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                                          |                                     |                                August 3, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  June     2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-June     )
                         2017    2018 

  World                     621     684 M $, up     63 M $ or  10.13% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     105     130 M $, up     25 M $ or  23.60% 

  Korea, South               50      63 M $, up     13 M $ or  25.16% 

  Mexico                     74      75 M $, up      0 M $ or   0.55% 

  India                      44      50 M $, up      6 M $ or  14.34% 

  Indonesia                  35      38 M $, up      3 M $ or   8.62% 

  Taiwan                     26      30 M $, up      4 M $ or  15.85% 

  Turkey                     47      48 M $, up      2 M $ or   3.85% 

  Canada                     72      69 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -4.09% 

  Portugal                   15      15 M $, up      0 M $ or   1.06% 

  Vietnam                     6       7 M $, up      0 M $ or   7.75%