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  ______________                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  3/2017 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  3/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016     3/2016    3/2017  % Change    3/2016    1/2017    2/2017    3/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1030.802  1044.058   252.556   239.957     -4.99  1048.805  1035.712  1034.154  1031.459     -1.65    0.99
       1 Apparel        1013.753  1028.745   249.271   235.330     -5.59  1032.403  1019.612  1017.786  1014.804     -1.70    1.26
       2 Non-Apparel      17.048    15.312     3.285     4.627     40.87    16.402    16.100    16.368    16.655      1.54    0.07
      11 Yarns             4.128     2.228     0.589     0.939     59.47     3.570     2.422     2.512     2.578    -27.79    0.21
      12 Fabrics           8.229     6.865     1.428     0.775    -45.70     7.474     6.347     6.450     6.213    -16.88    0.10
      14 Made Ups / Mis    4.691     6.219     1.268     2.913    129.75     5.358     7.331     7.406     7.864     46.78    0.05
      30 Cotton Product  522.970   526.903   129.081   116.745     -9.56   532.359   527.837   515.714   514.566     -3.34    1.12
      31 Cotton Apparel  521.412   525.283   128.744   115.577    -10.23   530.796   525.479   513.250   512.117     -3.52    1.35
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.557     1.620     0.338     1.167    245.65     1.563     2.358     2.464     2.449     56.69    0.03
      40 Wool Products     9.687     8.101     1.482     1.906     28.58     9.481     8.357     8.487     8.524    -10.09    0.20
      41 Wool Apparel      4.552     4.092     0.613     0.431    -29.61     4.636     3.969     3.979     3.910    -15.66    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.135     4.009     0.869     1.474     69.59     4.845     4.388     4.509     4.614     -4.76    0.42
      60 MMF Products    495.885   506.508   121.014   120.521     -0.41   504.867   496.943   507.636   506.015      0.23    0.98
      61 MMF Apparel     485.976   497.716   119.232   118.778     -0.38   495.572   488.473   499.094   497.262      0.34    1.30
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.909     8.791     1.782     1.744     -2.16     9.295     8.469     8.542     8.753     -5.84    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.260     2.546     0.978     0.786    -19.66     2.098     2.575     2.316     2.354     12.21    0.14
      81 S and V Appare    1.813     1.654     0.683     0.544    -20.32     1.399     1.691     1.463     1.515      8.29    0.13
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.447     0.893     0.296     0.242    -18.13     0.699     0.884     0.853     0.839     20.06    0.16

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       3.035     2.279     0.667     0.094    -85.96     2.964     1.876     1.873     1.705    -42.45    0.24
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.802     0.989     0.165     0.007    -95.94     0.870     0.825     0.825     0.831     -4.48    0.06
     229 Special Fabric    3.572     2.903     0.522     0.392    -24.90     2.908     2.822     2.889     2.773     -4.65    0.19
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.277     1.179     0.086     0.701    715.10     0.331     1.517     1.612     1.794    442.47    0.80
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   15.430    19.432     5.837     5.715     -2.09    17.101    19.721    19.269    19.310     12.92    0.84

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.586     2.326     0.538     0.955     77.40     1.608     2.373     2.472     2.743     70.60    0.28
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   25.992    17.127     5.574     5.929      6.36    25.842    17.026    17.453    17.481    -32.35    0.30
     339 W/G Knit Blous   13.100     9.631     2.689     2.589     -3.70    11.875     9.263     9.390     9.532    -19.73    0.19
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  150.211   144.540    36.480    26.731    -26.72   150.319   143.808   136.299   134.791    -10.33    4.73
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   13.184    12.861     1.953     3.526     80.53    12.542    13.649    13.712    14.434     15.09    1.26
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.856     2.232     1.597     0.225    -85.90     2.314     1.319     0.883     0.860    -62.83    0.35
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  184.279   195.131    39.479    43.279      9.63   188.303   197.994   197.942   198.931      5.64    3.46
     348 W/G Slacks, et  110.005   112.689    32.596    23.206    -28.81   114.633   110.384   106.080   103.299     -9.89    1.73
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.515     0.978     0.336     0.203    -39.74     0.717     0.860     0.906     0.845     17.76    0.11
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.177     0.607     0.074     1.269   1615.31     0.216     1.000     1.139     1.802    735.59    0.08
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    6.499     4.869     1.396     1.181    -15.35     5.815     4.678     4.482     4.655    -19.96    0.44

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        4.034     2.159     0.582     0.918     57.60     3.528     2.351     2.444     2.494    -29.30    2.05
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.441     0.252     0.014     0.003    -80.35     0.449     0.243     0.241     0.241    -46.44    0.06
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.070     0.113     0.001     0.000   -100.00     0.064     0.113     0.112     0.112     74.47    0.55
     445 Wool Sweater,M    1.146     0.612     0.032     0.007    -77.15     1.168     0.602     0.600     0.587    -49.72    0.40
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.636     0.920     0.118     0.049    -57.99     0.696     0.883     0.850     0.852     22.43    0.18

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.994     5.614     1.189     0.889    -25.27     6.117     5.508     5.415     5.313    -13.13    0.44
     634 Other Coats, M    4.009     5.431     0.493     0.529      7.32     4.378     5.639     5.523     5.467     24.88    0.29
     635 Coats, W/G        4.495     9.884     0.533     0.614     15.04     4.466     9.933     9.902     9.965    123.14    0.47
     636 Dresses           2.384     2.474     0.319     0.675    111.56     2.417     2.395     2.821     2.830     17.12    0.08
     638 Knit Shirts, M  136.161   178.396    45.729    43.121     -5.70   149.738   172.651   175.591   175.788     17.40    4.68
     639 Knit Blouses,W   74.494    64.126    12.300    18.224     48.16    67.947    64.239    68.137    70.050      3.10    1.38
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    5.988     8.170     1.255     3.271    160.55     6.425     8.863     9.661    10.185     58.52    1.86
     641 N-K Blouses, W    8.425    11.606     2.734     4.128     51.01     9.586    12.317    12.722    13.000     35.62    0.63
     642 Skirts           21.483     9.244     7.707     3.475    -54.91    19.537    10.723     9.351     5.012    -74.35    0.91
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.100     0.003     0.003     0.000   -100.00     0.061     0.003     0.003     0.000   -100.00    0.00
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    5.889     3.466     0.009     0.008    -11.02     5.810     3.466     3.464     3.465    -40.36    0.98
     647 Trousers,etc M   50.759    54.614    17.307    14.411    -16.73    55.770    52.040    52.445    51.718     -7.26    2.15
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  137.272   126.888    26.445    25.876     -2.15   135.127   122.853   126.152   126.318     -6.52    4.20
     652 M-MF Underwear   12.018     0.465     0.036     0.050     38.59    12.043     0.467     0.466     0.479    -96.02    0.03
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.801    12.547     2.116     2.287      8.06    10.979    12.575    12.514    12.718     15.83    0.29
     669 Other MMF Manu    1.862     2.258     0.290     1.020    251.65     1.949     2.461     2.550     2.988     53.32    0.27