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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 1, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 12/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 12/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017    12/2017   12/2018  % Change   12/2017   10/2018   11/2018   12/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           281.201   287.054   287.054   337.514     17.58   287.054   325.758   335.746   337.514    17.58    0.49
       1 Apparel         261.602   270.378   270.378   321.155     18.78   270.378   308.035   318.869   321.155    18.78    1.15
       2 Non-Apparel      19.599    16.677    16.677    16.359     -1.91    16.677    17.723    16.877    16.359    -1.91    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.353     0.553     0.553     0.401    -27.56     0.553     0.564     0.505     0.401   -27.56    0.01
      12 Fabrics          14.911     9.858     9.858    10.590      7.43     9.858    11.547    10.876    10.590     7.43    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.334     6.265     6.265     5.368    -14.32     6.265     5.612     5.496     5.368   -14.32    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.745   109.866   109.866   131.261     19.47   109.866   126.150   130.570   131.261    19.47    0.68
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.984   108.954   108.954   130.183     19.48   108.954   125.245   129.639   130.183    19.48    1.13
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.761     0.912     0.912     1.079     18.24     0.912     0.906     0.931     1.079    18.24    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.598     0.851     0.851     1.290     51.54     0.851     1.290     1.295     1.290    51.54    0.52
      41 Wool Apparel      0.193     0.270     0.270     0.849    215.05     0.270     0.753     0.823     0.849   215.05    0.50
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.405     0.582     0.582     0.441    -24.20     0.582     0.537     0.472     0.441   -24.20    0.57
      60 MMF Products    169.725   175.794   175.794   204.480     16.32   175.794   197.728   203.385   204.480    16.32    0.43
      61 MMF Apparel     152.181   160.964   160.964   189.909     17.98   160.964   181.785   188.196   189.909    17.98    1.20
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  17.544    14.830    14.830    14.571     -1.75    14.830    15.943    15.188    14.571    -1.75    0.05
      80 S and V Product   1.133     0.543     0.543     0.482    -11.17     0.543     0.589     0.496     0.482   -11.17    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.244     0.191     0.191     0.214     12.37     0.191     0.252     0.211     0.214    12.37    0.07
      82 S and V Non-App   0.889     0.352     0.352     0.268    -23.92     0.352     0.337     0.285     0.268   -23.92    0.04

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.600     1.871     1.871     0.077    -95.89     1.871     0.077     0.077     0.077   -95.89    0.00
     229 Special Fabric    9.344     7.114     7.114     9.769     37.32     7.114    10.811    10.134     9.769    37.32    0.26
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.414     0.517     0.517     0.297    -42.56     0.517     0.338     0.361     0.297   -42.56    0.27
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   6.251     8.859     8.859     9.989     12.76     8.859     9.805    10.165     9.989    12.76    1.34

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.187     0.120     0.120     0.572    378.51     0.120     0.553     0.561     0.572   378.51    0.19
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.520     1.299     1.299     0.811    -37.57     1.299     1.016     1.032     0.811   -37.57    0.15
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    1.729     3.065     3.065     5.170     68.66     3.065     4.203     4.683     5.170    68.66    0.43
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.611     1.522     1.522     2.390     57.01     1.522     2.254     2.373     2.390    57.01    0.26
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.757    21.478    21.478    27.067     26.02    21.478    25.613    26.764    27.067    26.02    4.09
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.148     1.804     1.804     1.928      6.85     1.804     1.849     1.900     1.928     6.85    1.04
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  40.300    42.776    42.776    47.516     11.08    42.776    47.883    48.370    47.516    11.08    3.85
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  26.461    20.459    20.459    25.129     22.83    20.459    23.114    24.400    25.129    22.83    1.51
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.524     0.509     0.509     0.199    -60.85     0.509     0.203     0.218     0.199   -60.85    0.03
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.289     3.165     3.165     4.563     44.15     3.165     4.139     4.435     4.563    44.15    0.30
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.283     3.714     3.714     4.878     31.34     3.714     4.695     4.831     4.878    31.34    0.83

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.342     0.463     0.463     0.370    -19.98     0.463     0.458     0.395     0.370   -19.98    1.44
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.079     0.059     0.059     0.096     63.76     0.059     0.087     0.094     0.096    63.76    1.71
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.006     0.008     0.008     0.335   4331.57     0.008     0.329     0.334     0.335  4331.57    1.68
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.024     0.028     0.028     0.029      4.29     0.028     0.028     0.029     0.029     4.29    0.64
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.016     0.013     0.013     0.018     42.29     0.013     0.018     0.019     0.018    42.29    0.11
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.016     0.099     0.099     0.241    144.60     0.099     0.177     0.218     0.241   144.60    1.84
     465 Floor Coverings   0.053     0.105     0.105     0.054    -48.97     0.105     0.060     0.061     0.054   -48.97    0.20

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.816     0.659     0.659     0.757     14.81     0.659     0.704     0.752     0.757    14.81    0.07
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.002     0.039     0.039     0.350    797.98     0.039     0.336     0.351     0.350   797.98    0.79
     634 Other Coats, MB   2.368     1.627     1.627     3.927    141.34     1.627     3.684     3.971     3.927   141.34    0.76
     635 Coats, W/G        2.543     2.022     2.022     2.845     40.73     2.022     2.620     2.866     2.845    40.73    0.47
     636 Dresses           1.134     1.912     1.912     1.348    -29.53     1.912     1.275     1.323     1.348   -29.53    0.09
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  59.526    62.114    62.114    68.395     10.11    62.114    68.109    68.868    68.395    10.11    4.89
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  19.566    22.659    22.659    22.019     -2.82    22.659    20.872    21.434    22.019    -2.82    1.47
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.169     2.770     2.770     4.875     75.99     2.770     4.415     4.765     4.875    75.99    3.03
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   3.312     4.468     4.468     4.067     -8.98     4.468     4.419     4.204     4.067    -8.98    1.00
     642 Skirts            3.184     1.021     1.021     0.384    -62.35     1.021     0.404     0.397     0.384   -62.35    0.34
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.090     0.090     0.000   -100.00     0.090     0.000     0.000     0.000  -100.00    0.00
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.096     0.595     0.595     0.907     52.53     0.595     1.006     1.011     0.907    52.53    4.96
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.046     0.180     0.180     0.850    372.36     0.180     0.273     0.986     0.850   372.36    0.39
     647 Trousers,etc MB  15.576    16.610    16.610    22.570     35.88    16.610    21.373    22.270    22.570    35.88    3.37
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   28.490    32.081    32.081    36.229     12.93    32.081    33.724    34.939    36.229    12.93    4.20
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.209     0.388     0.388     0.662     70.63     0.388     0.266     0.665     0.662    70.63    0.06
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.061     1.007     1.007     4.972    393.58     1.007     3.929     4.384     4.972   393.58    0.45
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.349     9.457     9.457    13.291     40.54     9.457    12.855    13.396    13.291    40.54    0.38
     669 Other MMF Manuf   2.740     4.945     4.945     4.009    -18.92     4.945     4.224     4.154     4.009   -18.92    0.09

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.095     0.044     0.044     0.111    150.90     0.044     0.139     0.111     0.111   150.90    0.38