   74.409    87.364    21.636    23.012      6.36    82.311    88.562    87.947    88.740     7.81    2.89

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  14.635    11.290     3.041     2.179    -28.37    15.197    11.048    11.152    10.427   -31.39    4.49
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.978     0.731     0.179     0.178     -0.43     0.930     0.745     0.751     0.731   -21.47    0.74
     315 Printcloth Fab.   1.634     1.185     0.321     0.213    -33.74     1.550     1.140     1.033     1.077   -30.52    3.60
     317 Twill Fabric      1.157     1.231     0.276     0.182    -34.13     1.134     1.201     1.091     1.137     0.22    1.81
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.199     0.367     0.120     0.038    -68.30     0.292     0.379     0.337     0.284    -2.58    1.31
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.457     0.605     0.134     0.161     20.57     0.459     0.599     0.651     0.633    37.83    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.414     1.419     0.332     0.343      3.34     1.576     1.328     1.392     1.430    -9.29    0.04

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.126     0.130     0.034     0.035      2.68     0.145     0.132     0.125     0.131    -9.36    0.49
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.136     0.077     0.011     0.039    238.13     0.130     0.089     0.091     0.104   -19.86    1.29
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.056     0.147     0.084     0.003    -96.29     0.135     0.141     0.109     0.066   -51.30    0.71
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.018     0.029     0.002     0.004     87.10     0.019     0.029     0.028     0.030    60.61    0.13

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     1.063     1.806     0.973     0.134    -86.26     2.002     1.525     1.239     0.967   -51.72    0.19
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   35.791    24.608     5.501     7.985     45.15    29.517    25.759    26.310    27.092    -8.22    2.38
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.891     0.881     0.245     0.186    -24.10     0.951     0.827     0.854     0.822   -13.57    4.55
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.993     2.653     0.695     0.523    -24.74     3.139     2.607     2.573     2.481   -20.96    0.97
     620 Oth Synth Filam   3.989     4.243     1.169     1.100     -5.90     4.406     4.255     4.235     4.174    -5.27    0.34
     622 Glass Fabric      4.009     4.752     1.380     0.327    -76.28     4.509     4.713     4.290     3.699   -17.97    3.10
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.815     0.481     0.074     0.117     58.42     0.752     0.477     0.489     0.524   -30.32    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   1.189     0.924     0.141     0.198     40.58     1.116     0.958     0.933     0.981   -12.10    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.766     1.370     0.349     0.273    -22.00     1.700     1.204     1.197     1.293   -23.94    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.023     0.074     0.008     0.044    482.42     0.029     0.085     0.099     0.110   278.16    0.22