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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.30 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     15680044   7802258    2307541    2176580     -5.68  14053986    7666688    7448871    7671297     -45.42  100.00

     INDNSIA    8931697   3959448    1385044    1443812      4.24   8310147    3876908    3831721    4018216     -51.65   52.38

     CHINA P    2029672   1305693     336608     306338     -8.99   1902748    1307572    1301467    1275423     -32.97   16.63

     INDIA      1847358   1278283     332720     102564    -69.17   1558679    1184231    1023645    1048127     -32.76   13.66

     KOR REP    1493424    593138     113478      65202    -42.54   1256579     630053     591859     544862     -56.64    7.10

     SPAIN       545466    147183      31777      56341     77.30    378403     134445     147258     171747     -54.61    2.24

     THAILND     303495     47796          0     115101       *      150619      67709      86681     162897       8.15    2.12


     _WTO      15680044   7802258    2307541    2176580     -5.68  14053986    7666688    7448871    7671297     -45.42  100.00

     _ASEAN     9373364   4034055    1385044    1558913     12.55   8524169    3971428    3945213    4207924     -50.64   54.85

     _OECD      2402248   1144238     251551     205626    -18.26   2056664    1162920    1137896    1098313     -46.60   14.32

     _EU27       802246    400904      94682     120921     27.71    663947     389651     419310     427143     -35.67    5.57

     _EU28       802246    400904      94682     120921     27.71    663947     389651     419310     427143     -35.67    5.57