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  ______________                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  9/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  9/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     9/2017    9/2018  % Change    9/2017    7/2018    8/2018    9/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1043.464  1066.647   778.896   916.042     17.61  1047.503  1164.242  1190.403  1203.793     14.92    1.10
       1 Apparel        1028.128  1047.789   764.685   904.253     18.25  1029.747  1148.231  1174.312  1187.357     15.31    1.45
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.858    14.211    11.788    -17.05    17.755    16.011    16.090    16.436     -7.43    0.06
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     2.025     2.073      2.35     2.538     3.141     3.188     3.059     20.51    0.23
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.180     3.038     3.541     16.58     4.226     4.486     4.490     4.684     10.83    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.667     9.148     6.174    -32.51    10.991     8.384     8.413     8.694    -20.90    0.04
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.673   367.996   436.745     18.68   496.584   548.723   568.196   572.422     15.27    1.22
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.674   365.399   434.877     19.01   493.635   546.601   566.088   570.152     15.50    1.48
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.999     2.597     1.868    -28.08     2.950     2.122     2.108     2.270    -23.03    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414     7.239    11.966     65.31     9.394    11.603    13.980    15.142     61.19    0.37
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     3.005     8.787    192.38     3.942     6.666     9.048    10.293    161.10    0.34
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     4.233     3.179    -24.90     5.452     4.937     4.931     4.849    -11.05    0.43
      60 MMF Products    506.352   550.585   402.359   465.051     15.58   539.966   600.953   605.272   613.276     13.58    1.08
      61 MMF Apparel     497.561   541.371   395.371   458.848     16.06   531.173   592.994   597.171   604.848     13.87    1.53
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.214     6.988     6.202    -11.25     8.793     7.959     8.101     8.428     -4.15    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.975     1.302     2.280     75.06     1.559     2.963     2.955     2.953     89.44    0.17
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     0.910     1.741     91.30     0.998     1.971     2.005     2.064    106.86    0.19
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.742     0.393     0.539     37.40     0.561     0.993     0.951     0.889     58.45    0.13

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.675     0.081    -87.96     0.803     0.086     0.086     0.086    -89.35    0.01
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     1.294     2.398     85.35     2.046     3.001     3.129     3.323     62.44    0.20
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.180     0.709    -39.94     1.766     0.949     0.953     0.966    -45.30    0.42
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533    18.622    21.848     17.33    23.668    28.704    29.068    28.760     21.51    1.22

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.300     0.836    178.63     0.693     0.805     0.836     0.990     42.76    0.11
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     2.568     2.818      9.74     3.342     3.797     3.745     3.838     14.86    0.39
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.509    19.130    21.721     13.54    23.065    26.011    26.716    28.100     21.83    0.44
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087     7.449    10.890     46.19     9.628    12.880    13.526    13.528     40.51    0.26
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.804    89.779   109.781     22.28   124.600   134.507   141.602   140.807     13.01    5.29
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256     7.922     9.977     25.95    11.081    10.291    11.321    12.311     11.11    1.13
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760   144.641   169.482     17.17   195.748   221.749   228.702   228.601     16.78    3.86
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.293    63.131    73.813     16.92    87.799    92.280    94.570    96.975     10.45    1.58
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.878     0.444    -49.38     1.142     0.672     0.675     0.558    -51.13    0.07
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.237     6.484     8.775     35.35     6.781    10.323    10.428    10.529     55.26    0.47
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     3.431     4.459     29.96     4.273     5.826     5.499     5.578     30.54    0.48

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     1.960     1.960     -0.05     2.442     3.042     3.084     2.916     19.44    2.32
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.268     3.991   1389.06     0.329     1.024     2.826     4.031   1124.44    1.21
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.463     0.215    -53.53     0.587     0.742     0.657     0.463    -21.05    0.33
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.503     0.664     32.00     0.737     0.797     0.858     0.932     26.52    0.20
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.306     1.672    445.68     0.357     1.328     1.741     1.884    427.59    0.77
     448 Wool Slacks,W/    0.077     0.402     0.225     0.745    230.71     0.237     0.701     0.911     0.922    288.49    1.18
     465 Floor Covering    1.638     2.741     2.077     1.022    -50.78     2.684     1.630     1.607     1.686    -37.18    0.22

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     3.110     3.466     11.43     4.628     4.466     4.627     4.818      4.11    0.34
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,    0.022     0.324     0.005     2.062  43675.61     0.006     1.717     2.325     2.381  41027.25    1.20
     634 Other Coats, M    5.431     4.422     2.240     8.110    262.13     3.723     8.220     9.298    10.293    176.43    0.50
     635 Coats, W/G        9.884     4.777     3.481     3.645      4.70    11.193     5.255     4.646     4.941    -55.86    0.23
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.251     2.965     3.047      2.79     3.615     3.057     2.708     3.334     -7.78    0.10
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   186.061   140.008   157.649     12.60   184.228   202.186   200.944   203.702     10.57    4.97
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.593    54.957    52.243     -4.94    74.220    71.779    75.718    74.880      0.89    1.48
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     6.723     9.675     43.90     8.936    10.750    11.733    11.716     31.11    1.97
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.606    17.978    12.956    10.642    -17.86    16.343    16.971    16.165    15.664     -4.16    0.81
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.691     1.328    -64.01     5.025     1.477     1.473     1.485    -70.44    0.32
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.153     0.000   -100.00     0.153     0.032     0.000     0.000   -100.00    0.00
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     0.922     1.549     67.99     0.993     1.441     1.492     1.804     81.72    4.40
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.710    45.760    65.112     42.29    57.982    76.916    78.321    81.061     39.80    2.94
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.222   102.171   114.350     11.92   139.305   157.773   156.199   156.402     12.27    4.80
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     0.779     4.628    494.17     0.785     4.008     4.753     5.525    604.08    0.37
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.727     9.826    13.684     39.26    12.927    16.063    16.216    16.585     28.29    0.36
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     3.739     2.621    -29.89     4.480     3.714     3.658     3.726    -16.84    0.30

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.260     1.109    326.20     0.269     1.230     1.237     1.226    355.71    0.60