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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT             |
                                          |   80% of Growth                     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles and Apparel              |     
                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                  47,211  48,507 MM2, up  1,296 or   2.74%  | 100.00

  China                  22,296  23,431 MM2, up  1,135 or   5.09%  |  87.59