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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                     770     805 MM2, up     35 MM2 or   4.60% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     156     192 MM2, up     35 MM2 or  22.64% 

  Korea, South              154     164 MM2, up      9 MM2 or   6.06% 

  Mexico                     70      65 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -7.60% 

  India                      69      68 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -0.48% 

  Indonesia                  62      61 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -0.17% 

  Turkey                     46      30 MM2, dn    -16 MM2 or -35.14% 

  Taiwan                     46      36 MM2, dn    -11 MM2 or -23.26% 

  Canada                     36      37 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   4.15% 

  Portugal                   28      25 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or  -9.45% 

  Vietnam                     7       9 MM2, up      1 MM2 or  20.48%