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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 12/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 12/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016    12/2016   12/2017  % Change   12/2016   10/2017   11/2017   12/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           276.423   281.321   281.321   287.629      2.24   281.321   283.090   286.022   287.629     2.24    0.44
       1 Apparel         254.406   261.722   261.722   271.010      3.55   261.722   267.557   269.641   271.010     3.55    1.00
       2 Non-Apparel      22.018    19.599    19.599    16.619    -15.20    19.599    15.533    16.381    16.619   -15.20    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.630     0.353     0.353     0.508     43.83     0.353     0.362     0.442     0.508    43.83    0.02
      12 Fabrics          16.643    14.911    14.911     9.861    -33.87    14.911     9.534     9.911     9.861   -33.87    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.745     4.334     4.334     6.250     44.19     4.334     5.636     6.028     6.250    44.19    0.03
      30 Cotton Products 105.872   109.787   109.787   109.762     -0.02   109.787   106.332   107.579   109.762    -0.02    0.58
      31 Cotton Apparel  105.413   109.026   109.026   108.865     -0.15   109.026   105.469   106.677   108.865    -0.15    0.95
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.458     0.761     0.761     0.897     17.84     0.761     0.863     0.902     0.897    17.84    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.821     0.598     0.598     0.807     34.92     0.598     0.729     0.822     0.807    34.92    0.33
      41 Wool Apparel      0.175     0.193     0.193     0.270     39.87     0.193     0.262     0.279     0.270    39.87    0.16
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.647     0.405     0.405     0.537     32.57     0.405     0.466     0.542     0.537    32.57    0.74
      60 MMF Products    169.356   169.803   169.803   176.518      3.95   169.803   175.606   177.097   176.518     3.95    0.39
      61 MMF Apparel     148.681   152.259   152.259   161.685      6.19   152.259   161.685   162.496   161.685     6.19    1.07
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  20.676    17.544    17.544    14.833    -15.45    17.544    13.921    14.601    14.833   -15.45    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.374     1.133     1.133     0.543    -52.10     1.133     0.424     0.524     0.543   -52.10    0.06
      81 S and V Apparel   0.137     0.244     0.244     0.191    -21.87     0.244     0.142     0.189     0.191   -21.87    0.06
      82 S and V Non-App   0.237     0.889     0.889     0.352    -60.41     0.889     0.283     0.335     0.352   -60.41    0.06

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       4.189     2.600     2.600     1.871    -28.04     2.600     2.019     1.872     1.871   -28.04    0.10
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.027     2.674     2.674     0.376    -85.95     2.674     0.394     0.368     0.376   -85.95    0.01
     229 Special Fabric   10.133     9.344     9.344     7.114    -23.87     9.344     6.628     7.174     7.114   -23.87    0.21
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.060     0.414     0.414     0.517     24.87     0.414     0.548     0.507     0.517    24.87    0.48
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   4.300     6.251     6.251     8.859     41.72     6.251     8.255     8.212     8.859    41.72    1.18

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.576     0.520     0.520     1.315    152.82     0.520     1.088     1.089     1.315   152.82    0.24
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    2.242     1.729     1.729     3.089     78.63     1.729     2.952     3.053     3.089    78.63    0.26
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   2.239     1.611     1.611     1.522     -5.49     1.611     1.556     1.506     1.522    -5.49    0.17
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.743    23.757    23.757    21.495     -9.52    23.757    20.908    21.453    21.495    -9.52    3.25
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.536     2.148     2.148     1.804    -16.02     2.148     1.823     1.823     1.804   -16.02    0.92
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.179     0.421     0.421     0.055    -86.92     0.421     0.082     0.081     0.055   -86.92    0.09
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  38.539    40.300    40.300    42.776      6.15    40.300    41.425    41.906    42.776     6.15    3.52
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  25.972    26.500    26.500    20.460    -22.79    26.500    20.053    19.998    20.460   -22.79    1.24
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.199     0.524     0.524     0.509     -2.72     0.524     0.599     0.599     0.509    -2.72    0.07
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.114     0.289     0.289     3.175    996.85     0.289     2.818     3.029     3.175   996.85    0.20
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    5.259     4.284     4.284     3.557    -16.98     4.284     3.494     3.558     3.557   -16.98    0.63

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.617     0.342     0.342     0.418     22.20     0.342     0.348     0.428     0.418    22.20    1.72
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.014     0.006     0.006     0.008     34.74     0.006     0.008     0.008     0.008    34.74    0.04
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.003     0.017     0.017     0.003    -81.29     0.017     0.003     0.003     0.003   -81.29    0.27
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.041     0.024     0.024     0.028     15.35     0.024     0.029     0.028     0.028    15.35    0.62
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.010     0.016     0.016     0.013    -17.78     0.016     0.012     0.012     0.013   -17.78    0.08
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.001     0.016     0.016     0.099    523.67     0.016     0.096     0.105     0.099   523.67    0.73
     465 Floor Coverings   0.025     0.053     0.053     0.105     98.85     0.053     0.102     0.101     0.105    98.85    0.42

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.907     0.816     0.816     0.659    -19.20     0.816     0.728     0.690     0.659   -19.20    0.07
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.652     2.368     2.368     1.627    -31.29     2.368     1.593     1.617     1.627   -31.29    0.35
     635 Coats, W/G        1.901     2.543     2.543     2.022    -20.48     2.543     3.053     2.344     2.022   -20.48    0.38
     636 Dresses           0.627     1.134     1.134     1.913     68.66     1.134     2.152     2.142     1.913    68.66    0.12
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  47.162    59.526    59.526    62.586      5.14    59.526    60.977    62.669    62.586     5.14    4.85
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  24.244    19.566    19.566    22.724     16.14    19.566    23.501    23.347    22.724    16.14    1.50
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.609     2.169     2.169     2.770     27.74     2.169     2.622     2.575     2.770    27.74    1.91
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   2.334     3.313     3.313     4.468     34.87     3.313     4.362     4.561     4.468    34.87    1.03
     642 Skirts            6.922     3.184     3.184     1.021    -67.94     3.184     1.463     1.475     1.021   -67.94    0.89
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.041     0.000     0.000     0.090       *       0.000     0.090     0.090     0.090      *      0.56
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.007     0.096     0.096     0.595    517.36     0.096     0.491     0.491     0.595   517.36    3.49
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.275     1.046     1.046     0.180    -82.80     1.046     0.007     0.007     0.180   -82.80    0.09
     647 Trousers,etc MB  14.462    15.576    15.576    16.694      7.18    15.576    16.598    16.616    16.694     7.18    2.63
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.009    28.566    28.566    32.157     12.57    28.566    31.736    31.699    32.157    12.57    3.74
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.955     0.061     0.061     1.009   1557.36     0.061     0.762     0.897     1.009  1557.36    0.09
     659 Oth. MMF App.    10.189    11.349    11.349     9.472    -16.54    11.349     9.944     9.680     9.472   -16.54    0.29
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.071     2.740     2.740     4.945     80.46     2.740     4.462     4.740     4.945    80.46    0.12

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/Bl   0.006     0.093     0.093     0.005    -94.94     0.093     0.004     0.004     0.005   -94.94    0.02
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.079     0.095     0.095     0.044    -53.49     0.095     0.016     0.044     0.044   -53.49    0.15