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  ______________                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  3/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  3/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     3/2016    3/2017  % Change    3/2016    1/2017    2/2017    3/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           276.588   281.351    68.635    65.408     -4.70   279.496   278.358   278.645   278.123    -0.49    0.44
       1 Apparel         254.379   261.749    64.907    62.455     -3.78   258.503   259.630   259.700   259.297     0.31    0.96
       2 Non-Apparel      22.209    19.601     3.728     2.953    -20.80    20.993    18.728    18.945    18.826   -10.32    0.05
      11 Yarns             0.630     0.353     0.104     0.168     60.67     0.545     0.395     0.405     0.417   -23.47    0.01
      12 Fabrics          16.879    14.911     2.742     1.462    -46.70    15.087    13.839    14.035    13.631    -9.65    0.11
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.700     4.337     0.882     1.324     50.10     5.362     4.494     4.505     4.778   -10.88    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 105.808   109.888    28.616    25.708    -10.16   109.542   109.883   107.111   106.980    -2.34    0.56
      31 Cotton Apparel  105.396   109.125    28.442    25.526    -10.25   109.004   109.106   106.325   106.209    -2.56    0.91
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.413     0.763     0.174     0.182      4.57     0.538     0.777     0.786     0.771    43.32    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.821     0.601     0.146     0.238     62.77     0.763     0.660     0.684     0.692    -9.28    0.26
      41 Wool Apparel      0.174     0.195     0.034     0.058     69.85     0.186     0.206     0.221     0.219    17.92    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.647     0.405     0.112     0.180     60.59     0.577     0.454     0.463     0.473   -18.05    0.63
      60 MMF Products    169.584   169.728    39.478    39.189     -0.73   168.508   166.792   169.861   169.439     0.55    0.39
      61 MMF Apparel     148.673   152.183    36.357    36.802      1.22   149.179   150.077   152.940   152.628     2.31    1.03
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  20.912    17.544     3.121     2.387    -23.50    19.328    16.715    16.922    16.811   -13.02    0.06
      80 S and V Product   0.374     1.134     0.395     0.273    -31.06     0.684     1.024     0.989     1.011    47.96    0.12
      81 S and V Apparel   0.136     0.245     0.073     0.068     -6.77     0.134     0.241     0.214     0.240    79.16    0.08
      82 S and V Non-App   0.238     0.889     0.322     0.204    -36.60     0.549     0.783     0.775     0.771    40.34    0.15

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       4.189     2.600     0.828     0.227    -72.62     4.119     2.108     2.105     1.998   -51.48    0.09
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.027     2.674     0.385     0.013    -96.70     2.123     2.290     2.290     2.302     8.39    0.05
     229 Special Fabric   10.370     9.344     1.506     1.126    -25.23     8.555     9.103     9.302     8.965     4.78    0.29
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.060     0.414     0.015     0.284   1754.26     0.070     0.562     0.604     0.683   869.76    0.66
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   4.298     6.294     1.742     1.843      5.81     5.159     6.494     6.438     6.395    23.97    0.89

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.575     0.520     0.107     0.304    184.88     0.487     0.619     0.645     0.717    47.25    0.13
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    2.233     1.739     0.591     0.608      2.74     2.305     1.731     1.725     1.755   -23.85    0.15
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   2.234     1.615     0.461     0.436     -5.29     1.957     1.545     1.585     1.591   -18.73    0.18
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.744    23.757     5.967     4.709    -21.07    24.068    23.828    22.563    22.499    -6.52    3.18
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.536     2.185     0.416     0.455      9.45     2.341     2.263     2.265     2.224    -5.00    1.07
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.179     0.421     0.294     0.028    -90.56     0.437     0.247     0.167     0.154   -64.70    0.23
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  38.538    40.300     9.285     9.841      6.00    39.692    40.646    40.621    40.856     2.93    3.41
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  25.971    26.505     8.209     5.680    -30.81    27.569    25.729    24.514    23.976   -13.03    1.47
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.199     0.524     0.109     0.097    -10.96     0.269     0.472     0.508     0.512    90.19    0.07
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.114     0.289     0.059     0.380    549.69     0.149     0.387     0.405     0.611   309.24    0.04
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    5.258     4.286     1.205     0.889    -26.20     5.070     4.260     4.045     3.970   -21.69    0.73

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.617     0.342     0.103     0.163     58.37     0.539     0.383     0.394     0.402   -25.48    1.52
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.014     0.006     0.000     0.000    -71.88     0.014     0.005     0.005     0.005   -63.18    0.02
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.003     0.017     0.000     0.000   -100.00     0.003     0.017     0.017     0.017   489.66    1.36
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.041     0.024     0.001     0.000    -55.38     0.041     0.024     0.024     0.024   -42.53    0.44
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.016     0.001     0.001    -56.78     0.009     0.015     0.015     0.015    55.77    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.907     0.812     0.169     0.128    -23.93     0.918     0.796     0.785     0.771   -15.98    0.10
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.652     2.368     0.199     0.189     -4.90     1.809     2.401     2.357     2.358    30.34    0.55
     635 Coats, W/G        1.900     2.543     0.260     0.261      0.28     1.922     2.555     2.516     2.544    32.38    0.44
     636 Dresses           0.626     1.104     0.073     0.223    205.65     0.664     1.103     1.248     1.254    88.81    0.08
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  47.161    59.481    14.641    14.607     -0.23    50.458    57.944    59.204    59.447    17.81    4.47
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  24.239    19.576     4.083     5.613     37.47    21.543    19.500    20.332    21.106    -2.03    1.41
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.609     2.169     0.307     1.005    227.47     1.716     2.384     2.637     2.867    67.11    1.97
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   2.334     3.313     0.834     1.047     25.57     2.728     3.441     3.538     3.526    29.27    0.81
     642 Skirts            6.922     3.184     2.678     0.938    -64.97     6.442     3.575     3.015     1.444   -77.58    1.06
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.041     0.000     0.000     0.000   -100.00     0.020     0.000     0.000     0.000  -100.00    0.00
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.275     1.046     0.001     0.001    -19.05     1.260     1.046     1.046     1.046   -16.99    0.56
     647 Trousers,etc MB  14.462    15.571     4.782     4.184    -12.50    15.178    14.859    15.241    14.973    -1.35    2.49
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.009    28.566     6.187     7.051     13.96    31.637    28.267    29.056    29.430    -6.97    3.74
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.955     0.061     0.003     0.005     45.06     1.958     0.061     0.061     0.062   -96.81    0.01
     659 Oth. MMF App.    10.189    11.344     1.948     1.373    -29.51     9.485    11.119    10.859    10.769    13.54    0.33
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.071     2.741     0.264     0.895    238.28     4.161     2.955     3.089     3.372   -18.98    0.09