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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 2, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  8/2017 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     8/2016    8/2017  % Change    8/2016    6/2017    7/2017    8/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           446.764   464.256   316.493   312.524     -1.25   458.886   460.746   463.015   460.287      0.31    0.44
       1 Apparel          52.616    65.986    44.520    50.058     12.44    63.379    72.486    72.335    71.524     12.85    0.09
       2 Non-Apparel     394.148   398.270   271.973   262.465     -3.50   395.507   388.260   390.680   388.763     -1.71    1.60
      11 Yarns            27.161    21.384    15.698    14.031    -10.62    22.946    20.037    19.959    19.716    -14.08    1.61
      12 Fabrics         354.168   364.400   248.249   238.632     -3.87   359.745   354.380   356.455   354.783     -1.38    5.87
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.819    12.487     8.025     9.802     22.14    12.816    13.843    14.266    14.264     11.30    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  119.756   122.113    84.237    85.179      1.12   122.778   122.947   123.188   123.055      0.23    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   28.875    40.645    26.832    31.907     18.92    37.666    45.882    45.822    45.721     21.38    0.12
      32 Cot Non-Appare   90.881    81.468    57.405    53.272     -7.20    85.112    77.065    77.365    77.334     -9.14    0.93
      40 Wool Products    13.500    11.650     8.028     8.807      9.71    12.633    12.741    12.522    12.429     -1.61    0.30
      41 Wool Apparel      9.240     8.518     5.634     6.356     12.81     8.900     9.391     9.253     9.240      3.82    0.31
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.259     3.132     2.394     2.451      2.39     3.733     3.350     3.269     3.189    -14.56    0.30
      60 MMF Products    309.948   327.122   221.587   215.459     -2.77   319.915   321.418   323.507   320.993      0.34    0.61
      61 MMF Apparel      12.733    14.815    10.366    10.107     -2.50    14.767    15.114    15.157    14.556     -1.43    0.04
      62 MMF Non-Appare  297.215   312.306   211.221   205.352     -2.78   305.148   306.303   308.350   306.437      0.42    2.14
      80 S and V Produc    3.560     3.372     2.641     3.079     16.59     3.560     3.640     3.799     3.810      7.03    0.23
      81 S and V Appare    1.767     2.008     1.688     1.688     -0.01     2.046     2.098     2.103     2.007     -1.88    0.18
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.793     1.365     0.952     1.391     46.03     1.514     1.542     1.696     1.803     19.06    0.33

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.457     4.749     3.168     2.912     -8.06     4.134     4.669     4.615     4.494      8.71    2.12
     201 Specialty Yarn    9.755     6.266     5.318     1.710    -67.85     8.083     3.102     2.877     2.657    -67.12    1.13
     218 Fab, Color Yar    9.684     7.767     5.012     6.831     36.30     7.552     8.726     8.933     9.586     26.94    7.80
     220 Spec. Weave, F    4.225     5.103     3.499     3.627      3.65     5.004     5.283     4.906     5.231      4.53    3.39
     222 Knit Fabric      17.663    27.704    17.426     6.808    -60.93    23.824    20.542    19.154    17.086    -28.28    2.64
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  102.892    98.089    70.073    78.262     11.69   100.441   103.012   105.495   106.278      5.81    7.86
     225 Blue Denim Fab   21.483    18.341    13.427    11.243    -16.26    19.450    15.220    15.745    16.157    -16.93   24.63
     229 Special Fabric  111.135   125.121    80.663    83.245      3.20   117.886   126.162   127.447   127.703      8.33    8.76

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   32.492    25.433    17.767    15.604    -12.17    27.829    23.426    23.452    23.270    -16.38    8.45
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.164     2.104     1.487     1.214    -18.37     2.211     2.122     1.983     1.831    -17.19    2.28
     315 Printcloth Fab    3.326     2.347     1.904     1.303    -31.53     2.695     1.746     1.770     1.747    -35.16    6.11
     317 Twill Fabric      6.167     6.739     5.003     2.766    -44.72     6.789     5.685     5.531     4.501    -33.70    7.13
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.325     2.289     1.827     1.111    -39.18     2.412     1.803     1.675     1.573    -34.75    7.16
     348 W/G Slacks, et    1.424     5.839     2.978     6.626    122.52     3.503     8.978     9.221     9.488    170.83    0.16
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.067     4.116     2.332     3.483     49.35     4.126     5.117     5.441     5.267     27.64    0.19

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.319     1.355     0.959     0.900     -6.09     1.392     1.420     1.314     1.296     -6.86    1.15
     410 Wool Woven Fab    1.589     0.980     0.793     0.845      6.46     1.232     1.139     1.097     1.031    -16.32    1.02
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.863     0.652     0.538     0.525     -2.48     0.841     0.551     0.601     0.639    -24.06    0.81
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.988     1.328     0.891     1.033     16.04     1.241     1.627     1.519     1.471     18.48    0.43
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.611     0.769     0.546     0.748     36.89     0.733     0.967     0.905     0.970     32.41    0.22

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.661     0.908     0.795     0.363    -54.31     1.273     0.495     0.557     0.476    -62.60    0.23
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   10.375     7.646     5.111     7.584     48.38     7.627     9.728     9.902    10.118     32.67    5.48
     618 Wov Artif Fila    4.148     3.611     2.361     2.809     18.99     3.679     4.064     3.875     4.060     10.34   14.35
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.856     3.192     2.080     1.895     -8.88     3.288     3.042     3.116     3.007     -8.55    1.84
     620 Oth Synth Fila   15.046    16.114    10.567    11.074      4.80    15.429    16.858    17.068    16.622      7.73    2.94
     622 Glass Fabric      7.199    10.177     7.499     3.671    -51.05     9.756     6.943     6.500     6.349    -34.92    4.12
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.374     2.640     1.739     2.281     31.22     2.688     3.128     3.184     3.183     18.41    0.07
     666 Other Furnishi    1.877     1.789     1.072     1.047     -2.33     1.622     1.843     1.708     1.764      8.76    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.631     3.993     2.749     3.316     20.61     4.062     4.655     4.637     4.559     12.24    0.40

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.158     0.135     0.120     0.137     14.22     0.185     0.146     0.150     0.152    -17.49    0.17