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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                         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     122.975    116.454     28.169     27.837     -1.18   121.453    115.611    116.277    116.122      -4.39  100.00

     PERU       20.256     23.864      4.938      6.408     29.78    21.656     23.748     24.919     25.334      16.99   21.82

     ITALY      13.137     13.566      2.660      2.775      4.33    13.321     13.669     13.694     13.682       2.71   11.78

     CHINA P    13.449     12.921      2.989      3.517     17.68    12.107     13.177     13.141     13.450      11.09   11.58

     CANADA     15.547     13.544      3.682      3.184    -13.52    14.459     12.909     12.975     13.046      -9.77   11.23

     U KING     12.406      9.348      2.157      1.880    -12.82    11.795      8.961      9.161      9.072     -23.09    7.81

     MEXICO     11.248      8.495      2.376      1.958    -17.60    10.812      8.606      8.183      8.077     -25.30    6.96

     PORTUGL     5.200      4.772      1.303      1.475     13.19     5.556      4.809      4.716      4.944     -11.01    4.26

     ROMANIA     3.355      3.621      0.952      0.966      1.48     3.722      3.566      3.724      3.635      -2.32    3.13

     TURKEY      3.747      3.208      0.663      0.967     45.82     3.026      3.447      3.627      3.512      16.06    3.02

     REP SAF     2.132      2.819      0.867      0.663    -23.51     2.442      2.729      2.636      2.615       7.07    2.25

     URUGUAY     1.896      2.509      0.499      0.496     -0.56     1.870      2.543      2.499      2.506      34.03    2.16

     N ZEAL      2.466      2.330      0.640      0.495    -22.67     2.592      2.273      2.341      2.185     -15.71    1.88

     INDIA       3.478      2.296      0.811      0.655    -19.25     3.794      2.210      2.197      2.140     -43.60    1.84

     LITHUAN     2.790      1.974      0.149      0.030    -79.75     1.998      1.905      1.905      1.855      -7.11    1.60

     DENMARK     0.236      1.188      0.223      0.610    173.26     0.398      1.389      1.429      1.575     295.67    1.36

     POLAND      2.285      1.746      0.767      0.522    -31.91     2.235      1.628      1.514      1.502     -32.80    1.29

     GERMANY     1.598      1.753      0.426      0.141    -66.93     1.786      1.573      1.517      1.468     -17.84    1.26

     JAPAN       1.355      1.103      0.285      0.114    -60.10     1.346      0.976      0.995      0.932     -30.75    0.80

     BULGAR      1.225      1.503      0.914      0.115    -87.47     1.961      1.363      0.994      0.703     -64.13    0.61

     CZECH       1.193      0.662      0.061      0.000   -100.00     0.765      0.662      0.632      0.601     -21.41    0.52

     AUSTRAL     0.969      0.500      0.245      0.197    -19.73     0.993      0.681      0.642      0.452     -54.51    0.39

     MALAYSA     0.343      0.282      0.000      0.096       *       0.223      0.378      0.378      0.378      69.50    0.33

     THAILND     0.451      0.325      0.139      0.003    -97.79     0.458      0.190      0.189      0.189     -58.67    0.16


     _WTO      122.973    116.441     28.164     27.837     -1.16   121.445    115.603    116.269    116.114      -4.39   99.99

     _OECD      59.904     53.775     13.097     12.692     -3.09    58.051     53.299     53.551     53.370      -8.06   45.96

     _W HEMI    49.504     48.791     11.532     12.083      4.78    49.302     48.209     48.975     49.342       0.08   42.49

     _EU27      44.275     40.967      9.825      8.836    -10.07    44.409     40.438     40.211     39.978      -9.98   34.43

     _EU28      44.275     40.967      9.825      8.836    -10.07    44.409     40.438     40.211     39.978      -9.98   34.43

     _NAFTA     26.795     22.039      6.058      5.142    -15.12    25.271     21.515     21.158     21.123     -16.41   18.19

     _SUB-SAH    2.159      2.917      0.918      0.703    -23.33     2.494      2.776      2.724      2.703       8.38    2.33

     _ASEAN      0.823      0.607      0.139      0.100    -28.33     0.705      0.568      0.567      0.567     -19.47    0.49