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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 10/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 10/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016    10/2016   10/2017  % Change   10/2016    8/2017    9/2017   10/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           276.423   281.323   237.232   239.162      0.81   285.669   280.901   280.653   283.253    -0.85    0.44
       1 Apparel         254.406   261.724   219.985   225.810      2.65   264.277   264.122   264.826   267.549     1.24    0.99
       2 Non-Apparel      22.018    19.599    17.247    13.352    -22.58    21.392    16.780    15.828    15.704   -26.59    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.630     0.353     0.334     0.343      2.68     0.497     0.373     0.412     0.362   -27.03    0.01
      12 Fabrics          16.643    14.911    13.125     7.919    -39.67    14.937    10.847     9.740     9.705   -35.03    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.745     4.334     3.787     5.090     34.40     5.958     5.560     5.675     5.637    -5.39    0.03
      30 Cotton Products 105.872   109.789    94.885    91.431     -3.64   112.478   106.765   106.486   106.335    -5.46    0.56
      31 Cotton Apparel  105.413   109.028    94.196    90.639     -3.78   111.678   105.843   105.553   105.471    -5.56    0.92
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.458     0.761     0.690     0.792     14.78     0.801     0.923     0.933     0.863     7.80    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.821     0.598     0.535     0.666     24.47     0.748     0.714     0.742     0.729    -2.64    0.30
      41 Wool Apparel      0.175     0.193     0.166     0.235     41.94     0.205     0.241     0.233     0.262    28.23    0.16
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.647     0.405     0.369     0.431     16.63     0.544     0.473     0.509     0.466   -14.25    0.63
      60 MMF Products    169.356   169.803   140.701   146.663      4.24   171.215   172.921   172.984   175.765     2.66    0.40
      61 MMF Apparel     148.680   152.259   125.386   134.800      7.51   152.144   157.894   158.899   161.674     6.26    1.07
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  20.676    17.544    15.315    11.863    -22.54    19.070    15.027    14.085    14.091   -26.11    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.374     1.133     1.110     0.402    -63.77     1.228     0.501     0.441     0.425   -65.37    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.137     0.244     0.238     0.135    -43.11     0.251     0.143     0.141     0.142   -43.50    0.05
      82 S and V Non-App   0.237     0.889     0.873     0.267    -69.39     0.977     0.357     0.300     0.283   -70.98    0.05

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       4.189     2.600     2.451     2.041    -16.72     2.781     2.286     1.999     2.190   -21.26    0.11
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.027     2.674     2.638     0.357    -86.46     2.981     0.804     0.525     0.394   -86.80    0.01
     229 Special Fabric   10.133     9.344     7.772     5.055    -34.96     8.880     7.201     6.660     6.628   -25.36    0.21
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.060     0.414     0.306     0.440     43.75     0.308     0.704     0.658     0.548    77.65    0.51
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   4.300     6.251     5.293     7.303     37.97     6.059     7.730     8.014     8.261    36.34    1.12

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.576     0.522     0.430     0.996    131.54     0.523     0.989     1.044     1.088   107.87    0.20
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    2.242     1.729     1.484     2.706     82.39     1.860     2.393     2.598     2.952    58.72    0.25
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   2.239     1.611     1.396     1.342     -3.89     1.877     1.420     1.494     1.556   -17.10    0.18
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.743    23.757    21.313    18.464    -13.37    24.685    21.515    21.617    20.908   -15.30    3.10
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.536     2.148     1.917     1.591    -16.99     2.246     1.956     1.858     1.823   -18.84    0.93
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.179     0.421     0.393     0.054    -86.30     0.425     0.104     0.089     0.082   -80.75    0.14
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  38.539    40.300    33.669    34.795      3.34    39.729    41.276    40.839    41.425     4.27    3.41
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  25.972    26.500    23.315    16.868    -27.65    28.331    21.513    20.868    20.053   -29.22    1.23
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.199     0.524     0.371     0.446     20.35     0.384     0.583     0.620     0.599    56.02    0.08
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.114     0.289     0.252     2.780   1005.49     0.274     2.002     2.473     2.818   928.86    0.17
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    5.259     4.284     3.795     3.005    -20.83     4.685     3.523     3.373     3.494   -25.42    0.63

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.617     0.342     0.326     0.332      1.81     0.488     0.358     0.396     0.348   -28.71    1.41
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.014     0.006     0.004     0.007     54.60     0.005     0.008     0.008     0.008    51.41    0.04
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.003     0.017     0.017     0.003    -82.86     0.017     0.017     0.002     0.003   -82.55    0.27
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.041     0.024     0.022     0.027     19.90     0.037     0.021     0.023     0.029   -22.09    0.66
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.010     0.016     0.013     0.009    -28.09     0.014     0.012     0.013     0.012   -16.65    0.08
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.001     0.016     0.010     0.090    821.75     0.010     0.087     0.087     0.096   870.09    0.71
     465 Floor Coverings   0.025     0.053     0.038     0.087    127.15     0.050     0.099     0.097     0.102   102.07    0.41

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.907     0.816     0.635     0.547    -13.82     0.800     0.708     0.679     0.728    -8.96    0.08
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.652     2.368     2.075     1.299    -37.38     2.229     1.354     1.353     1.593   -28.55    0.35
     635 Coats, W/G        1.901     2.543     1.228     1.738     41.53     1.568     2.993     3.058     3.053    94.78    0.56
     636 Dresses           0.627     1.134     0.870     1.910    119.43     0.939     1.611     1.714     2.174   131.51    0.13
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  47.162    59.526    50.177    51.578      2.79    58.822    60.615    61.254    60.927     3.58    4.70
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  24.244    19.566    15.527    19.452     25.28    19.053    21.421    21.978    23.490    23.29    1.54
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.609     2.169     1.746     2.199     25.97     2.054     2.751     2.765     2.622    27.63    1.82
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   2.334     3.313     2.542     3.600     41.62     3.170     4.002     4.215     4.371    37.89    1.00
     642 Skirts            6.922     3.184     2.707     0.986    -63.59     4.463     1.459     1.458     1.463   -67.22    1.24
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.041     0.000     0.000     0.090       *       0.000     0.090     0.090     0.090      *      0.54
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.007     0.096     0.096     0.491    409.53     0.096     0.356     0.434     0.491   409.04    3.04
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.275     1.046     1.046     0.007    -99.33     2.291     0.396     0.003     0.007   -99.69    0.00
     647 Trousers,etc MB  14.462    15.576    13.165    14.186      7.76    14.893    15.449    16.118    16.598    11.44    2.65
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.009    28.566    23.355    26.525     13.57    29.650    32.276    31.384    31.736     7.04    3.68
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.955     0.061     0.060     0.761   1169.30     0.061     0.313     0.530     0.762  1139.83    0.07
     659 Oth. MMF App.    10.189    11.349     9.415     8.025    -14.76    11.209    10.924    10.510     9.959   -11.15    0.30
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.071     2.740     2.289     4.011     75.25     4.215     4.338     4.485     4.462     5.87    0.11

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/Bl   0.006     0.093     0.093     0.004    -95.47     0.096     0.006     0.005     0.004   -95.48    0.02
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.079     0.095     0.095     0.016    -82.93     0.095     0.020     0.021     0.016   -82.87    0.06
     899 Other S/V Manuf   0.214     0.832     0.821     0.246    -69.99     0.923     0.331     0.273     0.258   -72.06    0.06