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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 $$$

                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   38207.214  37410.560  25046.776  25950.246      3.61 37330.931  38016.391  38245.280  38314.030       2.63  100.00

     CHINA P 10760.087  10306.726   6747.238   6702.446     -0.66 10376.887  10315.666  10328.390  10261.934      -1.11   26.78

     VIETNAM  4567.206   4847.695   3212.800   3371.416      4.94  4703.415   4974.735   4996.682   5006.312       6.44   13.07

     BNGLDSH  4120.193   3920.872   2714.900   2871.364      5.76  3941.542   4047.811   4083.678   4077.336       3.45   10.64

     INDIA    2445.897   2469.667   1749.893   1872.291      6.99  2446.792   2553.159   2574.961   2592.066       5.94    6.77

     INDNSIA  2090.499   1988.531   1364.637   1344.414     -1.48  2001.824   1950.321   1947.962   1968.308      -1.67    5.14

     MEXICO   1923.256   1886.085   1240.655   1243.588      0.24  1870.928   1876.431   1875.443   1889.018       0.97    4.93

     CAMBOD   1200.296   1193.535    781.038    933.493     19.52  1183.822   1287.100   1322.921   1345.990      13.70    3.51

     HONDURA  1362.590   1286.475    871.743    868.700     -0.35  1325.689   1292.973   1289.307   1283.431      -3.19    3.35

     PAKISTN  1140.711   1143.289    760.847    813.411      6.91  1137.419   1177.082   1190.510   1195.854       5.14    3.12

     NICARAG   966.081   1005.397    665.717    701.507      5.38   993.028   1011.339   1018.590   1041.187       4.85    2.72

     SRI LKA   966.380    935.814    616.593    563.545     -8.60   931.626    901.860    898.517    882.766      -5.24    2.30

     SALVADR   982.496    887.985    590.388    557.523     -5.57   909.307    867.216    863.314    855.120      -5.96    2.23

     GUATMAL   663.537    612.285    415.785    462.148     11.15   603.015    630.548    642.631    658.648       9.23    1.72

     PERU      451.240    465.501    311.188    343.555     10.40   450.414    469.845    489.188    497.869      10.54    1.30

     HAITI     553.709    488.199    332.366    316.004     -4.92   506.912    466.649    472.393    471.837      -6.92    1.23

     DOM REP   428.213    398.038    263.737    276.127      4.70   419.863    406.474    409.341    410.429      -2.25    1.07

     ITALY     293.736    327.096    217.591    270.674     24.40   312.347    369.548    375.216    380.179      21.72    0.99

     EGYPT     295.136    319.923    225.856    260.910     15.52   310.360    349.483    353.001    354.977      14.38    0.93

     JORDAN    288.852    302.426    210.507    234.140     11.23   307.778    318.677    324.253    326.059       5.94    0.85

     TURKEY    259.975    302.905    206.498    226.853      9.86   287.873    324.830    326.442    323.260      12.29    0.84

     THAILND   329.113    285.019    189.739    215.694     13.68   291.706    304.158    303.762    310.974       6.61    0.81

     MALAYSA   323.328    302.480    197.639    187.942     -4.91   300.555    293.075    293.937    292.783      -2.59    0.76

     PHIL R    345.827    282.447    196.763    184.405     -6.28   295.219    269.781    272.482    270.088      -8.51    0.70

     KENYA     166.337    153.059     98.811    112.249     13.60   148.578    158.372    166.621    166.497      12.06    0.43

     MAURIT    184.566    134.247     85.831     94.799     10.45   148.527    135.520    138.924    143.215      -3.58    0.37

     PORTUGL    93.611    117.305     81.010    102.101     26.04   110.171    134.117    137.322    138.397      25.62    0.36

     CANADA     75.368     96.448     49.864     91.571     83.64    77.541    132.335    136.178    138.155      78.17    0.36

     LESOTHO   100.818     97.447     63.466     65.897      3.83    96.819     97.351     95.801     99.878       3.16    0.26

     MADAGAS    48.234     74.364     49.054     64.414     31.31    67.935     80.428     84.697     89.724      32.07    0.23

     COLOMB     70.472     75.282     49.249     60.299     22.44    72.687     82.685     86.274     86.332      18.77    0.23

     KOR REP    91.381     80.214     52.204     45.724    -12.41    85.266     75.578     76.179     73.734     -13.52    0.19

     JAPAN      40.645     48.927     31.890     42.410     32.99    45.704     55.745     57.403     59.447      30.07    0.16

     HG KONG    74.900     63.754     45.302     38.225    -15.62    69.206     58.667     57.186     56.678     -18.10    0.15

     OMAN        7.003     43.003     37.733     43.969     16.53    42.172     48.237     48.991     49.239      16.76    0.13

     ETHIOP     13.866     25.242     15.413     39.111    153.75    20.278     38.654     43.199     48.939     141.35    0.13

     ROMANIA    48.777     48.808     34.788     34.402     -1.11    49.307     49.869     48.614     48.421      -1.80    0.13

     CHINA T    56.334     52.487     34.907     29.352    -15.91    54.346     49.575     48.311     46.932     -13.64    0.12

     BURMA      14.888     28.033     15.491     29.500     90.43    21.504     39.212     41.013     42.042      95.51    0.11

     MOROC      54.895     45.020     32.865     28.880    -12.13    47.103     40.380     39.973     41.035     -12.88    0.11

     FRANCE     33.646     37.807     26.279     27.852      5.98    36.560     38.816     38.986     39.379       7.71    0.10

     U KING     33.590     31.447     20.849     25.626     22.91    32.402     32.765     33.903     36.224      11.80    0.09

     TNZANIA     9.032     14.596      8.984     10.689     18.98    12.602     15.267     15.966     16.301      29.36    0.04

     SPAIN      11.517     13.013      9.774     10.970     12.23    12.871     14.202     14.422     14.209      10.40    0.04

     MACAU       6.477      5.466      3.717      1.916    -48.46     6.443      4.272      3.964      3.665     -43.12    0.01


     _WTO    38185.806  37377.307  25026.238  25903.458      3.51 37303.873  37967.253  38191.274  38254.527       2.55   99.84

     _ASEAN   8883.775   8941.107   5967.301   6274.784      5.15  8810.815   9130.813   9191.208   9248.590       4.97   24.14

     _W HEMI  7483.951   7208.424   4795.540   4923.985      2.68  7236.949   7241.832   7288.075   7336.868       1.38   19.15

     _CAFTA   4403.744   4190.538   2807.667   2866.144      2.08  4251.455   4208.803   4223.429   4249.015      -0.06   11.09

     _NAFTA   1998.624   1982.533   1290.518   1335.158      3.46  1948.469   2008.766   2011.621   2027.173       4.04    5.29

     _OECD     936.934   1052.809    695.914    831.889     19.54   999.642   1168.693   1184.602   1188.785      18.92    3.10

     _EU28     578.540    641.404    436.094    518.716     18.95   619.455    705.978    716.411    724.026      16.88    1.89

     _EU27     576.673    639.843    435.058    517.890     19.04   617.980    704.523    715.022    722.675      16.94    1.89

     _SUB-SAH  524.878    500.674    322.960    388.383     20.26   497.060    526.881    546.602    566.096      13.89    1.48

     _CBI      554.491    488.267    332.403    316.100     -4.90   507.426    466.784    472.523    471.964      -6.99    1.23