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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      46.739     25.701      7.222      6.544     -9.39    42.714     25.386     24.662     25.023     -41.42  100.00

     INDNSIA    22.804     10.543      3.605      3.922      8.77    21.667     10.342     10.377     10.860     -49.88   43.40

     CHINA P     6.610      4.558      1.163      1.025    -11.89     6.291      4.608      4.559      4.420     -29.75   17.66

     INDIA       6.567      4.730      1.227      0.334    -72.78     5.483      4.407      3.777      3.837     -30.02   15.33

     KOR REP     5.764      2.528      0.504      0.280    -44.40     4.978      2.652      2.493      2.304     -53.71    9.21

     SPAIN       1.269      0.341      0.073      0.129     76.31     0.894      0.311      0.342      0.397     -55.64    1.58

     THAILND     0.760      0.109      0.000      0.252       *       0.374      0.150      0.192      0.361      -3.56    1.44


     _WTO       46.739     25.701      7.222      6.544     -9.39    42.714     25.386     24.662     25.023     -41.42  100.00

     _ASEAN     23.969     10.737      3.605      4.174     15.76    22.237     10.577     10.654     11.305     -49.16   45.18

     _OECD       9.452      5.506      1.212      0.984    -18.88     8.625      5.619      5.494      5.278     -38.81   21.09

     _EU27       2.818      1.823      0.445      0.481      8.22     2.648      1.801      1.884      1.859     -29.79    7.43

     _EU28       2.818      1.823      0.445      0.481      8.22     2.648      1.801      1.884      1.859     -29.79    7.43