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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT             |
                                          |   80% of Growth                     |
                                          |   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 or   9.99%  | 100.00

  China                   4,002   4,621 MM2, up    619 or  15.48%  |  75.50

  India                     981   1,040 MM2, up     59 or   6.02%  |   7.20