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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 10/2017 in Million $  |
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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           446.764   464.225   389.496   385.308     -1.08   464.187   460.204   463.691   460.037     -0.89    0.44
       1 Apparel          52.616    65.986    54.948    60.560     10.21    65.343    71.472    71.304    71.598      9.57    0.09
       2 Non-Apparel     394.148   398.239   334.548   324.748     -2.93   398.844   388.733   392.387   388.440     -2.61    1.55
      11 Yarns            27.161    21.384    18.930    17.163     -9.33    23.066    19.714    19.576    19.617    -14.95    1.60
      12 Fabrics         354.168   364.369   305.610   294.786     -3.54   363.125   354.815   358.155   353.545     -2.64    5.82
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.819    12.487    10.008    12.800     27.89    12.654    14.205    14.656    15.278     20.74    0.09
      30 Cotton Product  119.756   122.120   102.364   103.781      1.39   123.910   122.998   123.904   123.538     -0.30    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   28.875    40.645    32.970    38.725     17.46    39.805    45.712    46.246    46.401     16.57    0.12
      32 Cot Non-Appare   90.881    81.475    69.394    65.056     -6.25    84.105    77.287    77.657    77.137     -8.28    0.92
      40 Wool Products    13.500    11.650    10.600    10.624      0.23    12.137    12.429    11.821    11.674     -3.81    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      9.240     8.518     7.744     7.687     -0.72     8.756     9.240     8.614     8.462     -3.36    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.259     3.132     2.857     2.937      2.81     3.381     3.189     3.207     3.212     -5.00    0.30
      60 MMF Products    309.948   327.083   273.577   267.169     -2.34   324.661   320.967   324.057   320.675     -1.23    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel      12.733    14.815    12.364    12.239     -1.01    14.680    14.513    14.402    14.691      0.08    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  297.215   312.268   261.213   254.930     -2.41   309.981   306.454   309.655   305.985     -1.29    2.03
      80 S and V Produc    3.560     3.372     2.955     3.733     26.31     3.480     3.810     3.909     4.150     19.25    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    1.767     2.008     1.871     1.908      1.97     2.103     2.007     2.041     2.044     -2.79    0.19
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.793     1.365     1.084     1.825     68.34     1.377     1.803     1.867     2.105     52.92    0.36

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.457     4.749     3.845     3.626     -5.69     4.289     4.494     4.483     4.531      5.64    2.15
     201 Specialty Yarn    9.755     6.266     5.860     2.195    -62.54     7.850     2.654     2.588     2.601    -66.87    1.08
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.684     7.767     6.303     8.032     27.42     7.333     9.586     9.533     9.496     29.49    7.79
     220 Spec. Weave, F    4.225     5.103     4.173     4.782     14.59     4.938     5.252     5.249     5.712     15.66    3.66
     222 Knit Fabric      16.280    21.650    16.344     7.846    -51.99    18.284    17.101    15.441    13.153    -28.07    2.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  104.275   104.143    90.728    98.921      9.03   107.755   106.278   110.822   112.336      4.25    8.19
     225 Blue Denim Fab   21.483    18.349    16.020    13.100    -18.22    19.392    16.157    16.783    15.429    -20.43   24.40
     229 Special Fabric  111.135   125.121   101.954   102.235      0.28   120.600   127.703   127.706   125.402      3.98    8.50

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   32.492    25.433    21.385    19.587     -8.41    26.587    23.281    23.170    23.635    -11.10    8.55
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.164     2.104     1.850     1.617    -12.61     2.181     1.831     1.879     1.871    -14.23    2.32
     315 Printcloth Fab    3.326     2.347     2.250     1.589    -29.35     2.672     1.747     1.708     1.687    -36.88    6.03
     317 Twill Fabric      6.167     6.739     5.827     3.246    -44.29     6.940     4.501     4.361     4.158    -40.09    6.77
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.325     2.289     2.078     1.147    -44.83     2.587     1.573     1.569     1.357    -47.52    5.79
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse    7.696    10.176     8.455     9.331     10.35    10.871    10.792    10.960    11.052      1.66    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et    1.424     5.839     4.063     8.509    109.41     4.329     9.488     9.876    10.285    137.56    0.17
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.067     4.116     3.157     4.648     47.22     4.115     5.209     5.310     5.606     36.24    0.20

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.319     1.355     1.283     1.017    -20.68     1.405     1.296     1.190     1.089    -22.46    0.95
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.589     0.980     0.873     1.027     17.74     1.074     1.031     1.116     1.135      5.63    1.14
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.863     0.652     0.577     0.706     22.33     0.758     0.639     0.679     0.781      3.04    0.98
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.988     1.328     1.224     1.137     -7.08     1.300     1.471     1.253     1.241     -4.52    0.37
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.611     0.769     0.716     0.985     37.51     0.751     0.970     0.891     1.038     38.17    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.661     0.908     0.831     0.471    -43.33     1.212     0.476     0.519     0.548    -54.79    0.27
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.375     7.646     6.712     9.142     36.20     7.885    10.118    10.081    10.076     27.78    5.35
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.148     3.611     3.109     3.490     12.24     3.714     4.060     4.156     3.992      7.48   14.25
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.856     3.192     2.601     2.215    -14.83     3.235     3.007     2.968     2.806    -13.26    1.77
     620 Oth Synth Fila   15.046    16.076    13.109    13.492      2.92    15.701    16.622    16.577    16.459      4.82    2.87
     622 Glass Fabric      7.199    10.177     8.977     4.640    -48.31    10.248     6.349     6.087     5.840    -43.02    3.71
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.374     2.640     2.080     2.682     28.95     2.643     3.183     3.203     3.242     22.69    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.877     1.789     1.377     1.348     -2.06     1.689     1.764     1.785     1.761      4.27    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.631     3.993     3.364     4.174     24.10     4.261     4.559     4.796     4.804     12.73    0.41

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.245     0.020     0.020     0.250   1120.79     0.020     0.186     0.227     0.250   1120.79    3.59
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.158     0.135     0.127     0.151     19.35     0.156     0.152     0.155     0.160      2.25    0.15