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                                          |                                     |                                 March 1, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category, 12/2018 Data  |
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                                         Category 445/446 :  WOOL SWEATERS
                                                      Data in million dollars

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE 12/2018
   Country      2016       2017      12/2017    12/2018  % Change    12/2017    10/2018    11/2018    12/2018  % Change % Share

    WORLD      621.564   559.145     559.145    633.505     13.30    559.145    625.980    632.964    633.505     13.30  100.00

    CHINA P    495.152   429.104     429.104    490.255     14.25    429.104    484.212    491.863    490.255     14.25   77.39

    ITALY       69.147    74.931      74.931     82.090      9.55     74.931     81.982     80.609     82.090      9.55   12.96

    PERU         7.084     7.757       7.757      9.624     24.06      7.757      9.742      9.385      9.624     24.06    1.52

    HG KONG      8.463     9.844       9.844      7.832    -20.44      9.844      7.603      7.736      7.832    -20.44    1.24

    IRELAND      5.109     4.761       4.761      5.017      5.39      4.761      4.939      4.901      5.017      5.39    0.79

    CAMBOD       1.844     2.136       2.136      1.756    -17.80      2.136      1.863      1.784      1.756    -17.80    0.28


    _WTO       621.496   559.103     559.103    633.457     13.30    559.103    625.945    632.929    633.457     13.30   99.99

    _OECD       94.828    97.798      97.798    105.845      8.23     97.798    105.196    104.270    105.845      8.23   16.71

    _EU28       93.156    96.549      96.549    105.724      9.50     96.549    104.930    104.088    105.724      9.50   16.69

    _EU27       93.092    96.545      96.545    105.656      9.44     96.545    104.862    104.021    105.656      9.44   16.68

    _W HEMI      9.501     9.460       9.460     11.072     17.04      9.460     11.019     10.728     11.072     17.04    1.75

    _ASEAN       5.238     3.669       3.669      6.411     74.76      3.669      6.159      6.359      6.411     74.76    1.01