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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 $$$

                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   52118.340  54465.964  15670.733  16904.400      7.87 51773.816  55302.013  55574.845  55699.631       7.58  100.00

     CHINA P 22468.575  23328.049   6010.737   6440.757      7.15 22028.763  23751.514  23946.342  23758.069       7.85   42.65

     VIETNAM  6355.179   6994.828   2069.233   2290.457     10.69  6504.326   7130.522   7173.287   7216.053      10.94   12.96

     MEXICO   2204.241   2560.743    772.699    818.051      5.87  2279.140   2615.950   2588.205   2606.095      14.35    4.68

     INDNSIA  2578.923   2562.622    867.420    857.025     -1.20  2562.977   2565.054   2532.256   2552.228      -0.42    4.58

     INDIA    1709.264   1785.831    614.636    651.705      6.03  1718.741   1790.928   1789.653   1822.900       6.06    3.27

     BNGLDSH  1192.170   1194.436    407.718    432.627      6.11  1196.817   1193.309   1193.145   1219.345       1.88    2.19

     HONDURA  1206.211   1190.162    356.035    347.292     -2.46  1204.997   1194.985   1191.603   1181.419      -1.96    2.12

     JORDAN    937.644   1023.915    275.531    322.672     17.11   951.817   1037.364   1048.026   1071.056      12.53    1.92

     CAMBOD    964.035   1005.446    312.226    372.577     19.33   939.220   1030.425   1042.849   1065.796      13.48    1.91

     SALVADR   964.080   1034.516    296.463    323.931      9.27   962.271   1047.392   1055.582   1061.985      10.36    1.91

     CANADA    955.502    958.458    293.531    321.679      9.59   925.470    967.027    970.518    986.606       6.61    1.77

     TURKEY    750.676    892.321    273.062    351.043     28.56   768.124    919.887    954.490    970.302      26.32    1.74

     SRI LKA   968.332    990.409    344.124    311.126     -9.59   974.409    976.048    954.244    957.411      -1.74    1.72

     GUATMAL   686.006    708.227    249.250    250.387      0.46   732.008    712.855    706.448    709.364      -3.09    1.27

     KOR REP   662.626    643.065    204.698    211.552      3.35   651.799    643.794    646.477    649.919      -0.29    1.17

     THAILND   659.696    633.635    194.222    205.229      5.67   624.859    641.424    637.373    644.642       3.17    1.16

     ITALY     539.880    555.001    158.058    199.961     26.51   520.231    578.897    586.985    596.905      14.74    1.07

     CHINA T   629.404    597.758    179.167    175.471     -2.06   614.680    597.559    594.193    594.061      -3.35    1.07

     EGYPT     506.787    515.811    159.303    193.648     21.56   476.731    524.713    540.899    550.156      15.40    0.99

     PHIL R    592.573    532.708    173.273    183.196      5.73   560.407    535.804    536.518    542.631      -3.17    0.97

     NICARAG   503.157    478.659    145.336    173.351     19.28   502.606    496.170    500.953    506.674       0.81    0.91

     HAITI     292.548    372.946    112.218    129.012     14.97   319.102    379.615    384.776    389.739      22.14    0.70

     GERMANY   302.016    314.698     98.215    122.339     24.56   306.781    327.240    332.275    338.822      10.44    0.61

     JAPAN     327.082    322.143    103.594    109.911      6.10   321.027    323.646    327.139    328.461       2.32    0.59

     DOM REP   330.957    316.355     95.406     93.008     -2.51   331.387    316.498    313.701    313.957      -5.26    0.56

     PAKISTN   200.850    224.774     66.654     74.183     11.30   197.898    226.458    226.958    232.304      17.39    0.42

     LESOTHO   194.263    192.911     57.446     73.970     28.76   191.573    199.299    205.716    209.435       9.32    0.38

     KENYA     174.169    185.304     55.694     64.022     14.95   170.618    183.733    188.468    193.631      13.49    0.35

     FRANCE    138.330    144.505     47.405     53.971     13.85   137.154    147.875    148.314    151.070      10.15    0.27

     COLOMB    132.172    129.584     39.768     49.691     24.95   128.825    133.264    135.583    139.507       8.29    0.25

     PERU      113.449    125.671     42.032     44.068      4.84   120.876    128.056    128.118    127.707       5.65    0.23

     BURMA      62.686    116.410     26.035     32.973     26.65    73.477    121.826    123.096    123.348      67.87    0.22

     PORTUGL   102.454    119.724     40.091     43.285      7.97   103.666    119.677    119.890    122.918      18.57    0.22

     HG KONG   113.657    113.368     28.845     37.291     29.28   102.871    120.801    121.157    121.813      18.41    0.22

     U KING    120.146    115.526     35.736     37.254      4.25   115.933    116.415    115.582    117.043       0.96    0.21

     BELGIUM   113.236    115.841     37.409     35.402     -5.37   109.372    116.003    114.542    113.833       4.08    0.20

     MALAYSA   124.090    115.655     40.444     38.317     -5.26   124.799    115.583    114.239    113.528      -9.03    0.20

     ISRAEL    132.329    111.971     48.597     33.575    -30.91   126.422    103.302    100.469     96.950     -23.31    0.17

     NETHLDS    86.083     92.095     27.385     31.758     15.97    89.462     94.412     95.790     96.468       7.83    0.17

     MADAGAS    53.242     82.435     20.412     27.162     33.07    59.986     83.969     85.399     89.185      48.68    0.16

     MOROC      63.609     75.626     22.792     28.756     26.17    65.918     77.922     80.037     81.590      23.78    0.15

     ROMANIA    83.461     74.754     18.736     23.744     26.73    79.124     77.884     79.769     79.762       0.81    0.14

     SPAIN      65.857     73.257     23.936     24.692      3.16    67.657     74.096     73.925     74.012       9.39    0.13

     SWITZLD    41.971     46.519     15.467     15.489      0.14    44.895     46.106     45.893     46.541       3.67    0.08

     POLAND     51.070     44.747     15.482     14.591     -5.75    49.654     42.934     43.179     43.856     -11.68    0.08

     CZECH      28.224     35.631     10.505     13.904     32.36    30.527     38.473     39.142     39.030      27.85    0.07

     LUXMBRG    54.459     33.601     11.497     16.643     44.75    42.787     34.007     35.434     38.746      -9.44    0.07

     ARAB EM    31.074     34.383     12.331     16.083     30.43    31.445     34.496     35.518     38.135      21.27    0.07

     BULGAR     39.380     36.370     11.071     11.159      0.80    37.150     36.426     36.447     36.458      -1.86    0.07

     OMAN       17.092     34.825      5.044      6.640     31.62    20.274     36.476     36.500     36.420      79.64    0.07

     ETHIOP     18.481     27.548      6.103     14.086    130.81    20.139     30.967     33.654     35.531      76.43    0.06

     S ARAB     34.039     32.430     11.506     12.190      5.94    32.806     34.455     34.458     33.113       0.94    0.06

     BRAZIL     33.241     34.509     10.580      8.699    -17.78    33.643     34.006     33.534     32.627      -3.02    0.06

     AUSTRAL    27.876     30.980      9.101     10.192     11.99    27.287     32.590     32.114     32.072      17.53    0.06

     TUNISIA    23.224     26.087      8.495     11.659     37.25    23.671     27.652     28.926     29.251      23.58    0.05

     TNZANIA    27.928     25.863      7.885      7.954      0.87    27.646     26.719     25.820     25.932      -6.20    0.05

     DENMARK    14.220     22.432      5.570      6.143     10.29    15.856     23.168     23.105     23.005      45.09    0.04

     SWEDEN     21.556     21.315      6.599      7.671     16.24    20.777     20.761     21.768     22.387       7.75    0.04

     AUSTRIA    18.373     20.464      5.909      7.741     31.00    18.714     21.265     21.190     22.296      19.14    0.04

     C RICA     21.014     19.639      6.726      5.092    -24.29    21.352     19.266     18.918     18.005     -15.67    0.03

     UKRAINE     9.644     13.224      4.051      8.000     97.47    11.181     14.220     15.460     17.173      53.58    0.03

     HUNGARY    18.066     16.592      4.907      4.893     -0.29    18.217     16.783     16.944     16.578      -9.00    0.03

     SLOVENI    15.597     15.375      5.353      6.025     12.57    16.434     16.465     15.994     16.047      -2.35    0.03

     LATVIA      8.926     12.933      2.659      4.123     55.05     8.743     14.014     14.424     14.397      64.66    0.03

     REP SAF    13.756     12.749      3.419      3.395     -0.71    13.149     13.100     12.659     12.725      -3.22    0.02

     SLOVAK     12.322     10.787      3.295      3.782     14.78    11.388     11.275     11.381     11.274      -1.01    0.02

     N ZEAL     10.743     12.255      4.118      3.095    -24.83    11.931     11.960     11.647     11.232      -5.86    0.02

     GREECE      9.778     11.430      4.523      4.000    -11.58    10.424     11.676     11.692     10.906       4.63    0.02

     MAURIT     10.603     11.465      4.547      3.543    -22.09    11.674     11.212     11.254     10.460     -10.39    0.02

     GHANA       6.017      8.066      2.146      3.871     80.35     5.045      8.639      9.264      9.790      94.07    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.610      8.571      2.667      3.552     33.16     8.531      8.715      9.182      9.456      10.84    0.02

     FINLAND     6.726      7.376      1.949      2.267     16.29     6.917      7.346      7.422      7.693      11.23    0.01

     IRELAND     5.754      4.631      1.051      2.770    163.49     5.214      5.310      5.612      6.350      21.79    0.01

     ECUADOR     3.196      3.694      1.197      2.115     76.75     3.669      4.440      4.278      4.613      25.73    0.01

     MACAU       3.176      4.600      0.734      0.579    -21.04     3.078      4.530      4.496      4.446      44.43    0.01

     RUSSIA     16.637      3.525      1.619      0.621    -61.65    11.637      2.697      2.383      2.527     -78.29    0.00

     NORWAY      1.720      1.660      0.157      0.317    102.03     1.294      1.617      1.737      1.820      40.59    0.00

     BAHRAIN    31.902      1.351      0.224      0.306     36.88    13.758      1.498      1.414      1.434     -89.58    0.00

     MALTA       1.010      0.975      0.296      0.590     98.89     0.807      1.038      1.070      1.268      57.19    0.00

     BELARUS     3.852      0.816      0.245      0.516    110.61     2.952      0.907      1.028      1.087     -63.17    0.00

     VENEZ       0.184      0.252      0.097      0.178     83.76     0.248      0.282      0.334      0.333      34.56    0.00


     _WTO    52084.847  54422.989  15659.832  16883.830      7.82 51738.551  55254.446  55524.594  55646.987       7.55   99.91

     _ASEAN  11343.708  11969.225   3685.303   3982.057      8.05 11396.952  12148.500  12167.318  12265.979       7.63   22.02

     _W HEMI  7452.904   7937.284   2422.689   2567.611      5.98  7571.959   8053.682   8036.250   8082.206       6.74   14.51

     _OECD    4147.712   4334.245   1336.396   1542.671     15.44  4100.528   4419.435   4475.779   4540.520      10.73    8.15

     _CAFTA   3711.424   3747.560   1149.216   1193.061      3.82  3754.620   3787.165   3787.204   3791.405       0.98    6.81

     _NAFTA   3159.742   3519.201   1066.231   1139.730      6.89  3204.610   3582.977   3558.723   3592.700      12.11    6.45

     _EU28    1874.005   1915.041    582.515    684.227     17.46  1838.961   1968.509   1987.189   2016.753       9.67    3.62

     _EU27    1868.370   1910.111    580.761    682.779     17.57  1833.853   1963.695   1982.577   2012.128       9.72    3.61

     _SUB-SAH  506.352    550.618    159.978    199.448     24.67   507.375    560.732    575.230    590.088      16.30    1.06

     _CBI      294.844    373.521    112.603    129.218     14.75   321.159    380.201    385.274    390.135      21.48    0.70

     _ANDEAN     3.196      3.694      1.197      2.115     76.75     3.669      4.440      4.278      4.613      25.73    0.01