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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 million dollars

                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      100.277    93.290       7.321      8.714     19.02     99.243     95.549     93.290     94.683     -4.59  100.00

    KOR REP     24.816    23.555       1.412      2.374     68.10     23.774     24.319     23.555     24.516      3.12   25.89

    MEXICO      14.113    16.929       1.133      1.431     26.39     13.978     17.429     16.929     17.228     23.25   18.20

    INDIA       17.531    16.651       1.687      1.732      2.69     18.393     17.162     16.651     16.696     -9.23   17.63

    PAKISTN     15.246    11.687       1.231      1.351      9.72     15.386     11.929     11.687     11.807    -23.26   12.47

    VIETNAM      2.708     6.131       0.276      0.044    -84.00      2.643      5.813      6.131      5.900    123.21    6.23

    INDNSIA      7.593     3.337       0.243      0.358     47.52      6.883      3.333      3.337      3.453    -49.83    3.65

    SPAIN        3.216     2.854       0.192      0.327     70.37      3.149      2.965      2.854      2.989     -5.09    3.16

    CHINA P      5.318     2.492       0.270      0.130    -51.94      5.154      2.843      2.492      2.352    -54.36    2.48

    EGYPT        3.019     2.123       0.131      0.203     54.55      2.893      2.393      2.123      2.195    -24.11    2.32

    TURKEY       0.718     0.838       0.102      0.146     42.16      0.761      0.691      0.838      0.881     15.76    0.93

    THAILND      0.685     0.560       0.110      0.002    -97.74      0.734      0.453      0.560      0.453    -38.30    0.48


    _WTO       100.277    93.290       7.321      8.714     19.02     99.243     95.549     93.290     94.683     -4.59  100.00

    _OECD       32.452    31.132       1.972      3.164     60.47     31.407     31.912     31.132     32.324      2.92   34.14

    _W HEMI     16.140    19.557       1.389      1.593     14.67     16.096     19.922     19.557     19.761     22.77   20.87

    _NAFTA      15.267    18.215       1.198      1.480     23.53     15.044     18.603     18.215     18.497     22.96   19.54

    _ASEAN      10.987    10.046       0.629      0.405    -35.63     10.261      9.599     10.046      9.822     -4.27   10.37

    _EU27        5.569     5.235       0.393      0.543     38.16      5.615      5.506      5.235      5.385     -4.09    5.69

    _EU28        5.569     5.235       0.393      0.543     38.16      5.615      5.506      5.235      5.385     -4.09    5.69