03/06/19
                           Textile & Apparel Trade Balance Report
                                    Flow:  Trade Balance
                                    Type:  Value
                                    (Millions of Dollars)
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 |                 Time Period|           |           |                       |  Percent  |
 |Partner                     |           |           |    January-December   |   change  |
 |  SITC rev 3 Commodity      |           |           |                       |           |
 |                            |           |           |_______________________|           |
 |                            |           |           |           |           | YTD 12/17-|
 |                            |    2016   |    2017   |    2017   |    2018   |    YTD    |
 |                            |           |           |           |           |   12/18   |
 |____________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|
 |                            |           |           |           |           |           |
 |World                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,288 |     1,297 |     1,297 |     1,001 |    -22.80 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       354 |       676 |       676 |       341 |    -49.59 |
 |  Made-up ..................|   -18,762 |   -20,664 |   -20,664 |   -22,868 |     10.67 |
 |  Apparel ..................|   -77,453 |   -76,847 |   -76,847 |   -79,434 |      3.37 |
 |  Total ....................|   -94,573 |   -95,538 |   -95,538 |  -100,960 |      5.67 |
 |Canada                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        40 |        85 |        85 |        82 |     -3.84 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       528 |       606 |       606 |       595 |     -1.74 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,236 |     1,346 |     1,346 |     1,416 |      5.20 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,393 |     1,393 |     1,393 |     1,260 |     -9.58 |
 |  Total ....................|     3,196 |     3,430 |     3,430 |     3,353 |     -2.25 |
 |Mexico                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       347 |       344 |       344 |       431 |     25.10 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     3,213 |     3,264 |     3,264 |     3,339 |      2.28 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -508 |      -527 |      -527 |      -647 |     22.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -2,685 |    -2,880 |    -2,880 |    -2,656 |     -7.76 |
 |  Total ....................|       367 |       202 |       202 |       466 |    130.92 |
 |India                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|      -160 |      -175 |      -175 |      -185 |      5.83 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -396 |      -480 |      -480 |      -502 |      4.49 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    -3,451 |    -3,596 |    -3,596 |    -3,722 |      3.49 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -3,637 |    -3,674 |    -3,674 |    -3,797 |      3.34 |
 |  Total ....................|    -7,643 |    -7,925 |    -7,925 |    -8,205 |      3.54 |
 |Pakistan                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       -13 |        -8 |        -8 |       -14 |     67.10 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       -95 |      -104 |      -104 |      -109 |      5.37 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    -1,403 |    -1,426 |    -1,426 |    -1,430 |      0.33 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,269 |    -1,281 |    -1,281 |    -1,376 |      7.40 |
 |  Total ....................|    -2,779 |    -2,819 |    -2,819 |    -2,930 |      3.93 |
 |China                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|      -238 |      -322 |      -322 |      -580 |     79.84 |
 |  Fabric ...................|    -1,929 |    -1,821 |    -1,821 |    -2,038 |     11.91 |
 |  Made-up ..................|   -12,239 |   -13,586 |   -13,586 |   -15,124 |     11.32 |
 |  Apparel ..................|   -29,347 |   -28,360 |   -28,360 |   -28,728 |      1.30 |
 |  Total ....................|   -43,754 |   -44,089 |   -44,089 |   -46,469 |      5.40 |
 |Korea, South                |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|      -241 |      -248 |      -248 |      -301 |     21.57 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -496 |      -458 |      -458 |      -488 |      6.55 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -42 |       -46 |       -46 |       -52 |     13.04 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -169 |      -159 |      -159 |      -154 |     -3.42 |
 |  Total ....................|      -948 |      -911 |      -911 |      -994 |      9.22 |
 |Hong Kong                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        25 |        24 |        24 |        29 |     24.08 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       172 |       167 |       167 |       167 |      0.05 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -30 |       -31 |       -31 |        -0 |    -99.00 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -102 |       -81 |       -81 |       -49 |    -38.83 |
 |  Total ....................|        65 |        79 |        79 |       147 |     85.11 |
 |Taiwan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|      -132 |      -117 |      -117 |      -114 |     -2.77 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -350 |      -323 |      -323 |      -342 |      5.94 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -162 |      -168 |      -168 |      -177 |      5.33 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -238 |      -214 |      -214 |      -173 |    -19.02 |
 |  Total ....................|      -883 |      -822 |      -822 |      -806 |     -1.92 |
 |Japan                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       -58 |       -65 |       -65 |       -67 |      3.59 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -310 |      -307 |      -307 |      -298 |     -2.63 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        53 |        49 |        49 |        50 |      1.43 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       133 |       122 |       122 |       131 |      7.28 |
 |  Total ....................|      -183 |      -200 |      -200 |      -185 |     -7.63 |
 |_EU27                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        91 |        42 |        42 |       -17 |   -140.17 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -679 |      -642 |      -642 |      -799 |     24.37 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -489 |      -580 |      -580 |      -687 |     18.39 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,638 |    -1,696 |    -1,696 |    -1,939 |     14.37 |
 |  Total ....................|    -2,714 |    -2,876 |    -2,876 |    -3,442 |     19.66 |
 |_EU28                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        91 |        42 |        42 |       -17 |   -140.01 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -679 |      -642 |      -642 |      -798 |     24.36 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -488 |      -580 |      -580 |      -687 |     18.51 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,651 |    -1,708 |    -1,708 |    -1,948 |     14.08 |
 |  Total ....................|    -2,728 |    -2,888 |    -2,888 |    -3,451 |     19.48 |
 |_ASEAN                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       -19 |       -28 |       -28 |       -63 |    126.46 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -108 |      -114 |      -114 |       -74 |    -34.80 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -676 |      -901 |      -901 |    -1,081 |     19.93 |
 |  Apparel ..................|   -20,190 |   -20,619 |   -20,619 |   -21,535 |      4.44 |
 |  Total ....................|   -20,994 |   -21,662 |   -21,662 |   -22,752 |      5.03 |
 |_CBI                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         6 |         5 |         5 |         5 |     -7.09 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        46 |        58 |        58 |        48 |    -17.39 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        55 |        62 |        62 |        51 |    -18.82 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -810 |      -813 |      -813 |      -849 |      4.36 |
 |  Total ....................|      -703 |      -688 |      -688 |      -746 |      8.36 |
 |_LDDC exc. Haiti            |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        -1 |        -3 |        -3 |        -4 |     76.93 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        25 |         6 |         6 |        -7 |   -224.57 |
 |  Made-up ..................|      -311 |      -367 |      -367 |      -426 |     16.05 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -7,892 |    -7,728 |    -7,728 |    -8,475 |      9.67 |
 |  Total ....................|    -8,178 |    -8,092 |    -8,092 |    -8,913 |     10.15 |
 |_W HEMI                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,982 |     2,149 |     2,149 |     2,308 |      7.44 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     4,825 |     4,987 |     4,987 |     5,084 |      1.95 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       727 |       822 |       822 |       742 |     -9.72 |
 |  Apparel ..................|   -10,326 |   -10,260 |   -10,260 |   -10,602 |      3.33 |
 |  Total ....................|    -2,793 |    -2,303 |    -2,303 |    -2,467 |      7.13 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.