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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                     302     325 M $, up     23 M $ or   7.60% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                      46      59 M $, up     13 M $ or  27.20% 

  Korea, South               23      29 M $, up      5 M $ or  22.08% 

  Mexico                     37      33 M $, dn     -4 M $ or -10.07% 

  India                      23      23 M $, up      0 M $ or   1.35% 

  Indonesia                  19      21 M $, up      2 M $ or   9.88% 

  Turkey                     22      21 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -4.64% 

  Taiwan                     14      13 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -6.80% 

  Canada                     35      34 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -3.40% 

  Portugal                    9       9 M $, dn     -0 M $ or  -2.74% 

  Vietnam                     2       3 M $, up      1 M $ or  22.06%