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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      46.019     42.098     24.177     23.458     -2.98    43.886     42.121     41.678     41.379      -5.71  100.00

     CHINA P    23.533     21.045     11.697     11.274     -3.62    21.276     21.409     20.625     20.622      -3.08   49.84

     KOR REP     5.647      6.658      3.261      4.268     30.85     6.368      7.323      7.815      7.664      20.35   18.52

     INDIA       4.382      4.982      2.760      3.227     16.94     4.421      5.367      5.282      5.449      23.26   13.17

     PAKISTN     3.542      2.421      1.648      0.923    -44.01     3.327      1.905      1.792      1.696     -49.04    4.10

     GERMANY     0.899      1.673      1.235      0.940    -23.90     1.557      1.340      1.449      1.378     -11.49    3.33

     THAILND     0.595      0.502      0.382      0.212    -44.48     0.590      0.393      0.416      0.332     -43.78    0.80

     MEXICO      1.085      0.287      0.203      0.216      6.38     0.646      0.219      0.215      0.300     -53.50    0.73


     _WTO       46.017     42.098     24.177     23.458     -2.98    43.886     42.121     41.678     41.379      -5.71  100.00

     _OECD      10.196     10.614      5.971      6.560      9.87    11.004     10.847     11.443     11.203       1.82   27.08

     _EU27       3.963      3.546      2.450      2.104    -14.15     4.144      3.130      3.241      3.199     -22.80    7.73

     _EU28       3.963      3.546      2.450      2.104    -14.15     4.144      3.130      3.241      3.199     -22.80    7.73

     _W HEMI     1.942      0.787      0.584      0.374    -35.97     1.279      0.523      0.551      0.577     -54.86    1.39

     _ASEAN      0.662      0.642      0.449      0.305    -32.04     0.689      0.574      0.596      0.498     -27.79    1.20

     _NAFTA      1.109      0.341      0.235      0.233     -1.06     0.687      0.257      0.253      0.338     -50.77    0.82