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  ______________                          |                                     |                                March 27, 2019
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  1/2019 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  1/2019
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2017      2018     1/2018    1/2019  % Change    1/2018   11/2018   12/2018    1/2019  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           287.047   337.497    29.527    34.464     16.72   294.424   335.732   337.497   342.434    16.31    0.49
       1 Apparel         270.371   321.139    27.490    32.649     18.77   277.081   318.855   321.139   326.298    17.76    1.16
       2 Non-Apparel      16.677    16.358     2.037     1.816    -10.88    17.343    16.877    16.358    16.137    -6.96    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.553     0.401     0.023     0.050    117.58     0.507     0.505     0.401     0.428   -15.67    0.01
      12 Fabrics           9.858    10.590     1.760     1.494    -15.08    10.738    10.876    10.590    10.325    -3.84    0.08
      14 Made Ups / Misc   6.265     5.367     0.255     0.272      6.64     6.099     5.496     5.367     5.384   -11.72    0.02
      30 Cotton Products 109.866   131.260    10.909    13.750     26.04   111.751   130.569   131.260   134.100    20.00    0.69
      31 Cotton Apparel  108.954   130.181    10.844    13.577     25.20   110.844   129.638   130.181   132.914    19.91    1.15
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.912     1.078     0.065     0.173    166.56     0.907     0.931     1.078     1.186    30.87    0.02
      40 Wool Products     0.851     1.290     0.034     0.080    138.73     0.783     1.295     1.290     1.336    70.67    0.54
      41 Wool Apparel      0.270     0.849     0.009     0.025    174.31     0.254     0.823     0.849     0.865   241.01    0.51
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.582     0.441     0.024     0.055    125.39     0.529     0.472     0.441     0.472   -10.91    0.60
      60 MMF Products    175.787   204.467    18.518    20.563     11.04   181.284   203.372   204.467   206.512    13.92    0.42
      61 MMF Apparel     160.957   189.896    16.608    19.035     14.61   165.766   188.184   189.896   192.322    16.02    1.20
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  14.830    14.571     1.909     1.528    -19.99    15.518    15.188    14.571    14.190    -8.56    0.04
      80 S and V Product   0.543     0.481     0.067     0.071      7.05     0.606     0.495     0.481     0.486   -19.84    0.05
      81 S and V Apparel   0.191     0.214     0.028     0.011    -59.03     0.217     0.211     0.214     0.197    -9.19    0.06
      82 S and V Non-App   0.352     0.267     0.039     0.060     54.55     0.389     0.285     0.267     0.289   -25.78    0.04

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       1.871     0.077     0.000     0.000       *       1.858     0.077     0.077     0.077   -95.86    0.00
     229 Special Fabric    7.114     9.769     1.712     1.310    -23.51     8.220    10.134     9.769     9.366    13.94    0.24
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.517     0.297     0.119     0.001    -98.90     0.482     0.361     0.297     0.180   -62.74    0.16
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.859     9.990     0.769     0.839      9.15     9.013    10.166     9.990    10.060    11.61    1.36

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.120     0.572     0.009     0.030    239.15     0.128     0.561     0.572     0.594   365.56    0.19
     336 Cotton Dresses    1.299     0.811     0.056     0.088     58.77     1.231     1.032     0.811     0.844   -31.48    0.16
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    3.065     5.170     0.233     0.736    215.52     3.143     4.683     5.170     5.673    80.49    0.47
     339 W/G Knit Blouse   1.522     2.390     0.161     0.176      9.51     1.593     2.373     2.390     2.405    51.01    0.26
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  21.478    27.067     2.109     2.735     29.67    22.135    26.764    27.067    27.693    25.11    4.17
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   1.804     1.927     0.180     0.137    -23.78     1.759     1.899     1.927     1.884     7.13    1.03
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  42.776    47.516     3.803     4.527     19.02    43.378    48.371    47.516    48.239    11.21    3.90
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  20.459    25.129     2.644     3.015     14.02    20.737    24.400    25.129    25.499    22.96    1.53
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJs   0.509     0.199     0.034     0.041     20.31     0.516     0.218     0.199     0.206   -60.04    0.03
     352 Cotton Underwea   3.165     4.563     0.508     0.867     70.63     3.550     4.435     4.563     4.922    38.63    0.32
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.714     4.878     0.414     0.342    -17.41     3.715     4.831     4.878     4.806    29.36    0.80

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.463     0.370     0.023     0.049    118.14     0.416     0.395     0.370     0.397    -4.71    1.55
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.059     0.096     0.007     0.003    -62.35     0.065     0.094     0.096     0.092    41.24    1.73
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.008     0.335     0.000     0.004   5633.33     0.008     0.334     0.335     0.339  4372.65    1.73
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.028     0.029     0.000     0.001    269.23     0.028     0.029     0.029     0.029     6.32    0.65
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.013     0.018     0.000     0.007   4300.00     0.012     0.019     0.018     0.025    97.71    0.14
     447 Wool Trousers,M   0.099     0.241     0.000     0.002   4233.33     0.076     0.218     0.241     0.243   218.12    1.85
     465 Floor Coverings   0.105     0.054     0.002     0.006    238.85     0.100     0.061     0.054     0.058   -42.22    0.22

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           0.659     0.756     0.047     0.057     20.48     0.685     0.752     0.756     0.766    11.85    0.07
     633 Suit-Typ Coat,M   0.039     0.350     0.029     0.023    -19.58     0.068     0.351     0.350     0.344   407.96    0.78
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.627     3.927     0.114     0.164     44.04     1.682     3.971     3.927     3.977   136.45    0.76
     635 Coats, W/G        2.022     2.845     0.295     0.223    -24.41     2.268     2.866     2.845     2.773    22.27    0.46
     636 Dresses           1.912     1.348     0.034     0.078    126.10     1.938     1.323     1.348     1.391   -28.23    0.09
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  62.114    68.388     7.722     6.935    -10.20    65.173    68.861    68.388    67.600     3.72    4.79
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  22.659    22.014     1.660     1.965     18.32    22.649    21.429    22.014    22.318    -1.46    1.49
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    2.770     4.876     0.364     0.589     61.63     2.824     4.766     4.876     5.100    80.63    3.14
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   4.461     4.067     0.375     0.444     18.27     4.450     4.204     4.067     4.135    -7.07    1.01
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.090     0.000     0.000     0.011       *       0.090     0.000     0.000     0.011   -87.30    0.07
     645 MMF M/B Sweater   0.595     0.907     0.081     0.000   -100.00     0.676     1.011     0.907     0.827    22.36    4.57
     646 MMF Sweaters,WG   0.180     0.850     0.008     0.000    -97.17     0.188     0.986     0.850     0.843   349.25    0.38
     647 Trousers,etc MB  16.610    22.570     2.003     2.861     42.84    17.077    22.269    22.570    23.428    37.19    3.50
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   32.081    36.229     2.442     2.901     18.76    32.544    34.939    36.229    36.688    12.73    4.22
     651 Nightwear/PJs     0.388     0.662     0.001     0.002    100.00     0.389     0.665     0.662     0.663    70.42    0.06
     652 M-MF Underwear    1.007     4.972     0.088     1.223   1282.63     1.094     4.384     4.972     6.106   458.10    0.55
     659 Oth. MMF App.     9.457    13.291     1.106     1.473     33.11    10.124    13.396    13.291    13.657    34.90    0.39
     669 Other MMF Manuf   4.945     4.009     0.177     0.166     -6.15     4.811     4.154     4.009     3.998   -16.89    0.09

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.044     0.111     0.009     0.007    -21.02     0.053     0.111     0.111     0.110   108.06    0.35