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  ______________                          |                                     |                                  July 6, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  5/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  5/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     5/2017    5/2018  % Change    5/2017    3/2018    4/2018    5/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1043.464  1066.632   402.965   467.818     16.09  1050.279  1106.320  1136.654  1131.485      7.73    1.05
       1 Apparel        1028.128  1047.815   395.464   461.667     16.74  1033.066  1088.600  1118.926  1114.018      7.84    1.37
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.818     7.501     6.151    -18.00    17.213    17.720    17.728    17.467      1.48    0.07
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     1.378     1.131    -17.96     2.826     2.792     3.002     2.763     -2.23    0.21
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.181     1.759     2.114     20.17     6.030     4.530     4.578     4.536    -24.78    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.626     4.364     2.907    -33.40     8.357    10.398    10.148    10.168     21.67    0.05
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.643   195.343   220.679     12.97   517.141   518.926   533.853   528.979      2.29    1.14
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.674   193.799   219.796     13.41   514.691   516.571   531.562   526.672      2.33    1.39
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.968     1.544     0.883    -42.82     2.450     2.356     2.291     2.307     -5.85    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414     3.423     3.622      5.81     9.084    10.001    10.173    10.613     16.83    0.26
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     0.801     2.064    157.63     3.874     4.702     4.966     5.774     49.04    0.19
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     2.622     1.558    -40.59     5.210     5.299     5.208     4.839     -7.12    0.45
      60 MMF Products    506.352   550.603   203.343   241.861     18.94   522.393   575.212   590.073   589.121     12.77    1.06
      61 MMF Apparel     497.561   541.396   200.127   238.522     19.18   513.402   565.983   580.719   579.791     12.93    1.49
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.207     3.216     3.339      3.84     8.991     9.230     9.354     9.330      3.77    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.973     0.857     1.657     93.40     1.661     2.181     2.555     2.773     66.92    0.16
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     0.737     1.285     74.44     1.099     1.345     1.679     1.782     62.04    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.740     0.120     0.372    209.93     0.562     0.835     0.875     0.991     76.49    0.15

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.334     0.063    -81.12     1.540     0.649     0.558     0.408    -73.49    0.07
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.989     0.290     0.199     0.319     60.08     0.890     0.236     0.266     0.409    -54.02    0.03
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     0.791     1.239     56.60     2.636     2.583     2.712     2.667      1.14    0.17
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.104     0.559    -49.34     2.068     1.127     0.987     0.893    -56.83    0.39
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533     9.454    12.378     30.93    20.498    27.383    28.486    28.457     38.83    1.22

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.048     0.459    850.47     0.821     0.561     0.664     0.864      5.25    0.10
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     1.581     1.760     11.33     2.952     3.718     3.791     3.767     27.61    0.38
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.509     8.824     8.139     -7.77    18.531    24.373    24.695    24.824     33.95    0.40
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087     4.267     5.975     40.04     9.618    11.098    11.996    11.796     22.64    0.23
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.805    43.639    54.821     25.62   134.990   125.872   131.894   131.987     -2.22    4.95
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256     4.161     4.048     -2.72    13.819     9.751    10.170    10.143    -26.60    0.91
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760    79.084    87.927     11.18   202.116   212.044   217.773   212.603      5.19    3.68
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.293    35.963    36.913      2.64    99.065    86.396    87.187    87.243    -11.93    1.44
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.391     0.322    -17.55     0.900     0.907     0.998     0.923      2.55    0.12
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.237     3.121     5.257     68.43     3.595    11.017    10.684    10.373    188.55    0.46
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     1.580     2.438     54.28     4.208     4.630     4.847     5.408     28.51    0.47

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     1.353     1.083    -20.00     2.739     2.703     2.914     2.646     -3.38    2.24
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.020     0.124    519.06     0.252     0.318     0.424     0.412     63.61    0.12
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.110     0.188     0.011     0.041    284.11     0.117     0.229     0.222     0.218     86.76    1.09
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.008     0.015     95.20     0.588     0.716     0.718     0.718     22.25    0.53
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.081     0.141     73.40     0.795     0.786     0.781     0.831      4.46    0.19
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.092     0.717    678.33     0.236     0.488     0.681     1.143    385.43    0.47

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     1.656     1.386    -16.29     5.150     4.253     4.198     4.193    -18.59    0.31
     634 Other Coats, M    5.431     4.422     0.558     1.729    209.78     5.301     4.760     4.878     5.593      5.50    0.29
     635 Coats, W/G        9.884     4.777     0.951     1.702     78.96    10.034     5.372     5.355     5.528    -44.91    0.27
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.252     1.301     0.862    -33.72     3.257     2.955     2.943     2.813    -13.64    0.08
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   186.067    72.700    86.575     19.09   180.906   196.757   202.861   199.942     10.52    5.02
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.596    27.368    22.069    -19.36    70.734    72.241    74.469    72.297      2.21    1.39
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     4.523     5.865     29.67     9.471     8.663     9.394    10.106      6.71    1.75
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.606    17.978     6.782     5.827    -14.08    13.971    17.094    17.200    17.024     21.85    0.87
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.590     1.263    -64.82     5.010     1.582     1.533     1.521    -69.65    0.33
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.104     0.000   -100.00     0.104     0.153     0.113     0.050    -52.22    0.07
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     0.000     0.041       *       0.246     1.218     1.218     1.218    395.22    2.94
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    3.466     0.090     0.008     0.030    293.00     3.462     0.112     0.113     0.113    -96.74    0.03
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.710    25.496    35.367     38.72    53.516    67.034    69.434    71.581     33.76    2.69
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.222    49.217    62.141     26.26   134.490   156.288   157.895   157.147     16.85    4.88
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     0.079     1.744   2106.06     0.499     2.629     2.832     3.341    569.45    0.22
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.743     3.509     5.881     67.59    12.231    13.323    14.146    15.115     23.57    0.33
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     1.483     1.357     -8.51     3.285     4.627     4.724     4.717     43.58    0.39

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.188     0.958    408.19     0.249     0.707     1.084     1.147    359.73    0.57