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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | JAPAN        |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 10/2012 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 10/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011    10/2011   10/2012  % Change   10/2011    8/2012    9/2012   10/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           344.693   387.270   318.698   376.964     18.28   373.397   441.095   442.991   445.536     19.32    0.44
       1 Apparel          30.416    32.989    28.752    31.107      8.19    33.509    34.434    34.966    35.344      5.48    0.05
       2 Non-Apparel     314.277   354.281   289.946   345.858     19.28   339.888   406.660   408.026   410.193     20.68    1.70
      11 Yarns            24.863    30.069    24.401    27.670     13.40    28.069    33.517    33.412    33.339     18.78    2.28
      12 Fabrics         273.999   308.225   252.833   304.995     20.63   296.441   357.066   358.046   360.388     21.57    6.27
      14 Made Ups / Mis   15.415    15.987    12.713    13.192      3.77    15.379    16.077    16.568    16.466      7.07    0.10
      30 Cotton Product   81.880    91.936    76.685    80.606      5.11    89.931    96.117    95.357    95.857      6.59    0.19
      31 Cotton Apparel   15.989    16.666    14.716    14.365     -2.38    16.853    15.880    16.287    16.315     -3.19    0.04
      32 Cot Non-Appare   65.891    75.269    61.969    66.241      6.89    73.078    80.237    79.069    79.542      8.85    0.92
      40 Wool Products     9.199    10.498     9.078    10.804     19.02    10.390    12.131    12.263    12.224     17.65    0.26
      41 Wool Apparel      6.505     6.566     5.870     7.134     21.54     6.735     7.788     7.770     7.830     16.26    0.21
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.694     3.932     3.207     3.670     14.42     3.655     4.343     4.493     4.394     20.22    0.43
      60 MMF Products    251.100   281.502   230.311   283.187     22.96   269.737   329.885   332.228   334.378     23.96    0.77
      61 MMF Apparel       6.814     8.018     6.790     8.545     25.85     8.199     9.355     9.493     9.773     19.19    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  244.286   273.484   223.521   274.642     22.87   261.537   320.530   322.736   324.605     24.11    2.32
      80 S and V Produc    2.514     3.335     2.624     2.367     -9.82     3.340     2.962     3.143     3.078     -7.85    0.17
      81 S and V Appare    1.108     1.739     1.376     1.062    -22.77     1.721     1.411     1.415     1.426    -17.16    0.11
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.406     1.596     1.249     1.304      4.45     1.618     1.550     1.727     1.652      2.06    0.37

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarn   10.635    13.723    10.807    14.088     30.35    12.496    16.495    16.579    17.003     36.08    6.83
     218 Fab, Color Yar    5.212     5.544     4.781     7.840     63.98     5.775     7.882     8.081     8.602     48.97    7.20
     222 Knit Fabric      20.908    17.518    13.926    14.986      7.61    18.458    18.604    18.573    18.577      0.65    2.81
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   79.580    88.651    73.097    92.106     26.01    82.861   106.574   105.786   107.660     29.93   10.71
     225 Blue Denim Fab   14.365    15.700    12.613    12.186     -3.38    14.660    16.281    15.347    15.273      4.18   18.92
     229 Special Fabric   73.572    88.616    72.729    98.679     35.68    85.339   109.714   112.874   114.566     34.25    9.29

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin   23.475    23.356    19.606    22.030     12.37    23.208    25.403    25.500    25.780     11.08    7.96
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    4.431     3.630     3.209     2.277    -29.04     4.056     2.633     2.711     2.698    -33.47    2.91
     315 Printcloth Fab    2.573     4.526     4.039     3.364    -16.71     4.353     3.979     3.750     3.852    -11.52    7.56
     317 Twill Fabric      6.270    10.382     7.446     7.362     -1.12     8.220    11.814    11.076    10.299     25.29   10.38
     326 Sateen Fabric     0.783     0.784     0.656     2.252    243.46     0.917     1.637     1.746     2.380    159.60    5.82

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.025     1.299     1.097     1.392     26.85     1.293     1.547     1.696     1.594     23.30    1.10
     410 Wool Woven Fab    0.783     0.865     0.670     0.629     -6.12     0.771     0.767     0.809     0.824      6.82    0.76
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.463     0.767     0.661     0.941     42.30     0.732     1.020     1.009     1.047     43.00    0.25

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn     0.958     1.338     1.089     1.314     20.72     1.227     1.492     1.427     1.563     27.44    0.49
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.737     1.118     1.063     0.455    -57.23     1.223     0.694     0.644     0.510    -58.34    0.46
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    8.617     7.663     6.452     6.769      4.92     7.483     7.885     7.989     7.980      6.64    4.15
     618 Wov Artif Fila    3.659     4.770     3.965     3.796     -4.27     4.792     4.934     4.957     4.600     -4.00   13.48
     619 Poly Fil Fab      7.476     9.397     7.684     5.274    -31.36     9.416     7.200     7.095     6.987    -25.80    3.53
     620 Oth Synth Fila   13.371    12.529    10.568    12.629     19.50    12.438    14.588    14.792    14.590     17.30    2.81
     622 Glass Fabric      4.918     6.893     5.575     6.734     20.81     6.687     8.698     8.665     8.053     20.42    6.46
     669 Other MMF Manu    7.135     6.441     4.998     5.030      0.64     6.236     6.522     6.556     6.473      3.80    0.56