10/05/17
                           Textile & Apparel Trade Balance Report
                                    Flow:  General Imports
                                    Type:  Customs value
                                    (Millions of Dollars)
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 |                 Time Period|           |           |                       |  Percent  |
 |Partner                     |           |           |    January-August     |   change  |
 |  SITC rev 3 Commodity      |           |           |                       |           |
 |                            |           |           |_______________________|           |
 |                            |           |           |           |           | YTD  8/16-|
 |                            |    2015   |    2016   |    2016   |    2017   |    YTD    |
 |                            |           |           |           |           |    8/17   |
 |____________________________|___________|___________|___________|___________|___________|
 |                            |           |           |           |           |           |
 |World                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     3,475 |     3,060 |     2,092 |     2,052 |     -1.94 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     8,530 |     8,208 |     5,551 |     5,498 |     -0.94 |
 |  Made-up ..................|    24,441 |    22,364 |    15,415 |    16,035 |      4.03 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    87,913 |    83,128 |    55,904 |    54,822 |     -1.94 |
 |  Total ....................|   124,360 |   116,760 |    78,962 |    78,407 |     -0.70 |
 |FTA Total                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|     1,037 |       933 |       646 |       598 |     -7.47 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     2,208 |     2,152 |     1,459 |     1,434 |     -1.72 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,960 |     2,010 |     1,349 |     1,408 |      4.38 |
 |  Apparel ..................|    15,481 |    15,015 |    10,034 |    10,091 |      0.57 |
 |  Total ....................|    20,686 |    20,110 |    13,489 |    13,531 |      0.32 |
 |_CAFTA-DR                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        19 |        15 |        10 |         7 |    -28.95 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        27 |        31 |        20 |        25 |     29.43 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       201 |       193 |       129 |       127 |     -1.00 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     8,446 |     8,247 |     5,536 |     5,446 |     -1.63 |
 |  Total ....................|     8,694 |     8,486 |     5,694 |     5,606 |     -1.56 |
 |NAFTA                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       603 |       540 |       376 |       332 |    -11.74 |
 |  Fabric ...................|     1,327 |     1,302 |       874 |       889 |      1.77 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,463 |     1,536 |     1,025 |     1,084 |      5.78 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     4,347 |     4,139 |     2,717 |     2,857 |      5.18 |
 |  Total ....................|     7,740 |     7,517 |     4,991 |     5,162 |      3.43 |
 |Canada                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       359 |       336 |       236 |       192 |    -18.86 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       766 |       720 |       485 |       465 |     -4.10 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       329 |       366 |       242 |       240 |     -0.62 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       612 |       563 |       370 |       385 |      3.78 |
 |  Total ....................|     2,066 |     1,986 |     1,334 |     1,282 |     -3.89 |
 |Mexico                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       245 |       204 |       140 |       140 |      0.28 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       561 |       582 |       389 |       424 |      9.10 |
 |  Made-up ..................|     1,134 |     1,170 |       783 |       843 |      7.76 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     3,735 |     3,576 |     2,346 |     2,473 |      5.39 |
 |  Total ....................|     5,674 |     5,532 |     3,657 |     3,880 |      6.10 |
 |Guatemala                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         3 |         2 |         3 |     46.79 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         5 |         4 |         3 |         4 |     22.13 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        21 |        21 |        14 |        14 |     -2.93 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,433 |     1,384 |       956 |       925 |     -3.25 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,462 |     1,412 |       976 |       946 |     -3.08 |
 |El Salvador                 |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         5 |         3 |         2 |         1 |    -44.56 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         9 |         8 |         5 |         6 |     13.27 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        24 |        34 |        24 |        24 |     -0.77 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,952 |     1,941 |     1,321 |     1,273 |     -3.57 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,990 |     1,986 |     1,352 |     1,304 |     -3.50 |
 |Honduras                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        11 |         7 |         5 |         3 |    -33.22 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         3 |         1 |         4 |    338.88 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        40 |        40 |        27 |        24 |     -7.98 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     2,761 |     2,623 |     1,753 |     1,737 |     -0.96 |
 |  Total ....................|     2,812 |     2,673 |     1,786 |     1,768 |     -0.99 |
 |Nicaragua                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |      6.46 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     -6.40 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         2 |         2 |         2 |     22.61 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,466 |     1,472 |       971 |       989 |      1.82 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,473 |     1,474 |       973 |       992 |      1.85 |
 |Costa Rica                  |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -63.05 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         4 |         2 |         5 |    128.65 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         6 |         6 |         4 |         5 |      8.17 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        39 |        36 |        22 |        22 |      0.69 |
 |  Total ....................|        47 |        46 |        29 |        32 |     10.90 |
 |Dominican Republic          |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         2 |         2 |         0 |    -78.02 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        10 |        12 |         8 |         7 |    -16.28 |
 |  Made-up ..................|       104 |        90 |        58 |        58 |      1.16 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       795 |       790 |       512 |       499 |     -2.53 |
 |  Total ....................|       910 |       894 |       579 |       564 |     -2.57 |
 |Colombia                    |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         3 |         1 |         1 |         0 |    -61.93 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        26 |        24 |        18 |        12 |    -32.37 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        47 |        45 |        32 |        30 |     -8.34 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       230 |       202 |       136 |       136 |      0.45 |
 |  Total ....................|       305 |       273 |       187 |       178 |     -4.55 |
 |Peru                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        28 |        26 |        17 |        17 |      3.40 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         4 |         3 |         2 |         2 |     -6.60 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        11 |        11 |         7 |         8 |     11.06 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       584 |       580 |       396 |       406 |      2.57 |
 |  Total ....................|       627 |       620 |       422 |       434 |      2.70 |
 |Chile                       |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     92.11 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         9 |        11 |         7 |         8 |      7.16 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -38.65 |
 |  Apparel ..................|         8 |         9 |         6 |         7 |     11.23 |
 |  Total ....................|        17 |        21 |        13 |        14 |      8.72 |
 |Israel                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|        34 |        24 |        17 |        17 |     -0.92 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       187 |       175 |       127 |       106 |    -17.09 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        43 |        37 |        25 |        31 |     26.62 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        66 |        66 |        50 |        44 |    -13.13 |
 |  Total ....................|       330 |       303 |       220 |       198 |     -9.97 |
 |Jordan                      |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        14 |         6 |         4 |         2 |    -40.52 |
 |  Apparel ..................|     1,247 |     1,258 |       838 |       880 |      4.98 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,261 |     1,264 |       842 |       882 |      4.78 |
 |Oman                        |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |   -100.00 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |       .   |
 |  Apparel ..................|         9 |        24 |        11 |        58 |    448.04 |
 |  Total ....................|         9 |        24 |        11 |        58 |    445.68 |
 |Bahrain                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         2 |         1 |         1 |    -28.83 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        81 |        83 |        60 |        56 |     -6.93 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       127 |        80 |        77 |         0 |    -99.99 |
 |  Total ....................|       209 |       165 |       138 |        56 |    -59.18 |
 |Singapore                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         2 |         0 |         0 |         0 |    -74.39 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         2 |         1 |         1 |         1 |     10.07 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         1 |         1 |         1 |         3 |    393.40 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        13 |         9 |         6 |         5 |     -7.47 |
 |  Total ....................|        18 |        11 |         8 |        10 |     24.70 |
 |Korea, South                |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|       346 |       324 |       223 |       221 |     -0.71 |
 |  Fabric ...................|       606 |       586 |       398 |       378 |     -5.09 |
 |  Made-up ..................|        89 |        90 |        61 |        60 |     -2.62 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       262 |       251 |       161 |       153 |     -4.54 |
 |  Total ....................|     1,303 |     1,251 |       843 |       812 |     -3.65 |
 |Australia                   |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         1 |         2 |         1 |         2 |     72.69 |
 |  Fabric ...................|        20 |        16 |        11 |        12 |     11.42 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         4 |         4 |         2 |         3 |     12.32 |
 |  Apparel ..................|        20 |        20 |        14 |        12 |    -14.80 |
 |  Total ....................|        45 |        41 |        28 |        28 |      1.40 |
 |Morocco                     |           |           |           |           |           |
 |  Yarn .....................|         0 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     67.42 |
 |  Fabric ...................|         1 |         0 |         0 |         0 |     46.97 |
 |  Made-up ..................|         5 |         5 |         3 |         4 |     32.40 |
 |  Apparel ..................|       122 |       129 |        88 |        88 |     -0.55 |
 |  Total ....................|       128 |       134 |        92 |        92 |      0.75 |
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   Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel.