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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  7.60 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     23521517  23863667    9193045    8904330     -3.14  24571454   23702740   23383182   23574952      -4.06  100.00

     INDNSIA   11208753  12553636    5063323    4789910     -5.40  12456903   12434616   12254555   12280223      -1.42   52.09

     INDIA      5782861   5985323    2311992    2148094     -7.09   6300545    5977604    5895616    5821425      -7.60   24.69

     CHINA P    2267633   1070451     370703     614625     65.80   1734401    1218993    1186706    1314373     -24.22    5.58

     CANADA      864492   1038921     340785     324798     -4.69    890939    1012267    1007094    1022934      14.82    4.34

     TURKEY      792146    773833     261104     222068    -14.95    828790     663074     682987     734797     -11.34    3.12

     SPAIN       334144    614790     205097      73831    -64.00    474502     566281     541008     483524       1.90    2.05

     ROMANIA     492045    339540     127053     147751     16.29    384823     360890     382296     360238      -6.39    1.53

     THAILND     411575    429114     193582      60081    -68.96    364465     373644     305266     295613     -18.89    1.25

     VIETNAM     437236    133726      61045     176003    188.32    284345     152117     144624     248684     -12.54    1.05

     PHIL R      203641    224367      94635      54319    -42.60    222324     201288     184051     184051     -17.21    0.78

     ITALY       186575    150344      15224      45996    202.13    138476     166584     179785     181116      30.79    0.77

     GUATMAL          0     91883          0      71626       *           0     149429     149429     163509        *      0.69

     PAKISTN     107653     97500      19120      63794    233.65     41708      85127      93175     142174     240.88    0.60

     MEXICO      122167    121964      36020      23482    -34.81    132176     110832     119916     109426     -17.21    0.46

     GERMANY     129105     63214      32114      16286    -49.29    144320      51656      51982      47386     -67.17    0.20


     _WTO      23521517  23863667    9193045    8904330     -3.14  24571454   23702740   23383182   23574952      -4.06  100.00

     _ASEAN    12261205  13342428    5412705    5083341     -6.09  13328157   13163250   12892989   13013064      -2.36   55.20

     _OECD      2447705   2762639     906847     740735    -18.32   2611474    2582387    2610296    2596527      -0.57   11.01

     _W HEMI     987504   1271645     376832     419970     11.45   1023142    1291405    1295353    1314783      28.50    5.58

     _EU27      1213083   1224641     392681     316955    -19.28   1200804    1226843    1232928    1148915      -4.32    4.87

     _EU28      1213083   1224641     392681     316955    -19.28   1200804    1226843    1232928    1148915      -4.32    4.87

     _NAFTA      986659   1160885     376805     348280     -7.57   1023115    1123099    1127010    1132360      10.68    4.80

     _CAFTA         845    110760         27      71690  265418.5        27     168306     168343     182423   675540.7    0.77