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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     240.483    246.505    125.114    137.696     10.06   237.939    252.305    255.075    259.088       8.89  100.00

     CHINA P    41.801     54.567     25.389     27.221      7.22    48.492     55.078     56.054     56.399      16.31   21.77

     MEXICO     59.320     49.408     26.535     26.895      1.36    54.790     48.335     48.780     49.768      -9.17   19.21

     CHINA T    38.117     40.405     18.690     23.659     26.59    38.968     41.726     43.332     45.374      16.44   17.51

     PORTUGL    18.263     15.678     11.843     11.504     -2.86    15.222     15.235     15.327     15.339       0.77    5.92

     FRANCE      9.521      9.435      4.394      6.466     47.14     8.932     11.493     11.195     11.506      28.82    4.44

     CZECH       2.449      9.370      4.053      4.142      2.18     5.427     10.526      9.807      9.458      74.28    3.65

     INDIA       6.368      6.871      2.671      4.427     65.76     6.183      7.775      8.289      8.627      39.53    3.33

     CANADA      8.414      7.748      4.032      3.535    -12.33     8.225      7.604      7.476      7.251     -11.85    2.80

     VIETNAM     6.573      6.217      3.138      4.027     28.31     6.100      6.482      6.747      7.105      16.47    2.74

     TURKEY      3.441      5.253      2.853      4.523     58.50     4.393      5.793      6.437      6.922      57.57    2.67

     ITALY       4.921      5.572      2.837      2.657     -6.37     5.374      5.524      5.335      5.391       0.31    2.08

     ISRAEL      2.199      3.606      2.287      2.680     17.19     2.740      4.530      4.287      3.999      45.92    1.54

     THAILND     3.391      3.808      2.043      1.967     -3.68     3.545      3.935      3.657      3.732       5.29    1.44

     JAPAN       6.266      2.690      1.264      2.112     67.04     3.102      3.349      3.384      3.538      14.06    1.37

     GERMANY     3.304      3.128      1.521      1.731     13.84     3.062      3.393      3.360      3.338       9.01    1.29

     KOR REP     3.437      3.502      1.760      1.284    -27.03     3.463      3.204      3.208      3.026     -12.60    1.17

     POLAND      3.858      3.419      1.423      0.809    -43.12     3.808      3.241      2.886      2.806     -26.32    1.08

     PHIL R      2.853      2.945      1.539      1.197    -22.20     2.732      2.649      2.566      2.603      -4.71    1.00

     U KING      1.535      1.486      0.692      1.128     62.94     1.262      1.575      1.952      1.921      52.23    0.74

     C RICA      1.711      1.981      1.675      1.303    -22.23     2.058      1.604      1.419      1.608     -21.84    0.62

     GUATMAL     1.544      0.912      0.350      0.786    124.46     0.749      1.297      1.384      1.348      79.92    0.52

     LATVIA      0.177      1.153      0.164      0.291     77.28     0.238      1.326      1.257      1.280     437.60    0.49

     INDNSIA     1.705      1.551      0.870      0.585    -32.80     1.695      1.305      1.290      1.266     -25.31    0.49

     HUNGARY     2.527      0.942      0.545      0.578      6.05     1.756      0.941      0.933      0.975     -44.48    0.38

     HONDURA     0.545      0.406      0.221      0.217     -1.85     0.381      0.448      0.446      0.402       5.48    0.16


     _WTO      240.395    246.504    125.114    137.684     10.05   237.911    252.300    255.069    259.074       8.90   99.99

     _OECD      63.508     67.475     37.063     39.322      6.10    62.964     70.246     69.717     69.735      10.75   26.92

     _W HEMI    73.248     61.110     33.176     33.056     -0.36    67.170     59.848     60.157     60.990      -9.20   23.54

     _NAFTA     67.734     57.156     30.567     30.430     -0.45    63.015     55.939     56.256     57.019      -9.52   22.01

     _EU27      49.889     52.978     28.921     30.455      5.30    48.147     55.656     54.619     54.512      13.22   21.04

     _EU28      49.889     52.978     28.921     30.455      5.30    48.147     55.656     54.619     54.512      13.22   21.04

     _ASEAN     14.593     14.539      7.595      7.785      2.50    14.138     14.391     14.282     14.729       4.18    5.68

     _CAFTA      3.813      3.303      2.247      2.306      2.63     3.192      3.352      3.252      3.362       5.31    1.30