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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  1/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     1/2016    1/2017  % Change    1/2016   11/2016   12/2016    1/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           276.588   281.351    25.025    22.032    -11.96   277.606   283.556   281.351   278.358     0.27    0.44
       1 Apparel         254.379   261.749    22.823    20.704     -9.28   255.736   264.247   261.749   259.630     1.52    0.96
       2 Non-Apparel      22.209    19.601     2.202     1.328    -39.67    21.870    19.309    19.601    18.728   -14.37    0.05
      11 Yarns             0.630     0.353     0.028     0.069    148.74     0.575     0.400     0.353     0.395   -31.32    0.01
      12 Fabrics          16.879    14.911     1.748     0.676    -61.34    16.236    14.521    14.911    13.839   -14.76    0.11
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.700     4.337     0.426     0.583     37.05     5.060     4.388     4.337     4.494   -11.18    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 105.808   109.888     8.942     8.937     -0.06   106.693   112.146   109.888   109.883     2.99    0.58
      31 Cotton Apparel  105.396   109.125     8.885     8.866     -0.21   106.240   111.393   109.125   109.106     2.70    0.92
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.413     0.763     0.057     0.070     23.80     0.453     0.754     0.763     0.777    71.49    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.821     0.601     0.043     0.102    137.21     0.771     0.644     0.601     0.660   -14.42    0.25
      41 Wool Apparel      0.174     0.195     0.015     0.025     69.46     0.176     0.188     0.195     0.206    16.88    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.647     0.405     0.028     0.077    172.87     0.595     0.456     0.405     0.454   -23.69    0.59
      60 MMF Products    169.584   169.728    15.764    12.828    -18.62   169.498   169.530   169.728   166.792    -1.60    0.39
      61 MMF Apparel     148.673   152.183    13.918    11.811    -15.13   149.183   152.415   152.183   150.077     0.60    1.01
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  20.912    17.544     1.847     1.017    -44.93    20.315    17.115    17.544    16.715   -17.72    0.06
      80 S and V Product   0.374     1.134     0.276     0.166    -39.96     0.644     1.236     1.134     1.024    58.91    0.12
      81 S and V Apparel   0.136     0.245     0.006     0.001    -74.59     0.137     0.252     0.245     0.241    76.02    0.08
      82 S and V Non-App   0.238     0.889     0.270     0.164    -39.22     0.508     0.984     0.889     0.783    54.30    0.15

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       4.189     2.600     0.504     0.013    -97.42     4.394     2.599     2.600     2.108   -52.02    0.09
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.027     2.674     0.385     0.000   -100.00     2.408     2.828     2.674     2.290    -4.92    0.05
     229 Special Fabric   10.370     9.344     0.858     0.616    -28.20     9.149     8.812     9.344     9.103    -0.51    0.30
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.060     0.414     0.005     0.154   2810.18     0.065     0.360     0.414     0.562   762.49    0.57
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   4.298     6.294     0.416     0.615     47.97     4.424     6.374     6.294     6.494    46.79    0.90

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.575     0.520     0.024     0.124    412.38     0.526     0.539     0.520     0.619    17.85    0.11
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    2.233     1.739     0.164     0.156     -4.74     2.121     1.840     1.739     1.731   -18.40    0.15
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   2.234     1.615     0.161     0.091    -43.33     2.144     1.668     1.615     1.545   -27.94    0.17
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.744    23.757     1.296     1.367      5.50    23.688    24.076    23.757    23.828     0.59    3.35
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.536     2.185     0.147     0.225     52.88     2.450     2.255     2.185     2.263    -7.64    1.07
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.179     0.421     0.177     0.003    -98.58     0.332     0.416     0.421     0.247   -25.81    0.35
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  38.538    40.300     2.856     3.202     12.12    38.604    40.424    40.300    40.646     5.29    3.40
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  25.971    26.505     3.138     2.362    -24.73    26.918    27.870    26.505    25.729    -4.42    1.57
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.199     0.524     0.078     0.027    -65.57     0.258     0.418     0.524     0.472    83.28    0.06
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    5.258     4.286     0.440     0.413     -6.04     5.164     4.595     4.286     4.260   -17.52    0.79

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.617     0.342     0.028     0.069    147.57     0.565     0.390     0.342     0.383   -32.28    1.43
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.014     0.006     0.000     0.000    -84.00     0.014     0.005     0.006     0.005   -62.88    0.02
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.003     0.017     0.000     0.000       *       0.003     0.017     0.017     0.017   491.03    1.41
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.041     0.024     0.000     0.000    -25.81     0.041     0.024     0.024     0.024   -41.20    0.44
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.009     0.016     0.001     0.000    -50.00     0.010     0.015     0.016     0.015    53.87    0.09

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.907     0.812     0.037     0.022    -41.32     0.884     0.818     0.812     0.796    -9.94    0.10
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.652     2.368     0.026     0.059    123.82     1.639     2.337     2.368     2.401    46.45    0.55
     635 Coats, W/G        1.900     2.543     0.037     0.049     31.62     1.838     2.351     2.543     2.555    39.02    0.44
     636 Dresses           0.626     1.104     0.010     0.009    -11.92     0.628     0.877     1.104     1.103    75.76    0.07
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  47.161    59.481     6.207     4.669    -24.77    48.467    58.841    59.481    57.944    19.55    4.38
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  24.239    19.576     1.745     1.669     -4.35    23.232    19.525    19.576    19.500   -16.06    1.31
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.609     2.169     0.095     0.311    225.93     1.612     2.326     2.169     2.384    47.86    1.64
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   2.334     3.313     0.266     0.393     48.09     2.442     3.340     3.313     3.441    40.90    0.78
     642 Skirts            6.922     3.184     0.221     0.612    177.25     6.380     3.552     3.184     3.575   -43.96    2.44
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.041     0.000     0.000     0.000       *       0.020     0.000     0.000     0.000   -99.71    0.00
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.275     1.046     0.000     0.000       *       1.259     1.047     1.046     1.046   -16.90    0.55
     647 Trousers,etc MB  14.462    15.571     2.249     1.536    -31.68    15.105    15.077    15.571    14.859    -1.63    2.44
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.009    28.566     2.279     1.979    -13.14    32.298    29.605    28.566    28.267   -12.48    3.67
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.955     0.061     0.001     0.002     19.42     1.956     0.062     0.061     0.061   -96.87    0.01
     659 Oth. MMF App.    10.189    11.344     0.664     0.440    -33.82     9.996    11.677    11.344    11.119    11.23    0.34
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.071     2.741     0.097     0.311    220.51     4.116     2.700     2.741     2.955   -28.21    0.08

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/Bl   0.006     0.093     0.002     0.000    -99.40     0.008     0.095     0.093     0.091  1095.57    0.31
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.079     0.095     0.001     0.001     -8.11     0.080     0.095     0.095     0.095    19.37    0.33