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  ______________                          |                                     |                              February 5, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 11/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 11/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017    11/2017   11/2018  % Change   11/2017    9/2018   10/2018   11/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1043.460  1064.368   975.880  1159.295     18.79  1059.545  1197.949  1207.275  1247.784     17.77    1.13
       1 Apparel        1028.125  1045.509   958.669  1144.764     19.41  1041.332  1181.596  1190.405  1231.603     18.27    1.50
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.859    17.210    14.531    -15.57    18.214    16.353    16.870    16.180    -11.16    0.06
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     2.605     2.673      2.62     2.738     3.059     3.325     3.079     12.46    0.22
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.180     3.778     4.244     12.34     4.178     4.684     4.903     4.646     11.20    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.668    10.827     7.614    -29.68    11.297     8.611     8.643     8.455    -25.16    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.389   461.979   548.585     18.75   498.095   571.930   573.039   589.995     18.45    1.25
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.390   459.041   546.312     19.01   495.083   569.668   570.661   587.661     18.70    1.52
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.999     2.938     2.273    -22.65     3.013     2.261     2.378     2.334    -22.53    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414     9.555    15.834     65.71    10.091    15.092    16.171    16.693     65.43    0.40
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     4.248    11.704    175.49     4.498    10.255    11.190    11.967    166.02    0.39
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     5.306     4.129    -22.18     5.593     4.837     4.981     4.726    -15.49    0.42
      60 MMF Products    506.349   548.589   502.498   592.380     17.89   549.452   607.988   615.171   638.472     16.20    1.12
      61 MMF Apparel     497.557   539.375   494.191   584.861     18.35   540.511   599.614   606.463   630.046     16.56    1.59
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.214     8.307     7.519     -9.49     8.941     8.374     8.708     8.426     -5.76    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.975     1.848     2.496     35.08     1.906     2.940     2.894     2.623     37.61    0.15
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     1.189     1.886     58.58     1.240     2.058     2.091     1.930     55.66    0.18
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.742     0.659     0.610     -7.35     0.667     0.882     0.803     0.694      4.05    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.679     0.082    -87.89     0.680     0.086     0.082     0.082    -87.90    0.01
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     1.879     3.004     59.89     2.227     3.323     3.581     3.344     50.16    0.20
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.258     0.919    -26.90     1.396     0.966     1.060     1.099    -21.27    0.47
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533    22.627    27.072     19.64    23.969    28.751    28.835    29.977     25.07    1.29

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.400     1.408    252.27     0.410     0.990     1.409     1.462    256.14    0.16
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     3.067     3.366      9.76     3.345     3.839     3.782     3.887     16.21    0.39
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.304    23.896    28.612     19.73    25.113    27.806    28.278    30.020     19.54    0.46
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087     9.424    13.785     46.27    10.130    13.528    13.927    14.448     42.63    0.27
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.760   113.387   139.366     22.91   121.054   140.627   141.357   146.739     21.22    5.44
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256     9.798    12.201     24.53    10.760    12.311    12.310    12.659     17.65    1.19
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760   185.164   210.378     13.62   201.389   228.711   227.267   228.974     13.70    3.85
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.284    77.331    93.009     20.27    84.133    96.903    96.818   101.962     21.19    1.66
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.949     0.588    -38.05     1.107     0.558     0.598     0.631    -42.98    0.08
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.212     7.779    10.797     38.80     8.055    10.504    10.463    11.230     39.41    0.51
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     4.388     5.502     25.39     4.548     5.555     5.553     5.664     24.55    0.48

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     2.540     2.495     -1.77     2.643     2.916     3.141     2.872      8.67    2.26
     432 Wool Hosiery      1.195     0.848     0.784     1.294     65.07     0.925     1.182     1.266     1.358     46.93    2.80
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.303     4.990   1547.70     0.310     4.031     4.891     4.995   1511.45    1.47
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.695     0.759      9.24     0.717     0.463     0.753     0.775      8.14    0.52
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.688     0.877     27.52     0.710     0.932     0.935     0.961     35.30    0.20
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.508     2.107    314.62     0.530     1.886     1.819     2.117    299.25    0.84
     465 Floor Covering    1.638     2.741     2.537     1.401    -44.77     2.716     1.674     1.577     1.605    -40.91    0.21

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     4.077     4.918     20.63     4.691     4.818     4.930     5.304     13.06    0.36
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.022     0.324     0.194     2.649   1266.95     0.194     2.381     2.657     2.779   1334.23    1.38
     634 Other Coats, M    5.430     4.422     4.092    11.040    169.79     4.416    10.290    10.889    11.370    157.46    0.54
     635 Coats, W/G        9.883     4.777     4.513     6.059     34.26     7.290     4.930     5.726     6.323    -13.26    0.29
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.251     3.191     3.116     -2.37     3.641     3.061     3.100     3.176    -12.79    0.10
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   184.760   170.643   192.276     12.68   185.850   201.086   201.688   206.392     11.05    5.03
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.460    71.941    67.119     -6.70    78.873    74.049    71.109    72.637     -7.91    1.47
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     8.111    13.732     69.31     8.205    11.672    12.780    14.385     75.33    2.38
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.604    17.980    16.387    12.810    -21.83    17.623    15.600    15.277    14.403    -18.27    0.76
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.771     1.360    -63.94     5.084     1.473     1.457     1.437    -71.74    0.31
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.153     0.000   -100.00     0.153     0.000     0.000     0.000   -100.00    0.00
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     1.104     1.817     64.49     1.104     1.794     1.871     1.890     71.10    4.38
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    3.466     0.090     0.045     3.041   6701.58     0.045     0.183     0.159     3.086   6694.51    0.75
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.177    56.341    82.931     47.19    60.673    80.261    83.824    87.767     44.66    3.17
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.192   130.210   151.357     16.24   141.380   156.200   159.404   165.339     16.95    5.01
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.459     0.581     0.575     0.496    -13.74     0.615     0.478     0.199     0.502    -18.36    0.05
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     1.363     6.218    356.25     1.365     5.523     6.130     6.531    378.35    0.45
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.727    11.225    14.957     33.25    12.377    16.236    15.828    16.459     32.98    0.35
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     4.388     3.175    -27.64     4.615     3.671     3.682     3.631    -21.32    0.28

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.377     1.131    199.88     0.379     1.226     1.247     1.131    198.51    0.55