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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      46.739     25.701     13.764     13.554     -1.53    35.979     25.210     25.292     25.491     -29.15  100.00

     INDNSIA    22.804     10.543      6.166      6.909     12.05    18.008     11.334     11.543     11.286     -37.33   44.28

     CHINA P     6.610      4.558      2.555      2.256    -11.72     5.210      4.141      4.077      4.259     -18.27   16.71

     INDIA       6.567      4.730      2.430      1.218    -49.88     5.459      3.603      3.492      3.518     -35.57   13.80

     KOR REP     5.764      2.528      0.988      1.139     15.29     3.711      2.397      2.476      2.679     -27.80   10.51

     SPAIN       1.269      0.341      0.193      0.311     61.21     0.498      0.435      0.463      0.459      -7.96    1.80

     THAILND     0.760      0.109      0.000      0.314       *       0.086      0.407      0.423      0.423     389.39    1.66


     _WTO       46.739     25.701     13.764     13.554     -1.53    35.979     25.210     25.292     25.491     -29.15  100.00

     _ASEAN     23.969     10.737      6.193      7.322     18.22    18.152     11.897     12.123     11.866     -34.63   46.55

     _OECD       9.452      5.506      2.479      2.701      8.96     7.026      5.460      5.474      5.728     -18.47   22.47

     _EU27       2.818      1.823      0.963      1.023      6.19     2.322      1.948      1.869      1.882     -18.96    7.38

     _EU28       2.818      1.823      0.963      1.023      6.19     2.322      1.948      1.869      1.882     -18.96    7.38