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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     19995955  22359734    5071511    5242919      3.38  21073144   22520384   22516471   22531142       6.92  100.00

     TURKEY     6208912   7864449    1864715    1677619    -10.03   6939495    7743030    7536102    7677353      10.63   34.07

     CHINA P    5585085   6874069    1225222    1717205     40.15   5710044    7107489    7349987    7366052      29.00   32.69

     CANADA     3261488   3013060     779955     628579    -19.41   3406530    3034230    2945590    2861684     -15.99   12.70

     MEXICO     1693550   1329482     365428     312162    -14.58   1691720    1327437    1308449    1276216     -24.56    5.66

     INDIA       605122    873160     225370     274469     21.79    681044     935802     964742     922259      35.42    4.09

     THAILND     805161    645452     180006     127463    -29.19    803048     632007     589725     592909     -26.17    2.63

     GERMANY     322602    290315      64707      68357      5.64    308458     302774     298596     293965      -4.70    1.30

     JAPAN       284798    257853      59168      89594     51.42    274594     264125     283141     288279       4.98    1.28

     ITALY       156413    153147      44082      29978    -31.99    144327     146698     141983     139043      -3.66    0.62

     FRANCE       95754    103511      24735      53805    117.53     99238     116697     120586     132581      33.60    0.59

     PERU        114143    133636      32536      25733    -20.91    106736     125205     123652     126833      18.83    0.56


     _WTO      19990688  22359711    5071488    5242902      3.38  21067929   22520355   22516454   22531125       6.95  100.00

     _OECD     10327713  11736080    2881158    2562505    -11.06  11213251   11610350   11342399   11417427       1.82   50.67

     _W HEMI    5254728   4670112    1218226    1011578    -16.96   5399423    4688704    4582555    4463464     -17.33   19.81

     _NAFTA     4955038   4342542    1145383     940741    -17.87   5098250    4361667    4254039    4137900     -18.84   18.37

     _EU28       877053    849150     224150     245362      9.46    878337     838896     865941     870362      -0.91    3.86

     _EU27       875962    846041     221793     245362     10.63    875914     838144     865189     869610      -0.72    3.86

     _ASEAN      970236    751782     193764     142660    -26.37    943195     742475     699204     700678     -25.71    3.11

     _CAFTA      154120    123025      20373      22580     10.83    146404     125768     124923     125232     -14.46    0.56