03/06/19
                           Textile & Apparel Trade Balance Report
                                    Flow:  General Imports
                                    Type:  Customs 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 .....................|     3,059 |     3,062 |     3,062 |     3,438 |     12.28 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     8,209 |     8,187 |     8,187 |     8,787 |      7.33 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    22,333 |    24,400 |    24,400 |    26,690 |      9.39 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    83,096 |    82,561 |    82,561 |    85,512 |      3.57 |
 |  Total ....................|   116,698 |   118,210 |   118,210 |   124,427 |      5.26 |
 |FTA Total                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       933 |       872 |       872 |       925 |      6.00 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     2,152 |     2,124 |     2,124 |     2,270 |      6.92 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     2,005 |     2,063 |     2,063 |     2,197 |      6.50 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    15,015 |    15,098 |    15,098 |    15,664 |      3.75 |
 |  Total ....................|    20,104 |    20,156 |    20,156 |    21,056 |      4.46 |
 |_CAFTA-DR                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        15 |        11 |        11 |        14 |     24.80 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        31 |        40 |        40 |        48 |     20.32 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       193 |       192 |       192 |       209 |      8.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     8,247 |     8,032 |     8,032 |     8,450 |      5.21 |
 |  Total ....................|     8,486 |     8,276 |     8,276 |     8,722 |      5.39 |
 |NAFTA                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       540 |       478 |       478 |       471 |     -1.57 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     1,302 |     1,316 |     1,316 |     1,404 |      6.73 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,531 |     1,577 |     1,577 |     1,683 |      6.73 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     4,139 |     4,366 |     4,366 |     4,321 |     -1.03 |
 |  Total ....................|     7,512 |     7,736 |     7,736 |     7,878 |      1.83 |
 |Canada                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       336 |       280 |       280 |       247 |    -11.71 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       720 |       703 |       703 |       735 |      4.42 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       366 |       357 |       357 |       337 |     -5.67 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       563 |       606 |       606 |       670 |     10.49 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,985 |     1,946 |     1,946 |     1,988 |      2.14 |
 |Mexico                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       204 |       198 |       198 |       224 |     12.71 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       582 |       612 |       612 |       669 |      9.37 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,165 |     1,220 |     1,220 |     1,346 |     10.35 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     3,576 |     3,760 |     3,760 |     3,651 |     -2.89 |
 |  Total ....................|     5,526 |     5,790 |     5,790 |     5,890 |      1.73 |
 |Guatemala                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         4 |         4 |         4 |      0.92 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         7 |         7 |         7 |      8.11 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        21 |        21 |        21 |        20 |     -1.68 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,384 |     1,339 |     1,339 |     1,464 |      9.29 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,412 |     1,370 |     1,370 |     1,495 |      9.09 |
 |El Salvador                 |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         2 |         2 |         2 |     21.40 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         8 |         9 |         9 |         9 |     -8.10 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        34 |        35 |        35 |        47 |     37.24 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,941 |     1,907 |     1,907 |     1,908 |      0.04 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,986 |     1,953 |     1,953 |     1,966 |      0.68 |
 |Honduras                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         7 |         5 |         5 |         7 |     38.28 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         3 |         5 |         5 |         3 |    -43.87 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        40 |        35 |        35 |        34 |     -4.66 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     2,623 |     2,537 |     2,537 |     2,656 |      4.69 |
 |  Total ....................|     2,673 |     2,583 |     2,583 |     2,700 |      4.53 |
 |Nicaragua                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         1 |    263.42 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     48.99 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         2 |         4 |         4 |         5 |     43.92 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,472 |     1,480 |     1,480 |     1,627 |      9.96 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,474 |     1,484 |     1,484 |     1,634 |     10.08 |
 |Costa Rica                  |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -36.23 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         8 |         8 |        11 |     33.22 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         6 |         6 |         6 |     -0.82 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        36 |        33 |        33 |        30 |     -9.39 |
 |  Total ....................|        46 |        48 |        48 |        47 |     -1.09 |
 |Dominican Republic          |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     -2.33 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        12 |        11 |        11 |        19 |     73.53 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        90 |        92 |        92 |        96 |      4.78 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       790 |       735 |       735 |       765 |      4.05 |
 |  Total ....................|       894 |       838 |       838 |       880 |      5.01 |
 |Colombia                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         1 |         1 |         1 |         1 |     24.12 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        24 |        18 |        18 |        21 |     18.21 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        45 |        45 |        45 |        48 |      6.29 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       202 |       202 |       202 |       238 |     17.90 |
 |  Total ....................|       272 |       265 |       265 |       307 |     15.97 |
 |Peru                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        26 |        29 |        29 |        33 |     12.33 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         3 |         4 |         4 |         3 |    -14.06 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        11 |        15 |        15 |        17 |     15.24 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       580 |       607 |       607 |       647 |      6.63 |
 |  Total ....................|       620 |       654 |       654 |       700 |      6.96 |
 |Chile                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    145.32 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        11 |        12 |        12 |        12 |      1.97 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    129.01 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         9 |        10 |        10 |         9 |     -4.06 |
 |  Total ....................|        21 |        22 |        22 |        22 |      0.31 |
 |Israel                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        24 |        23 |        23 |        18 |    -22.53 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       175 |       158 |       158 |       173 |      9.43 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        37 |        45 |        45 |        45 |     -0.69 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        66 |        55 |        55 |        43 |    -21.57 |
 |  Total ....................|       303 |       281 |       281 |       279 |     -0.91 |
 |Jordan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         3 |         3 |         6 |     60.01 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,258 |     1,355 |     1,355 |     1,483 |      9.47 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,264 |     1,358 |     1,358 |     1,489 |      9.62 |
 |Oman                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    603.98 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     90.50 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        24 |        78 |        78 |        80 |      2.13 |
 |  Total ....................|        24 |        79 |        79 |        80 |      2.22 |
 |Bahrain                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         1 |         1 |         1 |    -26.74 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        83 |        81 |        81 |        78 |     -2.81 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        80 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     34.24 |
 |  Total ....................|       165 |        82 |        82 |        79 |     -3.20 |
 |Singapore                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -60.86 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         2 |         2 |         1 |    -47.87 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         1 |         4 |         4 |         4 |      0.33 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         9 |         8 |         8 |         8 |      0.95 |
 |  Total ....................|        11 |        14 |        14 |        13 |     -5.67 |
 |Korea, South                |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       324 |       327 |       327 |       387 |     18.11 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       586 |       554 |       554 |       584 |      5.41 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        90 |        90 |        90 |        94 |      4.23 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       251 |       236 |       236 |       232 |     -1.84 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,251 |     1,208 |     1,208 |     1,297 |      7.34 |
 |Australia                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         3 |         3 |         2 |    -28.35 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        16 |        19 |        19 |        22 |     13.65 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         4 |         4 |         4 |    -11.80 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        20 |        17 |        17 |        15 |    -14.05 |
 |  Total ....................|        41 |        43 |        43 |        42 |     -2.35 |
 |Morocco                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -35.92 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         1 |         1 |         1 |    137.59 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         5 |         6 |         6 |        10 |     47.01 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       129 |       131 |       131 |       137 |      4.17 |
 |  Total ....................|       134 |       138 |       138 |       148 |      6.73 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.