11/02/18
                           Textile & Apparel Trade Balance Report
                                    Flow:  General Imports
                                    Type:  Customs value
                                    (Millions of Dollars)
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 |                 Time Period|           |           |                       |  Percent  |
 |Partner                     |           |           |    January-September  |   change  |
 |  SITC rev 3 Commodity      |           |           |                       |           |
 |                            |           |           |_______________________|           |
 |                            |           |           |           |           | YTD  9/17-|
 |                            |    2016   |    2017   |    2017   |    2018   |    YTD    |
 |                            |           |           |           |           |    9/18   |
 |____________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|
 |                            |           |           |           |           |           |
 |World                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     3,059 |     3,063 |     2,304 |     2,530 |      9.79 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     8,210 |     8,198 |     6,160 |     6,589 |      6.96 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    22,337 |    24,447 |    18,115 |    19,704 |      8.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    83,097 |    82,649 |    62,545 |    64,465 |      3.07 |
 |  Total ....................|   116,702 |   118,357 |    89,125 |    93,288 |      4.67 |
 |FTA Total                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       933 |       873 |       667 |       680 |      2.08 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     2,152 |     2,130 |     1,603 |     1,715 |      6.99 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     2,005 |     2,080 |     1,536 |     1,639 |      6.68 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    15,015 |    15,130 |    11,403 |    11,848 |      3.90 |
 |  Total ....................|    20,104 |    20,213 |    15,209 |    15,883 |      4.43 |
 |_CAFTA-DR                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        15 |        11 |         8 |        10 |     23.15 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        31 |        40 |        29 |        36 |     25.93 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       193 |       192 |       141 |       154 |      8.70 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     8,247 |     8,047 |     6,100 |     6,303 |      3.33 |
 |  Total ....................|     8,486 |     8,290 |     6,278 |     6,503 |      3.58 |
 |NAFTA                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       540 |       478 |       368 |       356 |     -3.28 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     1,302 |     1,321 |       994 |     1,067 |      7.33 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,531 |     1,594 |     1,176 |     1,261 |      7.25 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     4,139 |     4,378 |     3,251 |     3,327 |      2.32 |
 |  Total ....................|     7,512 |     7,771 |     5,790 |     6,011 |      3.83 |
 |Canada                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       336 |       280 |       213 |       187 |    -11.95 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       720 |       707 |       524 |       561 |      7.19 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       366 |       357 |       268 |       253 |     -5.66 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       563 |       606 |       443 |       506 |     14.16 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,985 |     1,950 |     1,448 |     1,508 |      4.14 |
 |Mexico                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       204 |       198 |       156 |       169 |      8.56 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       582 |       614 |       470 |       505 |      7.49 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,165 |     1,236 |       908 |     1,008 |     11.06 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     3,576 |     3,772 |     2,808 |     2,821 |      0.45 |
 |  Total ....................|     5,527 |     5,821 |     4,342 |     4,503 |      3.72 |
 |Guatemala                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         4 |         3 |         3 |     -8.83 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         7 |         4 |         6 |     35.00 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        21 |        21 |        16 |        15 |     -2.67 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,384 |     1,340 |     1,028 |     1,107 |      7.68 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,412 |     1,370 |     1,051 |     1,131 |      7.59 |
 |El Salvador                 |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         2 |         1 |         2 |     73.11 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         8 |         9 |         7 |         6 |    -10.37 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        34 |        35 |        25 |        34 |     37.68 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,941 |     1,916 |     1,424 |     1,441 |      1.20 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,986 |     1,962 |     1,456 |     1,483 |      1.82 |
 |Honduras                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         7 |         5 |         4 |         5 |     32.03 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         3 |         5 |         4 |         2 |    -55.03 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        40 |        35 |        27 |        25 |     -7.50 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     2,623 |     2,539 |     1,947 |     1,964 |      0.88 |
 |  Total ....................|     2,673 |     2,585 |     1,981 |     1,995 |      0.71 |
 |Nicaragua                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    179.66 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     28.89 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         2 |         4 |         3 |         4 |     51.52 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,472 |     1,482 |     1,122 |     1,200 |      6.89 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,474 |     1,486 |     1,125 |     1,204 |      7.01 |
 |Costa Rica                  |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -58.87 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         8 |         6 |         8 |     39.01 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         6 |         5 |         5 |     -5.53 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        36 |        33 |        25 |        23 |     -6.67 |
 |  Total ....................|        46 |        48 |        35 |        36 |      0.87 |
 |Dominican Republic          |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -24.07 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        12 |        11 |         8 |        14 |     88.05 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        90 |        92 |        66 |        71 |      6.65 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       790 |       736 |       555 |       569 |      2.57 |
 |  Total ....................|       894 |       839 |       629 |       654 |      4.01 |
 |Colombia                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         1 |         1 |         1 |         0 |     -9.30 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        24 |        18 |        14 |        15 |     10.38 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        45 |        45 |        33 |        37 |     13.16 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       202 |       202 |       151 |       180 |     18.64 |
 |  Total ....................|       272 |       265 |       198 |       232 |     17.10 |
 |Peru                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        26 |        29 |        20 |        23 |     15.35 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         3 |         4 |         3 |         2 |    -14.47 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        11 |        15 |        10 |        12 |     14.44 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       580 |       608 |       457 |       488 |      6.81 |
 |  Total ....................|       620 |       655 |       489 |       525 |      7.20 |
 |Chile                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -57.90 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        11 |        12 |         9 |         8 |     -5.55 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    169.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         9 |        10 |         7 |         7 |     -1.82 |
 |  Total ....................|        21 |        22 |        16 |        16 |     -3.24 |
 |Israel                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        24 |        23 |        19 |        14 |    -27.22 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       175 |       158 |       117 |       131 |     11.94 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        37 |        45 |        34 |        31 |     -9.89 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        66 |        55 |        47 |        35 |    -25.12 |
 |  Total ....................|       303 |       281 |       217 |       211 |     -2.86 |
 |Jordan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         3 |         3 |         4 |     62.19 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,258 |     1,359 |     1,026 |     1,146 |     11.79 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,264 |     1,362 |     1,028 |     1,151 |     11.93 |
 |Oman                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    371.89 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        24 |        78 |        65 |        69 |      6.45 |
 |  Total ....................|        24 |        79 |        65 |        69 |      6.58 |
 |Bahrain                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         1 |         1 |         1 |     -8.89 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        83 |        81 |        63 |        59 |     -5.69 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        80 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -17.83 |
 |  Total ....................|       165 |        82 |        64 |        60 |     -5.73 |
 |Singapore                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -41.98 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         2 |         2 |         0 |    -72.19 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         1 |         4 |         3 |         3 |     -1.89 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         9 |         8 |         6 |         6 |     -6.71 |
 |  Total ....................|        11 |        14 |        11 |        10 |    -14.84 |
 |Korea, South                |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       324 |       328 |       249 |       276 |     10.83 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       586 |       555 |       422 |       437 |      3.48 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        90 |        91 |        66 |        68 |      3.21 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       251 |       236 |       181 |       174 |     -3.89 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,251 |     1,209 |       918 |       955 |      4.00 |
 |Australia                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         3 |         2 |         2 |    -29.75 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        16 |        19 |        13 |        16 |     21.24 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         4 |         3 |         3 |     -2.15 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        20 |        17 |        13 |        12 |    -10.96 |
 |  Total ....................|        41 |        43 |        32 |        32 |      1.89 |
 |Morocco                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -35.92 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         1 |         0 |         1 |    164.92 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         5 |         6 |         5 |         7 |     56.59 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       129 |       131 |        99 |       101 |      2.60 |
 |  Total ....................|       134 |       138 |       104 |       109 |      5.64 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.