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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  7/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  7/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     7/2017    7/2018  % Change    7/2017    5/2018    6/2018    7/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           464.218   463.336   269.860   285.213      5.69   462.871   475.041   475.684   478.688      3.42    0.44
       1 Apparel          65.986    74.681    42.222    51.661     22.36    72.275    79.932    82.177    84.120     16.39    0.10
       2 Non-Apparel     398.232   388.654   227.638   233.552      2.60   390.596   395.109   393.506   394.568      1.02    1.45
      11 Yarns            21.384    20.386    12.006    12.435      3.57    19.956    20.139    20.356    20.815      4.30    1.58
      12 Fabrics         364.362   352.878   207.109   212.048      2.39   356.465   359.051   357.054   357.818      0.38    5.67
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.486    15.390     8.523     9.069      6.40    14.175    15.918    16.096    15.936     12.42    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  122.113   125.053    74.000    76.180      2.94   123.097   127.853   126.798   127.233      3.36    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   40.645    48.933    27.620    36.126     30.80    45.809    54.108    55.770    57.440     25.39    0.15
      32 Cot Non-Appare   81.468    76.120    46.381    40.054    -13.64    77.288    73.745    71.028    69.793     -9.70    0.83
      40 Wool Products    11.650    11.840     6.565     6.053     -7.79    12.518    11.287    11.302    11.329     -9.50    0.28
      41 Wool Apparel      8.518     8.614     4.448     4.305     -3.21     9.253     8.289     8.387     8.471     -8.45    0.28
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.132     3.226     2.117     1.748    -17.42     3.265     2.999     2.916     2.857    -12.49    0.26
      60 MMF Products    327.083   322.175   186.552   200.044      7.23   323.457   331.463   333.027   335.667      3.77    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel      14.815    14.940     8.576    10.039     17.06    15.111    15.774    16.190    16.403      8.55    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  312.268   307.235   177.976   190.005      6.76   308.346   315.689   316.838   319.264      3.54    1.87
      80 S and V Produc    3.372     4.267     2.743     2.936      7.04     3.799     4.437     4.556     4.460     17.41    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    2.008     2.194     1.578     1.191    -24.56     2.103     1.761     1.831     1.806    -14.12    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.365     2.073     1.164     1.745     49.87     1.696     2.676     2.725     2.654     56.53    0.39

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.749     4.772     2.611     3.081     18.02     4.615     5.046     5.156     5.242     13.59    2.47
     201 Specialty Yarn    6.266     2.690     1.398     2.355     68.41     2.874     3.384     3.538     3.647     26.88    1.38
     218 Fab, Color Yar    7.767     9.129     5.602     4.260    -23.95     8.933     7.903     7.672     7.788    -12.81    6.62
     220 Spec. Weave, F    5.103     6.357     2.989     3.525     17.93     4.926     6.907     6.913     6.893     39.94    4.35
     222 Knit Fabric      14.250     8.803     6.063     3.029    -50.04    14.016     6.259     5.927     5.769    -58.84    0.93
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  111.544   119.483    68.266    82.298     20.55   110.578   130.435   132.569   133.515     20.74    9.27
     225 Blue Denim Fab   18.341    14.248     9.448     6.245    -33.91    15.745    12.598    11.881    11.044    -29.85   17.30
     229 Special Fabric  125.121   123.654    71.846    74.481      3.67   127.517   126.561   125.071   126.289     -0.96    7.80

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   25.433    23.630    14.130    13.813     -2.24    23.456    24.022    23.466    23.314     -0.61    8.38
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.104     1.955     1.068     0.868    -18.75     1.983     1.760     1.774     1.754    -11.53    2.02
     317 Twill Fabric      6.739     3.839     2.486     2.609      4.98     5.531     4.138     4.130     3.963    -28.35    6.72
     333 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.686     0.744     0.402     0.499     24.03     0.645     0.853     0.853     0.841     30.45    0.80
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   10.176    11.014     6.833     6.987      2.26    11.028    11.394    11.282    11.169      1.27    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et    5.839    11.038     5.764     8.556     48.43     9.221    12.206    13.214    13.830     49.98    0.23
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.116     5.581     3.176     3.267      2.88     5.362     5.921     5.755     5.673      5.80    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.355     1.103     0.742     0.511    -31.15     1.314     0.867     0.835     0.872    -33.66    0.70
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.980     1.096     0.754     0.431    -42.78     1.097     0.806     0.801     0.774    -29.47    0.80
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.328     1.269     0.738     0.636    -13.89     1.519     1.271     1.076     1.167    -23.17    0.35
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.769     1.054     0.460     0.399    -13.12     0.905     0.928     1.043     0.993      9.75    0.22

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    7.646    10.605     6.412     5.505    -14.14     9.902     9.451     9.509     9.698     -2.05    4.57
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.611     4.642     2.402     1.932    -19.59     3.875     4.088     4.072     4.171      7.64   14.84
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.192     2.671     1.664     1.569     -5.73     3.112     2.454     2.402     2.576    -17.23    1.61
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.076    16.166     9.596     8.818     -8.11    17.062    15.691    15.685    15.387     -9.82    2.65
     622 Glass Fabric     10.177     5.196     3.114     2.190    -29.70     6.500     4.371     4.289     4.272    -34.28    2.73
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.640     3.261     1.887     1.664    -11.81     3.184     3.095     3.046     3.039     -4.57    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.789     1.747     0.861     0.921      7.00     1.707     1.772     1.797     1.807      5.87    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.993     4.759     2.884     2.317    -19.66     4.636     3.976     4.189     4.192     -9.58    0.34

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.135     0.175     0.128     0.077    -40.20     0.150     0.134     0.123     0.124    -17.75    0.08