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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles                          |     
                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   8,211   9,032 MM2, up    820 MM2 or   9.99% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   4,002   4,621 MM2, up    619 MM2 or  15.48% 

  India                     981   1,040 MM2, up     59 MM2 or   6.02% 

  Pakistan                  506     508 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   0.26% 

  Mexico                    390     400 MM2, up     10 MM2 or   2.56% 

  Korea, South              372     396 MM2, up     24 MM2 or   6.51% 

  Vietnam                   247     257 MM2, up     10 MM2 or   3.91% 

  Canada                    242     280 MM2, up     38 MM2 or  15.90% 

  Turkey                    154     197 MM2, up     43 MM2 or  28.08% 

  Taiwan                    189     166 MM2, dn    -23 MM2 or -12.30% 

  Germany                   128     132 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   2.96%