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  ___________                             |                                     |                                 May 9, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  SRI LKA  |                            |       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        36571     31795     29984     41848      9026     11920     32.06     32881     44741    36.07    0.19
TOTAL APPAREL              3426       811      3668      9669      2143       936    -56.33      5558      8462    52.25    0.14
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS     33144     30984     26316     32179      6884     10984     59.57     27323     36279    32.78    0.21
Total Yarn                17799     18807     12948     16979      3557      7972    124.14     13909     21395    53.82    0.48
Total Fabric              14341     11273     12345     14434      3238      2659    -17.87     12834     13855     7.96    0.15
Total Made-Up Arts         1004       904      1024       766        89       353    296.67       580      1030    77.37    0.03


Apparel:
M & B Other Knit Shirts       0         0      2326      6012      1018       872    -14.33      3344      5866    75.42    3.54


W & G Suit-type Coats         .         0         0       171         0         0       .           0       171      .      0.30
W & G Other Knit Shirts       0         0        16      2284       623         0   -100.00       639      1662   160.06    2.10


Gloves                        4         5         4       162        64        16    -75.85        68       113    66.27    0.11
Other Apparel              1262       457       994       833       397        41    -89.63      1310       477   -63.58    0.03


Yarn:
Filament Yarn              7767      7178      3459      1910       649       423    -34.75      3167      1685   -46.81    0.14
Spun Yrns & Thread        10014     11621      9489     15063      2908      7549    159.59     10742     19704    83.44    0.95


Fabric:
Cotton Broadwoven Fabs      374       149        60       180         0        14       .          50       194   290.21    0.04
MMF Broadwoven Fabs        4013      3847      4255      3270      1045      1150     10.10      4110      3376   -17.86    0.31
Knit & Knit Pile Fabs      4940      2855      3150      3578       944       729    -22.76      3563      3363    -5.63    0.40
Felts & Other Non-Woven     164       147       513       219        20        31     53.05       491       230   -53.14    0.01
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs     4814      4275      4349      7066      1147       708    -38.27      4524      6627    46.47    0.15


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        155        52        48       183         7        13     84.19        34       189   454.53    0.08
Floor Coverings             434       548       637       253        26       177    577.81       213       404    90.02    0.04
Other Made-Up Articles      290       297       325       310        51       147    187.70       315       406    28.69    0.02