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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  7/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  7/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     7/2017    7/2018  % Change    7/2017    5/2018    6/2018    7/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1043.464  1066.652   570.630   668.230     17.10  1035.340  1131.477  1130.007  1164.252     12.45    1.07
       1 Apparel        1028.128  1047.792   559.060   659.507     17.97  1017.165  1113.967  1112.886  1148.239     12.89    1.41
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.860    11.570     8.723    -24.61    18.175    17.510    17.121    16.013    -11.90    0.06
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     1.627     1.757      7.99     2.418     2.763     3.020     3.141     29.90    0.24
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.181     2.452     2.757     12.46     5.333     4.536     4.686     4.487    -15.87    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.668     7.491     4.208    -43.83    10.423    10.210     9.416     8.385    -19.56    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.673   276.223   321.294     16.32   501.041   528.998   529.037   548.744      9.52    1.18
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.674   274.013   319.960     16.77   498.271   526.660   526.899   546.621      9.70    1.43
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.999     2.210     1.333    -39.65     2.769     2.338     2.138     2.123    -23.33    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414     5.335     6.524     22.29     9.102    10.612    11.022    11.603     27.48    0.28
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     1.923     4.078    112.08     3.924     5.772     6.072     6.666     69.87    0.22
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     3.412     2.446    -28.31     5.178     4.839     4.950     4.937     -4.65    0.45
      60 MMF Products    506.352   550.590   287.979   338.330     17.48   523.560   589.093   587.136   600.941     14.78    1.07
      61 MMF Apparel     497.561   541.374   282.269   333.876     18.28   513.896   579.754   578.057   592.981     15.39    1.51
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.215     5.709     4.454    -21.99     9.664     9.339     9.079     7.960    -17.64    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.975     1.093     2.082     90.37     1.637     2.775     2.812     2.963     81.06    0.17
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     0.855     1.592     86.30     1.073     1.782     1.858     1.971     83.63    0.18
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.742     0.239     0.489    104.91     0.563     0.994     0.954     0.993     76.18    0.14

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.675     0.081    -87.96     1.475     0.408     0.332     0.086    -94.20    0.01
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.989     0.290     0.218     0.332     52.39     0.551     0.409     0.421     0.404    -26.67    0.03
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     0.941     1.723     83.16     2.291     2.667     2.917     3.001     31.01    0.19
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.131     0.642    -43.23     1.860     0.893     0.893     0.949    -48.99    0.42
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533    13.111    16.282     24.19    21.247    28.457    29.023    28.704     35.10    1.22

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.184     0.535    191.40     0.863     0.864     0.859     0.805     -6.78    0.09
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     2.127     2.336      9.82     3.141     3.766     3.886     3.797     20.87    0.38
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.509    13.214    13.716      3.80    20.040    24.820    25.196    26.011     29.80    0.41
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087     5.752     8.546     48.58     9.392    11.793    12.077    12.881     37.15    0.25
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.804    64.384    78.087     21.28   129.277   131.986   128.929   134.507      4.04    5.07
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256     5.971     6.006      0.58    11.729    10.143     9.995    10.291    -12.26    0.93
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760   110.419   128.409     16.29   198.409   212.603   216.855   221.750     11.76    3.77
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.293    50.023    56.028     12.00    91.333    87.239    85.295    92.298      1.06    1.51
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.720     0.400    -44.39     1.106     0.923     0.746     0.672    -39.19    0.09
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.237     4.524     6.609     46.11     4.940    10.373     9.940    10.323    108.96    0.46
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     2.196     3.472     58.09     4.087     5.408     5.756     5.826     42.55    0.50

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     1.563     1.688      8.02     2.319     2.646     2.928     3.042     31.21    2.45
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.197     0.914    362.89     0.324     0.412     0.452     1.024    216.34    0.31
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.110     0.188     0.046     0.054     17.73     0.118     0.218     0.223     0.196     66.91    1.02
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.021     0.052    147.35     0.543     0.718     0.721     0.742     36.84    0.53
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.383     0.409      6.64     0.719     0.831     0.825     0.797     10.78    0.18
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.251     1.060    322.87     0.381     1.142     1.289     1.328    248.44    0.54
     465 Floor Covering    1.638     2.741     1.705     0.595    -65.10     2.563     1.983     1.781     1.630    -36.39    0.22

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     2.335     2.339      0.13     4.724     4.193     4.091     4.466     -5.46    0.32
     634 Other Coats, M    5.431     4.422     0.990     4.788    383.82     4.306     5.593     5.778     8.220     90.89    0.41
     635 Coats, W/G        9.884     4.777     1.738     2.216     27.48    10.208     5.528     5.518     5.255    -48.52    0.25
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.251     1.775     1.581    -10.92     3.115     2.812     2.913     3.057     -1.85    0.09
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   186.064   103.853   119.977     15.53   177.753   199.933   197.475   202.189     13.75    5.05
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.593    37.425    31.612    -15.53    71.142    72.289    72.316    71.781      0.90    1.40
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     5.509     7.495     36.06     9.072    10.108    10.415    10.750     18.50    1.83
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.606    17.978     9.222     8.215    -10.93    14.483    17.021    16.432    16.971     17.18    0.87
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.666     1.295    -64.67     5.036     1.521     1.493     1.477    -70.67    0.32
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.122     0.000   -100.00     0.122     0.050     0.032     0.032    -74.02    0.04
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     0.319     0.582     82.57     0.515     1.218     1.237     1.441    179.92    3.42
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    3.466     0.090     0.012     0.036    191.48     3.461     0.113     0.118     0.114    -96.71    0.03
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.710    31.827    47.033     47.78    52.391    71.579    71.079    76.916     46.81    2.82
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.222    73.425    86.959     18.43   138.206   157.148   157.034   157.756     14.15    4.89
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     0.319     2.651    730.19     0.712     3.341     3.511     4.008    462.78    0.27
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.727     5.946     9.282     56.12    12.710    15.097    15.884    16.063     26.38    0.35
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     3.028     1.898    -37.31     4.327     4.717     4.596     3.714    -14.17    0.30

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.236     1.088    361.48     0.293     1.147     1.180     1.230    320.25    0.60