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  ______________                          |                                     |                                April 17, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  2/2019 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  2/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     2/2018    2/2019  % Change    2/2018   12/2018    1/2019    2/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           287.047   337.501    50.281    57.181     13.72   296.052   337.501   342.437   344.401    16.33    0.50
       1 Apparel         270.371   321.142    47.375    54.521     15.08   278.353   321.142   326.300   328.288    17.94    1.17
       2 Non-Apparel      16.677    16.359     2.906     2.660     -8.45    17.699    16.359    16.137    16.113    -8.96    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.553     0.401     0.039     0.083    112.12     0.505     0.401     0.428     0.445   -12.03    0.01
      12 Fabrics           9.858    10.590     2.230     1.962    -11.99    10.996    10.590    10.325    10.323    -6.12    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   6.265     5.368     0.637     0.615     -3.44     6.198     5.368     5.385     5.346   -13.74    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.866   131.260    20.223    23.597     16.68   113.864   131.260   134.100   134.634    18.24    0.69
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.954   130.181    20.050    23.391     16.66   112.905   130.181   132.913   133.522    18.26    1.15
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.912     1.079     0.173     0.206     18.77     0.959     1.079     1.187     1.112    15.94    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.851     1.290     0.069     0.133     93.54     0.778     1.290     1.336     1.354    73.95    0.55
      41 Wool Apparel      0.270     0.849     0.025     0.039     56.87     0.248     0.849     0.865     0.863   247.77    0.52
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.582     0.441     0.044     0.094    114.19     0.530     0.441     0.472     0.491    -7.37    0.63
      60 MMF Products    175.787   204.470    29.874    33.303     11.48   180.791   204.470   206.515   207.900    14.99    0.43
      61 MMF Apparel     160.957   189.899    27.247    31.071     14.04   164.967   189.899   192.325   193.723    17.43    1.21
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  14.830    14.571     2.627     2.232    -15.03    15.825    14.571    14.189    14.176   -10.42    0.04
      80 S and V Product   0.543     0.481     0.115     0.148     28.25     0.618     0.481     0.486     0.514   -16.91    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.191     0.214     0.053     0.020    -63.37     0.233     0.214     0.197     0.180   -22.84    0.05
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.267     0.062     0.128    107.05     0.385     0.267     0.289     0.334   -13.32    0.05

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       1.871     0.077     0.061     0.003    -95.72     1.918     0.077     0.077     0.018   -99.06    0.00
     229 Special Fabric    7.114     9.769     1.955     1.754    -10.28     8.263     9.769     9.366     9.568    15.79    0.25
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.517     0.297     0.133     0.002    -98.42     0.452     0.297     0.180     0.166   -63.18    0.15
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.859     9.990     1.626     1.329    -18.30     9.279     9.990    10.060     9.692     4.45    1.31

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.120     0.572     0.014     0.043    193.57     0.131     0.572     0.594     0.600   356.89    0.19
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.299     0.811     0.153     0.212     38.10     1.266     0.811     0.844     0.869   -31.34    0.16
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    3.065     5.170     0.394     1.403    256.15     3.105     5.170     5.673     6.180    99.01    0.51
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.522     2.390     0.472     0.450     -4.59     1.745     2.390     2.405     2.368    35.71    0.26
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  21.478    27.067     3.873     4.839     24.92    22.744    27.067    27.693    28.032    23.25    4.24
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   1.804     1.927     0.307     0.266    -13.34     1.793     1.927     1.884     1.886     5.19    1.05
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  42.776    47.516     7.347     8.227     11.98    43.683    47.516    48.239    48.396    10.79    3.92
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  20.459    25.129     4.435     4.450      0.34    21.063    25.129    25.499    25.144    19.37    1.51
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.509     0.199     0.039     0.057     48.31     0.485     0.199     0.206     0.218   -55.02    0.03
     352 Cotton Underwea   3.165     4.563     0.872     1.234     41.53     3.882     4.563     4.922     4.925    26.87    0.32
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.714     4.878     0.603     0.839     39.17     3.817     4.878     4.805     5.114    33.98    0.85

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.463     0.370     0.039     0.082    111.01     0.415     0.370     0.397     0.413    -0.45    1.60
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.059     0.096     0.019     0.007    -63.65     0.072     0.096     0.092     0.084    16.11    1.67
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.008     0.335     0.000     0.004   2584.62     0.008     0.335     0.339     0.339  4357.64    1.75
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.028     0.029     0.000     0.001    192.31     0.028     0.029     0.029     0.030     6.57    0.65
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.013     0.018     0.001     0.010   1593.48     0.013     0.018     0.025     0.027   113.18    0.16
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.099     0.241     0.002     0.006    142.50     0.064     0.241     0.243     0.245   285.39    1.86
     465 Floor Coverings   0.105     0.054     0.002     0.012    495.56     0.100     0.054     0.058     0.064   -36.36    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.659     0.756     0.077     0.120     56.69     0.665     0.756     0.766     0.800    20.17    0.07
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.039     0.350     0.057     0.076     33.12     0.096     0.350     0.344     0.369   284.09    0.83
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.627     3.927     0.224     0.200    -10.85     1.751     3.927     3.977     3.902   122.81    0.74
     635 Coats, W/G        2.022     2.845     0.410     0.283    -31.08     2.339     2.845     2.773     2.718    16.20    0.44
     636 Dresses           1.912     1.348     0.069     0.633    820.26     1.808     1.348     1.391     1.912     5.75    0.12
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  62.114    68.390    12.291    10.891    -11.39    65.433    68.390    67.602    66.990     2.38    4.75
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  22.659    22.014     2.638     3.804     44.19    21.814    22.014    22.318    23.180     6.26    1.56
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.770     4.876     0.643     1.096     70.45     2.785     4.876     5.100     5.329    91.33    3.30
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   4.461     4.067     0.578     0.600      3.69     4.448     4.067     4.135     4.088    -8.09    1.01
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.090     0.000     0.000     0.035       *       0.090     0.000     0.011     0.035   -61.07    0.21
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.595     0.907     0.083     0.000    -99.67     0.678     0.907     0.827     0.824    21.64    4.46
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   0.180     0.850     0.049     0.000    -99.25     0.228     0.850     0.843     0.801   250.80    0.35
     647 Trousers,etc MB  16.610    22.571     3.394     4.492     32.36    16.998    22.571    23.429    23.669    39.25    3.53
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.081    36.229     4.340     4.683      7.90    32.082    36.229    36.688    36.572    14.00    4.16
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.388     0.662     0.001     0.003    165.38     0.389     0.662     0.663     0.663    70.61    0.06
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.007     4.972     0.232     1.520    555.50     1.236     4.972     6.106     6.260   406.28    0.56
     659 Oth. MMF App.     9.457    13.291     1.814     2.503     37.93    10.313    13.291    13.657    13.979    35.55    0.39
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.945     4.009     0.452     0.400    -11.57     4.883     4.009     3.998     3.957   -18.97    0.09

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.044     0.111     0.031     0.009    -70.53     0.073     0.111     0.110     0.090    23.24    0.27