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 |
 |FTA Total                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,730 |     1,895 |     1,895 |     2,018 |      6.49 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     4,148 |     4,335 |     4,335 |     4,417 |      1.89 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       584 |       678 |       678 |       593 |    -12.59 |
 |  Apparel ..................|   -11,194 |   -11,163 |   -11,163 |   -11,569 |      3.64 |
 |  Total ....................|    -4,732 |    -4,255 |    -4,255 |    -4,542 |      6.74 |
 |_CAFTA-DR                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,481 |     1,591 |     1,591 |     1,669 |      4.92 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       856 |       868 |       868 |       915 |      5.40 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -97 |      -100 |      -100 |      -118 |     17.64 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -7,660 |    -7,361 |    -7,361 |    -7,686 |      4.41 |
 |  Total ....................|    -5,421 |    -5,002 |    -5,002 |    -5,220 |      4.35 |
 |NAFTA                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       387 |       430 |       430 |       513 |     19.34 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     3,741 |     3,870 |     3,870 |     3,934 |      1.65 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       727 |       819 |       819 |       769 |     -6.11 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,292 |    -1,487 |    -1,487 |    -1,396 |     -6.07 |
 |  Total ....................|     3,563 |     3,632 |     3,632 |     3,819 |      5.15 |
 |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 |
 |Guatemala                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        49 |        44 |        44 |        49 |      9.85 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       121 |       121 |       121 |        93 |    -23.18 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -11 |       -12 |       -12 |        -9 |    -25.24 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,282 |    -1,226 |    -1,226 |    -1,330 |      8.49 |
 |  Total ....................|    -1,122 |    -1,072 |    -1,072 |    -1,197 |     11.64 |
 |El Salvador                 |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       146 |       214 |       214 |       267 |     24.56 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       100 |        85 |        85 |        79 |     -6.64 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -29 |       -25 |       -25 |       -40 |     55.65 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,822 |    -1,774 |    -1,774 |    -1,788 |      0.79 |
 |  Total ....................|    -1,605 |    -1,501 |    -1,501 |    -1,482 |     -1.26 |
 |Honduras                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,005 |     1,033 |     1,033 |     1,028 |     -0.51 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       272 |       272 |       272 |       309 |     13.47 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -28 |       -22 |       -22 |       -21 |     -4.09 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -2,462 |    -2,363 |    -2,363 |    -2,467 |      4.42 |
 |  Total ....................|    -1,214 |    -1,079 |    -1,079 |    -1,152 |      6.68 |
 |Nicaragua                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         2 |         2 |         4 |    112.74 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       158 |       166 |       166 |       225 |     35.44 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        10 |         4 |         4 |        -1 |   -119.09 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,362 |    -1,320 |    -1,320 |    -1,398 |      5.92 |
 |  Total ....................|    -1,192 |    -1,148 |    -1,148 |    -1,170 |      1.90 |
 |Costa Rica                  |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        21 |        18 |        18 |        20 |      9.58 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        38 |        41 |        41 |        43 |      3.71 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        22 |        16 |        16 |        19 |     17.16 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        -4 |         0 |         0 |        10 |   4190.39 |
 |  Total ....................|        77 |        75 |        75 |        91 |     21.09 |
 |Dominican Republic          |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       257 |       280 |       280 |       302 |      8.08 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       168 |       182 |       182 |       166 |     -9.11 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -63 |       -61 |       -61 |       -66 |      8.70 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -728 |      -678 |      -678 |      -712 |      5.04 |
 |  Total ....................|      -365 |      -277 |      -277 |      -311 |     12.08 |
 |Colombia                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        50 |        50 |        50 |        49 |     -1.93 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        46 |        40 |        40 |        38 |     -3.23 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -30 |       -28 |       -28 |       -30 |      6.89 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -184 |      -183 |      -183 |      -212 |     15.54 |
 |  Total ....................|      -117 |      -121 |      -121 |      -154 |     26.91 |
 |Peru                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        -6 |        -2 |        -2 |        -3 |     83.73 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        20 |        19 |        19 |        20 |      7.46 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         1 |         1 |        -4 |   -750.15 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -570 |      -597 |      -597 |      -637 |      6.72 |
 |  Total ....................|      -551 |      -580 |      -580 |      -625 |      7.79 |
 |Chile                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        17 |        12 |        12 |        13 |      4.84 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        16 |        16 |        16 |        19 |     19.27 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        23 |        30 |        30 |        29 |     -5.20 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        94 |        93 |        93 |       100 |      7.32 |
 |  Total ....................|       149 |       151 |       151 |       160 |      5.86 |
 |Israel                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       -21 |       -19 |       -19 |       -12 |    -38.21 |
 |  Fabric ...................|      -149 |      -128 |      -128 |      -138 |      7.79 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -26 |       -34 |       -34 |       -33 |     -2.67 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       -43 |       -32 |       -32 |       -18 |    -43.95 |
 |  Total ....................|      -240 |      -214 |      -214 |      -201 |     -5.88 |
 |Jordan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         4 |         2 |         2 |         1 |    -32.09 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         1 |         1 |         1 |    -34.26 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        -2 |         0 |         0 |        -5 |  -5006.67 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    -1,246 |    -1,346 |    -1,346 |    -1,476 |      9.63 |
 |  Total ....................|    -1,243 |    -1,343 |    -1,343 |    -1,478 |     10.08 |
 |Oman                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         . |         . |         . |         . |       .   |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         3 |         3 |         3 |    -16.17 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         1 |         2 |         2 |         2 |    -12.00 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       -21 |       -78 |       -78 |       -79 |      1.33 |
 |  Total ....................|       -18 |       -73 |       -73 |       -75 |      2.48 |
 |Bahrain                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         . |         . |         . |         . |       .   |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         1 |         1 |         1 |     16.97 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       -81 |       -79 |       -79 |       -76 |     -3.71 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       -70 |         7 |         7 |         5 |    -29.28 |
 |  Total ....................|      -151 |       -71 |       -71 |       -69 |     -1.79 |
 |Singapore                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        21 |        24 |        24 |        32 |     29.71 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        50 |        50 |        50 |        62 |     24.20 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        25 |        24 |        24 |        31 |     26.97 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        13 |        17 |        17 |        19 |     10.11 |
 |  Total ....................|       109 |       116 |       116 |       144 |     23.82 |
 |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 |
 |Australia                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         8 |         9 |         9 |         8 |    -11.12 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        57 |        54 |        54 |        51 |     -5.02 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        87 |        95 |        95 |        90 |     -5.56 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        85 |        94 |        94 |       101 |      7.57 |
 |  Total ....................|       237 |       252 |       252 |       250 |     -0.72 |
 |Morocco                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        32 |        44 |        44 |        48 |      8.09 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         1 |         1 |        -0 |   -132.78 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        -4 |        -6 |        -6 |        -9 |     58.07 |
 |  Apparel ..................|      -129 |      -131 |      -131 |      -136 |      4.26 |
 |  Total ....................|      -100 |       -91 |       -91 |       -97 |      6.56 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.