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                                          |                                     |                                 March 6, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category,  1/2018 Data  |
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                                         Category 300/301 :  COTTON YARNS
                                                      Data in KG.,  8.50 M2 per KG.

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE  1/2018
   Country      2016       2017       1/2017     1/2018  % Change     1/2017    11/2017    12/2017     1/2018  % Change % Share

    WORLD     31371840  28037353     2173496    2605250     19.86   30871855   28677496   28037353   28469107     -7.78  100.00

    KOR REP    8143618   7690690      467567     758215     62.16    7795889    7893512    7690690    7981338      2.38   28.04

    INDIA      6213208   5267885      530826     526139     -0.88    6397692    5450535    5267885    5263198    -17.73   18.49

    MEXICO     3295654   4583915      303608     380162     25.21    3299765    4697937    4583915    4660469     41.24   16.37

    PAKISTN    5442958   3742082      402060     426778      6.15    5483705    3851172    3742082    3766800    -31.31   13.23

    VIETNAM    1072928   2392646       90896      18144    -80.04    1024299    2252057    2392646    2319894    126.49    8.15

    INDNSIA    3169147   1223272       96966     133232     37.40    2871338    1265309    1223272    1259538    -56.13    4.42

    SPAIN       936041    857364       50064     101153    102.05     907802     888712     857364     908453      0.07    3.19

    CHINA P    1563847    646580       80208      30786    -61.62    1535149     770435     646580     597158    -61.10    2.10

    TURKEY      271528    359646       39859      68985     73.07     293355     288475     359646     388772     32.53    1.37

    EGYPT       436556    314715       20938      36529     74.46     419223     354613     314715     330306    -21.21    1.16

    THAILND     232569    147677       24790        663    -97.33     235284     124129     147677     123550    -47.49    0.43


    _WTO      31371840  28037353     2173496    2605250     19.86   30871855   28677496   28037353   28469107     -7.78  100.00

    _OECD      9685624   9273963      579233     960644     65.85    9331927    9457090    9273963    9655374      3.47   33.92

    _W HEMI    3476310   4909719      334109     433694     29.81    3495887    5017545    4909719    5009304     43.29   17.60

    _NAFTA     3396880   4732237      310645     386206     24.32    3395090    4842584    4732237    4807798     41.61   16.89

    _ASEAN     4474649   3771175      212652     152039    -28.50    4130926    3641720    3771175    3710562    -10.18   13.03

    _EU27      1127799   1050719       64852     119358     84.05    1106052    1105843    1050719    1105225     -0.07    3.88

    _EU28      1127799   1050719       64852     119358     84.05    1106052    1105843    1050719    1105225     -0.07    3.88