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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      7262681   6574032    1619863    1526784     -5.75   7131509    6563621    6553499    6480953      -9.12  100.00

     U KING     1297698    968086     236979     168738    -28.80   1245918     913213     924881     899845     -27.78   13.88

     CHINA P     769690    708095     163558     200834     22.79    693305     716831     719068     745371       7.51   11.50

     CANADA      698371    730551     194359     157467    -18.98    677834     692157     695726     693659       2.33   10.70

     PERU        553891    617518     128995     176491     36.82    588991     624693     657384     665014      12.91   10.26

     PORTUGL     547139    512000     124107     175261     41.22    575936     550979     539765     563154      -2.22    8.69

     MEXICO      678071    460840     122577     101780    -16.97    618250     466430     444825     440043     -28.82    6.79

     INDIA       509440    396268     104551      88297    -15.55    539159     392859     397594     380014     -29.52    5.86

     ITALY       362924    361249      73655      65178    -11.51    376155     362085     353047     352772      -6.22    5.44

     TURKEY      228959    253609      54372      75577     39.00    220522     282279     288274     274814      24.62    4.24

     LITHUAN     351929    239110      18187       5375    -70.45    253100     231416     231416     226298     -10.59    3.49

     DENMARK      20407    141229      24823      76045    206.35     40447     170442     175904     192451     375.81    2.97

     N ZEAL      214873    187651      41950      41465     -1.16    206349     186326     193156     187166      -9.30    2.89

     ROMANIA     158298    164596      48605      47626     -2.01    182265     158263     164949     163617     -10.23    2.52

     POLAND      172440    127726      58839      39045    -33.64    173339     119680     109932     107932     -37.73    1.67

     REP SAF      90960    118636      40575      25275    -37.71    105126     109649     106787     103336      -1.70    1.59

     GERMANY      68741    111364      40569       3510    -91.35     98816      95004      92905      74305     -24.80    1.15

     MALAYSA      55050     51301          0      19500       *       36285      70801      70801      70801      95.12    1.09

     URUGUAY      38369     53119       9488       9052     -4.60     37551      53038      51998      52683      40.30    0.81

     CZECH        99429     50726       2190          0   -100.00     62494      50726      49642      48536     -22.33    0.75

     BULGAR       85253     97624      62710       5866    -90.65    137640      84440      59540      40780     -70.37    0.63

     AUSTRAL      73369     46837      25947      19862    -23.45     78000      65144      60100      40752     -47.75    0.63

     JAPAN        35179     32191       9473       2943    -68.93     35426      29725      30585      25661     -27.56    0.40

     THAILND      24574     20519       7393        423    -94.28     24693      13911      13671      13549     -45.13    0.21


     _WTO       7262629   6573683    1619734    1526784     -5.74   7131328    6563401    6553279    6480733      -9.12  100.00

     _OECD      3835075   3546579     892855     834174     -6.57   3806008    3547615    3536565    3487898      -8.36   53.82

     _EU27      3201626   2810367     700985     593353    -15.35   3181487    2774812    2734745    2702735     -15.05   41.70

     _EU28      3201626   2810367     700985     593353    -15.35   3181487    2774812    2734745    2702735     -15.05   41.70

     _W HEMI    2005725   1880587     457816     447357     -2.28   1956044    1856555    1869881    1870128      -4.39   28.86

     _NAFTA     1376442   1191391     316936     259247    -18.20   1296084    1158587    1140551    1133702     -12.53   17.49

     _SUB-SAHA    92370    125007      44039      27768    -36.95    108601     112556     112187     108736       0.12    1.68

     _ASEAN       80935     71820       7393      19923    169.48     61492      84712      84472      84350      37.17    1.30