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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 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    1405.204   1536.206    732.314    801.882      9.50  1474.216   1573.363   1595.275   1605.774       8.92  100.00

     CHINA P   390.696    446.534    214.569    225.003      4.86   427.453    450.676    454.254    456.968       6.90   28.46

     VIETNAM   167.141    160.878     74.833     82.414     10.13   159.139    160.817    164.625    168.459       5.86   10.49

     KOR REP   126.827    161.057     83.225     84.434      1.45   145.892    158.666    159.831    162.266      11.22   10.11

     CHINA T   153.689    150.398     58.989     58.434     -0.94   150.905    146.030    148.084    149.843      -0.70    9.33

     JAPAN     125.121    123.654     60.952     62.175      2.01   126.260    124.408    125.748    124.876      -1.10    7.78

     CANADA     87.692     97.524     45.888     62.385     35.95    89.990    110.320    113.352    114.020      26.70    7.10

     MEXICO     93.887     91.566     48.136     60.097     24.85    92.822    101.135    102.469    103.527      11.53    6.45

     GERMANY    41.104     53.331     26.131     32.003     22.47    50.329     58.128     59.469     59.203      17.63    3.69

     ITALY      21.132     30.430     13.873     16.299     17.49    23.699     32.612     33.116     32.857      38.64    2.05

     INDIA      28.232     30.947     13.148     13.435      2.18    29.827     31.111     31.599     31.234       4.72    1.95

     SWITZLD    27.792     29.736     15.891     14.369     -9.58    30.687     29.240     29.212     28.213      -8.06    1.76

     TURKEY     15.240     22.843     10.919     12.000      9.89    19.397     25.060     24.406     23.923      23.34    1.49

     U KING     15.977     17.870      7.688      9.804     27.53    15.728     18.913     19.915     19.987      27.08    1.24

     FRANCE     11.975     13.596      6.608      6.638      0.44    12.940     13.696     13.802     13.626       5.30    0.85

     SPAIN      12.042      9.259      4.560      4.773      4.68    10.453      8.987      9.240      9.473      -9.37    0.59

     THAILND     7.880      8.489      4.688      4.604     -1.80     7.706      8.244      8.344      8.404       9.06    0.52

     INDNSIA     8.543      7.217      3.222      3.576     11.00     7.212      7.437      7.684      7.572       4.99    0.47

     COLOMB      2.217      4.968      2.222      4.626    108.23     3.497      6.914      7.104      7.373     110.86    0.46

     NETHLDS     6.199      5.687      2.655      4.036     51.98     5.762      5.982      6.606      7.067      22.65    0.44

     CAMBOD      3.896      4.770      2.264      4.362     92.64     4.175      6.249      6.591      6.867      64.47    0.43

     N ZEAL      9.384      9.678      5.731      2.781    -51.48    11.117      7.915      7.420      6.727     -39.48    0.42

     BELGIUM     4.612      5.311      2.374      2.857     20.37     4.905      5.852      5.735      5.795      18.14    0.36

     ROMANIA     2.296      3.959      1.611      2.694     67.22     2.884      4.581      4.707      5.042      74.78    0.31

     PORTUGL     2.573      4.674      2.207      2.415      9.46     3.477      5.018      5.297      4.882      40.43    0.30

     ISRAEL      1.795      3.745      1.612      2.736     69.69     2.381      4.334      4.679      4.869     104.46    0.30

     AUSTRAL     4.592      5.509      2.784      2.040    -26.71     5.107      4.926      5.160      4.765      -6.69    0.30

     PERU        2.828      3.254      1.956      2.378     21.55     2.988      3.522      3.785      3.676      23.03    0.23

     LUXMBRG     5.772      2.052      0.706      2.211    213.33     3.547      3.297      3.580      3.557       0.27    0.22

     AUSTRIA     2.709      2.922      1.424      1.756     23.33     2.622      3.148      3.111      3.255      24.12    0.20

     SWEDEN      0.519      3.239      1.924      1.658    -13.81     2.132      3.263      3.168      2.973      39.45    0.19

     SLOVAK      2.759      3.159      1.838      1.578    -14.15     3.371      3.188      3.060      2.899     -14.01    0.18

     REP SAF     2.849      2.127      0.785      1.487     89.42     2.333      2.625      2.579      2.829      21.25    0.18

     SRI LKA     0.330      1.444      0.071      1.137   1510.74     0.209      2.130      2.414      2.510    1102.78    0.16

     CZECH       2.188      1.980      1.097      1.388     26.59     1.932      2.231      2.150      2.272      17.59    0.14

     HG KONG     0.943      1.320      0.468      1.144    144.21     1.077      1.873      1.962      1.995      85.20    0.12

     SALVADR     1.400      1.608      0.814      0.775     -4.71     1.539      1.716      1.614      1.569       1.94    0.10

     ARAB EM     0.087      0.335      0.018      0.677   3738.95     0.085      0.762      0.770      0.994    1067.58    0.06

     DOM REP     1.417      1.151      0.723      0.303    -58.13     1.144      0.742      0.641      0.731     -36.07    0.05

     PHIL R      1.463      1.336      1.092      0.472    -56.75     1.492      1.112      0.807      0.716     -51.99    0.04

     LITHUAN     0.299      0.493      0.171      0.370    116.08     0.389      0.616      0.647      0.692      77.85    0.04

     MALAYSA     0.464      0.320      0.153      0.466    204.41     0.448      0.388      0.454      0.633      41.37    0.04

     PAKISTN     0.517      0.635      0.433      0.144    -66.71     0.687      0.392      0.327      0.346     -49.64    0.02

     IRELAND     0.089      0.168      0.039      0.138    251.70     0.065      0.279      0.279      0.267     312.54    0.02


     _WTO     1405.143   1536.048    732.221    801.850      9.51  1474.085   1573.270   1595.175   1605.677       8.93   99.99

     _OECD     401.287    479.172    236.470    265.477     12.27   441.887    499.906    507.567    508.180      15.00   31.65

     _W HEMI   190.930    201.708    100.427    130.978     30.42   193.354    225.650    230.307    232.258      20.12   14.46

     _NAFTA    181.579    189.089     94.024    122.482     30.27   182.812    211.455    215.821    217.547      19.00   13.55

     _ASEAN    189.457    183.072     86.304     95.926     11.15   180.262    184.267    188.546    192.694       6.90   12.00

     _EU28     133.782    159.481     75.499     92.047     21.92   145.588    171.233    175.825    176.030      20.91   10.96

     _EU27     133.782    159.481     75.499     92.047     21.92   145.588    171.232    175.824    176.029      20.91   10.96

     _SUB-SAH    2.903      2.219      0.793      1.491     88.07     2.356      2.712      2.667      2.917      23.80    0.18

     _CAFTA      3.832      3.512      2.078      1.250    -39.84     3.716      2.834      2.613      2.684     -27.78    0.17