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                                          |                                     |                               October 2, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  31:  COTTON APPAREL 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   11767.381  11459.121   7730.604   7761.022      0.39 11554.946  11490.493  11493.785  11489.538      -0.57  100.00

     CHINA P  3452.685   3365.832   2219.148   2203.171     -0.72  3385.187   3380.359   3374.360   3349.855      -1.04   29.16

     VIETNAM  1434.855   1492.839   1008.482   1002.309     -0.61  1475.309   1490.813   1486.572   1486.666       0.77   12.94

     BNGLDSH  1391.010   1377.774    957.141    987.766      3.20  1380.624   1400.714   1406.547   1408.399       2.01   12.26

     INDIA     715.677    710.131    495.869    511.734      3.20   711.193    722.573    724.316    725.996       2.08    6.32

     HONDURA   617.655    566.951    387.290    340.227    -12.15   593.315    536.824    532.101    519.888     -12.38    4.52

     INDNSIA   556.712    531.541    374.030    348.200     -6.91   544.168    504.811    500.771    505.712      -7.07    4.40

     PAKISTN   453.983    445.469    292.985    313.361      6.95   439.715    459.134    457.977    465.845       5.94    4.05

     CAMBOD    395.817    387.614    257.471    304.169     18.14   396.061    417.875    429.443    434.312       9.66    3.78

     MEXICO    400.612    394.205    262.452    259.121     -1.27   394.207    391.986    390.161    390.874      -0.85    3.40

     SALVADR   488.077    430.038    291.325    243.309    -16.48   448.909    397.515    390.061    382.022     -14.90    3.32

     NICARAG   278.287    289.895    197.842    204.423      3.33   291.794    293.468    292.610    296.476       1.60    2.58

     SRI LKA   223.338    219.690    138.835    126.735     -8.71   211.090    215.424    211.871    207.591      -1.66    1.81

     THAILND   186.016    160.328    111.174    130.361     17.26   174.110    169.973    169.680    179.515       3.10    1.56

     HAITI     202.647    174.030    117.249    121.299      3.45   179.914    173.823    176.773    178.080      -1.02    1.55

     DOM REP   187.710    171.770    113.693    119.682      5.27   183.328    177.487    177.963    177.760      -3.04    1.55

     GUATMAL   155.739    136.723     92.587    102.848     11.08   135.316    140.283    144.305    146.983       8.62    1.28

     PHIL R    127.775    109.488     78.494     74.794     -4.71   117.717    101.951    104.235    105.788     -10.13    0.92

     EGYPT      54.732     59.783     41.938     50.377     20.12    58.186     66.579     67.707     68.222      17.25    0.59

     JORDAN     52.914     49.047     35.036     39.900     13.88    54.474     53.109     53.995     53.911      -1.03    0.47

     KENYA      45.980     41.404     26.844     30.302     12.88    40.236     43.210     45.004     44.862      11.50    0.39

     PERU       39.392     42.101     27.277     29.847      9.42    40.366     41.701     43.500     44.671      10.67    0.39

     MALAYSA    55.271     45.199     30.980     29.138     -5.95    46.560     43.634     43.329     43.357      -6.88    0.38

     TURKEY     33.007     38.254     26.641     27.314      2.52    37.289     38.965     39.098     38.927       4.39    0.34

     KOR REP    33.155     29.172     19.193     16.540    -13.82    29.142     28.972     27.814     26.519      -9.00    0.23

     MAURIT     26.162     19.706     12.589     13.174      4.65    21.411     19.513     19.840     20.291      -5.23    0.18

     LESOTHO    19.816     18.460     11.929     12.674      6.25    19.085     18.620     18.460     19.205       0.63    0.17

     HG KONG    22.032     20.581     13.783     10.708    -22.31    22.010     17.959     18.016     17.506     -20.46    0.15

     ETHIOP      5.160     10.588      6.848     13.684     99.82     8.611     14.873     16.095     17.424     102.35    0.15

     MADAGAS     9.651     15.238      9.785     11.949     22.12    13.574     15.943     16.718     17.402      28.21    0.15

     CHINA T    16.606     15.966     10.482      9.250    -11.75    16.387     14.920     14.811     14.734     -10.09    0.13

     BURMA       3.601      8.210      4.483      9.900    120.84     5.765     12.610     13.177     13.627     136.39    0.12

     CANADA      7.852     10.072      5.516      9.052     64.12     8.061     13.048     13.408     13.609      68.82    0.12

     ITALY      12.905     12.666      8.960      9.117      1.75    12.817     12.600     12.574     12.823       0.05    0.11

     OMAN        1.379      7.636      6.854      8.696     26.87     7.665      9.236      9.360      9.478      23.65    0.08

     COLOMB      7.479      7.888      5.105      6.133     20.14     7.564      8.518      8.902      8.916      17.87    0.08

     PORTUGL     6.321      7.488      5.328      5.358      0.56     7.518      7.532      7.542      7.518       0.00    0.07

     MOROC       7.478      5.172      3.908      3.373    -13.70     6.088      4.540      4.488      4.636     -23.85    0.04

     TNZANIA     1.572      3.108      1.766      2.638     49.39     2.415      3.571      3.820      3.980      64.79    0.03

     JAPAN       2.042      2.697      1.718      2.035     18.45     2.402      2.888      3.000      3.014      25.46    0.03

     U KING      1.702      2.084      1.370      1.381      0.78     1.982      1.905      1.974      2.094       5.66    0.02

     FRANCE      1.683      1.796      1.268      1.333      5.12     1.775      1.888      1.851      1.861       4.84    0.02

     ROMANIA     1.981      2.060      1.508      1.276    -15.37     2.074      1.946      1.868      1.828     -11.86    0.02

     SPAIN       1.238      1.481      1.265      0.819    -35.28     1.673      1.031      1.087      1.034     -38.15    0.01

     MACAU       1.821      1.460      1.034      0.512    -50.51     1.774      1.080      1.006      0.938     -47.15    0.01


     _WTO    11760.653  11447.224   7722.697   7746.213      0.30 11545.037  11474.487  11476.326  11470.740      -0.64   99.84

     _ASEAN   2762.079   2737.294   1866.525   1900.034      1.80  2761.791   2743.550   2749.116   2770.803       0.33   24.12

     _W HEMI  2387.305   2224.826   1501.234   1436.517     -4.31  2284.046   2175.681   2170.812   2160.108      -5.43   18.80

     _CAFTA   1727.571   1595.417   1082.766   1010.496     -6.67  1652.704   1545.596   1537.060   1523.147      -7.84   13.26

     _NAFTA    408.464    404.277    267.967    268.173      0.08   402.268    405.034    403.570    404.483       0.55    3.52

     _CBI      203.307    174.037    117.252    121.322      3.47   179.971    173.849    176.800    178.106      -1.04    1.55

     _SUB-SAH  108.984    109.003     70.160     85.026     21.19   105.999    116.172    120.535    123.869      16.86    1.08

     _OECD     101.474    106.449     71.877     72.890      1.41   103.654    109.070    108.445    107.462       3.67    0.94

     _EU28      31.083     32.415     23.126     22.401     -3.14    32.896     31.505     31.547     31.689      -3.67    0.28

     _EU27      30.992     32.335     23.073     22.360     -3.09    32.827     31.431     31.477     31.622      -3.67    0.28