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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     194.656    208.374     47.295     50.578      6.94   199.688    210.478    210.965    211.657       5.99  100.00

     TURKEY     53.485     68.787     15.993     14.077    -11.98    58.857     67.729     66.156     66.871      13.62   31.59

     CHINA P    36.510     43.592      7.511     11.029     46.84    36.966     45.013     46.507     47.110      27.44   22.26

     CANADA     38.061     31.050      7.337      6.626     -9.69    36.907     31.346     30.903     30.339     -17.80   14.33

     MEXICO     16.633     14.593      3.827      3.436    -10.21    16.739     14.578     14.435     14.202     -15.16    6.71

     FRANCE      6.370      7.172      1.668      3.570    114.09     6.745      8.003      8.308      9.075      34.54    4.29

     GERMANY     8.298      8.164      1.794      2.125     18.42     7.966      8.598      8.604      8.495       6.64    4.01

     INDIA       4.386      6.639      1.472      2.177     47.87     4.755      7.123      7.249      7.343      54.44    3.47

     ITALY       5.754      6.810      1.919      1.313    -31.55     5.632      6.592      6.425      6.204      10.17    2.93

     JAPAN       4.749      4.772      1.316      1.476     12.18     4.641      4.787      5.103      4.932       6.27    2.33

     THAILND     3.854      3.016      0.932      0.536    -42.52     3.889      2.910      2.665      2.619     -32.64    1.24

     PERU        2.567      2.567      0.685      0.599    -12.58     2.335      2.398      2.373      2.481       6.26    1.17


     _WTO      194.602    208.373     47.295     50.577      6.94   199.635    210.477    210.964    211.656       6.02  100.00

     _OECD     118.014    127.580     30.242     29.650     -1.96   121.979    127.904    126.393    126.987       4.11   60.00

     _W HEMI    59.897     49.864     12.243     11.077     -9.53    58.783     50.051     49.479     48.697     -17.16   23.01

     _NAFTA     54.694     45.643     11.164     10.062     -9.87    53.646     45.924     45.338     44.541     -16.97   21.04

     _EU28      28.048     28.237      6.953      8.984     29.22    27.928     29.466     30.070     30.269       8.38   14.30

     _EU27      28.033     28.194      6.922      8.984     29.79    27.896     29.453     30.057     30.256       8.46   14.29

     _ASEAN      4.642      3.713      1.048      0.671    -36.03     4.576      3.628      3.384      3.336     -27.10    1.58

     _CAFTA      2.177      0.729      0.123      0.117     -4.80     2.161      0.757      0.737      0.724     -66.51    0.34