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                                          |                                     |                                August 3, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Fabric                            |     
                                          |   January -  June     2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-June     )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   6,173   6,576 MM2, up    403 MM2 or   6.53% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   2,411   2,573 MM2, up    162 MM2 or   6.73% 

  India                     587     630 MM2, up     44 MM2 or   7.42% 

  Korea, South              433     487 MM2, up     54 MM2 or  12.39% 

  Canada                    365     431 MM2, up     67 MM2 or  18.31% 

  Vietnam                   358     390 MM2, up     32 MM2 or   9.03% 

  Mexico                    294     289 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -1.80% 

  Taiwan                    249     226 MM2, dn    -23 MM2 or  -9.29% 

  Germany                   223     243 MM2, up     20 MM2 or   9.06% 

  Turkey                    168     222 MM2, up     54 MM2 or  31.89% 

  Japan                     127     130 MM2, up      3 MM2 or   2.71%