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                                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT             |
                                          |   80% of Growth                     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles and Apparel              |     
                                          |   January -  December 2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-December )
                         2016    2017 

  World                  62,851  64,888 MM2, up  2,037 or   3.24%  | 100.00

  China                  30,098  31,712 MM2, up  1,614 or   5.36%  |  79.24

  Vietnam                 4,479   4,825 MM2, up    346 or   7.73%  |  16.99