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  ______________                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  6/2018 in Million $  |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  6/2018
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2016      2017     6/2017    6/2018  % Change    6/2017    4/2018    5/2018    6/2018  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total          1043.464  1066.674   481.900   545.291     13.15  1036.472  1136.689  1131.517  1130.066      9.03    1.05
       1 Apparel        1028.128  1047.814   472.754   537.867     13.77  1019.622  1118.918  1114.008  1112.927      9.15    1.37
       2 Non-Apparel      15.336    18.860     9.146     7.424    -18.82    16.850    17.771    17.510    17.139      1.71    0.06
      11 Yarns             2.228     3.011     1.533     1.542      0.57     2.483     3.002     2.763     3.020     21.63    0.23
      12 Fabrics           6.865     4.181     1.959     2.463     25.76     5.270     4.578     4.536     4.686    -11.08    0.07
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.243    11.668     5.654     3.419    -39.53     9.098    10.190    10.210     9.433      3.69    0.05
      30 Cotton Product  526.524   503.673   232.766   258.131     10.90   505.079   533.876   528.998   529.038      4.74    1.14
      31 Cotton Apparel  524.878   500.674   230.789   257.015     11.36   502.365   531.555   526.660   526.900      4.88    1.39
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.646     2.999     1.977     1.116    -43.56     2.714     2.322     2.338     2.138    -21.24    0.03
      40 Wool Products     8.047    10.414     4.072     4.682     14.97     9.063    10.173    10.613    11.024     21.63    0.27
      41 Wool Apparel      4.041     4.511     1.065     2.627    146.76     3.991     4.966     5.774     6.073     52.16    0.20
      42 Wool Non-Appar    4.006     5.903     3.007     2.054    -31.69     5.072     5.208     4.839     4.950     -2.40    0.46
      60 MMF Products    506.352   550.612   244.104   280.685     14.99   520.768   590.082   589.132   587.192     12.76    1.05
      61 MMF Apparel     497.561   541.396   240.127   276.827     15.28   512.251   580.719   579.793   578.096     12.85    1.48
      62 MMF Non-Appare    8.791     9.215     3.978     3.859     -3.00     8.517     9.363     9.339     9.096      6.80    0.05
      80 S and V Produc    2.541     1.975     0.957     1.793     87.44     1.562     2.557     2.775     2.812     80.04    0.16
      81 S and V Appare    1.649     1.233     0.773     1.398     80.78     1.015     1.679     1.782     1.858     83.07    0.17
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.893     0.742     0.183     0.395    115.53     0.547     0.878     0.994     0.954     74.42    0.14

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.279     0.679     0.410     0.063    -84.62     1.360     0.558     0.408     0.332    -75.57    0.05
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.989     0.290     0.201     0.332     65.49     0.553     0.266     0.409     0.421    -23.86    0.03
     229 Special Fabric    2.903     2.219     0.793     1.491     88.07     2.356     2.712     2.667     2.917     23.80    0.18
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    1.171     1.437     1.114     0.570    -48.86     1.911     0.987     0.893     0.893    -53.27    0.39
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   19.432    25.533    10.731    14.221     32.53    20.378    28.486    28.457    29.024     42.42    1.24

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    0.981     0.454     0.093     0.499    434.73     0.818     0.664     0.864     0.859      4.99    0.10
     336 Cotton Dresses    2.318     3.588     1.786     2.083     16.66     2.945     3.791     3.766     3.886     31.93    0.39
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   17.042    25.509    10.016     9.704     -3.12    18.280    24.691    24.820    25.197     37.84    0.40
     339 W/G Knit Blous    9.574    10.087     4.830     6.820     41.19     9.052    11.994    11.793    12.077     33.41    0.23
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M  144.541   120.804    51.705    59.830     15.71   131.146   131.893   131.986   128.929     -1.69    4.89
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou   12.851    10.256     4.786     4.525     -5.46    12.611    10.170    10.143     9.995    -20.75    0.90
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  195.131   203.760    93.949   107.044     13.94   197.400   217.773   212.603   216.855      9.86    3.72
     348 W/G Slacks, et  112.485    86.293    44.850    43.852     -2.23    97.048    87.187    87.239    85.295    -12.11    1.40
     351 Cot. Nghtwr/PJ    0.978     0.992     0.598     0.352    -41.17     1.076     0.998     0.923     0.746    -30.68    0.10
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.607     8.237     3.923     5.626     43.41     4.391    10.684    10.373     9.940    126.35    0.44
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    4.844     4.550     1.832     3.037     65.80     4.091     4.847     5.408     5.756     40.70    0.50

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.159     2.917     1.472     1.483      0.75     2.387     2.914     2.646     2.928     22.66    2.42
     432 Wool Hosiery      1.195     0.848     0.506     0.661     30.63     1.219     0.961     0.938     1.003    -17.71    2.39
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.252     0.308     0.021     0.165    690.10     0.251     0.424     0.412     0.452     79.89    0.13
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.110     0.188     0.016     0.051    214.67     0.114     0.222     0.218     0.223     94.90    1.14
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.612     0.711     0.014     0.023     72.54     0.587     0.718     0.718     0.721     22.76    0.53
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.920     0.771     0.112     0.165     47.59     0.815     0.781     0.831     0.825      1.16    0.19
     447 Wool Trousers,    0.157     0.519     0.102     0.873    758.62     0.234     0.681     1.143     1.290    450.98    0.53

Man-Made Fiber:
     632 Hosiery           5.664     4.463     2.063     1.691    -18.03     5.048     4.198     4.193     4.091    -18.97    0.30
     634 Other Coats, M    5.431     4.422     0.642     1.998    211.07     4.699     4.878     5.593     5.778     22.95    0.29
     635 Coats, W/G        9.884     4.777     1.032     1.773     71.74     9.847     5.355     5.528     5.518    -43.97    0.27
     636 Dresses           2.483     3.252     1.448     1.110    -23.38     2.992     2.943     2.813     2.913     -2.65    0.09
     638 Knit Shirts, M  178.484   186.067    88.293    99.711     12.93   178.426   202.861   199.942   197.484     10.68    4.96
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.127    77.596    31.759    26.487    -16.60    70.772    74.469    72.297    72.325      2.19    1.40
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    8.170     8.764     5.127     6.776     32.17     9.377     9.394    10.106    10.413     11.05    1.80
     641 N-K Blouses, W   11.606    17.978     8.144     6.600    -18.96    14.359    17.200    17.024    16.434     14.45    0.85
     642 Skirts            9.244     3.848     3.643     1.288    -64.64     5.037     1.533     1.521     1.493    -70.37    0.32
     643 MMF Suits, M/B    0.000     0.153     0.122     0.000   -100.00     0.122     0.113     0.050     0.032    -74.02    0.04
     645 MMF M/B Sweate    0.267     1.177     0.000     0.059       *       0.244     1.218     1.218     1.237    406.00    2.95
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    3.466     0.090     0.008     0.036    342.40     3.460     0.113     0.113     0.118    -96.58    0.03
     647 Trousers,etc M   54.640    61.710    29.013    38.383     32.30    53.420    69.434    71.581    71.080     33.06    2.65
     648 Slacks,etc. WG  126.614   144.222    61.054    73.866     20.99   136.375   157.895   157.149   157.035     15.15    4.90
     652 M-MF Underwear    0.465     1.676     0.174     2.009   1053.89     0.585     2.832     3.341     3.511    500.28    0.24
     659 Oth. MMF App.    12.504    12.743     4.835     7.993     65.34    12.288    14.146    15.115    15.901     29.40    0.35
     669 Other MMF Manu    2.255     4.844     1.819     1.571    -13.63     3.310     4.724     4.717     4.596     38.84    0.38

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     840 S/V Wov Shirts    0.931     0.377     0.208     1.011    385.28     0.269     1.084     1.147     1.180    338.21    0.58