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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Fabric                            |     
                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                   9,566   9,285 MM2, dn   -281 MM2 or  -2.94% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   3,638   3,629 MM2, dn     -9 MM2 or  -0.24% 

  India                     855     896 MM2, up     41 MM2 or   4.85% 

  Korea, South              650     647 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or  -0.48% 

  Vietnam                   590     552 MM2, dn    -38 MM2 or  -6.48% 

  Canada                    567     551 MM2, dn    -16 MM2 or  -2.79% 

  Mexico                    385     439 MM2, up     54 MM2 or  13.97% 

  Taiwan                    391     388 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -0.63% 

  Germany                   329     325 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or  -1.20% 

  Turkey                    304     246 MM2, dn    -58 MM2 or -19.14% 

  Japan                     194     193 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -0.62%