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  ___________                             |                                     |                             October 4, 2019
 |           |                            |        US EXPORT MARKETS            |
 |  SRI LKA  |                            |       By Country,  8/2019 Data      |
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                                                  Data in thousand dollars

                                   Calendar Years                  Year-to-Date                  Year-Endings        YE  8/2019
 Group                    2015      2016      2017      2018     8/2018    8/2019  % Change    8/2018    8/2019  % Change % Share

TEXTILES & APPAREL        36571     31795     29984     41848     28762     29135      1.29     41963     42220     0.61    0.18
TOTAL APPAREL              3426       811      3668      9669      7638      1751    -77.07     10741      3782   -64.79    0.06
TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS     33144     30984     26316     32179     21124     27383     29.63     31222     38438    23.11    0.22
Total Yarn                17799     18807     12948     16979     10481     19359     84.72     15723     25858    64.46    0.60
Total Fabric              14341     11273     12345     14434     10224      7319    -28.41     14867     11529   -22.45    0.13
Total Made-Up Arts         1004       904      1024       766       420       705     67.90       633      1051    66.14    0.03


Apparel:
M & B Other Knit Shirts       0         0      2326      6012      4155      1178    -71.64      6481      3035   -53.18    1.81


Foundation Garments           3        12        11         3         3       163   5099.07         7       163  2379.45    0.06
Other Apparel              1262       457       994       833       724       264    -63.46      1456       373   -74.34    0.02


Yarn:
Filament Yarn              7767      7178      3459      1910      1440       665    -53.82      2578      1135   -55.97    0.09
Spun Yrns & Thread        10014     11621      9489     15063      9041     18676    106.57     13145     24698    87.90    1.20


Fabric:
Cotton Broadwoven Fabs      374       149        60       180       118        52    -56.21       147       114   -22.67    0.02
MMF Broadwoven Fabs        4013      3847      4255      3270      2190      2319      5.88      3546      3399    -4.15    0.30
Knit & Knit Pile Fabs      4940      2855      3150      3578      2321      2955     27.30      3738      4211    12.67    0.51
Speclty & Indstrl Fabs     4814      4275      4349      7066      5263      1886    -64.17      6731      3689   -45.20    0.09


Made-up and Misc.:
Cordage, twine, etc.        155        52        48       183        91        98      8.15       118       190    61.82    0.08
Floor Coverings             434       548       637       253       151       280     85.54       257       382    48.90    0.04
Other Made-Up Articles      290       297       325       310       165       312     89.08       235       457    94.65    0.02