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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 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  6/2018
   Country      2016       2017       6/2017     6/2018  % Change    6/2017     4/2018     5/2018     6/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD     19995797  22356648   10743483   10999054      2.38  22116191   22446127   22416493   22612219       2.24  100.00

     TURKEY     6208754   7863795    3814548    3704756     -2.88   7763574    7662559    7787534    7754003      -0.12   34.29

     CHINA P    5585085   6872472    2981982    3485325     16.88   5963027    7322554    7244533    7375815      23.69   32.62

     CANADA     3261488   3013060    1550327    1298429    -16.25   3528451    2743226    2708405    2761162     -21.75   12.21

     MEXICO     1693550   1329482     713991     733561      2.74   1530400    1291217    1264397    1349052     -11.85    5.97

     INDIA       605122    873160     477557     533433     11.70    796118     915592     917932     929036      16.70    4.11

     THAILND     805161    645452     338071     254048    -24.85    733779     608904     607129     561429     -23.49    2.48

     JAPAN       284798    257853     117241     174942     49.22    282736     301505     305115     315554      11.61    1.40

     GERMANY     322602    290315     143398     141958     -1.00    303799     309861     293518     288875      -4.91    1.28

     FRANCE       95754    103511      50460      87505     73.41    103404     134480     132875     140556      35.93    0.62

     ITALY       156413    152844      78315      62575    -20.10    141815     136036     135387     137104      -3.32    0.61

     U KING      107155    119733      64296      77309     20.24    119180     128357     134138     132746      11.38    0.59


     _WTO      19990530  22356625   10743460   10999037      2.38  22111140   22446110   22416476   22612202       2.27  100.00

     _OECD     10327555  11734591    5809206    5493081     -5.44  12148687   11313160   11396638   11418466      -6.01   50.50

     _W HEMI    5254728   4670112    2413892    2170780    -10.07   5372507    4360802    4296839    4427000     -17.60   19.58

     _NAFTA     4955038   4342542    2264318    2031990    -10.26   5058851    4034443    3972802    4110214     -18.75   18.18

     _EU28       877053    848337     436010     474308      8.78    850194     894251     892567     886635       4.29    3.92

     _EU27       875962    845228     433653     474087      9.32    847771     893278     891594     885662       4.47    3.92

     _ASEAN      970236    751782     388823     292414    -24.80    853340     724171     698755     655373     -23.20    2.90

     _CAFTA      154120    123025      51262      44223    -13.73    142067     125067     121430     115986     -18.36    0.51