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                                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  December 2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-December )
                         2016    2017 

  World                   2,987   3,077 MM2, up     90 MM2 or   3.01% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     638     737 MM2, up     99 MM2 or  15.49% 

  Korea, South              584     621 MM2, up     37 MM2 or   6.35% 

  Mexico                    288     261 MM2, dn    -27 MM2 or  -9.28% 

  India                     247     242 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or  -1.72% 

  Indonesia                 261     205 MM2, dn    -57 MM2 or -21.77% 

  Turkey                    161     177 MM2, up     17 MM2 or  10.36% 

  Taiwan                    150     166 MM2, up     15 MM2 or  10.19% 

  Canada                    157     151 MM2, dn     -6 MM2 or  -3.56% 

  Portugal                   58      56 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -3.17% 

  Vietnam                    35      44 MM2, up      9 MM2 or  26.34%