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

  World                  26,812  27,892 MM2, up  1,080 MM2 or   4.03% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                  13,902  14,829 MM2, up    927 MM2 or   6.67% 

  India                   2,808   3,054 MM2, up    246 MM2 or   8.75% 

  Pakistan                1,451   1,492 MM2, up     41 MM2 or   2.79% 

  Mexico                  1,164   1,253 MM2, up     89 MM2 or   7.67% 

  Korea, South            1,129   1,162 MM2, up     33 MM2 or   2.91% 

  Vietnam                   844     883 MM2, up     39 MM2 or   4.58% 

  Canada                    782     764 MM2, dn    -18 MM2 or  -2.35% 

  Taiwan                    580     594 MM2, up     14 MM2 or   2.45% 

  Turkey                    564     524 MM2, dn    -40 MM2 or  -7.10% 

  Germany                   385     386 MM2, up      0 MM2 or   0.12%