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

  World                   2,920   3,091 MM2, up    171 MM2 or   5.87% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,109   1,228 MM2, up    120 MM2 or  10.79% 

  India                     294     302 MM2, up      9 MM2 or   3.00% 

  Korea, South              207     221 MM2, up     14 MM2 or   6.91% 

  Canada                    173     212 MM2, up     38 MM2 or  22.19% 

  Vietnam                   166     145 MM2, dn    -21 MM2 or -12.60% 

  Mexico                    141     144 MM2, up      3 MM2 or   2.00% 

  Taiwan                    120     105 MM2, dn    -15 MM2 or -12.48% 

  Germany                   109     113 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   3.68% 

  Turkey                     75     119 MM2, up     45 MM2 or  59.84% 

  Japan                      61      65 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   7.08%