C98

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  ___________                             |                                     |                              August 2, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  KUWAIT   |                            |       By Country,  6/2019 Data      |
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                                                  Data in thousand dollars

                                   Calendar Years                  Year-to-Date                  Year-Endings        YE  6/2019
 Group                    2015      2016      2017      2018     6/2018    6/2019  % Change    6/2018    6/2019  % Change % Share

TEXTILES & APPAREL        40323     30861     29618     30007     14236     12737    -10.53     28982     28508    -1.63    0.12
TOTAL APPAREL             24559     21100     20005     21610      9936      7747    -22.03     20238     19421    -4.04    0.31
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS     15764      9761      9613      8397      4300      4990     16.05      8744      9087     3.93    0.05
Total Yarn                 1283       212       265       316       177       159     -9.98       325       298    -8.12    0.01
Total Fabric               3241      2729      2696      2696      1764      2277     29.08      2947      3209     8.89    0.04
Total Made-Up Arts        11239      6819      6651      5385      2359      2554      8.26      5472      5580     1.97    0.15


Apparel:
M & B Trousers, Shorts      359       601       463       627       371       149    -59.83       587       405   -30.91    0.12
M & B Kt T-shirt & Tk-t     104       141       155       171        58       125    114.63       187       238    26.73    0.05
M & B Woven Shirts          210       157       156       149        83        35    -58.48       143       100   -29.87    0.08
W & G Skirts                468       468       539       417       226        80    -64.79       448       270   -39.62    0.86


W & G Suit-type Coats       266       533       870       549       298        90    -69.89       873       341   -60.99    0.63
W & G Oth Coats  &  Jac     446       306       417       556       155       131    -15.61       439       532    21.26    0.41
W & G Slacks,Shorts,Pan    1093       886      1176      2206      1247       382    -69.36      1879      1341   -28.60    0.36
W & G Other Knit Shirts      63       104       143       180        16        10    -36.10        80       174   117.47    0.23
W & G Woven Shirts          440       566       689       592       279        92    -66.98       586       405   -30.90    0.21
W & G Sweaters             1254      1021       894       928       387       263    -31.93       973       805   -17.28    0.40
W & G Dresses              9045      5720      5621      4619      1981      1869     -5.65      4871      4507    -7.48    1.39


Robes & Dressing Gowns      941       671       771       898       388       312    -19.60       765       822     7.56    3.24
Pajamas & Oth Nightwear    1827      1784      2120      2026       808       959     18.56      1745      2176    24.76    3.88
Underwear exc fnd grmts    1528      1173      1229      1460       686       691      0.71      1471      1465    -0.40    0.53
Foundation Garments        2442      1874      2170      3288      1863      1501    -19.42      2919      2926     0.27    0.98
Hosiery                     175        90       224       195        24        32     33.55       204       203    -0.53    0.07
Gloves                       90       196       203       171       107        54    -48.98       153       119   -21.91    0.12
Accessories                  96       159       310       168        75        40    -46.86       241       132   -45.06    0.06
Infants wear                821       405       334       514       116       248    113.66       274       647   136.03    0.74
Other Apparel              1072      3001       814      1236       384       468     21.90       674      1319    95.80    0.08


Yarn:
Waste & Tow, Staple        1212       200       225       291       164        61    -63.15       283       188   -33.78    0.02


Fabric:
MMF Broadwoven Fabs         134       338       135       145       135       543    303.44       216       554   156.00    0.05
Felts & Other Non-Woven     160       187       122       133        58       133    128.81       120       208    73.34    0.01
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs     2667      2029      2375      2318      1529      1543      0.93      2538      2332    -8.11    0.05


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        105        40        54       118         9        26    183.75        38       135   255.11    0.06
Floor Coverings            5871      3728      3335      2594      1106      1554     40.47      2115      3041    43.80    0.32
Bedroom Furnishings         695       530       277       270       103        66    -36.10       200       233    16.16    0.05
Other Made-Up Articles     4006      2162      2804      2293      1072       776    -27.63      2925      1997   -31.73    0.10