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

  World                  35,944  37,769 MM2, up  1,825 or   5.08%  | 100.00

  China                  18,933  20,346 MM2, up  1,413 or   7.46%  |  77.42

  India                   3,773   4,089 MM2, up    316 or   8.36%  |  17.29