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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 5, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 11/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 11/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017    11/2017   11/2018  % Change   11/2017    9/2018   10/2018   11/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           464.218   462.926   422.787   446.783      5.68   461.967   480.066   482.870   486.922      5.40    0.44
       1 Apparel          65.986    74.615    66.896    81.453     21.76    73.224    87.849    89.197    89.172     21.78    0.11
       2 Non-Apparel     398.232   388.311   355.891   365.330      2.65   388.742   392.217   393.673   397.750      2.32    1.43
      11 Yarns            21.384    20.386    18.593    20.633     10.98    19.838    21.704    22.250    22.427     13.05    1.61
      12 Fabrics         364.362   352.546   323.297   330.347      2.18   353.498   354.675   355.959   359.596      1.73    5.57
      14 Made Ups / Mis   12.486    15.379    14.000    14.349      2.49    15.406    15.839    15.464    15.727      2.09    0.08
      30 Cotton Product  122.113   125.038   113.668   115.133      1.29   124.498   127.056   126.862   126.503      1.61    0.27
      31 Cotton Apparel   40.645    48.918    43.369    54.429     25.50    47.938    60.020    60.400    59.977     25.12    0.16
      32 Cot Non-Appare   81.468    76.120    70.299    60.704    -13.65    76.561    67.036    66.462    66.525    -13.11    0.78
      40 Wool Products    11.650    11.840    11.255    11.455      1.77    11.837    11.618    11.801    12.039      1.71    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      8.518     8.614     8.114     8.546      5.33     8.537     8.756     9.006     9.046      5.97    0.29
      42 Wool Non-Appar    3.132     3.226     3.141     2.909     -7.40     3.300     2.862     2.796     2.993     -9.30    0.27
      60 MMF Products    327.083   321.782   293.917   315.940      7.49   321.453   336.994   339.687   343.805      6.95    0.60
      61 MMF Apparel      14.815    14.890    13.421    16.892     25.87    14.702    17.323    17.983    18.362     24.90    0.05
      62 MMF Non-Appare  312.268   306.892   280.496   299.048      6.61   306.751   319.671   321.704   325.443      6.09    1.86
      80 S and V Produc    3.372     4.267     3.947     4.255      7.81     4.178     4.398     4.520     4.575      9.50    0.26
      81 S and V Appare    2.008     2.193     1.993     1.587    -20.41     2.049     1.749     1.809     1.787    -12.79    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.365     2.073     1.954     2.669     36.60     2.130     2.648     2.711     2.789     30.95    0.40

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    4.749     4.772     4.221     5.207     23.37     4.678     5.868     6.165     5.758     23.10    2.66
     201 Specialty Yarn    6.266     2.690     2.388     3.590     50.36     2.623     3.696     3.828     3.892     48.42    1.39
     218 Fab, Color Yar    7.767     9.129     8.561     6.590    -23.03     9.303     6.919     7.132     7.158    -23.05    5.99
     220 Spec. Weave, F    5.103     6.357     5.560     5.765      3.69     6.097     7.004     6.591     6.562      7.63    4.15
     222 Knit Fabric      14.250     8.803     8.431     4.812    -42.92    11.848     5.504     5.412     5.185    -56.24    0.84
     223 Non-Woven Fabr  111.544   119.478   108.787   129.437     18.98   115.966   135.747   136.966   140.129     20.84    9.20
     225 Blue Denim Fab   18.341    14.248    13.777     9.552    -30.67    15.060     9.247     9.484    10.022    -33.45   14.82
     229 Special Fabric  125.121   123.326   113.212   115.969      2.43   124.140   124.955   125.298   126.083      1.56    7.62

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   25.433    23.630    21.287    20.787     -2.35    23.363    23.543    23.491    23.129     -1.00    8.16
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    2.104     1.955     1.825     1.348    -26.11     1.943     1.623     1.572     1.478    -23.94    1.72
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse   10.176    11.011    10.106    10.684      5.72    11.233    11.424    11.478    11.590      3.18    0.20
     348 W/G Slacks, et    5.839    11.034    10.233    12.509     22.25    11.243    14.807    14.371    13.311     18.40    0.22
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu    4.116     5.581     5.049     4.883     -3.29     5.716     5.623     5.301     5.415     -5.26    0.18

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.355     1.103     1.092     0.908    -16.89     1.150     0.935     0.932     0.918    -20.14    0.72
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.980     1.096     1.057     0.678    -35.82     1.086     0.637     0.623     0.717    -33.95    0.75
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    0.652     0.839     0.804     1.199     49.12     0.863     1.189     1.128     1.234     43.06    1.39
     438 K Shirts,Blous    1.328     1.269     1.145     1.097     -4.23     1.237     0.951     1.082     1.221     -1.30    0.36
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.769     1.053     1.005     0.784    -22.00     1.033     0.885     0.819     0.832    -19.42    0.17

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    7.646    10.605     9.686     9.281     -4.18    10.083     9.754     9.805    10.200      1.16    4.38
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.611     4.642     4.067     2.865    -29.55     4.351     3.810     3.700     3.440    -20.96   10.15
     619 Poly Fil Fab      3.192     2.671     2.389     2.684     12.38     2.797     2.738     2.869     2.967      6.07    1.84
     620 Oth Synth Fila   16.076    16.166    14.795    13.727     -7.22    16.224    15.063    15.250    15.098     -6.94    2.60
     622 Glass Fabric     10.177     5.196     4.895     3.252    -33.57     5.567     3.903     3.591     3.553    -36.17    2.33
     659 Oth. MMF App.     2.640     3.248     2.903     2.639     -9.11     3.267     2.895     2.958     2.984     -8.67    0.06
     666 Other Furnishi    1.789     1.747     1.652     1.688      2.18     1.833     1.688     1.778     1.783     -2.75    0.04
     669 Other MMF Manu    3.993     4.756     4.338     3.375    -22.20     4.686     3.947     3.766     3.793    -19.06    0.29

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.020     0.257     0.257     0.291     13.31     0.257     0.298     0.305     0.291     13.31    5.77
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.135     0.175     0.163     0.319     95.59     0.166     0.146     0.319     0.331     99.28    0.22