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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | AUSTRAL      |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     1/2017    1/2018  % Change    1/2017   11/2017   12/2017    1/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total            36.278    38.518     2.560     3.808     48.74    35.324    37.341    38.518    39.766     12.57    0.04
       1 Apparel          17.489    15.503     0.910     1.528     67.80    16.810    15.416    15.503    16.120     -4.10    0.02
       2 Non-Apparel      18.789    23.015     1.650     2.280     38.22    18.514    21.925    23.015    23.645     27.71    0.09
      11 Yarns             1.110     2.179     0.022     0.197    807.56     1.078     2.264     2.179     2.354    118.41    0.19
      12 Fabrics          14.990    17.888     1.449     1.680     15.95    14.746    16.683    17.888    18.119     22.88    0.30
      14 Made Ups / Mis    2.689     2.948     0.179     0.403    125.37     2.691     2.978     2.948     3.172     17.89    0.02
      30 Cotton Product    4.342     3.390     0.229     0.405     77.10     4.029     3.397     3.390     3.566    -11.50    0.01
      31 Cotton Apparel    3.872     2.496     0.138     0.243     76.43     3.483     2.439     2.496     2.602    -25.30    0.01
      32 Cot Non-Appare    0.470     0.893     0.091     0.162     78.11     0.546     0.958     0.893     0.964     76.62    0.01
      40 Wool Products     3.179     2.207     0.131     0.287    119.42     3.065     2.458     2.207     2.363    -22.89    0.06
      41 Wool Apparel      1.013     0.642     0.020     0.006    -70.30     0.909     0.648     0.642     0.628    -30.96    0.02
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.166     1.565     0.111     0.281    153.46     2.155     1.810     1.565     1.735    -19.49    0.16
      60 MMF Products     27.876    30.976     2.165     3.082     42.35    27.380    29.589    30.976    31.892     16.48    0.06
      61 MMF Apparel      11.915    11.041     0.719     1.261     75.55    11.756    11.031    11.041    11.584     -1.46    0.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare   15.961    19.935     1.447     1.821     25.86    15.625    18.559    19.935    20.309     29.98    0.13
      80 S and V Produc    0.882     1.946     0.036     0.034     -3.88     0.850     1.896     1.946     1.944    128.64    0.11
      81 S and V Appare    0.689     1.324     0.034     0.017    -49.29     0.662     1.298     1.324     1.307     97.50    0.12
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.192     0.622     0.001     0.017   1038.51     0.189     0.599     0.622     0.637    237.96    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.527     1.264     0.039     0.082    106.87     0.479     1.138     1.264     1.307    172.81    0.22
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    8.701     9.664     0.666     0.979     46.98     8.357     8.886     9.664     9.977     19.38    0.74
     229 Special Fabric    4.592     5.509     0.550     0.489    -11.12     4.558     5.249     5.509     5.448     19.54    0.35

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.969     0.500     0.016     0.197   1117.32     0.970     0.899     0.500     0.681    -29.76    0.59

Man-Made Fiber:
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    0.003     1.583     0.000     0.000       *       0.003     1.270     1.583     1.583  53377.61    0.81

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     859 Oth. S/V Appar    0.145     0.530     0.003     0.007    159.53     0.129     0.525     0.530     0.534    315.27    0.25