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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 1, 2017
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 10/2017 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 10/2017
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2015      2016    10/2016   10/2017  % Change   10/2016    8/2017    9/2017   10/2017  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1030.876  1043.985   883.300   892.536      1.05  1058.254  1046.052  1047.669  1053.220     -0.48    1.00
       1 Apparel        1013.923  1028.649   869.943   877.099      0.82  1041.622  1028.153  1029.944  1035.805     -0.56    1.29
       2 Non-Apparel      16.953    15.336    13.357    15.436     15.57    16.633    17.899    17.724    17.415      4.70    0.07
      11 Yarns             4.119     2.228     2.071     2.155      4.03     3.169     2.349     2.538     2.312    -27.06    0.19
      12 Fabrics           8.151     6.865     6.133     3.454    -43.68     6.935     4.692     4.227     4.186    -39.64    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    4.683     6.243     5.153     9.828     90.71     6.528    10.858    10.959    10.917     67.23    0.06
      30 Cotton Product  523.105   526.764   457.970   423.335     -7.56   540.628   499.914   496.591   492.128     -8.97    1.08
      31 Cotton Apparel  521.541   525.118   456.496   420.631     -7.86   538.873   497.069   493.669   489.253     -9.21    1.31
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.564     1.646     1.474     2.704     83.41     1.755     2.845     2.921     2.876     63.85    0.03
      40 Wool Products     9.685     8.047     6.787     8.451     24.51     9.192     9.163     9.397     9.710      5.64    0.24
      41 Wool Apparel      4.559     4.041     3.426     3.852     12.43     4.324     3.819     3.945     4.466      3.29    0.15
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.126     4.006     3.361     4.599     36.82     4.867     5.344     5.452     5.244      7.74    0.49
      60 MMF Products    495.834   506.633   416.144   459.250     10.36   505.818   535.417   540.118   549.739      8.68    1.02
      61 MMF Apparel     486.002   497.842   408.442   451.637     10.58   496.722   526.258   531.330   541.037      8.92    1.40
      62 MMF Non-Appare    9.832     8.791     7.702     7.612     -1.16     9.096     9.158     8.788     8.702     -4.33    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.251     2.541     2.399     1.501    -37.45     2.617     1.558     1.562     1.643    -37.22    0.10
      81 S and V Appare    1.820     1.649     1.579     0.980    -37.96     1.702     1.007     0.999     1.049    -38.35    0.10
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.431     0.893     0.820     0.521    -36.47     0.915     0.551     0.563     0.594    -35.10    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       3.035     2.279     2.151     0.723    -66.38     2.337     1.075     0.803     0.851    -63.57    0.14
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.802     0.989     0.978     0.277    -71.64     1.156     0.449     0.333     0.289    -75.02    0.02
     229 Special Fabric    3.494     2.903     2.436     1.565    -35.74     2.825     2.164     2.046     2.033    -28.04    0.14
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.277     1.172     0.855     1.194     39.69     0.869     1.883     1.767     1.511     73.90    0.67
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   15.433    19.432    16.437    21.280     29.46    18.746    23.184    23.668    24.275     29.49    1.05

Cotton:
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.583     2.329     1.756     2.920     66.33     2.083     3.261     3.367     3.494     67.70    0.36
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   26.066    17.042    14.915    22.305     49.55    18.605    21.966    23.060    24.432     31.32    0.41
     339 W/G Knit Blous   13.166     9.574     8.168     8.754      7.17    10.520     8.869     9.628    10.160     -3.42    0.20
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  150.201   144.541   130.071   104.683    -19.52   150.052   123.854   124.602   119.153    -20.59    4.42
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   13.184    12.864    11.348     9.132    -19.53    13.149    11.979    11.081    10.648    -19.02    0.96
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.853     2.231     2.156     0.518    -75.98     2.311     0.665     0.618     0.594    -74.31    0.25
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  184.280   195.131   164.127   167.630      2.13   194.892   199.517   195.749   198.635      1.92    3.48
     348 W/G Slacks, et  110.006   112.662    99.623    70.758    -28.97   119.227    90.324    87.803    83.797    -29.72    1.40
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.515     0.978     0.762     0.878     15.24     0.812     1.069     1.142     1.094     34.74    0.15
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.178     0.607     0.330     7.296   2108.42     0.361     5.656     6.781     7.572   1996.66    0.33
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    6.500     4.867     4.290     3.879     -9.59     5.362     4.442     4.277     4.456    -16.90    0.40

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        4.025     2.159     2.032     2.090      2.85     3.115     2.252     2.442     2.216    -28.85    1.93
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.441     0.252     0.202     0.274     35.70     0.251     0.330     0.329     0.324     28.91    0.10
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.070     0.110     0.108     0.173     60.54     0.116     0.113     0.097     0.175     51.25    0.92
     445 Wool Sweater,M    1.146     0.612     0.546     0.671     22.93     0.917     0.545     0.587     0.737    -19.64    0.58
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.644     0.920     0.746     0.577    -22.61     0.861     0.723     0.739     0.752    -12.73    0.18
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.043     0.157     0.135     0.434    222.23     0.144     0.363     0.358     0.456    217.67    0.18
     465 Floor Covering    1.002     1.638     1.240     2.297     85.17     1.623     2.768     2.684     2.694     66.00    0.37

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.994     5.664     4.433     3.728    -15.90     5.593     4.809     4.628     4.959    -11.33    0.38
     634 Other Coats, M    4.009     5.431     4.604     3.459    -24.86     5.076     3.952     3.723     4.287    -15.55    0.23
     635 Coats, W/G        4.497     9.884     2.805     4.094     45.94     3.750    10.952    11.194    11.173    197.97    0.56
     636 Dresses           2.386     2.483     1.956     3.163     61.65     2.285     3.532     3.651     3.689     61.48    0.11
     638 Knit Shirts, M  136.162   178.484   152.440   156.963      2.97   173.963   181.217   184.195   183.007      5.20    4.83
     639 Knit Blouses,W   74.518    64.127    51.870    67.004     29.18    62.110    71.497    74.239    79.261     27.61    1.48
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    5.988     8.170     6.663     6.920      3.86     8.004     8.969     8.936     8.427      5.29    1.51
     641 N-K Blouses, W    8.425    11.606     9.198    14.761     60.47    11.237    15.401    16.345    17.168     52.79    0.84
     642 Skirts           21.478     9.244     7.913     3.716    -53.04    14.143     5.030     5.025     5.047    -64.31    1.04
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.100     0.000     0.000     0.153       *       0.000     0.153     0.153     0.153       *      0.22
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.017     0.267     0.267     1.104    314.08     0.268     0.829     0.993     1.104    312.62    2.84
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    5.889     3.466     3.465     0.045    -98.71     9.198     1.371     0.019     0.045    -99.51    0.01
     647 Trousers,etc M   50.759    54.640    46.099    52.318     13.49    52.853    56.366    57.982    60.859     15.15    2.45
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  137.271   126.895   102.131   115.798     13.38   131.033   141.398   139.303   140.561      7.27    4.43
     652 M-MF Underwear   12.018     0.465     0.459     1.063    131.44     0.466     0.904     0.799     1.068    129.16    0.07
     659 Oth. MMF App.    11.803    12.504    10.780    10.721     -0.55    12.880    13.318    12.971    12.445     -3.38    0.28
     669 Other MMF Manu    1.862     2.255     1.835     3.983    117.05     2.411     4.402     4.480     4.403     82.60    0.38

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     838 S/V K Shirts/B    0.051     0.309     0.308     0.015    -95.23     0.326     0.027     0.018     0.016    -95.19    0.01
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    1.194     0.931     0.927     0.260    -71.94     0.936     0.252     0.269     0.265    -71.73    0.13
     899 Other S/V Manu    0.254     0.606     0.589     0.410    -30.38     0.671     0.360     0.367     0.427    -36.28    0.14