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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM FABRIC
                                             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     27011719  23859585    6188254    6425745      3.84  26430163   23605361   23227416   24097076      -8.83  100.00

     MEXICO     8993723   8742501    1560715    2923887     87.34   8586807    9052869    9583837   10105673      17.69   41.94

     CHINA P    7295047   6751720    2203632    1279214    -41.95   7163944    6233077    5604565    5827302     -18.66   24.18

     JAPAN      3107085   2654846     693389     494552    -28.68   2967832    2613294    2562565    2456009     -17.25   10.19

     TURKEY     2177444   2204573     599811     512377    -14.58   2409725    2206317    2077135    2117139     -12.14    8.79

     INDIA      2909832   1232378     346616     383501     10.64   2746804    1420104    1257397    1269263     -53.79    5.27

     ITALY       835301    726718     113844     247875    117.73    784631     793793     807622     860749       9.70    3.57

     CHINA T    1324732    827345     486273     203324    -58.19   1403117     593971     584856     544396     -61.20    2.26


     _WTO      27011719  23859585    6188254    6389800      3.26  26430163   23605361   23191471   24061131      -8.96   99.85

     _W HEMI    9039501   8742946    1560911    2927481     87.55   8589028    9053314    9587876   10109516      17.70   41.95

     _NAFTA     8993849   8742729    1560911    2923887     87.32   8587129    9053097    9584065   10105705      17.68   41.94

     _OECD      3057217   3134536     756347     835090     10.41   3275271    3203285    3106307    3213279      -1.89   13.33

     _EU27       860318    948529     156340     322520    106.29    844086    1015534    1047545    1114709      32.06    4.63

     _EU28       860318    948529     156340     322520    106.29    844086    1015534    1047545    1114709      32.06    4.63