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  ______________                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  9/2018 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  9/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     9/2017    9/2018  % Change    9/2017    7/2018    8/2018    9/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           281.202   287.646   209.902   248.052     18.17   280.743   317.428   321.752   325.795    16.05    0.48
       1 Apparel         261.603   270.969   198.257   235.324     18.70   264.906   300.605   304.709   308.037    16.28    1.12
       2 Non-Apparel      19.599    16.677    11.646    12.727      9.29    15.837    16.823    17.043    17.758    12.13    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.353     0.553     0.329     0.295    -10.26     0.412     0.542     0.549     0.520    26.03    0.02
      12 Fabrics          14.911     9.858     6.643     8.350     25.71     9.737    10.621    10.808    11.566    18.78    0.09
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.334     6.265     4.674     4.082    -12.67     5.688     5.660     5.686     5.673    -0.26    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.745   109.915    80.080    95.729     19.54   106.640   121.457   124.738   125.564    17.75    0.66
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.984   109.003    79.321    94.988     19.75   105.694   120.535   123.869   124.670    17.95    1.08
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.761     0.912     0.759     0.741     -2.40     0.946     0.922     0.870     0.894    -5.53    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.598     0.851     0.596     0.931     56.19     0.742     0.939     1.134     1.186    59.94    0.49
      41 Wool Apparel      0.193     0.270     0.193     0.599    209.75     0.233     0.409     0.593     0.675   190.33    0.41
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.405     0.582     0.403     0.333    -17.48     0.509     0.531     0.541     0.511     0.41    0.67
      60 MMF Products    169.726   176.337   128.899   150.973     17.13   172.921   194.342   195.207   198.411    14.74    0.42
      61 MMF Apparel     152.183   161.506   118.615   139.552     17.65   158.838   179.418   179.998   182.443    14.86    1.18
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  17.544    14.830    10.284    11.421     11.06    14.082    14.924    15.209    15.968    13.39    0.05
      80 S and V Product   1.133     0.543     0.327     0.418     27.84     0.440     0.690     0.672     0.634    43.94    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.244     0.191     0.128     0.185     45.33     0.141     0.244     0.249     0.249    76.11    0.08
      82 S and V Non-App   0.889     0.352     0.200     0.233     16.65     0.299     0.446     0.423     0.385    28.77    0.06

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.600     1.871     1.850     0.076    -95.88     1.999     0.097     0.097     0.097   -95.17    0.01
     229 Special Fabric    9.344     7.114     4.016     7.690     91.50     6.660     9.778    10.023    10.789    62.00    0.29
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.414     0.517     0.439     0.231    -47.45     0.658     0.270     0.309     0.309   -53.06    0.28
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   6.251     8.859     6.421     7.288     13.51     8.014     9.863     9.907     9.727    21.37    1.29

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.187     0.120     0.091     0.285    214.74     0.172     0.272     0.252     0.314    83.11    0.11
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.520     1.299     0.893     0.627    -29.73     1.028     1.075     1.016     1.034     0.56    0.19
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    1.729     3.089     2.205     3.248     47.34     2.598     3.558     3.923     4.133    59.09    0.35
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.611     1.522     1.179     1.850     56.86     1.494     2.099     2.152     2.193    46.74    0.24
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.757    21.492    15.806    19.956     26.26    21.617    24.410    25.649    25.642    18.62    3.96
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.148     1.804     1.437     1.446      0.57     1.858     1.756     1.760     1.812    -2.47    0.94
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  40.300    42.776    30.270    35.391     16.92    40.839    46.689    47.898    47.897    17.28    3.87
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  26.461    20.460    15.018    17.661     17.60    20.868    22.411    22.719    23.103    10.71    1.38
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.524     0.509     0.446     0.126    -71.80     0.620     0.269     0.268     0.189   -69.47    0.02
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.289     3.175     2.423     3.481     43.67     2.473     4.109     4.201     4.233    71.15    0.27
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.283     3.714     2.823     3.720     31.79     3.530     4.498     4.456     4.612    30.62    0.79

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.342     0.463     0.318     0.278    -12.51     0.396     0.451     0.457     0.423     6.63    1.68
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.006     0.008     0.007     0.262   3838.35     0.008     0.053     0.186     0.263  3164.75    1.36
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.024     0.028     0.019     0.006    -71.04     0.023     0.028     0.025     0.014   -38.71    0.32
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.016     0.013     0.008     0.011     34.83     0.013     0.013     0.014     0.016    21.82    0.09
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.016     0.099     0.080     0.160    100.06     0.087     0.130     0.168     0.179   106.60    1.36
     448 Wool Slacks,W/G   0.005     0.031     0.013     0.072    468.33     0.013     0.073     0.090     0.090   604.92    2.44
     465 Floor Coverings   0.053     0.105     0.075     0.040    -46.42     0.097     0.061     0.067     0.071   -26.98    0.27

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.816     0.659     0.458     0.491      7.26     0.679     0.646     0.667     0.692     1.94    0.07
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.002     0.039     0.000     0.242  53080.00     0.001     0.206     0.272     0.280 43933.33    0.61
     634 Other Coats, MB   2.368     1.627     0.885     2.752    211.10     1.353     3.011     3.259     3.495   158.28    0.70
     635 Coats, W/G        2.543     2.022     1.522     1.655      8.72     3.058     2.097     1.833     2.155   -29.53    0.38
     636 Dresses           1.134     1.912     1.396     1.339     -4.07     1.693     1.786     1.547     1.856     9.61    0.12
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  59.526    62.536    46.086    52.540     14.00    61.259    68.914    68.595    68.990    12.62    5.02
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  19.566    22.702    16.149    15.392     -4.69    21.968    21.528    21.998    21.945    -0.10    1.46
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.169     2.770     2.132     3.507     64.50     2.765     3.946     4.201     4.145    49.95    2.61
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   3.313     4.467     3.205     3.183     -0.68     4.215     4.588     4.511     4.446     5.47    1.08
     642 Skirts            3.184     1.021     0.981     0.369    -62.38     1.458     0.409     0.407     0.409   -71.94    0.36
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.090     0.090     0.000   -100.00     0.090     0.018     0.000     0.000  -100.00    0.00
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.096     0.595     0.409     0.785     92.20     0.434     0.755     0.825     0.971   123.70    5.37
     647 Trousers,etc MB  15.576    16.685    12.755    17.020     33.44    16.118    20.662    20.806    20.950    29.98    3.09
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   28.490    32.083    23.775    24.441      2.80    31.384    33.104    32.893    32.749     4.35    3.87
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.061     1.007     0.527     3.153    498.19     0.528     2.273     2.868     3.633   588.08    0.33
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.349     9.457     7.194    11.273     56.69    10.480    13.071    12.964    13.536    29.15    0.40
     669 Other MMF Manuf   2.740     4.945     3.690     3.031    -17.84     4.485     4.334     4.292     4.287    -4.43    0.10

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.095     0.044     0.016     0.110    573.13     0.021     0.138     0.138     0.138   557.05    0.47