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  ___________                             |                                     |                                 May 9, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  BAHAMAS  |                            |       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        33631     27834     32977     32495      8139      9113     11.96     33842     33468    -1.10    0.14
TOTAL APPAREL              8924      9304     10606     12286      4037      3323    -17.68     12151     11573    -4.76    0.19
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS     24708     18530     22371     20209      4102      5789     41.13     21691     21896     0.94    0.13
Total Yarn                  369       334       615       356        64        86     33.92       310       378    21.88    0.01
Total Fabric               2492      2165      3401      2865      1025      1010     -1.45      3500      2850   -18.58    0.03
Total Made-Up Arts        21847     16031     18355     16988      3013      4694     55.76     17881     18668     4.40    0.49


Apparel:
M & B Ensembles              55        37        17        90         8        22    181.38        25       104   321.46    0.94
M & B Suits                 132       198       235       286        57       102     77.86       249       330    32.87    1.70
M & B Other Coats            69        42        67       113        70       114     63.07       130       158    21.41    0.09
M & B Trousers, Shorts     1283      1334      1563      1393       245       254      3.58      1441      1402    -2.69    0.39
M & B Kt T-shirt & Tk-t     738       714      1206       876       120       335    180.02       930      1091    17.31    0.24
M & B Other Knit Shirts     644       922       622       510       180       114    -36.91       608       443   -27.07    0.27
M & B Woven Shirts          683       566       906       781       147       258     75.74       813       892     9.81    0.72
M & B Sweaters              182       111       156       198        23        32     39.58       162       208    28.55    0.08


W & G Ensembles              23        67       165       206        50        13    -74.58       170       169    -0.76    0.90
W & G Oth Coats  &  Jac      35        39        33        90         7        23    213.16        40       106   163.53    0.08
W & G Slacks,Shorts,Pan     301       476       282       299        60       118     95.73       258       357    38.24    0.10
W & G Kt T-shirt &  Tan     425       407       332       233        27        30     10.71       280       236   -15.82    0.15
W & G Woven Shirts          194        88       355       199        21        68    222.54       293       246   -15.89    0.13
W & G Dresses               185       134       326       370        86       375    336.52       382       660    72.90    0.20


Robes & Dressing Gowns      111        99       108       190        20        56    181.20       119       226    89.33    0.85
Pajamas & Oth Nightwear     140        31        77        77        25        49     95.89       103       101    -1.74    0.17
Underwear exc fnd grmts     713       942      1125       919       220       309     40.24      1033      1007    -2.45    0.38
Foundation Garments         272       138       186       147        46        39    -14.54       181       140   -22.68    0.05
Swimwear                     87        97       164       197        48        64     32.87       186       213    14.58    0.34
Hosiery                     178       222       377       361        70        45    -36.41       403       335   -16.85    0.12
Gloves                      131        88       149       134        49        62     25.98       157       147    -6.00    0.14
Accessories                 724       444       486       573       111       127     13.77       512       588    15.01    0.26
Infants wear                687       620       522      2035      1764       103    -94.16      2205       374   -83.04    0.43
Other Apparel               749      1153       636      1618       482       538     11.61      1025      1674    63.38    0.11


Yarn:
Waste & Tow, Staple         227       279       515       289        64        63     -2.10       219       288    31.69    0.03


Fabric:
Cotton Broadwoven Fabs       76        83       213       123        40        29    -28.26       194       112   -42.60    0.02
MMF Broadwoven Fabs         500       248       194       302        32       216    573.93       198       485   144.61    0.04
Knit & Knit Pile Fabs       317       429       426       344        93       129     39.19       403       380    -5.72    0.05
Felts & Other Non-Woven     330       529       738       679       200       362     81.15       662       841    27.05    0.04
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs     1233       813      1756      1380       644       259    -59.83      1952       995   -49.05    0.02


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        316       425       464       854       185       147    -20.72       569       816    43.34    0.34
Floor Coverings            6409      3501      4370      4453       681      1012     48.59      4365      4783     9.60    0.50
Curtains and Drapes        1242       579      1525      1110       244       565    132.02      1551      1432    -7.68    1.11
Bedroom Furnishings        6098      4935      6139      4834       716      1147     60.11      5599      5264    -5.97    1.21
Bathroom Furnishings       1639       948      1086      1353       345       410     18.60      1240      1417    14.30    3.01
Dining Rm Furnishings       218       227       576       297        72       152    109.96       529       376   -28.83    1.81
Misc. Hsehld Furnish       1306      1063       313       523        65       108     65.00       300       566    88.43    1.07
Other Made-Up Articles     4620      4353      3881      3564       705      1154     63.79      3729      4013     7.63    0.21