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  ______________                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  9/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  9/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     9/2017    9/2018  % Change    9/2017    7/2018    8/2018    9/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           464.218   463.305   347.127   365.063      5.17   464.161   479.195   483.591   481.242      3.68    0.44
       1 Apparel          65.986    74.655    55.094    69.331     25.84    71.291    84.021    86.495    88.892     24.69    0.11
       2 Non-Apparel     398.232   388.650   292.032   295.732      1.27   392.870   395.174   397.097   392.349     -0.13    1.43
      11 Yarns            21.384    20.386    15.369    16.698      8.64    19.576    20.813    21.163    21.715     10.93    1.61
      12 Fabrics         364.362   352.876   265.662   267.541      0.71   358.673   358.431   359.758   354.755     -1.09    5.56
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.486    15.388    11.001    11.494      4.48    14.621    15.930    16.176    15.880      8.61    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  122.113   125.032    93.829    96.286      2.62   123.872   127.173   128.282   127.489      2.92    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   40.645    48.911    35.140    46.686     32.86    46.237    57.381    59.409    60.457     30.76    0.16
      32 Cot Non-Appare   81.468    76.120    58.688    49.600    -15.49    77.636    69.792    68.874    67.032    -13.66    0.79
      40 Wool Products    11.650    11.840     9.738     9.754      0.16    11.817    11.315    11.164    11.855      0.32    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      8.518     8.614     7.070     7.449      5.36     8.614     8.458     8.255     8.992      4.39    0.30
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.132     3.226     2.668     2.305    -13.62     3.203     2.857     2.909     2.862    -10.62    0.26
      60 MMF Products    327.083   322.167   240.225   255.532      6.37   324.564   336.247   339.624   337.474      3.98    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel      14.815    14.937    11.060    13.792     24.70    14.399    16.376    17.005    17.669     22.71    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  312.268   307.230   229.164   241.739      5.49   310.164   319.871   322.619   319.805      3.11    1.85
      80 S and V Produc    3.372     4.267     3.335     3.492      4.71     3.909     4.460     4.521     4.424     13.18    0.25
      81 S and V Appare    2.008     2.193     1.823     1.404    -23.02     2.041     1.806     1.827     1.774    -13.11    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.365     2.073     1.511     2.088     38.16     1.867     2.654     2.694     2.650     41.92    0.38

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.749     4.772     3.116     4.212     35.15     4.483     5.241     5.503     5.867     30.89    2.78
     201 Specialty Yarn    6.266     2.690     1.935     2.941     51.97     2.588     3.647     3.525     3.696     42.82    1.36
     218 Fab, Color Yar    7.767     9.129     7.530     5.320    -29.35     9.533     7.788     7.198     6.919    -27.41    5.84
     220 Spec. Weave, F    5.103     6.357     3.961     4.589     15.85     5.248     6.893     6.811     6.985     33.10    4.44
     222 Knit Fabric      14.250     8.803     7.273     3.974    -45.37    12.983     5.769     5.389     5.503    -57.61    0.88
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  111.544   119.481    88.975   105.310     18.36   113.180   133.512   136.568   135.815     20.00    9.20
     225 Blue Denim Fab   18.341    14.248    12.524     7.523    -39.93    16.783    11.044     9.966     9.247    -44.90   14.25
     229 Special Fabric  125.121   123.654    91.714    93.055      1.46   128.331   126.906   126.938   124.994     -2.60    7.64

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   25.433    23.630    17.168    17.081     -0.51    23.170    23.313    23.955    23.542      1.61    8.45
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.104     1.955     1.434     1.102    -23.15     1.879     1.754     1.770     1.623    -13.65    1.84
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   10.176    11.012     8.578     8.991      4.82    10.959    11.154    11.410    11.425      4.25    0.19
     348 W/G Slacks, et    5.839    11.037     7.520    11.403     51.64     9.874    13.825    14.623    14.920     51.10    0.24
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.116     5.581     3.959     4.016      1.45     5.290     5.673     5.985     5.639      6.60    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.355     1.103     0.914     0.748    -18.23     1.190     0.872     0.947     0.936    -21.35    0.75
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.980     1.096     0.988     0.529    -46.49     1.116     0.774     0.750     0.637    -42.93    0.68
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.328     1.269     1.104     0.823    -25.44     1.253     1.166     0.975     0.988    -21.10    0.30
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.769     1.053     0.822     0.691    -15.92     0.891     0.991     0.869     0.922      3.51    0.20

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    7.646    10.605     8.356     7.505    -10.18    10.081     9.698     9.739     9.754     -3.25    4.45
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.611     4.642     3.111     2.280    -26.73     4.136     4.171     4.033     3.810     -7.88   13.30
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.192     2.671     2.076     2.145      3.35     2.964     2.576     2.720     2.741     -7.54    1.68
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.076    16.166    12.172    11.066     -9.09    16.598    15.387    15.212    15.060     -9.27    2.58
     622 Glass Fabric     10.177     5.196     4.136     2.842    -31.28     6.087     4.272     4.108     3.903    -35.88    2.53
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.640     3.261     2.476     2.133    -13.87     3.203     3.038     2.909     2.918     -8.89    0.06
     666 Other Furnishi    1.789     1.747     1.253     1.193     -4.82     1.784     1.806     1.798     1.687     -5.48    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.993     4.759     3.676     2.890    -21.38     4.795     4.192     4.118     3.973    -17.13    0.32

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.020     0.257     0.225     0.266     18.11     0.227     0.221     0.319     0.298     31.00    5.49
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.135     0.175     0.142     0.115    -18.91     0.155     0.124     0.150     0.149     -3.85    0.10