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                                          |                                     |                               October 2, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  8/2018
   Country      2016       2017       8/2017     8/2018  % Change    8/2017     6/2018     7/2018     8/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD   18962.139  18843.417  12622.961  12924.321      2.39 18899.353  19031.937  19069.011  19144.777       1.30  100.00

     CHINA P  6183.944   6051.148   4014.429   4092.131      1.94  6118.297   6114.795   6138.022   6128.850       0.17   32.01

     INDIA    2404.975   2576.352   1727.462   1849.901      7.09  2531.026   2638.487   2666.056   2698.791       6.63   14.10

     PAKISTN  2208.508   2206.486   1464.893   1545.562      5.51  2193.585   2261.003   2237.986   2287.155       4.27   11.95

     VIETNAM  1532.740   1612.848   1079.089   1073.194     -0.55  1582.671   1610.173   1606.816   1606.952       1.53    8.39

     BNGLDSH  1501.157   1495.124   1032.777   1061.579      2.79  1494.455   1517.854   1522.173   1523.925       1.97    7.96

     INDNSIA   624.564    578.986    403.623    373.443     -7.48   591.863    549.244    544.452    548.806      -7.27    2.87

     MEXICO    519.593    536.607    359.549    370.911      3.16   530.979    543.688    544.164    547.969       3.20    2.86

     HONDURA   620.146    577.508    395.125    342.795    -13.24   601.874    544.692    538.873    525.177     -12.74    2.74

     CAMBOD    424.438    424.251    281.755    344.337     22.21   429.651    464.781    479.250    486.834      13.31    2.54

     SALVADR   490.972    435.930    296.064    247.563    -16.38   454.451    404.598    395.757    387.429     -14.75    2.02

     NICARAG   278.629    289.950    197.890    204.558      3.37   291.873    293.549    292.736    296.619       1.63    1.55

     SRI LKA   224.135    221.599    140.067    127.041     -9.30   212.674    216.352    212.809    208.573      -1.93    1.09

     THAILND   222.301    194.902    134.604    146.517      8.85   208.743    201.148    199.489    206.815      -0.92    1.08

     DOM REP   188.050    173.380    114.864    121.032      5.37   184.733    179.250    179.765    179.548      -2.81    0.94

     HAITI     202.662    174.053    117.264    121.312      3.45   179.935    173.851    176.797    178.101      -1.02    0.93

     KOR REP   161.373    151.867    102.633    105.042      2.35   150.298    159.361    158.496    154.276       2.65    0.81

     GUATMAL   161.205    142.067     96.815    105.195      8.66   141.233    144.465    148.149    150.448       6.52    0.79

     TURKEY    133.104    140.935     81.845     82.699      1.04   137.762    146.371    145.621    141.790       2.92    0.74

     PHIL R    131.426    111.207     79.846     75.764     -5.11   120.440    103.672    105.854    107.125     -11.05    0.56

     EGYPT      71.859     79.567     56.096     60.566      7.97    78.764     84.580     85.032     84.037       6.69    0.44

     JORDAN     58.053     50.855     36.255     41.426     14.26    57.438     55.207     56.169     56.026      -2.46    0.29

     PORTUGL    39.618     48.290     29.271     33.003     12.75    44.072     49.316     52.059     52.022      18.04    0.27

     BAHRAIN    62.454     51.874     35.903     33.593     -6.43    51.615     48.827     48.492     49.565      -3.97    0.26

     PERU       41.081     43.832     28.498     30.667      7.61    42.061     43.120     44.941     46.001       9.37    0.24

     MALAYSA    56.792     47.310     32.098     30.724     -4.28    48.294     46.220     46.036     45.936      -4.88    0.24

     KENYA      46.024     41.465     26.880     30.328     12.82    40.287     43.269     45.054     44.912      11.48    0.23

     ITALY      37.934     38.792     27.242     27.431      0.70    38.906     39.180     38.949     38.982       0.20    0.20

     CANADA     33.046     37.556     24.467     25.500      4.22    36.373     37.796     38.188     38.588       6.09    0.20

     JAPAN      31.182     32.171     22.167     21.165     -4.52    32.403     31.624     30.848     31.169      -3.81    0.16

     HG KONG    29.108     27.489     18.368     15.119    -17.68    28.270     25.444     25.808     24.241     -14.25    0.13

     GERMANY    17.471     19.224     11.314     14.954     32.17    17.053     21.722     22.496     22.864      34.08    0.12

     CHINA T    27.696     24.490     16.351     14.378    -12.06    25.110     23.361     23.180     22.517     -10.33    0.12

     COLOMB     18.809     19.496     12.620     14.427     14.32    18.573     20.234     21.157     21.303      14.70    0.11

     MAURIT     26.162     19.709     12.590     13.175      4.65    21.412     19.518     19.844     20.294      -5.22    0.11

     LESOTHO    19.816     18.460     11.929     12.674      6.25    19.085     18.620     18.460     19.205       0.63    0.10

     ETHIOP      5.282     10.709      6.956     13.901     99.85     8.738     15.093     16.310     17.654     102.03    0.09

     MADAGAS     9.653     15.241      9.787     11.950     22.11    13.576     15.946     16.721     17.405      28.20    0.09

     BURMA       3.888      8.488      4.567     11.428    150.24     5.865     13.413     14.475     15.349     161.72    0.08

     SPAIN      13.023     13.107      9.091     10.821     19.03    12.798     14.462     14.438     14.836      15.93    0.08

     OMAN        1.425      7.641      6.857      8.696     26.82     7.668      9.239      9.363      9.480      23.63    0.05

     ISRAEL      8.553      9.466      6.793      6.288     -7.44     9.554      9.109      9.178      8.961      -6.20    0.05

     TURKMEN    19.818     12.704      8.506      3.102    -63.53    15.829      8.790      7.712      7.300     -53.88    0.04

     U KING      5.170      4.965      3.122      4.199     34.49     5.011      5.269      5.569      6.042      20.58    0.03

     BRAZIL      4.205      6.174      3.153      2.964     -5.99     4.594      5.724      5.635      5.985      30.27    0.03

     FRANCE      5.054      5.249      3.629      3.944      8.67     5.168      5.672      5.605      5.564       7.67    0.03

     MOROC       7.571      5.409      4.120      3.534    -14.23     6.343      4.685      4.675      4.823     -23.96    0.03

     ARAB EM    10.705      3.511      2.867      4.085     42.51     4.661      5.727      5.432      4.730       1.47    0.02

     TNZANIA     1.575      3.108      1.766      2.639     49.40     2.416      3.572      3.821      3.981      64.79    0.02

     SWITZLD     1.193      3.641      2.603      2.887     10.91     3.179      3.780      3.910      3.925      23.45    0.02

     SLOVENI     1.458      3.178      2.094      2.451     17.07     2.544      3.492      3.613      3.535      38.95    0.02

     ESTONIA     1.243      3.806      2.646      2.003    -24.30     3.152      3.461      3.070      3.163       0.33    0.02

     TUNISIA     1.985      2.100      1.461      1.743     19.33     2.058      2.269      2.226      2.383      15.79    0.01

     NEPAL       2.946      2.464      1.634      1.455    -11.00     2.352      2.378      2.408      2.284      -2.89    0.01

     ROMANIA     2.321      2.381      1.734      1.519    -12.40     2.420      2.120      2.071      2.165     -10.53    0.01

     NETHLDS     1.924      1.685      0.852      0.913      7.19     1.222      1.709      1.650      1.747      42.96    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.824      1.749      1.204      1.087     -9.73     2.082      1.629      1.668      1.632     -21.62    0.01

     POLAND      1.796      2.032      1.384      0.981    -29.15     1.957      1.724      1.697      1.629     -16.74    0.01

     MACAU       1.887      1.482      1.056      0.532    -49.60     1.798      1.099      1.027      0.958     -46.69    0.01

     SLOVAK      0.950      1.634      1.370      0.046    -96.65     1.777      0.307      0.308      0.310     -82.56    0.00


     _WTO    18935.643  18818.993  12606.759  12906.032      2.37 18873.523  19006.629  19043.442  19118.266       1.30   99.86

     _ASEAN   2998.264   2980.200   2017.044   2056.598      1.96  2989.713   2990.648   2998.396   3019.754       1.00   15.77

     _W HEMI  2560.084   2437.957   1647.343   1587.875     -3.61  2488.038   2392.465   2387.672   2378.489      -4.40   12.42

     _CAFTA   1739.180   1618.889   1100.789   1021.211     -7.23  1674.207   1566.647   1555.373   1539.312      -8.06    8.04

     _NAFTA    552.639    574.163    384.017    396.411      3.23   567.352    581.484    582.352    586.558       3.39    3.06

     _OECD     457.037    473.761    301.830    316.019      4.70   460.684    492.160    494.590    487.950       5.92    2.55

     _CBI      203.367    174.061    117.268    121.335      3.47   180.029    173.878    176.824    178.128      -1.06    0.93

     _EU28     134.031    150.579     98.143    106.171      8.18   142.664    154.247    157.452    158.607      11.18    0.83

     _EU27     133.932    150.458     98.069    106.071      8.16   142.575    154.097    157.305    158.460      11.14    0.83

     _SUB-SAH  109.745    109.915     70.882     85.706     20.91   106.934    117.098    121.457    124.739      16.65    0.65