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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 12/2017 in Million $  |
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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          1030.881  1043.984  1043.984  1066.706      2.18  1043.984  1052.962  1061.295  1066.706      2.18    1.01
       1 Apparel        1013.928  1028.648  1028.648  1048.241      1.90  1028.648  1035.595  1043.121  1048.241      1.90    1.31
       2 Non-Apparel      16.953    15.336    15.336    18.465     20.41    15.336    17.366    18.174    18.465     20.41    0.07
      11 Yarns             4.119     2.228     2.228     2.657     19.25     2.228     2.312     2.738     2.657     19.25    0.21
      12 Fabrics           8.151     6.865     6.865     4.171    -39.24     6.865     4.132     4.169     4.171    -39.24    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    4.683     6.243     6.243    11.637     86.41     6.243    10.922    11.266    11.637     86.41    0.06
      30 Cotton Product  523.105   526.763   526.763   503.677     -4.38   526.763   492.121   498.374   503.677     -4.38    1.10
      31 Cotton Apparel  521.541   525.117   525.117   500.709     -4.65   525.117   489.245   495.392   500.709     -4.65    1.34
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.564     1.646     1.646     2.968     80.33     1.646     2.876     2.981     2.968     80.33    0.04
      40 Wool Products     9.685     8.047     8.047    10.063     25.05     8.047     9.708    10.093    10.063     25.05    0.25
      41 Wool Apparel      4.559     4.041     4.041     4.512     11.66     4.041     4.464     4.499     4.512     11.66    0.15
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.126     4.006     4.006     5.551     38.56     4.006     5.244     5.594     5.551     38.56    0.52
      60 MMF Products    495.840   506.633   506.633   550.991      8.76   506.633   549.495   550.922   550.991      8.76    1.01
      61 MMF Apparel     486.008   497.842   497.842   541.784      8.83   497.842   540.837   541.988   541.784      8.83    1.39
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.832     8.791     8.791     9.207      4.73     8.791     8.658     8.934     9.207      4.73    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.251     2.541     2.541     1.975    -22.26     2.541     1.638     1.905     1.975    -22.26    0.12
      81 S and V Appare    1.820     1.649     1.649     1.236    -25.03     1.649     1.049     1.241     1.236    -25.03    0.11
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.431     0.893     0.893     0.740    -17.15     0.893     0.589     0.664     0.740    -17.15    0.12

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       3.035     2.279     2.279     0.679    -70.19     2.279     0.807     0.680     0.679    -70.19    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.802     0.989     0.989     0.290    -70.73     0.989     0.289     0.283     0.290    -70.73    0.02
     229 Special Fabric    3.494     2.903     2.903     2.219    -23.57     2.903     2.033     2.227     2.219    -23.57    0.14
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.277     1.172     1.172     1.438     22.72     1.172     1.511     1.396     1.438     22.72    0.64
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   15.433    19.432    19.432    25.533     31.40    19.432    24.262    23.969    25.533     31.40    1.10

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.583     2.328     2.328     3.614     55.20     2.328     3.494     3.370     3.614     55.20    0.37
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   26.066    17.042    17.042    25.503     49.65    17.042    24.432    25.313    25.503     49.65    0.42
     339 W/G Knit Blous   13.166     9.574     9.574    10.088      5.37     9.574    10.160    10.130    10.088      5.37    0.20
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  150.201   144.541   144.541   120.808    -16.42   144.541   119.153   121.102   120.808    -16.42    4.53
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   13.184    12.864    12.864    10.256    -20.28    12.864    10.648    10.760    10.256    -20.28    0.92
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.853     2.231     2.231     0.546    -75.53     2.231     0.594     0.607     0.546    -75.53    0.23
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  184.280   195.131   195.131   203.761      4.42   195.131   198.634   201.391   203.761      4.42    3.55
     348 W/G Slacks, et  110.006   112.662   112.662    86.296    -23.40   112.662    83.797    84.136    86.296    -23.40    1.44
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.515     0.978     0.978     0.992      1.38     0.978     1.094     1.107     0.992      1.38    0.14
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.178     0.607     0.607     8.237   1257.41     0.607     7.572     8.080     8.237   1257.41    0.37
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    6.500     4.867     4.867     4.554     -6.44     4.867     4.456     4.552     4.554     -6.44    0.41

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        4.025     2.159     2.159     2.563     18.74     2.159     2.216     2.643     2.563     18.74    2.21
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.441     0.252     0.252     0.308     22.07     0.252     0.324     0.310     0.308     22.07    0.09
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.070     0.110     0.110     0.188     71.42     0.110     0.175     0.174     0.188     71.42    0.94
     445 Wool Sweater,M    1.146     0.612     0.612     0.711     16.26     0.612     0.737     0.717     0.711     16.26    0.54
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.644     0.920     0.920     0.771    -16.18     0.920     0.749     0.710     0.771    -16.18    0.18
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.043     0.157     0.157     0.520    231.12     0.157     0.456     0.531     0.520    231.12    0.21
     465 Floor Covering    1.002     1.638     1.638     2.742     67.44     1.638     2.694     2.717     2.742     67.44    0.38

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.994     5.664     5.664     4.463    -21.21     5.664     4.959     4.691     4.463    -21.21    0.34
     634 Other Coats, M    4.009     5.431     5.431     4.422    -18.58     5.431     4.287     4.416     4.422    -18.58    0.23
     635 Coats, W/G        4.497     9.884     9.884     4.778    -51.66     9.884    11.173     7.291     4.778    -51.66    0.24
     636 Dresses           2.392     2.483     2.483     3.252     30.95     2.483     3.654     3.642     3.252     30.95    0.09
     638 Knit Shirts, M  136.162   178.484   178.484   186.157      4.30   178.484   183.131   186.547   186.157      4.30    4.88
     639 Knit Blouses,W   74.518    64.127    64.127    77.642     21.08    64.127    79.289    78.914    77.642     21.08    1.46
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    5.988     8.170     8.170     8.764      7.27     8.170     8.427     8.205     8.764      7.27    1.58
     641 N-K Blouses, W    8.425    11.606    11.606    17.981     54.93    11.606    16.887    17.624    17.981     54.93    0.89
     642 Skirts           21.478     9.244     9.244     3.848    -58.38     9.244     5.047     5.084     3.848    -58.38    0.81
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.100     0.000     0.000     0.153       *       0.000     0.153     0.153     0.153       *      0.22
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.017     0.267     0.267     1.177    341.46     0.267     1.104     1.104     1.177    341.46    2.94
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    5.889     3.466     3.466     0.090    -97.40     3.466     0.045     0.045     0.090    -97.40    0.02
     647 Trousers,etc M   50.759    54.640    54.640    61.770     13.05    54.640    60.859    61.198    61.770     13.05    2.45
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  137.271   126.895   126.895   144.282     13.70   126.895   140.561   141.445   144.282     13.70    4.52
     652 M-MF Underwear   12.018     0.465     0.465     1.690    263.45     0.465     1.068     1.379     1.690    263.45    0.11
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.803    12.504    12.504    12.744      1.91    12.504    12.418    12.394    12.744      1.91    0.28
     669 Other MMF Manu    1.862     2.255     2.255     4.844    114.78     2.255     4.403     4.615     4.844    114.78    0.41

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/B    0.051     0.309     0.309     0.016    -94.82     0.309     0.016     0.015     0.016    -94.82    0.01
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    1.194     0.931     0.931     0.377    -59.50     0.931     0.265     0.379     0.377    -59.50    0.19