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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         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    1339.285   1346.490    443.088    489.967     10.58  1334.639   1375.958   1384.079   1393.370       4.40  100.00

     CHINA P   280.628    303.174     96.381    115.627     19.97   288.074    313.984    317.990    322.419      11.92   23.14

     GERMANY   139.297    137.364     45.141     52.906     17.20   140.202    143.636    143.715    145.129       3.51   10.42

     CANADA    123.126    128.342     42.097     45.971      9.20   122.947    130.601    131.076    132.215       7.54    9.49

     JAPAN     111.544    119.472     35.850     45.437     26.74   109.081    125.291    128.096    129.059      18.31    9.26

     MEXICO     66.126     88.436     29.901     26.388    -11.75    76.403     88.402     87.493     84.923      11.15    6.09

     ITALY      77.862     65.182     22.598     21.271     -5.87    74.955     65.289     64.849     63.855     -14.81    4.58

     TURKEY     46.723     51.698     16.913     23.675     39.98    47.595     55.180     58.352     58.459      22.83    4.20

     INDIA      53.846     56.281     18.357     19.241      4.82    52.973     57.219     57.578     57.165       7.91    4.10

     KOR REP    36.503     43.531     14.020     18.080     28.96    39.680     45.496     46.697     47.591      19.94    3.42

     ISRAEL     58.009     48.902     19.090     14.517    -23.95    54.255     47.460     45.911     44.329     -18.30    3.18

     CHINA T    47.124     44.678     17.145     15.850     -7.55    49.108     43.076     42.287     43.384     -11.66    3.11

     LUXMBRG    48.677     31.416     10.783     14.789     37.15    38.151     31.710     32.743     35.423      -7.15    2.54

     FRANCE     32.580     26.290      9.516      9.014     -5.28    30.143     25.503     25.100     25.788     -14.45    1.85

     U KING     24.385     23.075      7.303      7.089     -2.92    22.593     23.176     22.868     22.862       1.19    1.64

     NETHLDS    22.548     23.668      7.697      6.778    -11.94    24.233     24.304     23.594     22.749      -6.12    1.63

     SPAIN       8.088     19.368      4.854      5.688     17.19    10.100     20.265     19.641     20.202     100.02    1.45

     POLAND     21.574     17.905      6.251      5.791     -7.37    20.498     16.820     17.244     17.445     -14.90    1.25

     BRAZIL     17.092     19.456      5.832      3.809    -34.68    17.758     19.460     18.863     17.433      -1.83    1.25

     CZECH      11.172     13.179      3.750      5.298     41.26    12.460     14.016     14.250     14.727      18.19    1.06

     THAILND    23.629     15.333      6.824      5.460    -19.98    22.954     14.066     13.872     13.970     -39.14    1.00

     SWEDEN     14.343     12.135      3.659      3.710      1.40    12.717     11.219     11.922     12.186      -4.18    0.87

     AUSTRAL     8.701      9.664      2.686      3.687     37.24     8.145     10.445     10.466     10.665      30.94    0.77

     SLOVENI     6.586      7.318      2.493      3.046     22.17     7.765      8.602      8.130      7.871       1.37    0.56

     FINLAND     5.009      5.621      1.551      1.573      1.39     5.366      5.502      5.427      5.642       5.16    0.40

     S ARAB      8.534      4.053      2.452      2.992     22.03     7.813      3.949      3.778      4.593     -41.21    0.33

     IRELAND     3.337      3.195      0.717      1.995    178.41     3.276      3.705      3.964      4.474      36.56    0.32

     SWITZLD     2.251      3.720      1.016      1.249     22.97     2.529      3.898      4.129      3.954      56.35    0.28

     MALAYSA     0.605      2.878      0.747      1.459     95.41     1.220      3.006      3.235      3.590     194.20    0.26

     DENMARK     3.147      3.078      1.030      1.343     30.38     2.824      3.172      3.461      3.391      20.07    0.24

     INDNSIA     2.723      2.709      0.904      0.979      8.31     2.784      2.754      2.737      2.784       0.02    0.20

     BELGIUM     4.279      3.054      1.114      0.728    -34.64     3.836      2.736      2.473      2.668     -30.45    0.19

     AUSTRIA     1.503      1.018      0.309      0.635    105.80     1.456      1.009      1.284      1.345      -7.67    0.10

     HG KONG     2.417      1.440      0.376      0.201    -46.66     1.713      1.361      1.327      1.265     -26.17    0.09

     N ZEAL      0.290      0.621      0.263      0.664    152.85     0.514      0.977      1.000      1.023      98.86    0.07

     GREECE      0.902      0.613      0.197      0.540    174.47     0.749      0.906      0.905      0.956      27.56    0.07

     HUNGARY     0.794      0.781      0.224      0.388     73.19     0.845      1.010      0.974      0.945      11.81    0.07

     RUSSIA     15.654      2.065      1.188      0.000   -100.00    10.548      1.162      0.877      0.877     -91.69    0.06

     SRI LKA     0.246      0.580      0.124      0.134      7.85     0.327      0.490      0.538      0.590      80.75    0.04

     VIETNAM     0.242      0.497      0.265      0.305     15.17     0.439      0.611      0.627      0.537      22.37    0.04

     DOM REP     0.801      0.519      0.154      0.150     -2.80     0.622      0.508      0.478      0.515     -17.19    0.04

     PAKISTN     0.340      0.381      0.063      0.079     25.37     0.315      0.325      0.400      0.397      25.96    0.03

     EGYPT       0.076      0.256      0.008      0.140   1661.79     0.062      0.275      0.392      0.388     526.04    0.03

     REP SAF     0.987      0.287      0.191      0.167    -12.30     0.895      0.240      0.233      0.263     -70.60    0.02

     PERU        0.946      0.217      0.026      0.060    129.44     0.672      0.247      0.277      0.251     -62.66    0.02

     VENEZ       0.130      0.137      0.064      0.128    100.53     0.161      0.141      0.201      0.201      25.25    0.01

     NORWAY      0.105      0.152      0.037      0.028    -24.53     0.094      0.145      0.152      0.143      52.33    0.01

     HONDURA     0.261      0.086      0.048      0.010    -79.26     0.270      0.057      0.048      0.048     -82.34    0.00

     MCDONIA     0.444      0.059      0.059      0.000   -100.00     0.308      0.013      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     1339.208   1346.362    443.081    489.869     10.56  1334.564   1375.782   1383.902   1393.149       4.39   99.98

     _OECD     637.195    624.752    203.728    232.889     14.31   625.913    640.803    646.369    653.913       4.47   46.93

     _EU27     427.721    395.995    129.650    143.016     10.31   413.535    404.276    404.134    409.361      -1.01   29.38

     _EU28     427.721    395.995    129.650    143.016     10.31   413.535    404.276    404.134    409.361      -1.01   29.38

     _W HEMI   209.701    237.574     78.261     76.814     -1.85   219.260    239.857    238.880    236.127       7.69   16.95

     _NAFTA    189.252    216.778     71.998     72.359      0.50   199.351    219.003    218.568    217.139       8.92   15.58

     _ASEAN     27.288     21.661      8.933      8.214     -8.05    27.662     20.508     20.529     20.942     -24.29    1.50

     _CAFTA      1.123      0.678      0.243      0.194    -20.34     0.972      0.665      0.591      0.629     -35.30    0.05

     _SUB-SAH    0.989      0.290      0.191      0.167    -12.30     0.898      0.243      0.236      0.266     -70.36    0.02