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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2017 in Million $  |
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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           447.212   464.196    35.248    38.325      8.73   449.769   465.582   464.196   467.273      3.89    0.45
       1 Apparel          53.587    65.393     5.296     5.724      8.10    54.058    66.288    65.393    65.822     21.76    0.08
       2 Non-Apparel     393.624   398.803    29.952    32.601      8.84   395.711   399.294   398.803   401.451      1.45    1.68
      11 Yarns            27.265    21.701     2.069     1.749    -15.47    26.512    22.722    21.701    21.381    -19.36    1.73
      12 Fabrics         353.522   364.614    27.119    29.933     10.38   356.357   364.373   364.614   367.429      3.11    5.97
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.838    12.488     0.764     0.918     20.13    12.843    12.198    12.488    12.642     -1.57    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  120.332   121.495     9.410     8.445    -10.26   121.388   123.661   121.495   120.530     -0.71    0.26
      31 Cotton Apparel   29.434    40.012     3.116     3.945     26.60    30.037    40.232    40.012    40.841     35.97    0.11
      32 Cot Non-Appare   90.898    81.484     6.294     4.500    -28.51    91.351    83.430    81.484    79.689    -12.77    0.97
      40 Wool Products    13.671    11.652     0.585     0.904     54.53    13.351    12.045    11.652    11.971    -10.34    0.27
      41 Wool Apparel      9.405     8.520     0.381     0.621     62.94     9.078     8.703     8.520     8.760     -3.50    0.27
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.266     3.132     0.204     0.283     38.82     4.273     3.343     3.132     3.211    -24.85    0.28
      60 MMF Products    309.625   327.676    24.871    28.625     15.10   311.404   326.408   327.676   331.431      6.43    0.63
      61 MMF Apparel      12.960    14.854     1.546     0.981    -36.54    13.108    15.203    14.854    14.289      9.01    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  296.666   312.823    23.325    27.644     18.52   298.296   311.205   312.823   317.142      6.32    2.27
      80 S and V Produc    3.583     3.372     0.382     0.352     -7.94     3.626     3.467     3.372     3.342     -7.82    0.19
      81 S and V Appare    1.788     2.008     0.253     0.178    -29.72     1.834     2.151     2.008     1.932      5.37    0.16
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.795     1.365     0.129     0.174     34.72     1.792     1.316     1.365     1.409    -21.33    0.26

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.522     5.034     0.476     0.499      4.69     4.492     4.801     5.034     5.056     12.56    2.56
     201 Specialty Yarn    9.763     6.266     0.678     0.164    -75.79     9.115     7.083     6.266     5.752    -36.89    2.42
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.684     7.768     0.791     0.321    -59.47     9.662     7.590     7.768     7.298    -24.47    6.22
     220 Spec. Weave, F    4.245     5.128     0.450     0.459      2.07     4.358     5.082     5.128     5.137     17.88    3.25
     222 Knit Fabric      17.663    27.703     1.990     1.649    -17.13    19.011    25.886    27.703    27.362     43.93    3.66
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  102.164    98.285     6.880     9.298     35.15   101.338    99.336    98.285   100.704     -0.63    7.55
     225 Blue Denim Fab   21.483    18.341     1.555     1.108    -28.76    21.636    18.928    18.341    17.894    -17.30   25.85
     229 Special Fabric  111.173   125.135     9.501    11.886     25.10   112.783   123.165   125.135   127.520     13.07    8.98

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   32.465    25.423     1.937     1.365    -29.51    32.291    26.255    25.423    24.852    -23.04    9.07
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.160     2.108     0.128     0.176     37.75     2.118     2.120     2.108     2.156      1.78    2.49
     315 Printcloth Fab    3.325     2.344     0.212     0.142    -33.23     3.311     2.500     2.344     2.274    -31.34    8.04
     317 Twill Fabric      6.188     6.739     0.329     0.198    -39.72     6.251     7.061     6.739     6.608      5.72    9.32
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.325     2.289     0.012     0.085    633.15     1.280     2.533     2.289     2.362     84.60    8.13
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse    7.785    10.192     0.992     1.111     12.04     7.929    10.929    10.192    10.312     30.05    0.18
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.066     4.116     0.299     0.185    -38.36     4.207     3.805     4.116     4.001     -4.89    0.14

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.319     1.355     0.127     0.177     39.41     1.372     1.390     1.355     1.405      2.37    1.15
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.589     0.980     0.024     0.052    115.27     1.561     1.118     0.980     1.008    -35.45    1.08
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.870     0.652     0.042     0.026    -37.79     0.888     0.698     0.652     0.637    -28.31    0.78
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.988     1.328     0.010     0.031    203.53     0.979     1.291     1.328     1.349     37.83    0.35

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.661     0.909     0.136     0.055    -59.71     0.797     1.239     0.909     0.827      3.80    0.39
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.406     7.647     0.588     0.805     36.83    10.107     7.761     7.647     7.864    -22.19    4.54
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.201     3.611     0.315     0.227    -28.16     4.230     3.555     3.611     3.523    -16.72   11.71
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.855     3.201     0.200     0.235     17.53     3.838     3.081     3.201     3.236    -15.69    1.79
     620 Oth Synth Fila   15.027    16.050     1.626     1.456    -10.44    15.846    16.058    16.050    15.880      0.21    2.72
     622 Glass Fabric      7.199    10.209     0.578     0.595      2.89     7.165    10.455    10.209    10.226     42.73    6.41
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.343     2.685     0.146     0.118    -19.40     2.267     2.635     2.685     2.656     17.19    0.06
     666 Other Furnishi    1.877     1.817     0.022     0.081    275.85     1.723     1.722     1.817     1.877      8.94    0.05
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.633     3.993     0.217     0.548    152.20     3.651     4.121     3.993     4.324     18.43    0.40

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.245     0.020     0.000     0.023       *       0.242     0.020     0.020     0.044    -81.95    0.78
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.158     0.135     0.021     0.009    -55.30     0.161     0.140     0.135     0.124    -23.16    0.16