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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1238.377   1236.398    302.445    325.421      7.60  1233.403   1244.538   1255.004   1259.374       2.11  100.00

     CHINA P   200.191    224.172     46.485     59.130     27.20   202.263    229.313    235.214    236.818      17.08   18.80

     CANADA    159.486    142.032     34.717     33.537     -3.40   153.283    142.564    140.742    140.852      -8.11   11.18

     MEXICO    148.469    139.323     37.177     33.434    -10.07   149.934    138.836    136.746    135.579      -9.57   10.77

     KOR REP    95.008     96.423     23.414     28.584     22.08    94.857     97.479    101.487    101.594       7.10    8.07

     TURKEY     77.474     95.902     22.392     21.353     -4.64    82.392     95.386     93.378     94.863      15.14    7.53

     INDIA      81.383     83.252     22.722     23.029      1.35    83.434     82.934     81.916     83.559       0.15    6.63

     INDNSIA    83.929     64.790     18.779     20.634      9.88    80.596     64.586     65.441     66.645     -17.31    5.29

     CHINA T    51.714     53.907     13.673     12.742     -6.80    54.351     53.206     53.537     52.977      -2.53    4.21

     ITALY      37.672     37.381      8.178      9.046     10.61    36.611     37.899     38.260     38.249       4.47    3.04

     GERMANY    34.186     35.384      7.939      8.728      9.93    34.016     35.678     36.188     36.172       6.34    2.87

     PERU       23.851     27.433      5.963      7.147     19.85    25.178     27.006     28.159     28.616      13.65    2.27

     FRANCE     23.307     21.847      4.997      9.090     81.92    23.012     23.287     24.310     25.940      12.72    2.06

     PORTUGL    23.717     21.157      9.452      9.193     -2.74    21.555     20.782     21.800     20.898      -3.05    1.66

     JAPAN      21.384     20.386      5.532      5.259     -4.92    20.753     20.650     20.528     20.114      -3.08    1.60

     U KING     23.769     19.824      4.736      4.549     -3.96    23.779     19.430     19.805     19.637     -17.42    1.56

     THAILND    18.721     17.380      4.265      3.634    -14.79    17.496     16.953     16.928     16.750      -4.27    1.33

     VIETNAM    11.558     14.260      2.313      2.824     22.06    10.345     13.877     14.491     14.770      42.77    1.17

     CZECH       4.566     10.849      2.138      3.587     67.78     5.397     11.649     12.331     12.298     127.87    0.98

     PAKISTN    16.216     12.521      4.328      4.045     -6.55    16.856     12.635     13.216     12.238     -27.40    0.97

     ROMANIA    10.089      9.442      1.903      2.070      8.76    10.185      9.459      9.773      9.608      -5.66    0.76

     SPAIN      11.364      8.878      2.484      2.095    -15.64    10.456      8.558      8.676      8.489     -18.81    0.67

     ISRAEL      5.974      7.314      2.118      2.733     28.99     5.641      7.632      7.453      7.928      40.53    0.63

     MALAYSA     7.737      6.574      1.517      2.188     44.18     7.235      6.792      6.945      7.244       0.13    0.58

     LATVIA      3.902      5.886      0.579      1.491    157.49     3.740      6.294      6.415      6.798      81.77    0.54

     POLAND      6.389      5.460      1.516      1.269    -16.29     6.237      5.411      5.392      5.213     -16.42    0.41

     UKRAINE     1.375      3.045      0.125      1.010    705.79     1.428      3.233      3.610      3.930     175.24    0.31

     BELGIUM     2.544      4.239      1.226      0.610    -50.27     3.328      4.224      3.932      3.623       8.87    0.29

     SLOVENI     3.341      3.629      0.767      0.737     -3.91     3.091      3.558      3.551      3.599      16.45    0.29

     EGYPT       5.062      3.244      0.729      1.078     47.87     4.625      3.465      3.479      3.593     -22.32    0.29

     NETHLDS     3.956      3.017      0.660      1.128     70.89     3.366      3.463      3.248      3.485       3.53    0.28

     PHIL R      3.651      3.807      1.097      0.720    -34.42     3.585      3.574      3.570      3.429      -4.36    0.27

     AUSTRAL     1.110      2.179      0.251      0.304     21.07     1.097      2.354      2.330      2.232     103.49    0.18

     GUATMAL     1.559      1.454      0.176      0.685    288.94     1.057      1.811      1.978      1.963      85.66    0.16

     C RICA      1.737      1.992      1.065      0.996     -6.40     1.763      2.144      1.977      1.924       9.09    0.15

     HUNGARY     3.740      1.802      0.675      0.482    -28.56     3.244      1.786      1.650      1.609     -50.39    0.13

     SLOVAK      1.629      1.192      0.203      0.391     92.53     1.069      1.317      1.345      1.380      29.10    0.11

     HONDURA     1.500      1.229      0.324      0.261    -19.40     1.413      1.294      1.206      1.167     -17.46    0.09

     COLOMB      1.008      0.397      0.111      0.215     93.50     0.849      0.342      0.401      0.501     -41.07    0.04

     RUSSIA      0.576      0.491      0.170      0.100    -40.90     0.576      0.459      0.421      0.421     -26.90    0.03

     BELARUS     0.119      0.141      0.039      0.218    463.64     0.158      0.141      0.255      0.321     103.07    0.03


     _WTO     1238.122   1236.220    302.401    325.193      7.54  1233.105   1244.364   1254.707   1259.012       2.10   99.97

     _OECD     515.942    514.410    126.722    135.898      7.24   510.427    518.462    521.978    523.585       2.58   41.58

     _W HEMI   344.494    319.185     80.600     77.591     -3.73   339.581    319.467    316.763    316.175      -6.89   25.11

     _NAFTA    307.955    281.355     71.894     66.970     -6.85   303.217    281.400    277.487    276.431      -8.83   21.95

     _EU28     202.922    198.340     49.563     56.131     13.25   197.708    201.351    204.907    204.909       3.64   16.27

     _EU27     202.906    198.297     49.532     56.131     13.32   197.676    201.339    204.894    204.896       3.65   16.27

     _ASEAN    125.641    106.855     27.972     29.999      7.25   119.259    105.825    107.419    108.882      -8.70    8.65

     _CAFTA      7.461      4.967      1.567      2.202     40.59     6.144      5.616      5.625      5.602      -8.82    0.44