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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 $$$

                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   46369.251  45793.228  30706.470  31690.568      3.20 45674.309  46375.283  46659.746  46777.325       2.41  100.00

     CHINA P 13648.219  13202.422   8711.061   8732.936      0.25 13274.335  13227.114  13280.780  13224.297      -0.38   28.27

     INDIA    4864.221   5016.814   3496.056   3582.137      2.46  4998.678   5023.203   5063.871   5102.896       2.08   10.91

     VIETNAM  4650.899   4940.459   3274.908   3425.377      4.59  4794.707   5060.989   5082.872   5090.928       6.18   10.88

     BNGLDSH  4210.059   4013.244   2777.486   2932.180      5.57  4034.405   4138.685   4173.151   4167.937       3.31    8.91

     PAKISTN  2469.126   2490.852   1659.973   1737.004      4.64  2477.695   2536.659   2536.684   2567.883       3.64    5.49

     MEXICO   2034.866   2017.600   1331.501   1333.475      0.15  1996.770   2009.908   2006.954   2019.573       1.14    4.32

     INDNSIA  2142.099   2039.406   1399.250   1372.312     -1.93  2050.596   1997.076   1993.304   2012.468      -1.86    4.30

     CAMBOD   1214.582   1214.827    795.407    955.171     20.09  1203.822   1314.389   1350.716   1374.590      14.19    2.94

     HONDURA  1363.657   1291.301    875.350    869.832     -0.63  1329.726   1296.628   1292.371   1285.784      -3.30    2.75

     NICARAG   966.320   1005.573    665.868    701.719      5.38   993.246   1011.540   1018.807   1041.424       4.85    2.23

     SRI LKA   966.804    936.727    617.067    564.058     -8.59   932.286    902.749    899.418    883.718      -5.21    1.89

     SALVADR   995.368    902.733    601.755    566.861     -5.80   923.316    881.318    877.118    867.840      -6.01    1.86

     GUATMAL   671.830    620.214    421.416    466.682     10.74   611.384    637.630    649.751    665.480       8.85    1.42

     TURKEY    479.629    532.551    345.312    373.409      8.14   515.104    562.062    565.148    560.648       8.84    1.20

     ITALY     440.316    476.584    316.971    384.379     21.27   457.327    530.996    538.594    543.992      18.95    1.16

     PERU      456.548    471.752    315.062    347.360     10.25   455.985    475.849    495.188    504.050      10.54    1.08

     HAITI     553.778    488.245    332.402    316.029     -4.93   506.970    466.688    472.431    471.872      -6.92    1.01

     DOM REP   428.656    399.165    264.437    276.690      4.63   420.800    407.457    410.338    411.418      -2.23    0.88

     EGYPT     323.751    349.287    249.753    282.469     13.10   341.662    377.884    380.666    382.003      11.81    0.82

     THAILND   361.367    314.779    210.046    231.737     10.33   321.715    331.184    330.228    336.470       4.59    0.72

     JORDAN    294.080    305.696    212.517    237.671     11.84   311.462    323.509    329.167    330.849       6.22    0.71

     MALAYSA   325.467    305.947    199.418    190.513     -4.47   303.314    297.346    298.394    297.041      -2.07    0.64

     PHIL R    358.457    289.511    201.965    189.368     -6.24   303.983    278.073    280.607    276.914      -8.90    0.59

     PORTUGL   200.854    245.010    158.582    187.934     18.51   226.621    264.957    274.513    274.362      21.07    0.59

     KOR REP   227.672    206.530    138.598    136.257     -1.69   213.624    207.400    209.421    204.189      -4.42    0.44

     CANADA    123.227    145.003     79.241    122.347     54.40   123.961    182.575    186.937    188.109      51.75    0.40

     KENYA     166.479    153.302     98.938    112.354     13.56   148.758    158.614    166.844    166.718      12.07    0.36

     MAURIT    184.567    134.276     85.848     94.814     10.44   148.545    135.561    138.963    143.241      -3.57    0.31

     COLOMB    112.269    116.741     76.658     91.095     18.83   112.438    124.185    129.685    131.178      16.67    0.28

     JAPAN     122.113    125.047     85.093     88.367      3.85   122.969    126.773    127.195    128.321       4.35    0.27

     LESOTHO   100.818     97.447     63.466     65.897      3.83    96.819     97.351     95.801     99.878       3.16    0.21

     MADAGAS    48.310     74.410     49.074     64.434     31.30    67.971     80.474     84.740     89.771      32.07    0.19

     BAHRAIN   128.792     77.828     54.160     50.726     -6.34    77.275     73.317     73.546     74.394      -3.73    0.16

     FRANCE     65.050     70.178     48.336     51.537      6.62    68.383     72.853     72.504     73.380       7.31    0.16

     HG KONG    84.232     71.560     49.665     44.749     -9.90    76.524     67.885     66.936     66.644     -12.91    0.14

     CHINA T    73.868     65.310     43.667     37.684    -13.70    68.025     62.244     61.119     59.327     -12.79    0.13

     ROMANIA    49.987     49.906     35.509     35.944      1.23    50.532     50.994     49.745     50.341      -0.38    0.11

     ETHIOP     14.315     25.894     15.950     39.741    149.16    20.930     39.353     43.889     49.685     137.39    0.11

     OMAN        7.054     43.034     37.734     43.969     16.52    42.172     48.268     49.022     49.270      16.83    0.11

     U KING     46.438     41.269     26.891     34.723     29.13    43.102     44.766     46.116     49.102      13.92    0.10

     BURMA      16.778     28.755     15.731     34.366    118.46    21.881     41.798     45.082     47.390     116.58    0.10

     GERMANY    33.847     39.354     23.898     31.787     33.01    35.024     44.614     46.312     47.243      34.89    0.10

     MOROC      55.211     45.402     33.132     29.261    -11.69    47.498     40.733     40.456     41.531     -12.56    0.09

     TUNISIA    33.345     32.420     22.955     26.181     14.05    33.093     33.943     33.951     35.646       7.71    0.08

     ISRAEL     34.597     40.157     28.048     22.626    -19.33    39.713     36.893     36.262     34.735     -12.53    0.07

     SPAIN      22.874     25.065     17.642     21.550     22.15    24.256     28.697     29.029     28.973      19.45    0.06

     POLAND     18.739     22.631     15.301     11.728    -23.35    21.516     20.672     20.099     19.058     -11.43    0.04

     TNZANIA     9.040     14.597      8.985     10.694     19.02    12.604     15.271     15.972     16.306      29.37    0.03

     SWITZLD     8.949     12.756      8.247     10.599     28.53    11.466     14.792     14.805     15.108      31.77    0.03

     BRAZIL     12.330     15.075     10.055      8.595    -14.52    14.446     13.344     13.628     13.614      -5.76    0.03

     ARAB EM     7.876      5.232      3.399      6.280     84.77     5.237      8.078      8.071      8.114      54.94    0.02

     ESTONIA     3.182      8.227      5.399      5.170     -4.23     6.547      8.447      7.690      7.999      22.18    0.02

     SLOVENI     3.680      6.321      4.305      5.074     17.88     5.640      6.862      7.137      7.091      25.72    0.02

     NETHLDS     7.332      5.235      3.446      4.767     38.35     4.901      5.858      6.319      6.556      33.76    0.01

     NEPAL       7.477      6.523      4.335      4.002     -7.67     6.042      6.297      6.443      6.191       2.46    0.01

     TURKMEN    10.677      7.310      3.856      1.605    -58.38     7.520      5.806      5.276      5.059     -32.73    0.01

     MACAU       6.529      5.504      3.755      1.958    -47.85     6.488      4.305      4.013      3.708     -42.85    0.01

     SLOVAK      2.083      2.375      1.851      1.243    -32.86     2.468      1.656      1.783      1.767     -28.40    0.00

     N ZEAL      1.175      1.751      1.187      1.048    -11.75     1.754      1.981      1.552      1.612      -8.09    0.00


     _WTO    46336.309  45751.922  30681.526  31641.464      3.13 45638.671  46319.443  46599.608  46711.861       2.35   99.86

     _ASEAN   9082.578   9147.266   6106.086   6406.866      4.93  9013.055   9333.446   9393.811   9448.046       4.83   20.20

     _W HEMI  7723.845   7478.320   4977.057   5102.970      2.53  7494.376   7511.613   7557.693   7604.233       1.47   16.26

     _CAFTA   4426.772   4219.519   2829.123   2881.932      1.87  4279.027   4235.008   4248.811   4272.328      -0.16    9.13

     _NAFTA   2158.092   2162.603   1410.743   1455.822      3.20  2120.731   2192.484   2193.890   2207.682       4.10    4.72

     _OECD    1702.758   1850.899   1201.957   1390.826     15.71  1773.498   2009.471   2039.081   2039.768      15.01    4.36

     _EU28     940.335   1039.103    690.277    811.910     17.62   993.590   1130.703   1150.788   1160.735      16.82    2.48

     _EU27     938.449   1037.455    689.198    810.996     17.67   992.071   1129.122   1149.273   1159.253      16.85    2.48

     _SUB-SAH  526.524    503.673    325.389    389.920     19.83   499.932    529.019    548.725    568.204      13.66    1.21

     _CBI      554.687    488.316    332.443    316.132     -4.91   507.591    466.829    472.567    472.005      -7.01    1.01