05/09/19
                           Textile & Apparel Trade Balance Report
                                    Flow:  General Imports
                                    Type:  Customs value
                                    (Millions of Dollars)
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 |                 Time Period|           |           |                       |  Percent  |
 |Partner                     |           |           |    January-March      |   change  |
 |  SITC rev 3 Commodity      |           |           |                       |           |
 |                            |           |           |_______________________|           |
 |                            |           |           |           |           | YTD  3/18-|
 |                            |    2017   |    2018   |    2018   |    2019   |    YTD    |
 |                            |           |           |           |           |    3/19   |
 |____________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|
 |                            |           |           |           |           |           |
 |World                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     3,062 |     3,438 |       767 |       827 |      7.72 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     8,185 |     8,745 |     2,065 |     2,069 |      0.18 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    24,387 |    26,683 |     6,076 |     6,276 |      3.29 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    82,557 |    85,491 |    19,756 |    20,958 |      6.08 |
 |  Total ....................|   118,192 |   124,356 |    28,664 |    30,129 |      5.11 |
 |FTA Total                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       872 |       925 |       205 |       244 |     18.90 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     2,122 |     2,269 |       550 |       565 |      2.79 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     2,058 |     2,191 |       506 |       542 |      7.16 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    15,097 |    15,649 |     3,622 |     3,748 |      3.47 |
 |  Total ....................|    20,150 |    21,033 |     4,883 |     5,099 |      4.42 |
 |_CAFTA-DR                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        11 |        14 |         3 |         4 |     46.98 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        40 |        48 |        10 |         8 |    -19.44 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       192 |       209 |        48 |        54 |     12.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     8,031 |     8,450 |     1,896 |     1,988 |      4.81 |
 |  Total ....................|     8,274 |     8,721 |     1,957 |     2,054 |      4.94 |
 |NAFTA                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       478 |       471 |       112 |       116 |      3.38 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     1,314 |     1,403 |       348 |       331 |     -4.99 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,572 |     1,677 |       385 |       407 |      5.61 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     4,367 |     4,306 |     1,038 |     1,008 |     -2.86 |
 |  Total ....................|     7,731 |     7,856 |     1,884 |     1,862 |     -1.15 |
 |Canada                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       280 |       247 |        63 |        61 |     -3.08 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       703 |       735 |       188 |       167 |    -10.86 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       357 |       336 |        79 |        78 |     -0.87 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       607 |       669 |       152 |       144 |     -4.92 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,947 |     1,987 |       482 |       451 |     -6.32 |
 |Mexico                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       198 |       224 |        49 |        55 |     11.79 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       611 |       668 |       160 |       163 |      1.87 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,215 |     1,341 |       306 |       328 |      7.29 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     3,760 |     3,637 |       887 |       864 |     -2.51 |
 |  Total ....................|     5,784 |     5,869 |     1,402 |     1,411 |      0.63 |
 |Guatemala                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         4 |         4 |         1 |         1 |     63.00 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         7 |         7 |         2 |         1 |    -54.19 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        21 |        20 |         5 |         5 |     -0.92 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,339 |     1,464 |       346 |       351 |      1.42 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,370 |     1,495 |       353 |       358 |      1.19 |
 |El Salvador                 |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         2 |         1 |         1 |      4.51 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         9 |         9 |         2 |         2 |    -13.44 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        35 |        47 |        12 |        13 |      9.12 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,907 |     1,908 |       431 |       419 |     -2.74 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,953 |     1,966 |       446 |       435 |     -2.45 |
 |Honduras                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         5 |         7 |         1 |         2 |     53.11 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         5 |         3 |         1 |         0 |    -12.83 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        35 |        34 |         7 |         8 |      5.61 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     2,536 |     2,656 |       573 |       624 |      8.95 |
 |  Total ....................|     2,582 |     2,699 |       582 |       634 |      8.98 |
 |Nicaragua                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         1 |         0 |         0 |    270.84 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         5 |         1 |         1 |      9.43 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,480 |     1,627 |       385 |       413 |      7.20 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,484 |     1,634 |       386 |       414 |      7.20 |
 |Costa Rica                  |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         8 |        11 |         2 |         2 |      4.30 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         6 |         2 |         2 |     -7.68 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        33 |        30 |         7 |         7 |    -11.48 |
 |  Total ....................|        48 |        47 |        12 |        11 |     -7.88 |
 |Dominican Republic          |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -19.89 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        11 |        19 |         3 |         3 |    -13.36 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        92 |        96 |        20 |        25 |     23.46 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       735 |       765 |       155 |       175 |     12.97 |
 |  Total ....................|       838 |       880 |       178 |       202 |     13.62 |
 |Colombia                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         1 |         1 |         0 |         0 |    -44.48 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        18 |        21 |         4 |         6 |     44.09 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        45 |        48 |        12 |        14 |     14.88 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       202 |       238 |        58 |        54 |     -6.15 |
 |  Total ....................|       265 |       307 |        75 |        75 |      0.03 |
 |Peru                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        29 |        33 |         7 |         7 |     -2.02 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         3 |         1 |         0 |    -36.28 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        14 |        17 |         4 |         4 |      3.48 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       607 |       647 |       159 |       173 |      9.31 |
 |  Total ....................|       654 |       700 |       171 |       185 |      8.49 |
 |Chile                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     44.39 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        12 |        12 |         2 |         3 |     39.71 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -55.65 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        10 |         9 |         2 |         2 |     -1.69 |
 |  Total ....................|        22 |        22 |         4 |         5 |     17.74 |
 |Israel                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        23 |        18 |         5 |         5 |      0.42 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       158 |       173 |        44 |        46 |      3.61 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        45 |        45 |        11 |        12 |     10.94 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        55 |        43 |        11 |        17 |     51.27 |
 |  Total ....................|       281 |       279 |        71 |        79 |     12.16 |
 |Jordan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         3 |         6 |         2 |         2 |      5.96 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,355 |     1,483 |       338 |       418 |     23.43 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,358 |     1,489 |       340 |       419 |     23.26 |
 |Oman                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Apparel ..................|        78 |        80 |        31 |         0 |    -99.60 |
 |  Total ....................|        79 |        80 |        31 |         0 |    -99.60 |
 |Bahrain                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         1 |         0 |         0 |    -32.49 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        81 |        78 |        20 |        21 |      1.31 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   1498.16 |
 |  Total ....................|        82 |        79 |        21 |        21 |      2.53 |
 |Singapore                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    664.36 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         1 |         0 |         1 |   1159.66 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         4 |         2 |         1 |    -30.37 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         8 |         8 |         1 |         2 |     71.15 |
 |  Total ....................|        14 |        13 |         3 |         4 |     37.99 |
 |Korea, South                |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       327 |       387 |        77 |       111 |     43.23 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       554 |       584 |       135 |       164 |     21.49 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        90 |        94 |        19 |        25 |     29.36 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       236 |       232 |        50 |        47 |     -4.41 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,208 |     1,297 |       281 |       347 |     23.44 |
 |Australia                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         2 |         0 |         0 |     20.63 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        19 |        22 |         5 |         6 |     30.25 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         4 |         1 |         1 |     18.29 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        17 |        15 |         5 |         4 |    -18.78 |
 |  Total ....................|        43 |        42 |        11 |        12 |      7.56 |
 |Morocco                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   1545.60 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         1 |         0 |         0 |    -65.42 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |        10 |         2 |         2 |    -10.62 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       131 |       137 |        33 |        34 |      2.81 |
 |  Total ....................|       138 |       148 |        35 |        36 |      1.76 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.