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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    223539673 245092696  116619425  136069146     16.68 232978711  255416345  260697956  264542417      13.55  100.00

     CHINA P   69062255  83745474   39075176   46451384     18.88  76327150   88085945   89822730   91121682      19.38   34.45

     VIETNAM   51962165  49079942   23043759   25413148     10.28  49140337   49129289   50211436   51449331       4.70   19.45

     KOR REP   23148250  32743528   16267315   18382050     13.00  28030562   33687207   34193046   34858263      24.36   13.18

     CANADA    15822064  16887505    8285497   10313322     24.47  16487336   18570247   18832666   18915330      14.73    7.15

     CHINA T   15888900  15128882    6574296    6488172     -1.31  15325279   14588685   14834153   15042758      -1.84    5.69

     MEXICO    12968179  10461488    5620447    8396903     49.40  11547158   12494069   12945987   13237944      14.64    5.00

     JAPAN      6420788   7180354    3394322    3249366     -4.27   6730359    7166980    7206417    7035398       4.53    2.66

     INDIA      4191762   5166159    2256216    2527129     12.01   4601112    5212790    5343683    5437072      18.17    2.06

     GERMANY    5319274   5553200    3004426    2746641     -8.58   6575802    5300100    5399549    5295415     -19.47    2.00

     CAMBOD     1226945   1612796     757697    1522311    100.91   1351222    2170793    2274891    2377410      75.95    0.90

     ITALY      1093907   1946552     871909     957881      9.86   1464940    1981311    2063929    2032524      38.74    0.77

     INDNSIA    2276610   1973252     864376     905677      4.78   1882614    1996365    2052531    2014553       7.01    0.76

     COLOMB      512216   1366688     631854    1228170     94.38    951013    1850177    1912009    1963004     106.41    0.74

     TURKEY      982016   1443073     718815     805697     12.09   1265910    1535332    1540158    1529955      20.86    0.58

     U KING      708902   1038703     357734     716435    100.27    780811    1240433    1374025    1397404      78.97    0.53

     SPAIN      1756526   1225021     597046     594134     -0.49   1472951    1157464    1214089    1222109     -17.03    0.46

     PORTUGL     449582    918826     435458     424486     -2.52    642531     951669    1011784     907854      41.29    0.34

     THAILND     694734    775233     416798     522355     25.33    693936     821534     862071     880790      26.93    0.33

     NETHLDS     704666    583138     257897     553830    114.75    558888     717203     820712     879071      57.29    0.33

     REP SAF     683993    506215     184128     370308    101.11    582166     647132     633069     692395      18.93    0.26

     N ZEAL      874806    889402     529391     264819    -49.98   1013824     741344     693217     624830     -38.37    0.24

     ISRAEL      106256    382572     157135     320594    104.02    200840     482161     527198     546031     171.87    0.21

     SWITZLD     429013    551694     285210     276582     -3.03    512691     543790     541651     543066       5.92    0.21

     AUSTRAL     444782    595819     294645     215573    -26.84    536724     534354     556279     516747      -3.72    0.20

     PERU        387415    420251     269995     317820     17.71    404620     463422     495601     468076      15.68    0.18

     ARAB EM      23569    120039        979     301108  30656.69     24262     305645     308186     420168    1631.79    0.16

     CZECH       221837    334606     215624     264655     22.74    311307     407703     376264     383637      23.23    0.15

     LUXMBRG     654411    220445      92296     213240    131.04    410109     315725     342072     341389     -16.76    0.13

     FRANCE      177849    330351     169070     146146    -13.56    268953     327427     332583     307427      14.31    0.12

     HG KONG      74007    145565      36355     152015    318.14     86091     236968     255746     261225     203.43    0.10

     BELGIUM     198566    215305      96552     112728     16.75    205588     232737     228624     231481      12.59    0.09

     SLOVAK      162880    180617     106353     132754     24.82    207115     234158     219185     207018      -0.05    0.08

     AUSTRIA     125789    154051      68038      82290     20.95    123711     160142     159949     168303      36.05    0.06

     SWEDEN     2733232    170546     110168      82069    -25.51   1240087     154354     147012     142447     -88.51    0.05

     ROMANIA      64924     94812      41850      79753     90.57     79005     116343     124419     132715      67.98    0.05

     PHIL R      208561    198644     170978      82714    -51.62    222435     176513     126843     110380     -50.38    0.04

     DOM REP      29477     94137      74438      83643     12.37     91410      32765      27722     103342      13.05    0.04

     LITHUAN      27954     69870      34931      43719     25.16     55323      83131      74250      78658      42.18    0.03

     SALVADR      75219     85399      45943      38720    -15.72     86989      87673      82441      78176     -10.13    0.03

     MALAYSA      79866     40491      15733      48644    209.18     72146      43523      52886      73402       1.74    0.03

     IRELAND       4726     21274        700      45884   6454.86      1987      66602      66870      66458    3244.64    0.03

     SRI LKA      60902     59534       3181       6359     99.91     30503      60987      61938      62712     105.59    0.02

     PAKISTN      74776    113833      93772      19241    -79.48    132744      45535      35329      39302     -70.39    0.01


     _WTO     223539037 245074616  116617211  136067225     16.68 232976110  255398773  260680215  264524630      13.54   99.99

     _OECD     56036122  65971486   32708953   37277996     13.97  62045122   68762312   70058035   70540529      13.69   26.67

     _ASEAN    56451670  53682248   25271120   28495728     12.76  53365540   54338537   55581642   56906856       6.64   21.51

     _W HEMI   29891122  29385246   14955047   20408111     36.46  29641464   33561496   34367718   34838310      17.53   13.17

     _NAFTA    28790243  27348993   13905944   18710225     34.55  28034494   31064316   31778653   32153274      14.69   12.15

     _EU28     14483280  13156679    6501266    7297350     12.25  14481703   13540455   14090502   13952763      -3.65    5.27

     _EU27     14483280  13156600    6501266    7297350     12.25  14481703   13540376   14090423   13952684      -3.65    5.27

     _SUB-SAHA   687090    523098     184580     370519    100.74    584253     663929     649665     709037      21.36    0.27

     _CAFTA      145283    204938     137154     133459     -2.69    220864     138127     127308     201243      -8.88    0.08