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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM FABRIC
                                         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      69.594     60.376     15.385     16.377      6.44    66.805     60.021     59.299     61.367      -8.14  100.00

     MEXICO     16.293     15.095      2.615      5.972    128.35    15.204     15.709     17.135     18.451      21.36   30.07

     JAPAN      18.341     14.248      3.636      2.552    -29.83    16.839     13.977     13.613     13.163     -21.83   21.45

     CHINA P    15.072     14.248      4.457      2.638    -40.81    14.665     13.344     12.014     12.430     -15.24   20.25

     TURKEY      9.108      8.831      2.301      2.091     -9.13     9.761      8.751      8.376      8.621     -11.68   14.05

     ITALY       3.622      3.096      0.510      1.114    118.56     3.405      3.443      3.475      3.700       8.65    6.03

     INDIA       3.269      1.518      0.463      0.742     60.02     3.112      1.931      1.660      1.796     -42.29    2.93

     CHINA T     2.831      1.750      1.022      0.371    -63.76     2.957      1.238      1.194      1.098     -62.86    1.79


     _WTO       69.594     60.376     15.385     16.328      6.13    66.805     60.021     59.250     61.318      -8.21   99.92

     _W HEMI    16.432     15.101      2.617      5.983    128.59    15.212     15.715     17.153     18.467      21.40   30.09

     _NAFTA     16.294     15.101      2.617      5.972    128.16    15.207     15.715     17.141     18.455      21.36   30.07

     _OECD      12.973     12.577      2.938      3.520     19.82    13.419     12.845     12.645     13.159      -1.93   21.44

     _EU27       3.720      3.746      0.634      1.424    124.48     3.600      4.094      4.264      4.536      25.99    7.39

     _EU28       3.720      3.746      0.634      1.424    124.48     3.600      4.094      4.264      4.536      25.99    7.39