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

  World                  26,812  27,892 MM2, up  1,080 or   4.03%  | 100.00

  China                  13,902  14,829 MM2, up    927 or   6.67%  |  85.85