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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     19557532  12919849    6636806    7131382      7.45  15840179   13129871   13375279   13414425     -15.31  100.00

     KOR REP    9405608   5092995    2193540    3248391     48.09   7073040    5890234    6187508    6147846     -13.08   45.83

     CHINA P    4300336   2832826    1806168    1447523    -19.86   3456461    2462721    2409918    2474181     -28.42   18.44

     CANADA     3029846   2463648    1427027    1190252    -16.59   2689890    2132353    2180750    2226873     -17.21   16.60

     ITALY      1223872    975820     490239     515427      5.14   1070839    1007448    1003173    1001008      -6.52    7.46

     JAPAN       881287    988715     444252     339628    -23.55    893159     952644     923237     884091      -1.02    6.59


     _WTO      19557433  12919849    6636806    7131382      7.45  15840080   13129871   13375279   13414425     -15.31  100.00

     _OECD     13819894   8677199    4188062    5052057     20.63  11008378    9217912    9540001    9541194     -13.33   71.13

     _W HEMI    3128577   2526820    1464868    1257381    -14.16   2777790    2211659    2263925    2319333     -16.50   17.29

     _NAFTA     3064868   2467972    1428390    1197539    -16.16   2707580    2143755    2190998    2237121     -17.38   16.68

     _EU27      1386061   1039721     525049     575673      9.64   1194128    1100728    1086930    1090345      -8.69    8.13

     _EU28      1386061   1039721     525049     575673      9.64   1194128    1100728    1086930    1090345      -8.69    8.13