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  ___________                             |                                     |                                 May 9, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  DOM REP  |                            |       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       638191    528397    560853    569355    140613    142778      1.54    557973    571520     2.43    2.43
TOTAL APPAREL            114712     61707     57321     52942     13017     10890    -16.35     57345     50815   -11.39    0.83
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS    523479    466690    503532    516412    127596    131889      3.36    500628    520705     4.01    3.00
Total Yarn               291785    259306    279988    302574     73424     76503      4.19    281207    305653     8.69    6.90
Total Fabric             196246    179700    193043    184277     47871     46770     -2.30    189494    183176    -3.33    2.01
Total Made-Up Arts        35449     27684     30501     29562      6301      8616     36.74     29927     31877     6.52    0.83


Apparel:
M & B Trousers, Shorts     1172      1544      1561      2226       391       294    -24.78      1366      2129    55.85    0.59
M & B Kt T-shirt & Tk-t     988       687       352       628       113        35    -68.84       377       550    45.97    0.12
M & B Other Knit Shirts     939       537       332       187        35        52     48.47       294       204   -30.56    0.12
M & B Woven Shirts          494       579       396       341        76        70     -8.07       364       335    -8.09    0.27
M & B Sweaters              524       355       369       333        87        11    -87.32       422       258   -38.84    0.11


W & G Ensembles             170       144        38       142        39         6    -83.57        59       110    84.77    0.59
W & G Suit-type Coats         5        42         0        63         3       123   4545.36         3       184  6838.12    0.32
W & G Slacks,Shorts,Pan     378       698       841       979       245       238     -2.74       851       972    14.24    0.26
W & G Kt T-shirt &  Tan     672       161       761      1439        52       103     97.27       551      1490   170.39    0.94
W & G Other Knit Shirts     242       313       434       238        65        56    -14.13       471       229   -51.42    0.29
W & G Woven Shirts         3354       180       725       552       346        69    -80.20      1032       274   -73.42    0.15
W & G Dresses              1359       602      1715       214        30        24    -18.74      1383       208   -84.95    0.06


Robes & Dressing Gowns      246       311       157       204        49       169    246.75       191       324    69.93    1.22
Pajamas & Oth Nightwear     153       184       132       212        49        58     18.14       149       221    48.32    0.38
Underwear exc fnd grmts    1456      2174      3693      3330      1126       481    -57.26      4292      2685   -37.44    1.02
Foundation Garments        9306      3016      2178      3543       814       149    -81.73      2808      2877     2.46    0.93
Hosiery                     195       323       373       341        98       150     53.79       331       393    18.75    0.14
Gloves                      148       284       426       483       128       118     -8.03       451       473     4.83    0.46
Accessories                3213      1523      2144      2740       311       390     25.30      2263      2819    24.56    1.23
Infants wear                779      4504      4256      1431       651       364    -44.03      3895      1145   -70.61    1.31
Other Apparel             84955     42728     35691     32749      7994      7772     -2.77     34918     32528    -6.85    2.06


Yarn:
Filament Yarn             28460     29467     28560     24472      5709      6853     20.03     27259     25615    -6.03    2.07
Spun Yrns & Thread       258734    224767    245832    275070     66960     68846      2.82    249801    276956    10.87   13.30
Waste & Tow, Staple        4591      5072      5596      3032       754       805      6.64      4147      3082   -25.70    0.28


Fabric:
Cotton Broadwoven Fabs    16279     11708     11877      8669      2546      2729      7.17     11368      8852   -22.13    1.69
MMF Broadwoven Fabs       45959     35999     32880     27143      7170      5881    -17.98     29569     25854   -12.56    2.35
Silk & Other Vg Fib Fab     351       349       652       241        35         3    -92.01       443       209   -52.88    1.21
Knit & Knit Pile Fabs     55326     57674     55063     58975     16063     15917     -0.91     56820     58829     3.53    6.98
Felts & Other Non-Woven   27361     31369     37976     36481      8574      8775      2.34     37905     36682    -3.23    1.67
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs    49784     41564     53857     52333     13129     13465      2.56     52428     52670     0.46    1.20


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.       5925      4539      4858      4099      1050       940    -10.43      4767      3990   -16.30    1.64
Floor Coverings            1760      2464      2059      2163       545       467    -14.25      2048      2085     1.79    0.22
Curtains and Drapes        3038      1455       767       790       101        93     -8.18       555       781    40.66    0.61
Bedroom Furnishings        2532      2386      2199      2268       403       919    127.88      1956      2784    42.33    0.64
Bathroom Furnishings        826       706       765      1204       315       292     -7.38       903      1180    30.75    2.50
Misc. Hsehld Furnish        686       672       577       320        75        48    -35.32       484       293   -39.47    0.55
Other Made-Up Articles    20468     15389     19155     18639      3799      5846     53.87     19139     20686     8.08    1.06