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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2018
   Country      2016       2017       3/2017     3/2018  % Change    3/2017     1/2018     2/2018     3/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD    2986.525   3075.447    769.985    805.383      4.60  2992.768   3081.957   3112.878   3110.845       3.95  100.00

     CHINA P   637.957    735.728    156.300    191.688     22.64   644.518    752.094    771.860    771.116      19.64   24.79

     KOR REP   583.643    620.696    154.258    163.610      6.06   593.855    613.249    631.614    630.048       6.09   20.25

     MEXICO    288.091    261.359     70.376     65.027     -7.60   286.981    261.221    257.739    256.011     -10.79    8.23

     INDIA     246.617    242.490     68.593     68.262     -0.48   252.799    241.236    238.953    242.159      -4.21    7.78

     INDNSIA   261.436    204.510     61.598     61.492     -0.17   252.530    201.532    202.947    204.405     -19.06    6.57

     TURKEY    160.651    177.282     45.771     29.688    -35.14   163.570    174.533    164.183    161.199      -1.45    5.18

     CHINA T   150.442    165.754     46.349     35.569    -23.26   165.787    159.626    157.682    154.974      -6.52    4.98

     CANADA    156.787    151.212     35.693     37.173      4.15   153.744    153.961    151.642    152.693      -0.68    4.91

     PORTUGL    58.262     56.416     27.690     25.074     -9.45    53.148     54.855     57.918     53.800       1.23    1.73

     VIETNAM    34.566     43.671      7.157      8.623     20.48    31.214     42.487     44.327     45.137      44.60    1.45

     GERMANY    39.786     43.118     10.058      9.997     -0.60    39.764     43.024     42.511     43.057       8.28    1.38

     LATVIA     27.701     35.237      3.569      9.035    153.19    26.164     37.613     38.137     40.703      55.57    1.31

     JAPAN      30.931     38.276      8.874      9.499      7.04    32.147     39.511     39.253     38.901      21.01    1.25

     CZECH      11.143     33.035      6.213     11.452     84.33    15.132     35.312     37.818     38.274     152.93    1.23

     THAILND    38.601     36.416      9.076      7.232    -20.32    36.264     35.821     35.422     34.572      -4.67    1.11

     PAKISTN    48.455     33.501     11.964     10.777     -9.92    49.291     33.671     35.127     32.314     -34.44    1.04

     MALAYSA    35.276     26.787      6.682      8.627     29.11    32.973     27.190     27.734     28.732     -12.86    0.92

     ITALY      19.812     17.159      3.364      4.457     32.48    18.323     17.646     18.034     18.252      -0.39    0.59

     ISRAEL     10.502     15.504      4.168      6.121     46.84     9.744     16.867     16.956     17.457      79.15    0.56

     SPAIN      19.858     16.160      4.146      3.779     -8.85    18.153     15.726     15.882     15.793     -13.00    0.51

     FRANCE     13.943     10.464      2.098      7.250    245.51    13.643     11.559     12.647     15.616      14.46    0.50

     U KING      8.128      9.037      1.709      2.924     71.07     7.829      9.302      9.900     10.252      30.95    0.33

     AUSTRAL     1.064      9.422      0.096      0.259    169.00     0.990      9.490      9.477      9.585     868.16    0.31

     UKRAINE     2.642      6.966      0.308      2.598    742.92     2.809      7.434      8.436      9.256     229.58    0.30

     POLAND      8.930      8.938      2.063      2.176      5.49     9.311      8.876      9.378      9.051      -2.79    0.29

     PHIL R      7.517      8.164      2.392      1.375    -42.52     7.612      7.564      7.461      7.147      -6.11    0.23

     SLOVAK      8.801      5.504      1.003      1.911     90.50     4.923      5.986      6.123      6.412      30.24    0.21

     C RICA      5.823      6.906      3.843      3.174    -17.41     6.301      7.228      6.517      6.237      -1.01    0.20

     ROMANIA     6.799      5.865      1.049      1.248     18.98     6.113      5.896      5.981      6.064      -0.80    0.19

     GUATMAL     4.962      3.937      0.565      1.696    200.34     3.435      4.844      5.214      5.068      47.54    0.16

     EGYPT       8.361      4.282      0.908      1.529     68.31     7.090      4.806      4.810      4.902     -30.86    0.16

     BELGIUM     4.787      6.186      2.390      0.853    -64.31     6.587      5.809      5.270      4.649     -29.43    0.15

     NETHLDS     9.274      5.360      2.043      0.839    -58.96     8.008      5.221      4.012      4.155     -48.11    0.13

     PERU        3.599      3.844      0.964      0.909     -5.70     3.818      3.669      3.798      3.789      -0.77    0.12

     RUSSIA      4.395      3.571      1.332      0.683    -48.70     4.657      3.250      2.922      2.922     -37.26    0.09

     HUNGARY     4.670      1.990      0.628      1.203     91.65     3.000      2.505      2.364      2.566     -14.47    0.08

     SLOVENI     1.984      2.460      0.480      0.483      0.72     1.803      2.374      2.380      2.463      36.58    0.08

     COLOMB      4.605      2.332      0.779      0.865     11.08     4.375      1.944      2.300      2.418     -44.73    0.08

     BELARUS     0.729      1.111      0.372      1.454    291.38     1.100      1.111      1.837      2.194      99.39    0.07

     HONDURA     3.206      2.127      0.693      0.609    -12.02     2.804      2.225      2.142      2.043     -27.14    0.07


     _WTO     2985.662   3074.284    769.613    803.907      4.46  2991.534   3080.794   3110.968   3108.578       3.91   99.93

     _OECD    1106.067   1170.876    299.090    302.390      1.10  1109.676   1166.071   1177.544   1174.176       5.81   37.74

     _W HEMI   469.797    434.244    113.441    110.853     -2.28   463.536    438.016    432.421    431.656      -6.88   13.88

     _NAFTA    444.878    412.571    106.068    102.200     -3.65   440.725    415.182    409.381    408.703      -7.27   13.14

     _ASEAN    377.467    319.675     86.905     87.349      0.51   360.593    314.720    318.017    320.120     -11.22   10.29

     _EU28     248.983    261.178     69.376     84.149     21.29   236.171    266.354    273.017    275.951      16.84    8.87

     _EU27     248.975    261.158     69.361     84.149     21.32   236.155    266.349    273.012    275.946      16.85    8.87

     _CAFTA     15.558     13.443      5.105      6.330     24.00    13.244     15.060     14.833     14.668      10.75    0.47