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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     234.340    195.294    101.429    118.707     17.03   198.105    201.683    206.920    212.571       7.30  100.00

     TURKEY     74.594     53.670     25.170     39.999     58.92    53.602     62.369     65.469     68.499      27.79   32.22

     CHINA P    40.066     36.541     19.263     22.685     17.76    37.201     36.973     38.070     39.962       7.42   18.80

     CANADA     44.141     38.150     19.174     17.209    -10.25    39.402     36.907     36.724     36.185      -8.16   17.02

     MEXICO     19.796     16.641      9.484      8.865     -6.52    17.006     16.072     16.121     16.023      -5.78    7.54

     GERMANY    11.384      8.298      4.935      4.796     -2.80     9.693      7.658      7.919      8.160     -15.82    3.84

     ITALY       5.154      5.786      3.447      4.508     30.79     5.576      5.684      6.162      6.847      22.79    3.22

     INDIA       7.134      4.380      2.554      4.009     57.00     6.645      5.626      5.793      5.835     -12.18    2.75

     JAPAN       4.522      5.034      2.829      2.611     -7.70     4.112      4.937      4.870      4.816      17.12    2.27

     THAILND     3.972      3.854      2.310      1.881    -18.56     3.972      3.651      3.546      3.426     -13.76    1.61


     _WTO      234.321    195.240    101.425    118.706     17.04   198.097    201.630    206.870    212.521       7.28   99.98

     _OECD     150.394    118.320     59.763     74.004     23.83   121.081    125.130    128.958    132.560       9.48   62.36

     _W HEMI    67.562     60.008     30.681     28.450     -7.27    59.763     58.318     58.227     57.777      -3.32   27.18

     _NAFTA     63.937     54.791     28.658     26.074     -9.01    56.408     52.979     52.845     52.208      -7.45   24.56

     _EU28      30.916     28.081     16.628     17.082      2.73    28.919     26.196     27.303     28.535      -1.33   13.42

     _EU27      30.849     28.065     16.613     17.049      2.63    28.893     26.164     27.272     28.502      -1.35   13.41

     _ASEAN      4.726      4.642      2.875      2.222    -22.71     4.786      4.338      4.130      3.989     -16.65    1.88

     _CAFTA      0.690      2.176      0.298      0.342     14.63     0.575      2.209      2.167      2.220     286.06    1.04