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  ______________                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  1/2017 in Million $  |
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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          1030.802  1044.058    89.243    80.898     -9.35  1040.405  1055.834  1044.058  1035.712     -0.45    0.99
       1 Apparel        1013.753  1028.745    87.800    78.667    -10.40  1023.582  1040.032  1028.745  1019.612     -0.39    1.26
       2 Non-Apparel      17.048    15.312     1.443     2.231     54.54    16.822    15.801    15.312    16.100     -4.29    0.07
      11 Yarns             4.128     2.228     0.148     0.342    131.47     3.798     2.490     2.228     2.422    -36.22    0.20
      12 Fabrics           8.229     6.865     0.922     0.404    -56.23     8.147     6.819     6.865     6.347    -22.10    0.10
      14 Made Ups / Mis    4.691     6.219     0.374     1.486    297.41     4.877     6.492     6.219     7.331     50.31    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  522.970   526.903    40.321    41.255      2.32   524.061   538.913   526.903   527.837      0.72    1.14
      31 Cotton Apparel  521.412   525.283    40.231    40.427      0.49   522.514   537.203   525.283   525.479      0.57    1.37
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.557     1.620     0.090     0.829    816.00     1.547     1.710     1.620     2.358     52.44    0.03
      40 Wool Products     9.687     8.101     0.427     0.683     60.04     9.373     8.453     8.101     8.357    -10.84    0.19
      41 Wool Apparel      4.552     4.092     0.270     0.147    -45.54     4.558     4.060     4.092     3.969    -12.92    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.135     4.009     0.156     0.535    242.48     4.815     4.393     4.009     4.388     -8.87    0.39
      60 MMF Products    495.885   506.508    48.267    38.703    -19.82   504.536   505.801   506.508   496.943     -1.50    0.95
      61 MMF Apparel     485.976   497.716    47.255    38.011    -19.56   494.702   497.068   497.716   488.473     -1.26    1.27
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.909     8.791     1.013     0.691    -31.75     9.834     8.732     8.791     8.469    -13.87    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.260     2.546     0.228     0.257     12.75     2.435     2.667     2.546     2.575      5.75    0.15
      81 S and V Appare    1.813     1.654     0.044     0.082     84.77     1.809     1.701     1.654     1.691     -6.51    0.14
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.447     0.893     0.184     0.175     -4.60     0.626     0.966     0.893     0.884     41.15    0.16

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       3.035     2.279     0.418     0.015    -96.51     3.230     2.279     2.279     1.876    -41.91    0.25
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.802     0.989     0.164     0.000   -100.00     0.964     1.091     0.989     0.825    -14.41    0.06
     229 Special Fabric    3.572     2.903     0.323     0.242    -25.19     3.160     2.782     2.903     2.822    -10.71    0.20
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.277     1.179     0.031     0.369   1073.79     0.304     1.053     1.179     1.517    398.64    0.69
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   15.430    19.432     1.432     1.721     20.21    15.379    19.398    19.432    19.721     28.24    0.85

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.586     2.326     0.146     0.193     32.01     1.573     2.243     2.326     2.373     50.92    0.23
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   25.992    17.127     1.699     1.598     -5.94    24.552    18.328    17.127    17.026    -30.65    0.29
     339 W/G Knit Blous   13.100     9.631     0.996     0.628    -36.95    12.882     9.896     9.631     9.263    -28.09    0.18
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  150.211   144.540     8.210     7.477     -8.92   149.645   146.777   144.540   143.808     -3.90    4.97
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   13.184    12.861     0.532     1.319    148.17    12.938    12.896    12.861    13.649      5.49    1.17
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.856     2.232     0.939     0.025    -97.30     1.721     2.283     2.232     1.319    -23.36    0.50
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  184.279   195.131    12.702    15.565     22.54   183.507   198.068   195.131   197.994      7.89    3.41
     348 W/G Slacks, et  110.005   112.689    12.768    10.463    -18.06   113.518   118.036   112.689   110.384     -2.76    1.83
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.515     0.978     0.227     0.108    -52.40     0.679     0.856     0.978     0.860     26.53    0.11
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    6.499     4.869     0.601     0.410    -31.81     6.514     5.280     4.869     4.678    -28.19    0.45

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        4.034     2.159     0.148     0.340    130.22     3.726     2.436     2.159     2.351    -36.90    1.93
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.441     0.252     0.010     0.001    -87.39     0.451     0.253     0.252     0.243    -46.13    0.06
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.070     0.113     0.000     0.000       *       0.065     0.120     0.113     0.113     72.60    0.55
     445 Wool Sweater,M    1.146     0.612     0.012     0.002    -80.03     1.150     0.613     0.612     0.602    -47.67    0.41
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.636     0.920     0.080     0.042    -46.98     0.713     0.920     0.920     0.883     23.77    0.19

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.994     5.614     0.266     0.160    -39.86     5.840     5.668     5.614     5.508     -5.69    0.45
     634 Other Coats, M    4.009     5.431     0.069     0.277    302.96     3.966     5.324     5.431     5.639     42.18    0.30
     635 Coats, W/G        4.495     9.884     0.103     0.152     47.17     4.354     7.817     9.884     9.933    128.14    0.47
     636 Dresses           2.384     2.474     0.109     0.030    -72.59     2.416     2.094     2.474     2.395     -0.85    0.07
     638 Knit Shirts, M  136.161   178.396    19.227    13.482    -29.88   142.614   176.005   178.396   172.651     21.06    4.59
     639 Knit Blouses,W   74.494    64.126     5.018     5.131      2.24    72.087    63.987    64.126    64.239    -10.89    1.27
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    5.988     8.170     0.354     1.047    196.00     5.991     8.926     8.170     8.863     47.93    1.63
     641 N-K Blouses, W    8.425    11.606     0.862     1.574     82.48     8.721    11.988    11.606    12.317     41.24    0.59
     642 Skirts           21.483     9.244     0.815     2.295    181.39    19.739    11.007     9.244    10.723    -45.67    1.82
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.100     0.003     0.000     0.000       *       0.058     0.003     0.003     0.003    -95.55    0.00
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    5.889     3.466     0.000     0.000       *       5.804     3.469     3.466     3.466    -40.29    0.97
     647 Trousers,etc M   50.759    54.614     8.264     5.690    -31.15    53.855    53.497    54.614    52.040     -3.37    2.14
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  137.272   126.888    11.003     6.968    -36.67   140.759   129.261   126.888   122.853    -12.72    4.10
     652 M-MF Underwear   12.018     0.465     0.016     0.018      9.62    12.028     0.465     0.465     0.467    -96.12    0.03
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.801    12.547     0.737     0.765      3.82    11.652    13.202    12.547    12.575      7.92    0.28
     669 Other MMF Manu    1.862     2.258     0.093     0.296    216.58     1.888     2.265     2.258     2.461     30.35    0.23

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/B    0.051     0.309     0.026     0.000    -98.24     0.074     0.324     0.309     0.284    283.67    0.15
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    1.194     0.931     0.004     0.016    332.24     1.197     0.931     0.931     0.944    -21.15    0.44