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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  7/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  7/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     7/2017    7/2018  % Change    7/2017    5/2018    6/2018    7/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           281.202   287.649   155.022   184.803     19.21   278.773   308.802   309.031   317.430    13.87    0.48
       1 Apparel         261.603   270.970   145.626   175.263     20.35   260.626   291.175   291.071   300.607    15.34    1.10
       2 Non-Apparel      19.599    16.679     9.396     9.540      1.53    18.146    17.627    17.960    16.823    -7.29    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.353     0.553     0.270     0.259     -4.20     0.392     0.474     0.515     0.542    38.11    0.02
      12 Fabrics          14.911     9.861     5.533     6.293     13.74    12.235    10.701    11.255    10.621   -13.19    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.334     6.265     3.593     2.988    -16.85     5.519     6.452     6.191     5.660     2.55    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.745   109.915    60.679    72.224     19.03   105.891   117.309   117.100   121.460    14.70    0.64
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.984   109.003    60.057    71.592     19.21   104.989   116.304   116.174   120.537    14.81    1.05
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.761     0.912     0.622     0.632      1.66     0.902     1.006     0.926     0.923     2.31    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.598     0.851     0.472     0.560     18.63     0.732     0.825     0.894     0.939    28.40    0.39
      41 Wool Apparel      0.193     0.270     0.142     0.281     97.92     0.248     0.351     0.381     0.409    64.92    0.24
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.405     0.582     0.330     0.279    -15.47     0.484     0.474     0.512     0.531     9.70    0.72
      60 MMF Products    169.726   176.340    93.618   111.619     19.23   171.558   189.973   190.366   194.341    13.28    0.42
      61 MMF Apparel     152.183   161.507    85.307   103.217     20.99   155.221   174.296   174.277   179.417    15.59    1.17
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  17.544    14.833     8.312     8.402      1.09    16.337    15.677    16.090    14.924    -8.65    0.05
      80 S and V Product   1.133     0.543     0.253     0.400     58.03     0.592     0.694     0.671     0.690    16.49    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.244     0.191     0.121     0.174     44.05     0.169     0.224     0.239     0.244    44.56    0.08
      82 S and V Non-App   0.889     0.352     0.133     0.226     70.78     0.423     0.470     0.432     0.446     5.31    0.07

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.600     1.871     1.850     0.076    -95.88     2.774     0.908     0.704     0.097   -96.52    0.01
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.674     0.376     0.291     0.319      9.61     1.130     0.427     0.450     0.404   -64.28    0.01
     229 Special Fabric    9.344     7.114     2.992     5.656     89.03     7.771     8.835     9.643     9.778    25.83    0.27
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.414     0.517     0.434     0.187    -56.98     0.704     0.255     0.256     0.270   -61.70    0.25
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   6.251     8.859     4.344     5.348     23.11     6.928     9.728     9.853     9.863    42.36    1.29

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.187     0.120     0.044     0.197    343.85     0.188     0.279     0.282     0.272    44.49    0.09
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.520     1.299     0.696     0.472    -32.21     0.916     1.132     1.128     1.075    17.35    0.20
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    1.729     3.089     1.566     2.035     29.95     2.225     3.294     3.341     3.558    59.94    0.30
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.611     1.522     0.971     1.548     59.38     1.516     1.870     1.960     2.099    38.46    0.24
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.757    21.492    11.336    14.254     25.73    22.102    23.831    23.197    24.410    10.44    3.75
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.148     1.804     1.051     1.003     -4.56     1.879     1.813     1.709     1.756    -6.51    0.91
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  40.300    42.776    23.587    27.500     16.59    40.881    45.084    45.883    46.689    14.21    3.80
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  26.461    20.460    12.074    14.028     16.18    21.550    21.222    20.878    22.414     4.01    1.34
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.524     0.509     0.353     0.113    -68.08     0.622     0.435     0.317     0.269   -56.75    0.04
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.289     3.175     1.703     2.636     54.83     1.820     4.192     3.979     4.109   125.77    0.26
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.283     3.714     1.886     2.669     41.56     3.527     3.995     4.212     4.498    27.51    0.77

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.342     0.463     0.259     0.248     -4.58     0.376     0.382     0.425     0.451    19.77    1.81
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.006     0.008     0.004     0.050   1163.49     0.007     0.014     0.016     0.053   654.42    0.28
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.017     0.003     0.001     0.001     17.07     0.017     0.004     0.004     0.003   -80.72    0.27
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.024     0.028     0.001     0.001     33.33     0.023     0.028     0.028     0.028    23.67    0.62
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.016     0.013     0.006     0.006      0.22     0.013     0.014     0.014     0.013     0.58    0.08
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.016     0.099     0.072     0.104     43.34     0.088     0.123     0.141     0.130    48.48    0.99
     465 Floor Coverings   0.053     0.105     0.064     0.020    -68.97     0.093     0.078     0.070     0.061   -33.87    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.816     0.659     0.347     0.333     -3.82     0.694     0.607     0.594     0.646    -6.87    0.06
     634 Other Coats, MB   2.368     1.627     0.380     1.764    364.44     1.630     2.020     2.082     3.011    84.74    0.62
     635 Coats, W/G        2.543     2.022     0.851     0.926      8.77     2.690     2.258     2.257     2.097   -22.05    0.38
     636 Dresses           1.134     1.912     0.656     0.529    -19.24     1.244     1.658     1.695     1.786    43.58    0.11
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  59.526    62.537    34.891    41.269     18.28    59.859    68.062    67.348    68.915    15.13    5.14
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  19.566    22.702    11.371    10.197    -10.32    21.413    21.653    21.713    21.529     0.54    1.44
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.169     2.770     1.784     2.960     65.89     2.788     3.822     3.866     3.946    41.53    2.52
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   3.313     4.467     2.299     2.420      5.23     3.821     4.556     4.451     4.588    20.08    1.10
     642 Skirts            3.184     1.021     0.975     0.364    -62.71     1.456     0.419     0.410     0.409   -71.90    0.36
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.090     0.072     0.000   -100.00     0.072     0.030     0.018     0.018   -74.59    0.11
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.096     0.595     0.137     0.297    117.05     0.208     0.678     0.686     0.755   262.05    4.07
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.046     0.180     0.002     0.050   2442.19     1.045     0.229     0.229     0.228   -78.17    0.12
     647 Trousers,etc MB  15.576    16.685     8.986    12.963     44.26    14.897    19.044    19.218    20.662    38.70    3.06
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   28.490    32.083    17.762    18.780      5.73    31.661    32.917    32.701    33.101     4.55    3.94
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.061     1.007     0.152     1.418    832.47     0.202     1.737     1.904     2.273  1025.71    0.21
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.349     9.457     4.104     7.717     88.05    10.447    12.259    12.657    13.071    25.12    0.39
     669 Other MMF Manuf   2.740     4.945     2.820     2.209    -21.68     4.271     5.083     4.944     4.334     1.47    0.10

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.095     0.044     0.016     0.109    600.00     0.040     0.126     0.134     0.138   240.49    0.46