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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 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      71.868     75.597     26.696     28.383      6.32    72.562     76.241     75.998     77.283       6.51  100.00

     INDNSIA    25.332     27.895     10.502     11.644     10.88    26.611     28.581     28.579     29.037       9.12   37.57

     INDIA      13.576     14.718      5.377      5.236     -2.62    14.648     14.478     14.473     14.577      -0.48   18.86

     CANADA     11.303     13.724      4.376      4.614      5.43    11.395     14.016     13.680     13.962      22.52   18.07

     CHINA P     5.580      3.297      1.139      1.602     40.59     4.436      3.626      3.491      3.759     -15.26    4.86

     TURKEY      3.186      3.545      1.224      0.970    -20.78     3.547      2.968      3.021      3.291      -7.23    4.26

     SPAIN       1.985      3.389      1.126      0.788    -30.02     2.579      3.323      3.241      3.051      18.29    3.95

     ROMANIA     2.204      1.490      0.522      0.722     38.30     1.669      1.611      1.734      1.689       1.24    2.19

     GERMANY     1.552      1.484      0.549      0.522     -4.86     1.650      1.476      1.530      1.457     -11.69    1.89

     ITALY       1.392      0.871      0.148      0.412    178.91     1.025      1.007      1.121      1.136      10.85    1.47

     THAILND     1.506      1.215      0.510      0.215    -57.86     1.107      1.108      0.953      0.921     -16.82    1.19

     PHIL R      0.772      0.859      0.350      0.215    -38.67     0.822      0.788      0.723      0.723     -12.03    0.94

     MEXICO      0.738      0.722      0.161      0.132    -17.87     0.718      0.687      0.738      0.693      -3.41    0.90

     GUATMAL     0.000      0.368      0.000      0.284       *       0.000      0.609      0.609      0.651        *      0.84

     VIETNAM     0.791      0.304      0.131      0.320    144.39     0.571      0.333      0.314      0.493     -13.71    0.64

     PAKISTN     0.229      0.263      0.057      0.179    217.22     0.104      0.224      0.247      0.386     269.07    0.50


     _WTO       71.868     75.597     26.696     28.383      6.32    72.562     76.241     75.998     77.283       6.51  100.00

     _ASEAN     28.402     30.275     11.493     12.401      7.90    29.111     30.812     30.579     31.183       7.12   40.35

     _OECD      20.636     23.926      7.774      7.706     -0.87    21.361     23.652     23.617     23.858      11.69   30.87

     _W HEMI    12.043     14.878      4.538      5.030     10.85    12.114     15.376     15.091     15.371      26.89   19.89

     _NAFTA     12.041     14.447      4.538      4.747      4.60    12.113     14.703     14.418     14.656      20.99   18.96

     _EU27       7.928      7.830      2.560      2.664      4.04     7.649      8.072      8.241      7.934       3.72   10.27

     _EU28       7.928      7.830      2.560      2.664      4.04     7.649      8.072      8.241      7.934       3.72   10.27

     _CAFTA      0.002      0.432      0.000      0.284  95813.51     0.000      0.673      0.673      0.715   241519.6    0.93