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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2017
   Country      2015       2016       7/2016     7/2017  % Change    7/2016     5/2017     6/2017     7/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD     22569386  20021636   10200961   12891858     26.38  19308896   21484038   22133655   22712533      17.63  100.00

     TURKEY     8072044   6208833    2784876    4617374     65.80   5857801    7385625    7764966    8041331      37.28   35.40

     CHINA P    5901612   5588812    3028313    3733455     23.28   5377686    5768540    5964472    6293954      17.04   27.71

     CANADA     3173191   3266921    1512507    1772096     17.16   2970251    3505714    3530952    3526510      18.73   15.53

     MEXICO     1681595   1694438    1009943     825425    -18.27   1639141    1515394    1530426    1509920      -7.88    6.65

     INDIA       925397    604617     355804     544211     52.95    894668     763616     795649     793024     -11.36    3.49

     THAILND     857299    805161     489032     393635    -19.51    839341     752363     733779     709764     -15.44    3.12

     GERMANY     386507    322602     180952     168066     -7.12    353401     298539     303799     309716     -12.36    1.36

     JAPAN       145976    298822     151019     143660     -4.87    189764     290736     293296     291463      53.59    1.28

     ITALY       139734    156824     106103     100946     -4.86    160211     134485     141357     151667      -5.33    0.67


     _WTO      22567981  20016369   10200722   12891835     26.38  19308495   21478848   22128604   22707482      17.60   99.98

     _OECD     12358704  10333478    4809571    6908453     43.64   9786326   11730803   12152750   12432360      27.04   54.74

     _W HEMI    5117163   5262831    2661035    2766715      3.97   4850206    5338144    5376830    5368511      10.69   23.64

     _NAFTA     4854786   4961359    2522450    2597521      2.98   4609392    5021108    5061378    5036430       9.26   22.17

     _EU28       985182    877464     529105     511610     -3.31    919410     819895     850385     859969      -6.47    3.79

     _EU27       980812    876373     528014     509114     -3.58    917520     817472     847962     857473      -6.54    3.78

     _ASEAN      973382    970236     598713     451257    -24.63    984872     894312     853340     822780     -16.46    3.62

     _CAFTA      124890    154106      63397      59057     -6.85    116597     150396     142067     149766      28.45    0.66