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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT             |
                                          |   80% of Growth                     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles                          |     
                                          |   January -  July     2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-July     )
                         2016    2017 

  World                  20,567  21,157 MM2, up    590 or   2.87%  | 100.00

  China                  10,466  10,966 MM2, up    500 or   4.77%  |  84.70