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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  July     2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-July     )
                         2016    2017 

  World                   1,804   1,816 MM2, up     12 MM2 or   0.68% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     386     412 MM2, up     27 MM2 or   6.93% 

  Korea, South              352     370 MM2, up     18 MM2 or   5.19% 

  Mexico                    176     160 MM2, dn    -16 MM2 or  -9.08% 

  India                     147     148 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   0.35% 

  Indonesia                 165     129 MM2, dn    -36 MM2 or -22.09% 

  Turkey                     89     103 MM2, up     14 MM2 or  16.17% 

  Taiwan                     83     101 MM2, up     18 MM2 or  21.23% 

  Canada                     93      86 MM2, dn     -6 MM2 or  -6.95% 

  Portugal                   50      45 MM2, dn     -6 MM2 or -11.02% 

  Germany                    24      25 MM2, up      0 MM2 or   1.96%