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  ___________                             |                                     |                                 May 9, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  NICARAG  |                            |       By Country,  3/2019 Data      |
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                                                  Data in thousand dollars

                                   Calendar Years                  Year-to-Date                  Year-Endings        YE  3/2019
 Group                    2015      2016      2017      2018     3/2018    3/2019  % Change    3/2018    3/2019  % Change % Share

TEXTILES & APPAREL       245473    282369    335987    463782    107964    158173     46.50    364268    513991    41.10    2.19
TOTAL APPAREL             63630    109915    159518    228731     47595     96640    103.05    171821    277775    61.67    4.52
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS    181842    172454    176469    235052     60369     61533      1.93    192447    236216    22.74    1.36
Total Yarn                 1482      2278      2166      4879       670      1824    172.16      2328      6032   159.17    0.14
Total Fabric             171727    158043    166482    225510     57968     58423      0.79    183341    225966    23.25    2.48
Total Made-Up Arts         8633     12134      7820      4663      1731      1286    -25.70      6778      4218   -37.77    0.11


Apparel:
M & B Trousers, Shorts      225       305       369       297       121        94    -22.76       397       269   -32.18    0.07
M & B Other Knit Shirts      25        31        67       134         4         0   -100.00        61       130   111.63    0.08


W & G Slacks,Shorts,Pan     421       431       374       262        67       158    135.80       360       353    -1.84    0.10
W & G Woven Shirts          312       224       475       492       193       117    -39.26       482       416   -13.63    0.22


Underwear exc fnd grmts     505       412       521       393       104        98     -5.67       472       387   -17.97    0.15
Foundation Garments         204        62       141       141        21        12    -45.07        86       131    52.02    0.04
Gloves                      128       138       193       201        27        61    124.79       194       235    20.92    0.23
Accessories                1317       731       591       244        23        77    235.04       464       298   -35.71    0.13
Infants wear                229       288       355       113        25        30     24.13       267       119   -55.30    0.14
Other Apparel             59149    106691    155716    226119     46864     95876    104.58    168320    275131    63.46   17.39


Yarn:
Filament Yarn               713       812       669      1918        98       301    207.10       666      2120   218.47    0.17
Spun Yrns & Thread          647       474      1312      2698       344      1489    332.42      1269      3842   202.79    0.18


Fabric:
Cotton Broadwoven Fabs    40941     35297     40869     57571     15496     17151     10.68     46544     59226    27.25   11.33
MMF Broadwoven Fabs       34507     34217     37437     50791     11886     14260     19.97     39509     53164    34.56    4.83
Silk & Other Vg Fib Fab     687       195       131        36         0        81       .           4       117  2875.49    0.68
Knit & Knit Pile Fabs     64255     57658     49770     69792     16642     16420     -1.33     53767     69570    29.39    8.25
Felts & Other Non-Woven     469       878       962      1152       372       272    -26.92       734      1052    43.26    0.05
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs    30811     29550     37295     46164     13572     10239    -24.56     42764     42831     0.16    0.98


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        560       555       513       452       164        72    -55.96       580       360   -38.00    0.15
Floor Coverings             358      1225       488       424       199       111    -44.00       501       336   -32.98    0.03
Bedroom Furnishings        1103      1260       837       737       298       146    -51.12       868       584   -32.67    0.13
Bathroom Furnishings        225       117       193       300       121        12    -90.35       279       190   -31.94    0.40
Misc. Hsehld Furnish        311       375       244        57        23        66    191.25       184       101   -45.41    0.19
Other Made-Up Articles     6001      8349      5390      2630       867       870      0.39      4266      2633   -38.27    0.14