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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         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    1339.243   1346.572    327.296    364.903     11.49  1340.365   1356.888   1376.060   1384.179       3.27  100.00

     CHINA P   280.634    303.027     71.808     86.471     20.42   288.599    305.818    313.857    317.690      10.08   22.95

     GERMANY   139.297    137.323     31.815     38.166     19.96   139.814    139.749    143.595    143.674       2.76   10.38

     CANADA    123.132    128.414     31.821     34.555      8.59   123.935    129.594    130.673    131.148       5.82    9.47

     JAPAN     111.544    119.494     26.166     34.808     33.03   109.400    122.763    125.312    128.136      17.13    9.26

     MEXICO     66.126     88.748     21.408     20.459     -4.43    73.903     88.436     88.714     87.800      18.80    6.34

     ITALY      77.862     65.182     16.159     15.826     -2.06    75.755     65.164     65.289     64.850     -14.40    4.69

     TURKEY     46.723     51.698     12.014     18.669     55.39    47.171     52.351     55.180     58.352      23.71    4.22

     INDIA      53.846     56.281     13.652     14.949      9.50    52.336     57.189     57.219     57.578      10.02    4.16

     KOR REP    36.503     43.343     10.124     13.481     33.17    37.797     43.699     45.309     46.701      23.56    3.37

     ISRAEL     58.009     48.902     13.634     10.644    -21.93    54.054     49.200     47.460     45.911     -15.06    3.32

     CHINA T    47.124     44.727     13.699     11.308    -17.45    49.803     43.836     43.125     42.337     -14.99    3.06

     LUXMBRG    48.677     31.416      8.005      9.291     16.06    41.205     32.284     31.710     32.702     -20.63    2.36

     FRANCE     32.525     26.290      7.439      6.249    -15.99    30.663     25.998     25.503     25.100     -18.14    1.81

     NETHLDS    22.548     23.668      5.755      5.681     -1.29    24.268     23.807     24.304     23.594      -2.78    1.70

     U KING     24.385     23.075      5.548      5.341     -3.74    22.653     22.918     23.176     22.868       0.95    1.65

     SPAIN       8.088     19.368      3.697      3.969      7.37    10.175     20.309     20.265     19.641      93.02    1.42

     BRAZIL     17.092     19.456      4.064      3.470    -14.60    17.562     18.468     19.460     18.863       7.41    1.36

     POLAND     21.574     17.905      4.722      4.061    -14.01    21.267     16.924     16.820     17.244     -18.92    1.25

     CZECH      11.172     13.179      2.678      3.749     39.98    12.226     13.526     14.016     14.250      16.55    1.03

     THAILND    23.629     15.333      5.532      4.070    -26.41    23.830     14.734     14.066     13.872     -41.79    1.00

     SWEDEN     14.343     12.135      2.537      2.324     -8.38    13.137     11.846     11.219     11.922      -9.25    0.86

     AUSTRAL     8.701      9.664      2.098      2.813     34.07     8.613      9.977     10.445     10.379      20.51    0.75

     SLOVENI     6.586      7.318      2.042      2.854     39.74     7.645      7.183      8.602      8.130       6.33    0.59

     FINLAND     5.009      5.621      1.222      1.028    -15.89     5.461      5.680      5.502      5.427      -0.62    0.39

     SWITZLD     2.251      3.720      0.500      0.909     81.78     2.132      3.852      3.898      4.129      93.72    0.30

     IRELAND     3.337      3.195      0.479      1.248    160.58     3.294      3.697      3.705      3.964      20.37    0.29

     S ARAB      8.534      4.053      1.916      1.641    -14.37     7.954      4.351      3.949      3.778     -52.50    0.27

     DENMARK     3.147      3.078      0.695      1.174     69.00     2.498      3.204      3.172      3.557      42.39    0.26

     MALAYSA     0.605      2.879      0.591      0.948     60.44     1.081      2.779      3.007      3.236     199.37    0.23

     INDNSIA     2.723      2.709      0.611      0.638      4.46     2.764      2.687      2.754      2.737      -1.00    0.20

     BELGIUM     4.279      3.054      1.010      0.430    -57.46     4.069      2.691      2.736      2.473     -39.21    0.18

     HG KONG     2.417      1.440      0.251      0.138    -44.94     2.128      1.449      1.361      1.327     -37.63    0.10

     AUSTRIA     1.503      1.018      0.240      0.507    110.75     1.474      0.998      1.009      1.284     -12.85    0.09

     N ZEAL      0.290      0.621      0.215      0.593    175.93     0.467      0.932      0.977      1.000     114.19    0.07

     HUNGARY     0.794      0.781      0.187      0.380    103.21     0.839      1.049      1.010      0.974      16.18    0.07

     GREECE      0.902      0.613      0.170      0.463    171.72     0.791      0.698      0.906      0.905      14.46    0.07

     RUSSIA     15.654      2.065      1.188      0.000   -100.00    12.795      1.552      1.162      0.877     -93.15    0.06

     VIETNAM     0.242      0.497      0.156      0.286     83.42     0.330      0.620      0.611      0.627      90.01    0.05

     SRI LKA     0.246      0.580      0.123      0.081    -34.14     0.326      0.506      0.490      0.538      65.15    0.04

     DOM REP     0.801      0.519      0.131      0.089    -31.69     0.708      0.533      0.508      0.478     -32.48    0.03

     PAKISTN     0.340      0.381      0.060      0.079     31.95     0.312      0.325      0.325      0.400      28.07    0.03

     EGYPT       0.076      0.256      0.004      0.140   3233.65     0.067      0.279      0.275      0.392     480.87    0.03

     PERU        0.946      0.217      0.000      0.060       *       0.666      0.219      0.247      0.277     -58.41    0.02

     REP SAF     0.987      0.287      0.191      0.137    -28.12     1.012      0.103      0.240      0.233     -76.98    0.02

     VENEZ       0.130      0.137      0.064      0.128    100.53     0.161      0.107      0.141      0.201      25.25    0.01

     NORWAY      0.105      0.152      0.021      0.021     -0.35     0.094      0.149      0.145      0.152      61.50    0.01

     HONDURA     0.261      0.086      0.048      0.010    -79.26     0.270      0.094      0.057      0.048     -82.34    0.00

     MCDONIA     0.444      0.059      0.059      0.000   -100.00     0.377      0.034      0.013      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     1339.166   1346.444    327.290    364.849     11.48  1340.285   1356.732   1375.883   1384.003       3.26   99.99

     _OECD     637.147    624.596    149.152    170.929     14.60   629.795    631.179    640.647    646.373       2.63   46.70

     _EU27     427.666    395.954     94.828    103.022      8.64   418.849    399.452    404.235    404.148      -3.51   29.20

     _EU28     427.666    395.954     94.828    103.022      8.64   418.849    399.452    404.235    404.148      -3.51   29.20

     _W HEMI   209.707    237.959     57.637     58.938      2.26   217.633    237.839    240.242    239.259       9.94   17.29

     _NAFTA    189.258    217.162     53.229     55.015      3.35   197.838    218.030    219.387    218.948      10.67   15.82

     _ASEAN     27.288     21.662      7.082      5.950    -15.99    28.278     20.899     20.509     20.530     -27.40    1.48

     _CAFTA      1.123      0.678      0.220      0.132    -39.77     1.058      0.731      0.665      0.591     -44.18    0.04

     _SUB-SAH    0.989      0.290      0.191      0.137    -28.12     1.015      0.106      0.243      0.236     -76.75    0.02