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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    223584833 245113548   75429589   85664652     13.57 231228220  247853773  252032229  255348611      10.43  100.00

     CHINA P   69106983  83755240   24341687   28647862     17.69  74112255   86857683   88188889   88061415      18.82   34.49

     VIETNAM   51962165  49079942   15752267   15801614      0.31  50875538   47158248   47743787   49129289      -3.43   19.24

     KOR REP   23148250  32742559   10657150   11617442      9.01  26060368   32284357   32899585   33702851      29.33   13.20

     CANADA    15822076  16890900    5154391    6836718     32.64  15919775   17535662   17984485   18573227      16.67    7.27

     CHINA T   15889232  15131182    4282930    3742733    -12.61  15918026   15249761   15074088   14590985      -8.34    5.71

     MEXICO    12968179  10463037    3521456    5553947     57.72  11570367   11235629   11934630   12495528       8.00    4.89

     JAPAN      6420788   7180381    2309376    2203314     -4.59   6593793    7092398    7153354    7074319       7.29    2.77

     GERMANY    5319271   5555099    2004785    1750125    -12.70   6164291    5506700    5346778    5300439     -14.01    2.08

     INDIA      4191762   5166159    1411228    1457993      3.31   4521371    5156544    5199546    5212924      15.30    2.04

     CAMBOD     1226945   1612796     498313    1056310    111.98   1278377    1793513    1978544    2170793      69.81    0.85

     INDNSIA    2276610   1973252     566100     589213      4.08   1930920    1949678    1974268    1996365       3.39    0.78

     ITALY      1093907   1946552     548663     583428      6.34   1288531    2004221    1953186    1981317      53.77    0.78

     COLOMB      512216   1366688     350348     833837    138.00    760359    1593518    1714743    1850177     143.33    0.72

     TURKEY      982016   1443073     443110     555932     25.46   1189585    1487305    1557435    1555895      30.79    0.61

     U KING      708902   1038703     237920     439672     84.80    767412    1138580    1172425    1240455      61.64    0.49

     SPAIN      1756526   1225021     483050     415493    -13.99   1674510    1153407    1157674    1157464     -30.88    0.45

     PORTUGL     449582    918826     254159     287002     12.92    533020     928518     919669     951669      78.54    0.37

     THAILND     694734    777835     283598     333024     17.43    717451     764246     830504     827261      15.31    0.32

     N ZEAL      874896    889463     328464     180406    -45.08    958340     789428     763959     741405     -22.64    0.29

     NETHLDS     704666    583138     221263     355328     60.59    654733     620752     635476     717203       9.54    0.28

     REP SAF     683993    506215      87701     228618    160.68    594350     590834     610818     647132       8.88    0.25

     SWITZLD     429013    551694     192211     184307     -4.11    486532     547627     548484     543790      11.77    0.21

     AUSTRAL     444782    595876     194390     132925    -31.62    495591     566814     554987     534411       7.83    0.21

     ISRAEL      106256    382572     140511     240100     70.88    201483     419007     471154     482161     139.31    0.19

     PERU        387415    420251     203574     246745     21.21    493565     449563     453961     463422      -6.11    0.18

     CZECH       221837    334753     148753     221850     49.14    283413     372238     455253     407850      43.91    0.16

     FRANCE      177850    330351     101489      98565     -2.88    227027     331365     333294     327427      44.22    0.13

     LUXMBRG     654411    220445      82029     177309    116.15    521890     219413     266521     315725     -39.50    0.12

     ARAB EM      23569    120039        391     185997  47469.57     23941     201861     278120     305645    1176.66    0.12

     HG KONG      74007    145565      12761     104164    716.27     71092     218605     216614     236968     233.33    0.09

     SLOVAK      162880    180635      63101     116642     84.85    193099     166809     166877     234176      21.27    0.09

     BELGIUM     198566    215305      52346      69778     33.30    186293     226457     229352     232737      24.93    0.09

     PHIL R      208561    198644      79172      57041    -27.95    197757     172440     192090     176513     -10.74    0.07

     AUSTRIA     125789    154051      49239      55330     12.37    127287     157919     147724     160142      25.81    0.06

     SWEDEN     2733232    170546      73914      57722    -21.91   2802744     158512     159198     154354     -94.49    0.06

     ROMANIA      64924     94812      29431      50962     73.16     78060      95053     110210     116343      49.04    0.05

     SALVADR      75219     85399      28409      30683      8.00     81479      84152      84427      87673       7.60    0.03

     LITHUAN      27954     69870      20771      34032     63.84     46497      78199      81414      83131      78.79    0.03

     IRELAND       4726     21274        270      45598  16788.15      4382      44697      44679      66602    1419.90    0.03

     PAKISTN      74776    113833      74328       6030    -91.89    133321      43578      47931      45535     -65.85    0.02

     MALAYSA      79866     40491      12904      15936     23.50     73189      30904      42518      43523     -40.53    0.02

     DOM REP      29477     94137      66780       5408    -91.90     87016      64990      55573      32765     -62.35    0.01


     _WTO     223584197 245095468   75427746   85663317     13.57 231225832  247836028  252014756  255331039      10.42   99.99

     _OECD     56036222  65976076   21259809   24085864     13.29  60502985   66214782   67255384   68802131      13.72   26.94

     _ASEAN    56451670  53684850   17194133   17853547      3.84  55077092   51870581   52761836   54344264      -1.33   21.28

     _W HEMI   29891134  29390190    9345894   13521639     44.68  29002734   31027778   32289840   33565935      15.73   13.15

     _NAFTA    28790255  27353937    8675847   12390665     42.82  27490142   28771291   29919115   31068755      13.02   12.17

     _EU28     14483278  13158743    4403284    4785528      8.68  15638390   13294711   13255963   13540987     -13.41    5.30

     _EU27     14483278  13158664    4403284    4785528      8.68  15638390   13294632   13255884   13540908     -13.41    5.30

     _SUB-SAHA   687090    523098      87827     228658    160.35    596349     607597     627575     663929      11.33    0.26

     _CAFTA      145283    204938     110419      43608    -60.51    213290     168907     157237     138127     -35.24    0.05