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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             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    141447177 145143813   36165045   26403761    -26.99 144722602  140747550  133135257  135382529      -6.45  100.00

     CHINA P  114717153 115791597   27975496   17609696    -37.05 116066302  110746468  103579296  105425797      -9.17   77.87

     INDIA     14502476  16111501    4715532    4857690      3.01  15982259   16675838   16065227   16253659       1.70   12.01

     PAKISTN    4001448   4358792     958138    1874167     95.61   3523313    4732124    4920985    5274821      49.71    3.90

     KOR REP    3113333   3702445    1214998     935016    -23.04   3931920    3536976    3530077    3422463     -12.96    2.53

     MEXICO     1207533   2511721     534322     716210     34.04   1399284    2507677    2623705    2693609      92.50    1.99

     GERMANY    1103141    949008     188327     126867    -32.63    977267     941652     937987     887548      -9.18    0.66

     THAILND    1181229    518924     209762      78264    -62.69   1147868     571519     387426     387426     -66.25    0.29


     _WTO     141447177 145143573   36165045   26403761    -26.99 144722602  140747310  133135017  135382289      -6.45  100.00

     _OECD      4579298   5029073    1470754    1174653    -20.13   5255559    4866909    4882289    4732972      -9.94    3.50

     _W HEMI    1512366   2622949     593427     729181     22.88   1708016    2594283    2719308    2758703      61.52    2.04

     _NAFTA     1226129   2523988     540128     720900     33.47   1418600    2521828    2639856    2704760      90.66    2.00

     _EU27      1364888   1261900     236316     224543     -4.98   1225208    1264550    1286473    1250127       2.03    0.92

     _EU28      1364888   1261900     236316     224543     -4.98   1225208    1264550    1286473    1250127       2.03    0.92

     _ASEAN     1251048    636599     242570      93327    -61.53   1240980     670081     487160     487356     -60.73    0.36