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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      46.739     25.701      9.579      9.088     -5.13    40.660     24.662     25.023     25.210     -38.00  100.00

     INDNSIA    22.804     10.543      4.244      5.034     18.62    19.973     10.377     10.860     11.334     -43.26   44.96

     CHINA P     6.610      4.558      1.675      1.258    -24.91     5.848      4.559      4.420      4.141     -29.20   16.43

     INDIA       6.567      4.730      1.838      0.711    -61.30     5.859      3.777      3.837      3.603     -38.51   14.29

     KOR REP     5.764      2.528      0.667      0.536    -19.63     4.706      2.493      2.304      2.397     -49.06    9.51

     SPAIN       1.269      0.341      0.113      0.207     83.74     0.741      0.342      0.397      0.435     -41.27    1.73

     THAILND     0.760      0.109      0.000      0.298       *       0.309      0.192      0.361      0.407      31.47    1.61


     _WTO       46.739     25.701      9.579      9.088     -5.13    40.660     24.662     25.023     25.210     -38.00  100.00

     _ASEAN     23.969     10.737      4.272      5.431     27.15    20.482     10.654     11.305     11.897     -41.92   47.19

     _OECD       9.452      5.506      1.698      1.652     -2.72     8.311      5.494      5.278      5.460     -34.31   21.66

     _EU27       2.818      1.823      0.662      0.787     18.90     2.581      1.884      1.859      1.948     -24.53    7.73

     _EU28       2.818      1.823      0.662      0.787     18.90     2.581      1.884      1.859      1.948     -24.53    7.73