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  ______________                          |                                     |                                March 27, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  1/2019 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     1/2018    1/2019  % Change    1/2018   11/2018   12/2018    1/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           306.566   299.095    26.506    24.319     -8.25   307.802   302.655   299.095   296.908    -3.54    0.43
       1 Apparel           4.225     4.601     0.402     0.328    -18.27     4.360     4.655     4.601     4.528     3.85    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel     302.341   294.494    26.104    23.990     -8.10   303.442   298.000   294.494   292.380    -3.65    0.71
      11 Yarns            38.276    40.985     4.287     3.862     -9.93    39.511    40.979    40.985    40.559     2.65    1.11
      12 Fabrics         259.787   248.544    21.578    19.509     -9.59   259.634   252.005   248.544   246.475    -5.07    1.84
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.278     4.964     0.239     0.620    159.64     4.297     5.016     4.964     5.346    24.40    0.02
      30 Cotton Products  32.171    29.563     1.871     1.889      0.96    31.847    30.239    29.563    29.581    -7.12    0.15
      31 Cotton Apparel    2.697     2.804     0.281     0.239    -14.86     2.779     2.941     2.804     2.762    -0.61    0.02
      32 Cot Non-Apparel  29.474    26.759     1.590     1.650      3.75    29.068    27.298    26.759    26.819    -7.74    0.34
      40 Wool Products     0.480     0.486     0.036     0.032    -11.76     0.464     0.454     0.486     0.482     3.84    0.20
      41 Wool Apparel      0.197     0.176     0.020     0.009    -57.36     0.198     0.176     0.176     0.165   -16.87    0.10
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.283     0.310     0.015     0.023     48.76     0.266     0.278     0.310     0.317    19.25    0.41
      60 MMF Products    273.270   268.395    24.574    22.223     -9.57   274.865   271.305   268.395   266.044    -3.21    0.55
      61 MMF Apparel       1.197     1.516     0.093     0.075    -19.13     1.248     1.436     1.516     1.498    20.00    0.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel 272.073   266.879    24.482    22.148     -9.53   273.617   269.869   266.879   264.546    -3.32    0.81
      80 S and V Product   0.646     0.651     0.025     0.175    603.21     0.626     0.658     0.651     0.801    27.92    0.08
      81 S and V Apparel   0.134     0.106     0.008     0.006    -28.56     0.135     0.103     0.106     0.103   -23.47    0.03
      82 S and V Non-App   0.511     0.545     0.017     0.170    892.77     0.491     0.555     0.545     0.698    42.06    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Thr   1.702     2.448     0.211     0.161    -23.72     1.743     2.421     2.448     2.398    37.54    1.58
     201 Specialty Yarns   0.971     1.452     0.097     0.061    -36.65     1.031     1.397     1.452     1.417    37.47    0.24
     218 Fab, Color Yarn   1.203     0.949     0.057     0.047    -17.38     1.214     0.979     0.949     0.939   -22.69    2.88
     220 Spec. Weave, Fa   7.717     7.274     0.100     0.032    -68.44     7.191     7.443     7.274     7.206     0.20    7.26
     222 Knit Fabric       4.055     2.159     0.178     0.087    -50.90     3.387     2.077     2.159     2.068   -38.93    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabri 122.671   136.807    12.130    12.204      0.61   125.345   136.310   136.807   136.881     9.20    2.70
     225 Blue Denim Fab.   2.655     1.844     0.184     0.242     31.43     2.613     1.787     1.844     1.902   -27.23    7.49
     229 Special Fabric   97.066    78.709     7.411     5.159    -30.38    95.634    81.980    78.709    76.458   -20.05    1.99

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheeting  10.426     9.520     0.733     0.577    -21.24    10.538     9.946     9.520     9.365   -11.13    4.00
     314 Poplin,Broadcl.   0.731     0.486     0.047     0.025    -46.63     0.714     0.509     0.486     0.464   -35.01    0.49
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser   0.680     0.597     0.067     0.070      5.16     0.679     0.724     0.597     0.600   -11.68    0.05
     348 W/G Slacks, etc   0.786     0.966     0.107     0.056    -47.90     0.835     0.962     0.966     0.915     9.58    0.05
     369 Oth. Cot. Manuf   1.567     2.061     0.107     0.249    133.84     1.589     2.056     2.061     2.204    38.69    0.06

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.119     0.092     0.005     0.015    187.37     0.110     0.090     0.092     0.101    -7.88    0.40
     410 Wool Woven Fab.   0.109     0.106     0.007     0.004    -51.82     0.101     0.077     0.106     0.102     1.63    1.27
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.048     0.105     0.003     0.004     52.23     0.050     0.105     0.105     0.107   115.45    1.00
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.033     0.020     0.000     0.001    253.33     0.033     0.021     0.020     0.021   -37.42    0.11
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.004     0.006     0.000     0.000     18.18     0.004     0.006     0.006     0.006    70.59    0.14
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.014     0.009     0.000     0.000    -62.96     0.014     0.008     0.009     0.009   -35.88    0.05

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn   34.780    36.037     3.906     3.505    -10.27    35.910    36.171    36.037    35.636    -0.76    2.13
     618 Wov Artif Filam   0.989     0.613     0.009     0.096    954.49     0.915     0.708     0.613     0.700   -23.54    5.21
     619 Poly Fil Fab      2.029     1.978     0.120     0.204     69.30     2.013     2.043     1.978     2.061     2.40    0.98
     620 Oth Synth Filam   5.135     4.385     0.309     0.330      6.72     5.097     4.389     4.385     4.406   -13.55    0.37
     622 Glass Fabric      1.670     0.974     0.059     0.082     39.34     1.551     0.973     0.974     0.997   -35.72    0.88
     659 Oth. MMF App.     0.728     0.575     0.032     0.033      1.65     0.749     0.516     0.575     0.576   -23.16    0.02
     666 Other Furnishin   0.926     0.939     0.016     0.096    503.53     0.894     0.897     0.939     1.019    13.88    0.01
     669 Other MMF Manuf   1.221     1.335     0.092     0.096      3.59     1.252     1.401     1.335     1.339     6.90    0.03

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     800 S/V Yarns         0.088     0.054     0.000     0.000       *       0.085     0.054     0.054     0.054   -36.05    1.33
     859 Oth. S/V Appare   0.081     0.052     0.004     0.002    -46.75     0.084     0.049     0.052     0.050   -39.70    0.03
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.141     0.029     0.002     0.007    203.74     0.129     0.026     0.029     0.034   -73.74    0.04
     871 HBags FGoods S/   0.009     0.074     0.004     0.097   2507.36     0.013     0.075     0.074     0.167  1233.67    1.00