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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      41.721     42.627     10.405      9.105    -12.49    42.780     41.606     40.597     41.327      -3.40  100.00

     CHINA P    20.607     19.792      4.644      3.126    -32.69    20.456     18.832     17.836     18.273     -10.67   44.22

     KOR REP     6.658      7.658      2.284      2.119     -7.22     7.999      7.417      7.499      7.493      -6.32   18.13

     INDIA       5.036      5.701      1.521      1.652      8.59     5.473      5.889      5.798      5.831       6.56   14.11

     PAKISTN     2.455      2.660      0.407      0.855    110.34     2.076      2.790      2.777      3.109      49.71    7.52

     GERMANY     1.673      1.576      0.290      0.164    -43.42     1.508      1.551      1.527      1.450      -3.85    3.51

     MEXICO      0.287      0.635      0.129      0.202     57.19     0.323      0.628      0.628      0.709     119.20    1.72

     THAILND     0.492      0.254      0.082      0.040    -50.92     0.473      0.282      0.212      0.212     -55.14    0.51


     _WTO       41.721     42.626     10.405      9.105    -12.49    42.780     41.605     40.596     41.326      -3.40  100.00

     _OECD      10.592     11.873      3.026      2.997     -0.95    11.609     11.701     11.816     11.844       2.03   28.66

     _EU27       3.524      3.896      0.655      0.824     25.70     3.223      3.971      4.009      4.064      26.12    9.83

     _EU28       3.524      3.896      0.655      0.824     25.70     3.223      3.971      4.009      4.064      26.12    9.83

     _W HEMI     0.789      0.823      0.247      0.230     -6.61     0.856      0.778      0.793      0.807      -5.78    1.95

     _NAFTA      0.341      0.668      0.142      0.215     50.70     0.373      0.662      0.668      0.740      98.60    1.79

     _ASEAN      0.634      0.475      0.148      0.071    -52.00     0.663      0.465      0.397      0.398     -39.93    0.96