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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Fabric                            |     
                                          |   January -  July     2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-July     )
                         2016    2017 

  World                   7,478   7,296 MM2, dn   -182 MM2 or  -2.43% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   2,830   2,862 MM2, up     32 MM2 or   1.12% 

  India                     660     708 MM2, up     48 MM2 or   7.24% 

  Korea, South              512     507 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -1.02% 

  Vietnam                   444     430 MM2, dn    -14 MM2 or  -3.12% 

  Canada                    450     427 MM2, dn    -23 MM2 or  -5.18% 

  Mexico                    295     340 MM2, up     46 MM2 or  15.52% 

  Taiwan                    282     298 MM2, up     16 MM2 or   5.74% 

  Germany                   247     264 MM2, up     17 MM2 or   6.82% 

  Turkey                    250     192 MM2, dn    -58 MM2 or -23.13% 

  Japan                     156     151 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or  -2.88%