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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     39599752  36370350   10114818    7439471    -26.45  40430736   35691884   34648869   33695003     -16.66  100.00

     CHINA P   20467550  17029242    5122563    3550617    -30.69  21168569   16504433   15828869   15457296     -26.98   45.87

     INDIA      5462602   5955783    1606604    1082582    -32.62   5863298    5893340    5587110    5431761      -7.36   16.12

     ITALY      3110152   3304308     847094     784569     -7.38   3258330    3328820    3340185    3241783      -0.51    9.62

     MEXICO     1637154   1948920     384938     416890      8.30   1561374    2015180    2042793    1980872      26.87    5.88

     TURKEY     1995930   1615145     463688     323717    -30.19   1952572    1536988    1461513    1475174     -24.45    4.38

     JAPAN      1234877   1203566     266713     173848    -34.82   1139586    1214492    1190719    1110701      -2.53    3.30

     SPAIN       993120    823518     212859     229664      7.89    887778     822789     874734     840323      -5.35    2.49

     GERMANY     750969    849458     217104     206903     -4.70    600404     897766     845630     839257      39.78    2.49


     _WTO      39353823  36368435   10114818    7367770    -27.16  40262791   35653443   34608764   33621387     -16.50   99.78

     _OECD      7888869   7762063    2013961    1794247    -10.91   7784589    7793076    7724808    7542349      -3.11   22.38

     _EU27      5678555   5954424    1498106    1437665     -4.03   5624600    6060754    6080590    5893983       4.79   17.49

     _EU28      5678555   5954424    1498106    1437665     -4.03   5624600    6060754    6080590    5893983       4.79   17.49

     _W HEMI    2445175   2393097     499514     503279      0.75   2405390    2450390    2453873    2396862      -0.35    7.11

     _NAFTA     1739225   2056158     413080     432161      4.62   1670596    2126805    2148482    2075239      24.22    6.16