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

  World                  12,613  12,276 MM2, dn   -336 MM2 or  -2.67% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   4,855   4,793 MM2, dn    -63 MM2 or  -1.29% 

  India                   1,132   1,190 MM2, up     58 MM2 or   5.12% 

  Korea, South              855     857 MM2, up      2 MM2 or   0.26% 

  Vietnam                   779     758 MM2, dn    -22 MM2 or  -2.80% 

  Canada                    729     746 MM2, up     18 MM2 or   2.45% 

  Mexico                    510     577 MM2, up     67 MM2 or  13.04% 

  Taiwan                    524     497 MM2, dn    -27 MM2 or  -5.13% 

  Germany                   457     422 MM2, dn    -35 MM2 or  -7.67% 

  Turkey                    373     338 MM2, dn    -35 MM2 or  -9.47% 

  Japan                     257     260 MM2, up      3 MM2 or   1.17%