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                                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  December 2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-December )
                         2016    2017 

  World                   1,238   1,236 M $, dn     -2 M $ or  -0.19% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     200     224 M $, up     24 M $ or  12.02% 

  Korea, South               95      96 M $, up      1 M $ or   1.48% 

  Mexico                    148     139 M $, dn     -9 M $ or  -6.16% 

  India                      81      83 M $, up      2 M $ or   2.25% 

  Indonesia                  84      65 M $, dn    -19 M $ or -22.80% 

  Turkey                     78      96 M $, up     18 M $ or  23.68% 

  Taiwan                     52      54 M $, up      2 M $ or   4.29% 

  Canada                    159     142 M $, dn    -17 M $ or -10.94% 

  Portugal                   24      21 M $, dn     -3 M $ or -10.79% 

  Vietnam                    12      14 M $, up      3 M $ or  23.38%