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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   42790.681  44907.674  13175.906  14027.137      6.46 43252.043  45477.455  45741.374  45758.905       5.80  100.00

     CHINA P 23407.366  25085.705   6665.147   7076.890      6.18 23814.890  25497.438  25678.648  25497.448       7.07   55.72

     VIETNAM  2890.710   3166.587   1006.652   1076.445      6.93  3004.369   3184.573   3205.167   3236.379       7.72    7.07

     INDIA    2332.674   2504.474    789.052    878.523     11.34  2356.237   2540.167   2558.800   2593.945      10.09    5.67

     MEXICO   1868.187   1939.161    619.686    651.382      5.11  1877.534   1954.306   1958.957   1970.856       4.97    4.31

     KOR REP  1382.306   1437.936    472.300    518.060      9.69  1405.375   1440.158   1455.737   1483.696       5.57    3.24

     CANADA   1021.046   1034.370    325.112    378.110     16.30   997.187   1058.003   1074.316   1087.368       9.04    2.38

     INDNSIA  1081.126   1016.716    372.716    365.984     -1.81  1064.950   1013.969   1002.781   1009.984      -5.16    2.21

     CHINA T   827.189    817.735    271.351    244.446     -9.92   849.233    800.977    792.293    790.830      -6.88    1.73

     BNGLDSH   669.805    722.874    293.850    316.541      7.72   683.510    726.968    726.633    745.565       9.08    1.63

     TURKEY    671.461    654.170    211.581    254.821     20.44   636.115    668.517    693.620    697.410       9.64    1.52

     CAMBOD    556.666    582.309    185.627    212.777     14.63   552.391    603.349    601.157    609.459      10.33    1.33

     HONDURA   493.350    491.813    155.783    149.089     -4.30   502.852    490.050    486.972    485.120      -3.53    1.06

     GERMANY   499.565    474.623    165.524    175.095      5.78   510.652    477.331    480.240    484.194      -5.18    1.06

     SALVADR   345.354    365.653    108.121    139.277     28.82   346.345    380.064    389.017    396.808      14.57    0.87

     PAKISTN   265.925    312.966     94.677     99.052      4.62   272.142    312.316    312.982    317.341      16.61    0.69

     JAPAN     263.579    273.866     88.761     92.546      4.26   261.231    277.915    278.919    277.652       6.29    0.61

     THAILND   287.109    258.246     90.353     83.631     -7.44   272.785    254.448    250.714    251.524      -7.79    0.55

     NICARAG   251.980    243.504     79.909     84.064      5.20   260.224    248.067    246.006    247.660      -4.83    0.54

     ITALY     263.341    241.004     78.022     78.973      1.22   253.856    246.168    246.075    241.954      -4.69    0.53

     GUATMAL   220.035    234.366     83.586     88.102      5.40   233.306    238.763    236.556    238.882       2.39    0.52

     SRI LKA   253.343    249.561     91.876     73.927    -19.54   259.566    240.118    232.908    231.612     -10.77    0.51

     EGYPT     179.267    187.071     60.841     85.413     40.39   167.403    193.601    203.573    211.643      26.43    0.46

     ISRAEL    253.491    229.953     88.741     69.179    -22.04   240.872    225.292    218.994    210.390     -12.65    0.46

     JORDAN    170.290    186.571     58.000     64.980     12.03   176.167    186.945    189.503    193.552       9.87    0.42

     PHIL R    196.571    173.719     58.837     61.956      5.30   186.716    174.665    173.276    176.839      -5.29    0.39

     HAITI     131.330    151.974     49.483     57.428     16.06   141.350    155.494    157.884    159.919      13.14    0.35

     DOM REP   122.579    119.582     35.016     40.376     15.31   120.743    122.909    123.542    124.942       3.48    0.27

     PORTUGL    78.421    117.512     44.922     41.411     -7.81    78.993    119.125    114.376    114.002      44.32    0.25

     S ARAB    176.633    105.370     39.237     42.693      8.81   147.436    106.698    105.622    108.826     -26.19    0.24

     CZECH      58.800     95.234     27.625     39.097     41.53    72.428    104.287    106.223    106.706      47.33    0.23

     SPAIN      74.103    115.926     35.011     25.647    -26.75    83.273    111.699    106.370    106.562      27.97    0.23

     FRANCE    116.764     95.447     34.665     35.425      2.19   109.791     94.597     94.623     96.206     -12.37    0.21

     MALAYSA    86.515     88.091     29.908     36.188     20.99    86.465     87.736     90.965     94.370       9.14    0.21

     LUXMBRG   116.627     85.109     33.255     38.613     16.11   100.208     84.007     85.948     90.468      -9.72    0.20

     NETHLDS    86.091     83.436     29.809     24.845    -16.65    92.198     81.141     79.808     78.472     -14.89    0.17

     HG KONG    75.366     68.284     19.102     21.682     13.51    61.472     71.336     70.658     70.864      15.28    0.15

     BRAZIL     68.464     71.735     22.610     13.926    -38.41    71.579     70.785     68.399     63.051     -11.91    0.14

     U KING     59.147     63.205     20.026     19.153     -4.36    61.734     64.227     63.497     62.332       0.97    0.14

     POLAND     83.962     59.977     20.770     18.441    -11.21    76.809     57.834     57.298     57.648     -24.95    0.13

     COLOMB     51.365     48.541     14.316     22.411     56.55    42.712     52.463     54.623     56.636      32.60    0.12

     KENYA      50.125     51.527     16.373     19.167     17.06    49.508     51.242     52.735     54.320       9.72    0.12

     LESOTHO    47.679     46.703     15.859     18.037     13.74    47.634     47.823     47.982     48.882       2.62    0.11

     ARAB EM    66.242     45.712     15.156     11.993    -20.87    56.035     40.323     40.618     42.549     -24.07    0.09

     LATVIA     28.594     36.828      6.762     11.889     75.81    27.229     39.783     42.423     41.954      54.08    0.09

     BELGIUM    43.828     42.425     14.988     13.809     -7.87    44.639     40.256     40.138     41.246      -7.60    0.09

     AUSTRAL    26.187     38.505      9.457     10.920     15.47    27.039     40.698     40.002     39.968      47.82    0.09

     BURMA      18.772     34.503      9.009     11.976     32.94    23.549     36.029     37.776     37.471      59.12    0.08

     MADAGAS    21.548     29.646      7.587     10.510     38.52    23.826     30.042     30.553     32.568      36.69    0.07

     PERU       30.807     29.786     10.736     12.059     12.33    32.185     30.959     31.209     31.109      -3.34    0.07

     GREECE     28.610     29.659     12.151     11.363     -6.48    29.056     30.693     30.982     28.871      -0.64    0.06

     SWEDEN     56.176     19.473      5.592      6.079      8.71    55.158     18.309     19.427     19.960     -63.81    0.04

     ETHIOP     11.400     13.608      2.632      7.691    192.18    11.200     15.980     17.645     18.667      66.66    0.04

     SWITZLD    12.708     16.221      4.996      5.320      6.48    13.985     16.483     16.798     16.544      18.30    0.04

     DENMARK     7.897     14.333      3.139      4.929     56.98     8.802     15.786     15.983     16.122      83.17    0.04

     REP SAF    17.201     14.338      3.199      4.610     44.12    15.770     15.399     15.483     15.749      -0.13    0.03

     UKRAINE     4.088      9.731      1.462      7.125    387.39     5.034     11.574     13.353     15.394     205.78    0.03

     SLOVENI    11.957     13.350      4.494      5.709     27.04    13.579     15.266     14.748     14.565       7.26    0.03

     TNZANIA    14.414     12.800      3.997      4.007      0.26    14.038     13.228     12.781     12.811      -8.74    0.03

     MOROC      10.555     12.058      3.896      4.498     15.45    10.931     12.308     12.482     12.661      15.82    0.03

     FINLAND    12.224     12.780      5.065      4.095    -19.15    14.311     11.840     11.373     11.810     -17.48    0.03

     SLOVAK     12.711      8.944      2.949      5.288     79.28     9.290      9.355      9.696     11.282      21.44    0.02

     ROMANIA    13.934     11.933      4.507      3.637    -19.30    13.815     11.629     11.394     11.063     -19.92    0.02

     RUSSIA    106.938     18.544     10.016      1.861    -81.42    75.998     11.638      9.662     10.389     -86.33    0.02

     N ZEAL     10.838     11.876      4.400      2.851    -35.19    12.185     11.084     10.842     10.327     -15.25    0.02

     AUSTRIA     9.970      8.640      2.815      3.449     22.52    10.486      8.952      8.957      9.273     -11.56    0.02

     OMAN        4.069      7.696      1.117      1.425     27.57     4.591      8.085      8.048      8.004      74.35    0.02

     C RICA      8.997      9.382      5.629      3.764    -33.12    10.090      8.944      8.625      7.517     -25.49    0.02

     IRELAND     4.994      3.935      0.841      2.868    241.15     4.480      4.779      5.054      5.962      33.08    0.01

     HUNGARY     7.421      4.821      1.907      2.437     27.77     6.181      5.214      5.304      5.351     -13.43    0.01

     GHANA       2.922      3.482      0.936      1.428     52.61     2.243      3.656      3.834      3.974      77.18    0.01

     BULGAR      6.416      4.565      1.791      1.003    -43.98     6.302      4.065      3.933      3.778     -40.06    0.01

     ECUADOR     2.701      3.020      0.951      1.506     58.36     3.121      3.672      3.332      3.575      14.54    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.104      2.998      0.912      1.100     20.59     2.306      3.054      3.162      3.186      38.17    0.01

     MALTA       2.704      1.863      0.482      1.571    226.11     2.176      2.158      2.162      2.953      35.72    0.01

     BELARUS     3.499      1.500      0.554      1.973    255.97     3.549      2.204      2.613      2.918     -17.77    0.01

     BAHRAIN     6.419      2.559      0.394      0.631     60.17     3.931      2.840      2.666      2.796     -28.87    0.01

     NORWAY      2.570      2.600      0.619      0.439    -29.03     2.351      2.433      2.413      2.421       2.96    0.01

     VENEZ       1.358      1.905      1.015      1.292     27.31     2.079      1.912      2.182      2.182       4.93    0.00

     MAURIT      2.016      2.111      0.822      0.664    -19.18     2.235      2.068      2.068      1.953     -12.61    0.00

     TUNISIA     1.747      1.669      0.664      0.796     19.86     1.808      1.747      1.807      1.800      -0.41    0.00

     MACAU       1.761      1.760      0.302      0.244    -19.30     1.751      1.713      1.708      1.701      -2.83    0.00


     _WTO    42772.981  44888.204  13171.929  14015.588      6.40 43234.472  45454.422  45715.922  45731.863       5.78   99.94

     _ASEAN   5119.398   5322.874   1753.757   1849.565      5.46  5193.086   5357.459   5364.506   5418.682       4.34   11.84

     _OECD    4735.365   4763.247   1564.597   1716.252      9.69  4707.576   4813.649   4865.434   4914.902       4.40   10.74

     _W HEMI  4621.240   4746.429   1512.535   1643.676      8.67  4644.757   4818.355   4843.488   4877.570       5.01   10.66

     _NAFTA   2889.233   2973.531    944.799   1029.492      8.96  2874.721   3012.309   3033.273   3058.224       6.38    6.68

     _EU28    1687.967   1648.687    558.197    576.127      3.21  1688.720   1662.247   1659.891   1666.617      -1.31    3.64

     _EU27    1687.580   1648.302    558.086    575.999      3.21  1688.381   1661.834   1659.483   1666.215      -1.31    3.64

     _CAFTA   1442.295   1464.299    468.043    504.673      7.83  1473.559   1488.797   1490.718   1500.928       1.86    3.28

     _SUB-SAH  169.726    176.397     52.023     66.654     28.12   168.686    181.570    185.137    191.028      13.25    0.42

     _CBI      132.363    152.254     49.686     57.884     16.50   142.202    156.082    158.437    160.452      12.83    0.35

     _ANDEAN     2.701      3.020      0.951      1.506     58.36     3.121      3.672      3.332      3.575      14.54    0.01