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                                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category,  1/2018 Data  |
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                                         Category 445/446 :  WOOL SWEATERS
                                                      Data in million dollars

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE  1/2018
   Country      2016       2017       1/2017     1/2018  % Change     1/2017    11/2017    12/2017     1/2018  % Change % Share

    WORLD      621.812   559.479      16.483     18.995     15.24    621.657    557.440    559.479    561.990     -9.60  100.00

    CHINA P    495.158   429.132      11.972     12.507      4.47    495.598    428.865    429.132    429.667    -13.30   76.45

    ITALY       69.386    75.131       2.726      4.232     55.23     69.538     73.436     75.131     76.637     10.21   13.64

    HG KONG      8.463     9.844       0.525      0.325    -38.02      8.443      9.816      9.844      9.644     14.23    1.72

    PERU         7.084     7.808       0.210      0.214      2.06      7.084      7.818      7.808      7.812     10.27    1.39

    IRELAND      5.109     4.761       0.032      0.112    249.20      5.085      4.685      4.761      4.841     -4.81    0.86

    CAMBOD       1.844     2.136       0.018      0.021     16.47      1.862      2.226      2.136      2.139     14.86    0.38


    _WTO       621.744   559.437      16.483     18.995     15.24    621.589    557.396    559.437    561.949     -9.59   99.99

    _OECD       95.069    98.041       3.405      5.501     61.57     94.978     96.501     98.041    100.137      5.43   17.82

    _EU28       93.398    96.783       3.340      5.383     61.18     93.293     95.126     96.783     98.826      5.93   17.59

    _EU27       93.335    96.778       3.339      5.382     61.19     93.229     95.122     96.778     98.822      6.00   17.58

    _W HEMI      9.501     9.532       0.265      0.229    -13.45      9.505      9.741      9.532      9.496     -0.09    1.69

    _ASEAN       5.238     3.669       0.125      0.097    -22.11      4.883      3.664      3.669      3.641    -25.44    0.65