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                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles and Apparel              |     
                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                  47,211  48,507 MM2, up  1,296 MM2 or   2.74% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                  22,296  23,431 MM2, up  1,135 MM2 or   5.09% 

  India                   3,623   3,890 MM2, up    267 MM2 or   7.36% 

  Vietnam                 3,348   3,619 MM2, up    271 MM2 or   8.10% 

  Pakistan                1,856   1,890 MM2, up     33 MM2 or   1.78% 

  Mexico                  1,840   1,890 MM2, up     50 MM2 or   2.73% 

  Bangladesh              1,732   1,765 MM2, up     33 MM2 or   1.91% 

  Indonesia               1,330   1,253 MM2, dn    -77 MM2 or  -5.79% 

  Korea, South            1,180   1,208 MM2, up     29 MM2 or   2.42% 

  Honduras                  831     823 MM2, dn     -9 MM2 or  -1.04% 

  Canada                    817     797 MM2, dn    -20 MM2 or  -2.49%