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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 4, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  8/2019 in Million $  |
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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          1064.357  1254.487   801.062   955.003     19.22  1185.602  1375.840  1402.979  1408.428     18.79    1.23
       1 Apparel        1045.499  1238.797   790.776   942.509     19.19  1169.590  1357.918  1384.978  1390.530     18.89    1.62
       2 Non-Apparel      18.858    15.690    10.287    12.494     21.46    16.013    17.922    18.001    17.898     11.77    0.06
      11 Yarns             3.011     2.913     1.950     2.414     23.78     3.188     3.420     3.391     3.377      5.92    0.24
      12 Fabrics           4.180     4.577     3.105     3.993     28.60     4.490     5.100     5.297     5.465     21.72    0.09
      14 Made Ups / Mis   11.667     8.200     5.232     6.088     16.36     8.335     9.402     9.313     9.056      8.65    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  503.386   591.716   389.710   470.524     20.74   567.710   662.157   672.250   672.530     18.46    1.39
      31 Cotton Apparel  500.387   589.275   388.177   468.502     20.69   565.607   659.114   669.286   669.600     18.39    1.68
      32 Cot Non-Appare    2.999     2.441     1.533     2.022     31.88     2.104     3.043     2.965     2.930     39.26    0.03
      40 Wool Products    10.414    16.703     9.769    11.325     15.92    13.936    19.210    18.727    18.258     31.02    0.42
      41 Wool Apparel      4.511    12.186     6.840     7.618     11.37     9.016    13.598    13.220    12.964     43.79    0.40
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.903     4.517     2.930     3.707     26.53     4.920     5.611     5.506     5.294      7.62    0.51
      60 MMF Products    548.582   643.464   399.426   471.139     17.95   601.014   692.111   709.648   715.177     19.00    1.20
      61 MMF Apparel     539.368   635.356   394.123   464.996     17.98   592.968   683.458   700.785   706.229     19.10    1.70
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.214     8.108     5.303     6.143     15.84     8.046     8.653     8.864     8.947     11.20    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    1.975     2.605     2.157     2.015     -6.57     2.942     2.362     2.353     2.463    -16.28    0.12
      81 S and V Appare    1.233     1.980     1.636     1.393    -14.87     1.999     1.748     1.687     1.736    -13.13    0.14
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.742     0.625     0.521     0.622     19.51     0.943     0.614     0.666     0.727    -22.97    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     229 Special Fabric    2.219     3.233     2.021     2.481     22.75     3.129     3.333     3.533     3.693     18.02    0.23
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.437     0.930     0.679     0.600    -11.59     0.954     0.729     0.875     0.851    -10.72    0.35
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   25.533    29.568    19.815    19.377     -2.21    29.066    28.527    28.652    29.129      0.22    1.26

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.454     1.488     0.621     0.540    -13.03     0.837     1.269     1.395     1.407     68.10    0.14
     336 Cotton Dresses    3.588     3.488     2.549     2.658      4.27     3.745     3.508     3.480     3.597     -3.97    0.36
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   25.303    32.205    18.042    37.235    106.38    26.423    47.784    50.096    51.399     94.53    0.73
     339 W/G Knit Blous   10.087    14.682     9.874    12.166     23.22    13.529    16.229    15.580    16.975     25.47    0.31
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  120.758   147.238    97.694   118.404     21.20   141.421   161.673   165.873   167.948     18.76    6.20
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   10.256    12.771     8.398     7.632     -9.12    11.315    14.285    13.692    12.004      6.09    1.24
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  203.760   224.916   154.085   170.507     10.66   228.813   243.280   246.876   241.338      5.47    3.95
     348 W/G Slacks, et   86.284   104.859    65.347    76.711     17.39    94.501   116.105   115.200   116.222     22.98    1.91
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.992     0.607     0.419     1.104    163.44     0.675     0.953     0.953     1.292     91.46    0.16
     352 Cotton Underwe    8.212    11.539     7.477    17.008    127.48    10.403    18.155    20.053    21.071    102.54    0.91
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.550     5.737     3.798     2.910    -23.38     5.479     4.991     4.854     4.849    -11.51    0.40

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.917     2.733     1.875     2.215     18.12     3.084     3.127     3.093     3.073     -0.36    2.50
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.848     1.391     0.888     1.055     18.71     1.118     1.352     1.429     1.557     39.33    4.11
     433 Suit-Typ Ct,MB    0.172     0.367     0.091     1.073   1074.24     0.213     0.869     1.047     1.349    533.87    0.32
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.308     5.032     2.749     1.122    -59.19     2.826     5.197     4.616     3.405     20.48    0.94
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.711     0.772     0.098     1.066    983.52     0.657     0.912     1.004     1.739    164.81    1.09
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.771     0.951     0.509     1.967    286.19     0.863     2.232     2.251     2.409    179.25    0.44
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.519     2.328     1.527     0.851    -44.24     1.743     1.968     1.818     1.652     -5.19    0.65
     448 Wool Slacks,W/    0.402     0.729     0.693     0.068    -90.17     0.872     0.311     0.319     0.104    -88.10    0.14

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           4.463     5.380     3.028     4.639     53.17     4.627     6.857     7.036     6.990     51.08    0.44
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.324     2.739     2.005     2.935     46.35     2.325     2.905     2.954     3.669     57.83    1.69
     634 Other Coats, M    4.422    11.240     6.513     8.831     35.61     9.298    12.477    13.020    13.558     45.82    0.55
     635 Coats, W/G        4.776     6.306     2.605     2.824      8.43     4.640     6.345     6.376     6.526     40.64    0.25
     636 Dresses           3.251     3.117     2.112     2.674     26.63     2.700     3.936     4.080     3.680     36.30    0.11
     638 Knit Shirts, M  184.758   205.209   136.583   146.692      7.40   198.480   210.937   211.849   215.318      8.48    4.91
     639 Knit Blouses,W   77.458    74.155    42.459    57.471     35.36    75.005    90.036    91.810    89.167     18.88    1.85
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.764    15.014     8.950    11.677     30.46    11.700    16.713    18.053    17.740     51.62    2.62
     641 N-K Blouses, W   17.977    13.651     9.319    14.130     51.62    16.101    16.136    17.180    18.461     14.65    1.00
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.153     0.000     0.000     1.182       *       0.000     1.092     1.092     1.182       *      1.43
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    1.177     1.817     0.987     1.562     58.19     1.482     1.762     1.793     2.391     61.33    4.77
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    0.090     3.191     0.039     0.022    -44.33     0.111     3.158     3.161     3.174   2760.26    0.67
     647 Trousers,etc M   61.177    88.099    55.141    76.333     38.43    77.658   102.055   103.062   109.290     40.73    3.86
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  144.192   171.081   100.749   101.989      1.23   156.021   168.243   175.907   172.321     10.45    5.01
     649 Bras/Ot Bod Su    4.198     6.075     4.143     8.697    109.92     5.686     9.444    10.104    10.628     86.93    0.49
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.581     0.496     0.107     0.704    556.61     0.649     0.496     0.497     1.092     68.40    0.11
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.676     6.981     3.589     6.305     75.67     4.751    10.117    10.138     9.697    104.09    0.65
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.727    15.972    11.858    14.353     21.04    16.159    18.370    20.012    18.467     14.28    0.37
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.843     3.433     2.224     2.504     12.55     3.603     3.692     3.693     3.713      3.05    0.28

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.377     1.145     1.100     0.585    -46.82     1.237     0.701     0.641     0.630    -49.04    0.25
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.042     0.063     0.047     0.220    363.56     0.068     0.089     0.198     0.235    248.55    0.16