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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2017
   Country      2015       2016       9/2016     9/2017  % Change    9/2016     7/2017     8/2017     9/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD    3151.502   2986.657   2300.700   2320.033      0.84  2998.403   3000.111   2995.150   3005.989       0.25  100.00

     CHINA P   635.138    637.962    501.729    539.210      7.47   642.785    665.300    666.101    675.443       5.08   22.47

     KOR REP   565.793    583.643    450.178    474.619      5.43   580.829    601.988    601.401    608.084       4.69   20.23

     MEXICO    321.903    288.091    226.016    203.808     -9.83   293.699    272.164    268.264    265.882      -9.47    8.85

     INDIA     255.473    246.743    187.691    187.516     -0.09   246.356    247.296    245.796    246.568       0.09    8.20

     INDNSIA   310.723    261.436    203.962    155.684    -23.67   262.514    224.730    216.913    213.157     -18.80    7.09

     TURKEY    139.516    160.652    111.069    129.922     16.97   139.208    174.994    176.599    179.505      28.95    5.97

     CHINA T   160.105    150.443    115.705    128.016     10.64   155.024    168.294    163.813    162.754       4.99    5.41

     CANADA    149.630    156.787    119.506    111.479     -6.72   160.587    150.561    151.925    148.760      -7.36    4.95

     PORTUGL    76.457     58.262     53.284     47.050    -11.70    64.732     52.690     52.077     52.028     -19.63    1.73

     GERMANY    48.697     39.786     30.397     32.593      7.22    39.433     40.446     42.339     41.982       6.47    1.40

     VIETNAM    51.072     34.566     24.722     31.645     28.00    36.435     38.739     40.445     41.489      13.87    1.38

     JAPAN      41.982     30.931     23.802     28.734     20.72    32.123     35.861     36.075     35.863      11.64    1.19

     THAILND    39.002     38.601     31.639     28.766     -9.08    40.945     36.343     36.189     35.727     -12.74    1.19

     PAKISTN    52.833     48.455     37.199     24.107    -35.20    51.235     39.459     37.650     35.363     -30.98    1.18

     LATVIA     36.013     27.701     18.414     24.490     33.00    25.917     31.362     32.962     33.777      30.33    1.12

     CZECH      20.522     11.143      7.008     23.770    239.21     9.779     23.190     25.553     27.906     185.37    0.93

     MALAYSA    39.026     35.276     29.024     21.235    -26.84    37.491     29.370     28.067     27.487     -26.68    0.91

     ITALY      29.567     19.812     14.177     12.590    -11.20    20.203     17.648     17.718     18.224      -9.80    0.61

     SPAIN      19.268     19.858     15.185     12.449    -18.02    19.706     18.146     17.656     17.121     -13.11    0.57

     ISRAEL     13.790     10.502      8.186     11.915     45.55    10.029     13.333     13.801     14.231      41.90    0.47

     FRANCE     15.102     13.943      9.213      8.485     -7.91    14.057     14.081     13.696     13.214      -5.99    0.44

     POLAND      5.737      8.930      4.624      4.652      0.62     7.931      8.234      8.269      8.959      12.96    0.30

     U KING      8.432      8.128      6.161      6.340      2.92     8.732      7.442      8.065      8.307      -4.86    0.28

     AUSTRAL     0.388      1.064      0.354      7.509   2018.60     0.568      4.482      7.521      8.219    1347.36    0.27

     PHIL R     12.882      7.517      6.072      6.556      7.97     8.452      8.360      8.476      8.002      -5.33    0.27

     BELGIUM     7.113      4.787      2.092      5.113    144.46     3.721      7.427      7.619      7.809     109.86    0.26

     NETHLDS     9.270      9.274      6.610      4.603    -30.37     9.160      8.265      7.165      7.267     -20.67    0.24

     C RICA      5.320      5.823      4.630      5.913     27.71     5.761      7.102      7.105      7.105      23.34    0.24

     UKRAINE     0.052      2.642      0.960      5.087    429.73     1.012      4.639      7.186      6.768     568.76    0.23

     ROMANIA     6.992      6.799      5.032      4.416    -12.25     6.478      5.955      6.152      6.183      -4.55    0.21

     SLOVAK     10.225      8.801      7.587      3.662    -51.73    11.745      4.861      4.754      4.877     -58.48    0.16

     EGYPT       6.272      8.361      6.730      2.907    -56.80     8.512      5.549      5.277      4.538     -46.68    0.15

     PERU        3.381      3.599      2.704      2.686     -0.69     3.621      3.548      3.504      3.580      -1.11    0.12

     COLOMB     11.123      4.605      3.480      1.963    -43.60     6.690      2.794      3.049      3.088     -53.84    0.10

     RUSSIA      8.689      4.395      3.651      2.290    -37.29     5.098      2.711      2.711      3.033     -40.50    0.10

     GUATMAL     5.956      4.962      4.682      2.727    -41.76     5.290      2.685      2.876      3.007     -43.15    0.10

     SLOVENI     2.071      1.984      1.587      2.026     27.70     2.184      2.403      2.460      2.423      10.98    0.08

     HONDURA     5.497      3.206      2.530      1.672    -33.88     3.611      2.342      2.287      2.349     -34.94    0.08

     HUNGARY     3.787      4.670      3.981      1.151    -71.10     4.563      2.295      2.078      1.839     -59.70    0.06

     GREECE      1.950      1.547      1.509      0.610    -59.58     1.906      0.633      0.988      0.648     -66.02    0.02

     SALVADR     3.030      1.488      1.271      0.094    -92.60     1.834      0.340      0.312      0.312     -83.01    0.01


     _WTO     3151.097   2985.794   2300.322   2319.292      0.82  2997.810   2998.908   2994.293   3004.765       0.23   99.96

     _OECD    1105.069   1106.067    837.964    885.935      5.72  1088.580   1136.608   1144.791   1154.039       6.01   38.39

     _W HEMI   506.826    469.797    365.743    331.887     -9.26   482.252    443.357    441.160    435.941      -9.60   14.50

     _NAFTA    471.533    444.878    345.523    315.287     -8.75   454.286    422.725    420.190    414.642      -8.73   13.79

     _ASEAN    453.614    377.467    295.490    243.945    -17.44   385.908    337.544    330.092    325.922     -15.54   10.84

     _EU28     304.516    248.983    189.435    196.904      3.94   253.523    248.896    253.456    256.452       1.16    8.53

     _EU27     304.487    248.975    189.427    196.887      3.94   253.516    248.879    253.440    256.435       1.15    8.53

     _CAFTA     19.810     15.558     13.191     10.415    -21.05    16.573     12.550     12.588     12.782     -22.88    0.43