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  ___________                             |                                     |                                 May 9, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  KUWAIT   |                            |       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        40323     30861     29618     30007      7726      6668    -13.68     30183     28950    -4.08    0.12
TOTAL APPAREL             24559     21100     20005     21610      5940      4174    -29.73     20928     19844    -5.18    0.32
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS     15764      9761      9613      8397      1786      2494     39.68      9255      9106    -1.61    0.05
Total Yarn                 1283       212       265       316        22        86    293.42       227       380    67.39    0.01
Total Fabric               3241      2729      2696      2696       632      1452    129.92      2394      3517    46.87    0.04
Total Made-Up Arts        11239      6819      6651      5385      1132       956    -15.55      6634      5209   -21.47    0.14


Apparel:
M & B Trousers, Shorts      359       601       463       627       206        66    -68.03       582       487   -16.30    0.14
M & B Kt T-shirt & Tk-t     104       141       155       171        24        40     64.02       158       187    18.05    0.04
M & B Other Knit Shirts     501       371       125       120        27        13    -52.85       131       105   -19.66    0.06
M & B Woven Shirts          210       157       156       149        46        24    -47.19       165       127   -22.63    0.10
W & G Skirts                468       468       539       417        92        50    -45.94       481       375   -22.09    1.14


W & G Suit-type Coats       266       533       870       549       143        52    -63.41       852       458   -46.20    0.80
W & G Oth Coats  &  Jac     446       306       417       556       101        90    -10.29       461       546    18.35    0.42
W & G Slacks,Shorts,Pan    1093       886      1176      2206      1020       191    -81.23      1901      1378   -27.52    0.37
W & G Other Knit Shirts      63       104       143       180         7         6     -7.83        94       179    89.84    0.23
W & G Woven Shirts          440       566       689       592       136        54    -60.34       641       510   -20.50    0.27
W & G Sweaters             1254      1021       894       928       281       154    -45.19       999       801   -19.81    0.40
W & G Dresses              9045      5720      5621      4619      1353      1340     -0.99      5615      4605   -17.98    1.41


Robes & Dressing Gowns      941       671       771       898       187       129    -31.14       750       840    12.06    3.17
Pajamas & Oth Nightwear    1827      1784      2120      2026       367       685     86.82      1738      2345    34.92    4.04
Underwear exc fnd grmts    1528      1173      1229      1460       381       274    -28.14      1399      1353    -3.30    0.51
Foundation Garments        2442      1874      2170      3288      1042       555    -46.79      2592      2801     8.05    0.91
Hosiery                     175        90       224       195        24         7    -71.00       224       178   -20.32    0.07
Gloves                       90       196       203       171        39        48     24.20       177       181     2.34    0.18
Accessories                  96       159       310       168        20        13    -36.89       194       160   -17.32    0.07
Infants wear                821       405       334       514        67       171    152.90       295       618   109.45    0.71
Other Apparel              1072      3001       814      1236       135       105    -22.27       770      1205    56.56    0.08


Yarn:
Waste & Tow, Staple        1212       200       225       291        22        61    178.24       193       330    70.91    0.03


Fabric:
MMF Broadwoven Fabs         134       338       135       145        13       475   3545.86       108       607   464.17    0.06
Felts & Other Non-Woven     160       187       122       133        44        64     46.15       112       153    36.65    0.01
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs     2667      2029      2375      2318       558       900     61.15      2124      2659    25.18    0.06


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        105        40        54       118         6        16    163.93        39       128   229.67    0.05
Floor Coverings            5871      3728      3335      2594       526       466    -11.37      3488      2534   -27.35    0.26
Bedroom Furnishings         695       530       277       270        39        25    -35.01       198       256    29.64    0.06
Other Made-Up Articles     4006      2162      2804      2293       519       433    -16.54      2707      2207   -18.47    0.11