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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 2, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  8/2017 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     8/2016    8/2017  % Change    8/2016    6/2017    7/2017    8/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           276.423   281.323   183.726   183.412     -0.17   280.069   279.620   278.665   281.009     0.34    0.44
       1 Apparel         254.406   261.724   170.293   172.793      1.47   259.648   262.621   260.529   264.224     1.76    0.98
       2 Non-Apparel      22.018    19.599    13.433    10.619    -20.95    20.421    16.999    18.136    16.785   -17.81    0.05
      11 Yarns             0.630     0.353     0.265     0.285      7.41     0.518     0.399     0.392     0.373   -27.95    0.01
      12 Fabrics          16.643    14.911    10.206     6.147    -39.77    13.825    11.886    12.235    10.852   -21.50    0.09
      14 Made Ups / Misc   4.745     4.334     2.962     4.187     41.38     6.079     4.715     5.509     5.560    -8.54    0.03
      30 Cotton Products 105.872   109.787    73.735    70.716     -4.09   110.434   106.847   105.721   106.768    -3.32    0.57
      31 Cotton Apparel  105.413   109.026    73.186    70.006     -4.35   109.654   106.036   104.830   105.846    -3.47    0.92
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.458     0.761     0.548     0.710     29.43     0.780     0.810     0.892     0.923    18.30    0.01
      40 Wool Products     0.821     0.598     0.406     0.522     28.67     0.767     0.709     0.732     0.714    -6.93    0.29
      41 Wool Apparel      0.175     0.193     0.117     0.166     41.46     0.215     0.228     0.248     0.241    12.17    0.14
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.647     0.405     0.289     0.356     23.47     0.552     0.480     0.484     0.473   -14.37    0.64
      60 MMF Products    169.356   169.804   108.669   111.891      2.96   167.806   171.486   171.620   173.026     3.11    0.40
      61 MMF Apparel     148.680   152.261    96.767   102.500      5.92   149.538   156.190   155.283   157.994     5.65    1.05
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  20.676    17.544    11.902     9.391    -21.10    18.269    15.296    16.337    15.032   -17.72    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.374     1.133     0.916     0.284    -69.03     1.061     0.579     0.592     0.501   -52.81    0.06
      81 S and V Apparel   0.137     0.244     0.222     0.121    -45.35     0.241     0.167     0.169     0.143   -40.46    0.05
      82 S and V Non-App   0.237     0.889     0.694     0.162    -76.61     0.820     0.412     0.423     0.357   -56.44    0.07

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       4.189     2.600     2.164     1.856    -14.26     2.907     2.300     2.774     2.291   -21.20    0.12
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.027     2.674     2.201     0.331    -84.98     2.804     1.201     1.130     0.804   -71.33    0.02
     229 Special Fabric   10.133     9.344     5.668     3.524    -37.82     7.784     7.946     7.771     7.201    -7.49    0.23
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.060     0.414     0.146     0.436    198.53     0.170     0.735     0.705     0.704   314.26    0.65
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   4.300     6.251     4.081     5.559     36.22     5.873     6.921     6.927     7.729    31.60    1.05

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.576     0.520     0.353     0.821    132.68     0.508     0.857     0.916     0.989    94.48    0.18
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    2.242     1.729     1.242     1.905     53.45     1.986     1.984     2.224     2.393    20.48    0.20
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   2.239     1.611     1.253     1.062    -15.23     2.083     1.485     1.515     1.420   -31.83    0.16
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  23.743    23.757    15.816    13.574    -14.18    24.175    22.227    22.102    21.515   -11.00    3.12
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   2.536     2.148     1.484     1.292    -12.95     2.252     2.067     1.879     1.956   -13.13    0.97
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.179     0.421     0.369     0.052    -85.77     0.423     0.109     0.108     0.104   -75.32    0.17
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  38.539    40.300    26.136    27.110      3.73    39.453    40.928    40.881    41.273     4.61    3.42
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  25.972    26.500    18.708    13.721    -26.66    27.489    22.697    21.550    21.513   -21.74    1.32
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.199     0.524     0.301     0.360     19.73     0.409     0.613     0.622     0.583    42.62    0.08
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.114     0.289     0.206     1.919    829.88     0.261     1.615     1.820     2.002   666.85    0.12
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    5.259     4.284     2.928     2.166    -26.00     4.656     3.574     3.370     3.523   -24.33    0.64

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.617     0.342     0.259     0.275      6.09     0.508     0.383     0.376     0.358   -29.59    1.45
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.014     0.006     0.003     0.006     86.18     0.013     0.006     0.007     0.008   -37.58    0.04
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.003     0.017     0.001     0.001     10.81     0.001     0.017     0.017     0.017  1425.00    1.46
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.041     0.024     0.008     0.005    -32.46     0.044     0.024     0.023     0.021   -51.05    0.45
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.010     0.016     0.009     0.006    -33.64     0.012     0.014     0.013     0.012     0.40    0.08
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.001     0.016     0.009     0.080    769.11     0.010     0.060     0.088     0.087   812.62    0.64
     465 Floor Coverings   0.025     0.053     0.027     0.073    168.23     0.040     0.082     0.093     0.099   150.31    0.40

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.907     0.816     0.530     0.422    -20.41     0.931     0.742     0.694     0.708   -23.95    0.08
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.652     2.368     1.624     0.614    -62.19     2.262     1.922     1.630     1.358   -39.95    0.31
     635 Coats, W/G        1.901     2.543     0.822     1.277     55.39     1.706     2.504     2.690     2.998    75.78    0.54
     636 Dresses           0.627     1.136     0.758     1.236     62.96     1.171     1.248     1.246     1.614    37.74    0.10
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  47.162    59.526    39.463    40.603      2.89    55.862    60.724    59.910    60.666     8.60    4.65
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  24.244    19.566    11.699    13.571     16.00    19.030    21.297    21.423    21.438    12.65    1.41
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.609     2.169     1.339     1.921     43.49     2.090     2.873     2.788     2.751    31.62    1.92
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   2.334     3.313     2.089     2.779     33.00     2.978     3.792     3.821     4.002    34.38    0.92
     642 Skirts            6.922     3.184     2.704     0.978    -63.82     4.461     1.456     1.456     1.459   -67.30    1.19
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.041     0.000     0.000     0.090       *       0.000     0.072     0.072     0.090      *      0.55
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.007     0.096     0.043     0.303    604.73     0.043     0.090     0.208     0.356   727.02    2.31
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   1.275     1.046     0.653     0.003    -99.57     1.911     1.044     1.045     0.396   -79.28    0.22
     647 Trousers,etc MB  14.462    15.576    10.820    10.706     -1.06    15.245    15.369    14.897    15.462     1.42    2.55
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.009    28.565    17.114    20.833     21.73    30.289    31.464    31.661    32.285     6.59    3.79
     659 Oth. MMF App.    10.189    11.349     6.622     6.197     -6.42     9.941    10.477    10.447    10.924     9.88    0.33
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.071     2.740     1.702     3.299     93.88     4.447     3.509     4.271     4.338    -2.45    0.11

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/Bl   0.006     0.093     0.092     0.004    -95.41     0.096     0.007     0.007     0.006   -93.73    0.02
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.079     0.095     0.091     0.016    -82.79     0.091     0.040     0.040     0.020   -77.73    0.07