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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  July     2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-July     )
                         2016    2017 

  World                     736     723 M $, dn    -13 M $ or  -1.73% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     117     125 M $, up      7 M $ or   6.34% 

  Korea, South               59      57 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -1.78% 

  Mexico                     89      86 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -3.37% 

  India                      48      51 M $, up      3 M $ or   5.20% 

  Indonesia                  52      40 M $, dn    -13 M $ or -24.13% 

  Turkey                     39      56 M $, up     17 M $ or  42.35% 

  Taiwan                     29      31 M $, up      3 M $ or   8.93% 

  Canada                     95      82 M $, dn    -14 M $ or -14.16% 

  Portugal                   19      16 M $, dn     -3 M $ or -17.82% 

  Germany                    20      20 M $, dn     -0 M $ or  -2.35%