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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 4, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  8/2019 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     8/2018    8/2019  % Change    8/2018    6/2019    7/2019    8/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           287.045   337.378   216.778   257.244     18.67   320.318   366.394   374.498   377.845    17.96    0.53
       1 Apparel         270.369   321.019   205.844   245.004     19.02   303.330   350.087   357.597   360.179    18.74    1.26
       2 Non-Apparel      16.676    16.359    10.934    12.241     11.95    16.988    16.307    16.901    17.666     3.99    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.553     0.401     0.281     0.402     43.15     0.549     0.548     0.523     0.522    -4.90    0.01
      12 Fabrics           9.858    10.590     7.088     7.459      5.23    10.808     9.570    10.304    10.961     1.42    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   6.265     5.368     3.565     4.381     22.87     5.632     6.189     6.074     6.183     9.79    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.865   131.261    85.715   106.288     24.00   124.699   148.952   151.130   151.834    21.76    0.78
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.953   130.182    85.038   105.273     23.79   123.832   147.473   149.818   150.416    21.47    1.29
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.912     1.079     0.677     1.016     50.09     0.867     1.478     1.312     1.418    63.59    0.02
      40 Wool Products     0.851     1.290     0.801     0.688    -14.10     1.131     1.293     1.245     1.177     4.08    0.47
      41 Wool Apparel      0.270     0.849     0.487     0.427    -12.35     0.590     0.860     0.843     0.789    33.61    0.45
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.582     0.441     0.315     0.262    -16.80     0.540     0.433     0.402     0.388   -28.18    0.51
      60 MMF Products    175.785   204.346   129.852   149.556     15.17   193.819   215.497   221.408   224.050    15.60    0.45
      61 MMF Apparel     160.955   189.775   120.139   139.142     15.82   178.658   201.597   206.763   208.777    16.86    1.26
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  14.830    14.571     9.713    10.414      7.22    15.160    13.899    14.645    15.273     0.74    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.543     0.481     0.409     0.712     73.95     0.669     0.653     0.714     0.784    17.11    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.191     0.214     0.179     0.162     -9.41     0.249     0.156     0.173     0.197   -20.84    0.05
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.267     0.230     0.549    139.02     0.420     0.497     0.542     0.587    39.55    0.08

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     229 Special Fabric    7.114     9.769     6.433     6.379     -0.85    10.023     8.417     9.140     9.714    -3.08    0.26
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.517     0.297     0.228     0.172    -24.27     0.309     0.228     0.281     0.242   -21.80    0.22
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.859     9.986     6.607     6.824      3.28     9.907     9.959    10.072    10.203     2.98    1.37

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.120     0.572     0.208     0.123    -40.93     0.253     0.458     0.471     0.487    93.02    0.15
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.299     0.811     0.538     0.776     44.15     1.016     0.994     1.014     1.048     3.21    0.19
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    3.065     5.170     2.736     5.560    103.23     3.896     7.580     7.913     7.994   105.20    0.64
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.522     2.390     1.694     1.816      7.21     2.153     2.453     2.290     2.512    16.69    0.27
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  21.478    27.067    17.715    21.456     21.12    25.619    30.278    30.578    30.808    20.25    4.72
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   1.804     1.927     1.247     1.080    -13.37     1.760     1.951     1.881     1.760     0.04    1.05
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  42.776    47.516    32.279    37.551     16.33    47.944    52.773    53.821    52.788    10.10    4.29
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  20.458    25.129    15.972    20.213     26.55    22.710    28.636    28.840    29.370    29.33    1.83
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.509     0.199     0.119     0.431    261.18     0.268     0.375     0.373     0.511    90.43    0.06
     352 Cotton Underwea   3.165     4.563     2.946     6.512    121.07     4.192     6.860     7.609     8.129    93.93    0.52
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.714     4.879     3.060     2.383    -22.12     4.450     4.532     4.323     4.202    -5.58    0.69

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.463     0.370     0.269     0.211    -21.48     0.457     0.341     0.315     0.312   -31.65    1.27
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.059     0.096     0.058     0.075     27.75     0.073     0.093     0.099     0.112    54.13    2.37
     433 Suit-Typ Ct,MB    0.008     0.026     0.002     0.086   5069.09     0.008     0.071     0.087     0.110  1207.14    0.57
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.008     0.335     0.184     0.056    -69.40     0.186     0.339     0.304     0.207    11.59    0.98
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.028     0.029     0.003     0.039   1289.78     0.025     0.032     0.034     0.065   158.54    1.36
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.013     0.018     0.008     0.048    529.02     0.014     0.046     0.055     0.058   312.26    0.31
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.099     0.241     0.150     0.090    -39.58     0.168     0.209     0.195     0.182     8.32    1.37
     448 Wool Slacks,W/G   0.031     0.072     0.069     0.013    -81.32     0.087     0.034     0.034     0.016   -81.40    0.45

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.659     0.756     0.430     0.674     56.94     0.667     0.973     1.005     1.001    49.97    0.09
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.039     0.349     0.233     0.328     40.69     0.272     0.369     0.373     0.444    63.57    1.22
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.627     3.927     2.242     3.294     46.92     3.259     4.410     4.575     4.979    52.77    0.85
     635 Coats, W/G        2.021     2.848     1.082     1.316     21.65     1.833     2.952     2.980     3.082    68.17    0.44
     636 Dresses           1.912     1.331     0.866     1.897    119.01     1.543     2.499     2.662     2.362    53.10    0.16
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  62.113    68.395    46.212    49.993      8.18    67.723    69.806    70.889    72.175     6.57    4.82
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  22.659    21.999    12.691    17.132     35.00    21.785    26.117    26.680    26.440    21.37    1.79
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.770     4.875     3.341     3.434      2.80     4.190     4.552     5.002     4.969    18.59    2.99
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   4.461     4.066     2.802     3.225     15.13     4.491     4.248     4.392     4.490    -0.02    1.17
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.090     0.000     0.000     0.149       *       0.000     0.135     0.136     0.149      *      0.89
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.595     0.907     0.529     0.832     57.20     0.821     0.816     0.847     1.210    47.38    6.19
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   0.180     0.850     0.052     0.026    -49.53     0.229     0.801     0.801     0.824   259.54    0.33
     647 Trousers,etc MB  16.610    22.577    14.775    17.704     19.82    20.691    24.494    24.429    25.506    23.27    3.87
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.081    36.229    21.593    21.170     -1.96    32.850    34.921    36.359    35.806     9.00    4.03
     649 Bras/Ot Bod Sup   0.330     0.477     0.326     0.723    121.42     0.443     0.778     0.835     0.874    97.35    0.45
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.388     0.662     0.090     0.643    614.79     0.464     0.622     0.622     1.215   161.82    0.11
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.007     4.972     2.131     5.684    166.75     2.868     8.646     8.779     8.525   197.24    0.77
     659 Oth. MMF App.     9.457    13.190     9.633     9.965      3.45    12.908    13.753    14.496    13.522     4.76    0.36
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.945     4.009     2.598     3.005     15.69     4.244     4.380     4.392     4.417     4.08    0.10

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.044     0.111     0.109     0.049    -55.43     0.138     0.055     0.051     0.051   -63.32    0.13
     870 Luggage Silk/Ve   0.013     0.014     0.007     0.102   1370.00     0.008     0.034     0.094     0.109  1194.76    0.11