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                                          |                                     |                                August 3, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  June     2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-June     )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   1,566   1,706 MM2, up    140 MM2 or   8.91% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     342     422 MM2, up     81 MM2 or  23.61% 

  Korea, South              324     374 MM2, up     51 MM2 or  15.60% 

  Mexico                    139     147 MM2, up      8 MM2 or   5.61% 

  India                     129     143 MM2, up     15 MM2 or  11.42% 

  Indonesia                 114     112 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -1.43% 

  Taiwan                     85      83 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -2.22% 

  Turkey                     92      70 MM2, dn    -22 MM2 or -24.13% 

  Canada                     76      75 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -1.61% 

  Portugal                   43      39 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or  -8.70% 

  Vietnam                    19      21 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   6.71%