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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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    234677934 225982395   47182415   52861813     12.04 232297895  228885282  232546582  231661793      -0.27  100.00

     CHINA P   96270034  91670867   15542176   20801199     33.84  95445776   93862018   96537655   96929890       1.55   41.84

     PAKISTN   49193030  53766151   11189999   13503747     20.68  49729603   54375224   54881904   56079899      12.77   24.21

     KOR REP   43955491  39458785    8698703    9276535      6.64  41549522   39767616   40287955   40036617      -3.64   17.28

     JAPAN     11287650  10426007    2178564    2441593     12.07  10427251   10537737   10672015   10689036       2.51    4.61

     INDIA     10982157  10461024    4369441    2986548    -31.65  12936858   10375473    9987603    9078131     -29.83    3.92

     THAILND    8270762  10025240    2566978    1319705    -48.59   7866095    9974838    9820609    8777967      11.59    3.79

     INDNSIA    3487661   4752007    1179848    1338534     13.45   3823786    4632410    5055699    4910693      28.42    2.12

     MALAYSA     729067   1518766     193434     556834    187.87    922501    1528191    1656916    1882166     104.03    0.81

     GERMANY     996061   1025881     194325     218075     12.22    941126     929853     956273    1049631      11.53    0.45

     TURKMEN    5152597   1798564     819440          0   -100.00   5206184    1689014    1444638     979124     -81.19    0.42

     ARAB EM    2964269       240          0          0       *     2132428        240        240        240     -99.99    0.00


     _WTO     229512640 224174375   46359166   52852337     14.01 227078332  227188127  231086414  230667546       1.58   99.57

     _OECD     46057037  41236067    9106969    9686054      6.36  43559147   41458900   42027680   41815152      -4.00   18.05

     _ASEAN    12488140  16298223    3942363    3215073    -18.45  12615135   16135546   16533331   15570933      23.43    6.72

     _EU27      1548758   1419357     337902     280764    -16.91   1522107    1281084    1286901    1362219     -10.50    0.59

     _EU28      1548758   1419357     337902     280764    -16.91   1522107    1281084    1286901    1362219     -10.50    0.59