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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  4/2018
   Country      2016       2017       4/2017     4/2018  % Change    4/2017     2/2018     3/2018     4/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD     19995797  22358588    6692035    6783872      1.37  21251918   22514543   22528765   22450425       5.64  100.00

     TURKEY     6208754   7864076    2515008    2316453     -7.89   7265881    7535729    7676981    7665521       5.50   34.14

     CHINA P    5585085   6873296    1629826    2079462     27.59   5633301    7348432    7364047    7322932      29.99   32.62

     CANADA     3261488   3013060    1037843     768009    -26.00   3425450    2945590    2861684    2743226     -19.92   12.22

     MEXICO     1693550   1329482     454980     416838     -8.38   1634054    1308449    1276216    1291340     -20.97    5.75

     INDIA       605122    873160     291333     333765     14.56    708010     964742     922259     915592      29.32    4.08

     THAILND     805161    645452     223509     186961    -16.35    774510     589725     592909     608904     -21.38    2.71

     GERMANY     322602    290315      82741     102287     23.62    290107     298596     293965     309861       6.81    1.38

     JAPAN       284798    257853      72861     116513     59.91    270648     283141     288279     301505      11.40    1.34

     ITALY       156413    153147      54446      37638    -30.87    143976     141983     139043     136339      -5.30    0.61

     FRANCE       95754    103511      34755      65724     89.11    104535     120586     132581     134480      28.65    0.60

     U KING      107155    119733      46110      54734     18.70    115910     105597     117589     128357      10.74    0.57

     HONDURA     136970     95115      28203      27413     -2.80    133101      94938      95133      94325     -29.13    0.42


     _WTO      19990530  22358565    6692012    6783855      1.37  21246728   22514526   22528748   22450408       5.67  100.00

     _OECD     10327555  11735707    3848797    3430047    -10.88  11540958   11342026   11417055   11316957      -1.94   50.41

     _W HEMI    5254728   4670112    1590673    1281486    -19.44   5371162    4582555    4463464    4360925     -18.81   19.42

     _NAFTA     4955038   4342542    1492823    1184847    -20.63   5059504    4254039    4137900    4034566     -20.26   17.97

     _EU28       877053    849150     284982     330896     16.11    864447     865941     870362     895064       3.54    3.99

     _EU27       875962    846041     282625     330675     17.00    862024     865189     869610     894091       3.72    3.98

     _ASEAN      970236    751782     240035     212424    -11.50    908760     699204     700678     724171     -20.31    3.23

     _CAFTA      154120    123025      34417      36459      5.93    155222     124923     125232     125067     -19.43    0.56