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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2018
   Country      2016       2017       3/2017     3/2018  % Change    3/2017     1/2018     2/2018     3/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD   18963.392  18838.147   4600.891   4680.458      1.73 18981.342  18877.257  18972.814  18917.714      -0.34  100.00

     CHINA P  6185.003   6052.976   1365.316   1465.176      7.31  6147.710   6050.712   6119.222   6152.835       0.08   32.52

     INDIA    2405.041   2568.114    665.202    661.833     -0.51  2462.551   2578.168   2574.075   2564.745       4.15   13.56

     PAKISTN  2208.608   2203.916    561.560    564.970      0.61  2220.867   2203.146   2211.226   2207.325      -0.61   11.67

     VIETNAM  1532.503   1613.330    395.393    381.168     -3.60  1550.598   1612.296   1619.205   1599.104       3.13    8.45

     BNGLDSH  1501.181   1495.883    408.166    401.461     -1.64  1502.602   1505.475   1506.293   1489.178      -0.89    7.87

     HONDURA   620.146    578.658    134.310    122.992     -8.43   626.043    584.581    581.117    567.340      -9.38    3.00

     INDNSIA   624.574    578.693    159.513    141.442    -11.33   615.336    572.999    574.570    560.622      -8.89    2.96

     MEXICO    519.593    537.593    127.068    127.993      0.73   523.048    538.873    537.980    538.517       2.96    2.85

     CAMBOD    424.526    424.489    104.831    128.586     22.66   421.064    434.337    444.584    448.245       6.46    2.37

     SALVADR   490.972    436.018    108.290     88.863    -17.94   491.123    435.630    427.173    416.592     -15.18    2.20

     NICARAG   278.629    290.244     74.583     80.546      8.00   284.843    293.363    294.679    296.207       3.99    1.57

     SRI LKA   224.142    221.720     55.895     50.657     -9.37   215.496    220.447    221.274    216.482       0.46    1.14

     THAILND   222.321    194.846     51.643     53.923      4.41   220.266    197.449    198.907    197.125     -10.51    1.04

     DOM REP   188.050    173.412     37.595     39.719      5.65   185.605    176.008    178.947    175.536      -5.42    0.93

     HAITI     202.662    174.193     43.321     39.573     -8.65   196.822    174.196    171.859    170.445     -13.40    0.90

     KOR REP   161.373    151.796     33.383     41.009     22.84   155.392    153.408    157.820    159.422       2.59    0.84

     TURKEY    133.112    140.959     21.383     26.828     25.46   133.234    142.795    142.842    146.403       9.88    0.77

     GUATMAL   161.205    142.092     36.104     36.832      2.01   153.366    141.901    142.534    142.819      -6.88    0.75

     PHIL R    131.426    111.007     30.579     28.698     -6.15   128.399    110.596    108.551    109.126     -15.01    0.58

     EGYPT      71.859     79.555     20.386     23.284     14.22    72.502     80.441     81.080     82.454      13.73    0.44

     JORDAN     58.053     50.830     15.734     17.887     13.68    60.774     52.576     53.567     52.983     -12.82    0.28

     BAHRAIN    62.454     51.874     15.219     13.324    -12.45    58.287     50.447     51.722     49.979     -14.25    0.26

     PORTUGL    39.624     48.294      8.852      9.806     10.78    41.263     49.031     49.462     49.248      19.35    0.26

     MALAYSA    56.792     47.309     11.444     10.964     -4.19    52.877     47.512     46.634     46.829     -11.44    0.25

     KENYA      46.024     41.462     10.450     12.588     20.46    41.947     42.498     42.796     43.600       3.94    0.23

     PERU       41.136     43.844     11.137     10.477     -5.92    41.334     42.902     43.150     43.184       4.48    0.23

     ITALY      37.951     38.829      9.585      9.672      0.91    37.838     38.985     39.346     38.916       2.85    0.21

     CANADA     33.046     37.557      9.190      9.381      2.08    34.764     38.013     37.766     37.748       8.59    0.20

     JAPAN      31.182     32.171      7.683      7.399     -3.70    31.831     31.847     32.271     31.887       0.18    0.17

     HG KONG    29.108     27.485      7.121      6.082    -14.59    28.742     26.446     26.706     26.446      -7.99    0.14

     CHINA T    27.696     24.491      5.893      4.907    -16.72    27.797     23.882     24.172     23.505     -15.44    0.12

     GERMANY    17.471     19.224      4.122      4.854     17.77    17.144     19.534     19.725     19.957      16.40    0.11

     MAURIT     26.162     19.709      4.221      4.458      5.63    23.541     19.828     20.378     19.947     -15.27    0.11

     COLOMB     18.809     19.499      5.088      5.461      7.33    19.041     19.901     20.270     19.871       4.36    0.11

     LESOTHO    19.816     18.460      3.195      3.128     -2.10    19.377     18.383     18.718     18.393      -5.08    0.10

     MADAGAS     9.653     15.240      4.301      4.653      8.19    12.187     15.689     15.583     15.593      27.95    0.08

     SPAIN      13.023     13.107      3.210      4.249     32.33    12.791     13.633     14.219     14.145      10.58    0.07

     ETHIOP      5.282     10.709      2.757      4.633     68.05     6.797     10.902     11.865     12.586      85.17    0.07

     TURKMEN    19.818     12.704      2.779      1.712    -38.39    19.509     12.074     11.610     11.637     -40.35    0.06

     BURMA       3.888      8.488      1.810      4.518    149.66     4.496      9.475     10.955     11.197     149.04    0.06

     ISRAEL      8.553      9.466      2.797      2.711     -3.06     9.059      8.996      9.052      9.381       3.55    0.05

     OMAN        1.425      7.641      3.876      5.038     29.99     5.294      7.524      8.356      8.804      66.31    0.05

     BRAZIL      4.205      6.172      1.211      0.968    -20.12     4.596      6.057      6.027      5.928      28.98    0.03

     FRANCE      5.054      5.251      1.272      1.499     17.80     4.944      5.241      5.333      5.477      10.79    0.03

     U KING      5.182      4.964      1.151      1.311     13.93     5.269      4.994      5.080      5.124      -2.75    0.03

     MOROC       7.571      5.410      1.550      1.096    -29.28     7.225      5.162      5.092      4.956     -31.40    0.03

     ARAB EM    10.705      3.511      0.298      1.641    451.05     7.484      3.566      4.169      4.855     -35.13    0.03

     ESTONIA     1.243      3.806      0.465      0.624     34.18     1.526      3.896      3.817      3.965     159.82    0.02

     SWITZLD     1.193      3.641      0.768      0.935     21.75     1.707      3.862      3.779      3.808     123.14    0.02

     SLOVENI     1.458      3.178      0.485      0.833     71.96     1.597      3.237      3.316      3.526     120.84    0.02

     TNZANIA     1.575      3.108      0.529      0.840     58.80     1.856      3.301      3.319      3.419      84.26    0.02

     NEPAL       2.961      2.465      0.525      0.466    -11.18     2.643      2.458      2.405      2.406      -8.96    0.01

     ROMANIA     2.322      2.381      0.711      0.664     -6.54     2.372      2.268      2.324      2.334      -1.60    0.01

     TUNISIA     1.986      2.101      0.599      0.727     21.35     2.060      2.101      2.097      2.228       8.17    0.01

     POLAND      1.796      2.033      0.511      0.402    -21.26     1.864      2.028      1.917      1.924       3.22    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.824      1.749      0.539      0.223    -58.71     2.007      1.471      1.412      1.432     -28.66    0.01

     MACAU       1.887      1.482      0.285      0.168    -40.96     1.694      1.486      1.409      1.365     -19.39    0.01


     _WTO    18936.896  18813.723   4595.169   4673.651      1.71 18953.809  18853.181  18948.101  18892.205      -0.33   99.87

     _ASEAN   2998.146   2980.370    755.611    749.779     -0.77  2995.101   2987.000   3005.745   2974.538      -0.69   15.72

     _W HEMI  2560.139   2440.682    588.280    563.325     -4.24  2561.779   2453.002   2442.991   2415.726      -5.70   12.77

     _CAFTA   1739.180   1620.479    390.886    369.014     -5.60  1741.094   1631.595   1624.561   1598.607      -8.18    8.45

     _NAFTA    552.639    575.150    136.258    137.374      0.82   557.812    576.886    575.745    576.265       3.31    3.05

     _OECD     457.081    473.752     95.608    111.308     16.42   454.669    479.428    484.854    489.452       7.65    2.59

     _CBI      203.367    174.200     43.322     39.591     -8.61   196.915    174.205    171.875    170.469     -13.43    0.90

     _EU28     134.067    150.617     33.176     35.470      6.92   136.309    152.138    153.357    152.911      12.18    0.81

     _EU27     133.969    150.496     33.132     35.448      6.99   136.220    152.037    153.252    152.812      12.18    0.81

     _SUB-SAH  109.745    109.899     25.700     30.545     18.85   106.927    111.792    113.905    114.745       7.31    0.61