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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                     941     930 M $, dn    -11 M $ or  -1.19% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     152     164 M $, up     13 M $ or   8.38% 

  Korea, South               74      74 M $, up      0 M $ or   0.51% 

  Mexico                    115     109 M $, dn     -5 M $ or  -4.61% 

  India                      62      64 M $, up      3 M $ or   4.51% 

  Indonesia                  65      49 M $, dn    -17 M $ or -25.43% 

  Turkey                     51      71 M $, up     20 M $ or  39.83% 

  Taiwan                     40      41 M $, up      1 M $ or   2.49% 

  Canada                    123     106 M $, dn    -17 M $ or -13.84% 

  Portugal                   21      17 M $, dn     -4 M $ or -17.54% 

  Germany                    26      26 M $, up      1 M $ or   2.25%