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  ______________                          |                                     |                                April 17, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  2/2019 in Million $  |
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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          1064.366  1254.593   175.047   211.087     20.59  1086.198  1254.593  1279.234  1290.633     18.82    1.15
       1 Apparel        1045.507  1238.901   172.896   207.659     20.11  1068.250  1238.901  1262.507  1273.663     19.23    1.52
       2 Non-Apparel      18.859    15.692     2.151     3.428     59.40    17.948    15.692    16.727    16.969     -5.46    0.06
      11 Yarns             3.011     2.913     0.303     0.726    139.86     2.818     2.913     3.126     3.337     18.38    0.23
      12 Fabrics           4.180     4.577     1.070     1.398     30.69     4.546     4.577     5.131     4.905      7.91    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Mis   11.668     8.202     0.779     1.304     67.54    10.584     8.202     8.470     8.727    -17.54    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  503.389   591.704    86.649   104.621     20.74   515.460   591.704   604.078   609.675     18.28    1.28
      31 Cotton Apparel  500.390   589.263    86.331   103.824     20.26   513.216   589.263   601.059   606.755     18.23    1.55
      32 Cot Non-Appare    2.999     2.441     0.318     0.797    150.84     2.244     2.441     3.019     2.920     30.11    0.03
      40 Wool Products    10.414    16.698     0.864     2.256    161.14    10.156    16.698    17.516    18.090     78.12    0.43
      41 Wool Apparel      4.511    12.181     0.467     1.069    129.04     4.675    12.181    12.695    12.783    173.44    0.41
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.903     4.517     0.398     1.188    198.81     5.481     4.517     4.821     5.307     -3.18    0.48
      60 MMF Products    548.588   643.584    87.028   103.857     19.34   558.417   643.584   655.086   660.413     18.27    1.14
      61 MMF Apparel     539.373   635.477    85.696   102.615     19.74   549.002   635.477   646.862   652.397     18.83    1.62
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.214     8.106     1.332     1.242     -6.76     9.416     8.106     8.224     8.016    -14.86    0.04
      80 S and V Produc    1.975     2.607     0.506     0.353    -30.27     2.165     2.607     2.554     2.454     13.39    0.13
      81 S and V Appare    1.233     1.980     0.402     0.151    -62.45     1.358     1.980     1.890     1.729     27.33    0.15
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.742     0.628     0.104     0.202     94.45     0.807     0.628     0.663     0.726    -10.06    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.679     0.082     0.063     0.001    -98.61     0.726     0.082     0.082     0.020    -97.24    0.00
     229 Special Fabric    2.219     3.233     0.605     0.636      5.20     2.520     3.233     3.197     3.264     29.56    0.20
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.437     0.930     0.390     0.025    -93.65     1.344     0.930     0.605     0.565    -57.97    0.24
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   25.533    29.569     5.046     3.864    -23.41    27.072    29.569    29.473    28.388      4.86    1.23

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.454     1.488     0.112     0.181     61.85     0.542     1.488     1.494     1.557    187.23    0.16
     336 Cotton Dresses    3.588     3.482     0.814     0.778     -4.45     3.900     3.482     3.496     3.446    -11.65    0.35
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   25.304    32.204     2.726     9.550    250.39    24.251    32.204    36.220    39.028     60.93    0.58
     339 W/G Knit Blous   10.087    14.682     2.560     3.187     24.50    11.137    14.682    14.944    15.309     37.47    0.28
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  120.759   147.238    21.409    26.124     22.02   127.184   147.238   149.184   151.953     19.48    5.57
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   10.256    12.771     1.423     1.871     31.47     9.656    12.771    12.894    13.218     36.90    1.31
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  203.760   224.916    33.126    36.450     10.03   207.766   224.916   227.906   228.240      9.85    3.79
     348 W/G Slacks, et   86.284   104.858    16.608    17.396      4.75    86.733   104.858   105.700   105.646     21.81    1.71
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.992     0.607     0.117     0.197     67.91     0.947     0.607     0.680     0.687    -27.47    0.09
     352 Cotton Underwe    8.212    11.539     2.129     2.803     31.62     9.754    11.539    12.348    12.212     25.21    0.54
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.550     5.734     0.634     1.032     62.76     4.661     5.734     5.826     6.132     31.54    0.52

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.917     2.733     0.299     0.719    140.26     2.724     2.733     2.948     3.153     15.75    2.47
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.848     1.391     0.251     0.097    -61.43     1.016     1.391     1.312     1.237     21.74    2.82
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.308     5.032     0.007     0.116   1614.98     0.312     5.032     5.137     5.142   1549.31    1.51
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.711     0.772     0.009     0.035    313.08     0.716     0.772     0.797     0.798     11.56    0.53
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.771     0.946     0.056     0.463    729.02     0.782     0.946     1.265     1.354     73.05    0.28
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.519     2.328     0.037     0.092    147.11     0.484     2.328     2.358     2.382    391.91    0.94
     465 Floor Covering    2.741     1.531     0.059     0.461    681.69     2.500     1.531     1.626     1.933    -22.70    0.26

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           4.463     5.380     0.522     0.868     66.38     4.490     5.380     5.475     5.726     27.54    0.38
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.324     2.740     0.493     0.705     43.09     0.815     2.740     2.704     2.952    262.04    1.42
     634 Other Coats, M    4.422    11.240     0.661     0.711      7.59     4.702    11.240    11.512    11.290    140.13    0.52
     635 Coats, W/G        4.777     6.288     1.026     0.626    -38.99     5.514     6.288     6.095     5.888      6.78    0.26
     636 Dresses           3.251     3.238     0.208     0.659    216.85     2.936     3.238     3.310     3.689     25.63    0.11
     638 Knit Shirts, M  184.760   205.198    34.287    31.602     -7.83   192.356   205.198   203.415   202.513      5.28    4.85
     639 Knit Blouses,W   77.460    74.154     7.990    13.641     70.73    73.446    74.154    75.696    79.805      8.66    1.65
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.764    15.015     2.140     3.999     86.87     8.787    15.015    16.011    16.874     92.02    2.68
     641 N-K Blouses, W   17.979    13.654     2.021     2.306     14.08    17.511    13.654    14.136    13.939    -20.40    0.73
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.153     0.000     0.000     0.285       *       0.153     0.000     0.093     0.285     86.06    0.36
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    1.177     1.817     0.041     0.002    -93.96     1.218     1.817     1.785     1.778     45.97    3.96
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    0.090     3.191     0.023     0.001    -94.89     0.106     3.191     3.189     3.170   2887.02    0.75
     647 Trousers,etc M   61.177    88.082    11.345    19.334     70.42    62.186    88.082    94.506    96.072     54.49    3.44
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  144.192   171.067    20.515    22.102      7.74   148.862   171.067   173.451   172.654     15.98    5.08
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.581     0.496     0.005     0.010     99.55     0.586     0.496     0.499     0.501    -14.55    0.05
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.676     6.981     0.678     1.565    130.89     2.325     6.981     7.941     7.869    238.44    0.53
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.727    16.024     1.726     3.219     86.52    12.928    16.024    16.959    17.518     35.50    0.37
     669 Other MMF Manu    4.844     3.433     0.377     0.324    -13.96     4.753     3.433     3.423     3.381    -28.87    0.26

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.377     1.145     0.293     0.040    -86.36     0.600     1.145     1.074     0.893     48.81    0.40