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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  7.60 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     23521517  23863667   13060076   13409609      2.68  23690708   23539105   24282207   24213200       2.21  100.00

     INDNSIA   11208753  12553636    7089536    6993254     -1.36  12362506   12244376   12591718   12457354       0.77   51.45

     INDIA      5782861   5985323    3341410    2994803    -10.37   5905338    5821425    5892858    5638716      -4.51   23.29

     CHINA P    2267633   1070451     508223    1010320     98.79   1375824    1314373    1462556    1572548      14.30    6.49

     CANADA      864492   1038921     469274     501806      6.93    861176    1022934    1058624    1071453      24.42    4.43

     TURKEY      792146    773833     412610     397018     -3.78    889811     734797     740897     758241     -14.79    3.13

     ROMANIA     492045    339540     190411     272304     43.01    380925     360238     380488     421433      10.63    1.74

     SPAIN       334144    614790     353191     125933    -64.34    526931     483524     444513     387532     -26.45    1.60

     VIETNAM     437236    133726      99147     279084    181.49    227008     248684     249136     313663      38.17    1.30

     THAILND     411575    429114     253183      94385    -62.72    333925     295613     315670     270316     -19.05    1.12

     PAKISTN     107653     97500      23862     186854    683.06     46450     142174     211368     260492     460.80    1.08

     GUATMAL          0     91883       1772     135865   7567.33      1772     163509     180816     225976   12652.60    0.93

     AUSTRAL         32         0          0     187821       *           0      18648      93593     187821        *      0.78

     PHIL R      203641    224367      94635      54319    -42.60    215907     184051     184051     184051     -14.75    0.76

     ITALY       186575    150344      29333      59614    103.23    139219     181116     181031     180625      29.74    0.75

     MEXICO      122167    121964      59170      25655    -56.64    139076     109426      97008      88449     -36.40    0.37

     GERMANY     129105     63214      48178      22700    -52.88    127810      47386      39948      37736     -70.47    0.16


     _WTO      23521517  23863667   13060076   13409609      2.68  23690708   23539105   24282207   24213200       2.21  100.00

     _ASEAN    12261205  13342428    7536621    7424070     -1.49  13139466   12977217   13345068   13229877       0.69   54.64

     _OECD      2447705   2762639    1374079    1341292     -2.39   2659677    2596527    2664798    2729852       2.64   11.27

     _W HEMI     987504   1271645     530243     663390     25.11   1002051    1314783    1355362    1404792      40.19    5.80

     _NAFTA      986659   1160885     528444     527461     -0.19   1000252    1132360    1155632    1159902      15.96    4.79

     _EU27      1213083   1224641     644306     521106    -19.12   1230618    1148915    1119729    1101441     -10.50    4.55

     _EU28      1213083   1224641     644306     521106    -19.12   1230618    1148915    1119729    1101441     -10.50    4.55

     _CAFTA         845    110760       1799     135929   7455.81      1799     182423     199730     244890   13512.56    1.01