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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles                          |     
                                          |   January -  September2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2017    2018 

  World                  27,810  29,803 MM2, up  1,994 MM2 or   7.17% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                  14,798  15,832 MM2, up  1,034 MM2 or   6.99% 

  India                   3,036   3,302 MM2, up    266 MM2 or   8.77% 

  Pakistan                1,494   1,521 MM2, up     27 MM2 or   1.83% 

  Korea, South            1,160   1,357 MM2, up    197 MM2 or  16.99% 

  Mexico                  1,223   1,289 MM2, up     66 MM2 or   5.37% 

  Vietnam                   883     984 MM2, up    101 MM2 or  11.50% 

  Canada                    764     820 MM2, up     56 MM2 or   7.36% 

  Turkey                    524     596 MM2, up     72 MM2 or  13.75% 

  Taiwan                    592     592 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -0.02% 

  Germany                   386     434 MM2, up     48 MM2 or  12.52%