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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 1, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 12/2018 in Million $  |
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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          1043.460  1064.368  1064.368  1254.616     17.87  1064.368  1207.344  1247.853  1254.616     17.87    1.13
       1 Apparel        1028.125  1045.509  1045.509  1238.927     18.50  1045.509  1190.474  1231.673  1238.927     18.50    1.49
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.859    18.859    15.689    -16.81    18.859    16.870    16.180    15.689    -16.81    0.06
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     3.011     2.913     -3.25     3.011     3.325     3.079     2.913     -3.25    0.20
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.180     4.180     4.577      9.50     4.180     4.903     4.646     4.577      9.50    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.668    11.668     8.198    -29.74    11.668     8.642     8.454     8.198    -29.74    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.389   503.389   591.711     17.55   503.389   573.044   590.000   591.711     17.55    1.25
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.390   500.390   589.276     17.76   500.390   570.666   587.667   589.276     17.76    1.52
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.999     2.999     2.436    -18.80     2.999     2.377     2.334     2.436    -18.80    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414    10.414    16.702     60.38    10.414    16.171    16.693    16.702     60.38    0.39
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     4.511    12.185    170.14     4.511    11.190    11.967    12.185    170.14    0.39
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     5.903     4.517    -23.49     5.903     4.981     4.726     4.517    -23.49    0.40
      60 MMF Products    506.349   548.589   548.589   643.586     17.32   548.589   615.229   638.530   643.586     17.32    1.12
      61 MMF Apparel     497.557   539.375   539.375   635.479     17.82   539.375   606.521   630.103   635.479     17.82    1.60
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.214     9.214     8.107    -12.02     9.214     8.708     8.426     8.107    -12.02    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.975     1.975     2.616     32.43     1.975     2.901     2.630     2.616     32.43    0.15
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     1.233     1.986     61.10     1.233     2.098     1.936     1.986     61.10    0.18
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.742     0.742     0.629    -15.20     0.742     0.803     0.694     0.629    -15.20    0.09

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.679     0.082    -87.89     0.679     0.082     0.082     0.082    -87.89    0.01
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     2.219     3.233     45.71     2.219     3.581     3.344     3.233     45.71    0.19
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.437     0.930    -35.33     1.437     1.060     1.099     0.930    -35.33    0.40
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533    25.533    29.565     15.79    25.533    28.828    29.971    29.565     15.79    1.27

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.454     1.488    228.04     0.454     1.409     1.462     1.488    228.04    0.16
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     3.588     3.485     -2.87     3.588     3.782     3.887     3.485     -2.87    0.35
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.304    25.304    32.204     27.27    25.304    28.278    30.020    32.204     27.27    0.49
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087    10.087    14.681     45.54    10.087    13.927    14.448    14.681     45.54    0.27
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.760   120.760   147.238     21.93   120.760   141.357   146.739   147.238     21.93    5.40
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256    10.256    12.777     24.58    10.256    12.310    12.659    12.777     24.58    1.22
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760   203.760   224.915     10.38   203.760   227.267   228.974   224.915     10.38    3.76
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.284    86.284   104.858     21.53    86.284    96.821   101.965   104.858     21.53    1.70
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.992     0.607    -38.78     0.992     0.598     0.631     0.607    -38.78    0.08
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.212     8.212    11.539     40.52     8.212    10.463    11.230    11.539     40.52    0.52
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     4.550     5.739     26.12     4.550     5.555     5.666     5.739     26.12    0.49

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     2.917     2.733     -6.32     2.917     3.141     2.872     2.733     -6.32    2.14
     432 Wool Hosiery      1.195     0.848     0.848     1.395     64.48     0.848     1.266     1.358     1.395     64.48    2.91
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.308     5.032   1535.09     0.308     4.891     4.995     5.032   1535.09    1.45
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.711     0.772      8.49     0.711     0.753     0.775     0.772      8.49    0.52
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.771     0.946     22.67     0.771     0.935     0.961     0.946     22.67    0.20
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.519     2.328    348.61     0.519     1.819     2.117     2.328    348.61    0.92
     465 Floor Covering    1.638     2.741     2.741     1.531    -44.14     2.741     1.577     1.605     1.531    -44.14    0.20

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     4.463     5.386     20.69     4.463     4.930     5.304     5.386     20.69    0.36
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.022     0.324     0.324     2.740    745.26     0.324     2.657     2.779     2.740    745.26    1.35
     634 Other Coats, M    5.430     4.422     4.422    11.240    154.17     4.422    10.889    11.370    11.240    154.17    0.52
     635 Coats, W/G        9.883     4.777     4.777     6.288     31.64     4.777     5.726     6.323     6.288     31.64    0.28
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.251     3.251     3.238     -0.40     3.251     3.124     3.200     3.238     -0.40    0.10
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   184.760   184.760   205.194     11.06   184.760   201.688   206.393   205.194     11.06    4.94
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.460    77.460    74.168     -4.25    77.460    71.109    72.638    74.168     -4.25    1.50
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     8.764    15.014     71.32     8.764    12.780    14.385    15.014     71.32    2.43
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.604    17.980    17.980    13.654    -24.06    17.980    15.277    14.403    13.654    -24.06    0.72
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.848     1.396    -63.72     3.848     1.457     1.436     1.396    -63.72    0.30
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.153     0.000   -100.00     0.153     0.000     0.000     0.000   -100.00    0.00
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     1.177     1.817     54.28     1.177     1.871     1.890     1.817     54.28    4.14
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    3.466     0.090     0.090     3.191   3440.98     0.090     0.159     3.086     3.191   3440.98    0.77
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.177    61.177    88.075     43.97    61.177    83.824    87.767    88.075     43.97    3.18
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.192   144.192   171.067     18.64   144.192   159.404   165.339   171.067     18.64    5.14
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.459     0.581     0.581     0.496    -14.68     0.581     0.199     0.502     0.496    -14.68    0.05
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     1.676     6.981    316.59     1.676     6.130     6.531     6.981    316.59    0.48
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.727    12.727    16.026     25.93    12.727    15.867    16.497    16.026     25.93    0.34
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     4.844     3.433    -29.11     4.844     3.682     3.631     3.433    -29.11    0.27

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.377     1.145    203.58     0.377     1.247     1.131     1.145    203.58    0.55