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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     194.613    208.363     62.529     66.135      5.77   200.790    210.949    211.639    211.969       5.57  100.00

     TURKEY     53.442     68.783     21.429     19.666     -8.22    61.304     66.153     66.868     67.021       9.33   31.62

     CHINA P    36.510     43.584     10.022     13.504     34.74    36.483     46.494     47.096     47.066      29.01   22.20

     CANADA     38.061     31.050      9.847      8.177    -16.96    36.714     30.903     30.339     29.380     -19.98   13.86

     MEXICO     16.633     14.593      4.840      4.522     -6.56    16.125     14.435     14.202     14.275     -11.47    6.73

     FRANCE      6.370      7.172      2.392      4.339     81.39     7.141      8.308      9.075      9.119      27.70    4.30

     GERMANY     8.298      8.164      2.373      3.219     35.64     7.563      8.604      8.495      9.010      19.13    4.25

     INDIA       4.386      6.639      2.153      2.586     20.10     5.121      7.249      7.343      7.072      38.08    3.34

     ITALY       5.754      6.810      2.403      1.767    -26.46     5.679      6.425      6.204      6.174       8.71    2.91

     JAPAN       4.749      4.772      1.493      1.868     25.07     4.536      5.103      4.932      5.146      13.46    2.43

     THAILND     3.854      3.016      1.145      0.787    -31.27     3.743      2.665      2.619      2.658     -29.00    1.25

     U KING      1.712      1.685      0.554      0.877     58.37     1.643      1.774      1.823      2.008      22.20    0.95

     HONDURA     0.705      0.563      0.160      0.117    -27.00     0.707      0.563      0.548      0.520     -26.57    0.25


     _WTO      194.559    208.362     62.528     66.134      5.77   200.738    210.948    211.639    211.969       5.59  100.00

     _OECD     117.971    127.576     40.375     40.043     -0.82   124.070    126.389    126.984    127.244       2.56   60.03

     _W HEMI    59.897     49.864     16.049     13.939    -13.15    58.000     49.479     48.697     47.753     -17.67   22.53

     _NAFTA     54.694     45.643     14.687     12.700    -13.53    52.839     45.338     44.541     43.655     -17.38   20.60

     _EU28      28.048     28.237      9.196     12.172     32.36    27.867     30.070     30.269     31.213      12.01   14.73

     _EU27      28.033     28.194      9.166     12.168     32.76    27.835     30.057     30.256     31.197      12.08   14.72

     _ASEAN      4.642      3.713      1.289      0.973    -24.51     4.400      3.384      3.336      3.397     -22.79    1.60

     _CAFTA      2.177      0.729      0.205      0.171    -16.35     2.212      0.737      0.724      0.696     -68.53    0.33