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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC 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   11967.559  12597.278   9566.137   9284.661     -2.94 12423.521  12402.319  12278.660  12315.802      -0.87  100.00

     CHINA P  4548.576   4855.967   3637.579   3628.933     -0.24  4677.814   4890.653   4833.090   4847.320       3.62   39.36

     INDIA     989.936   1132.886    854.967    896.442      4.85  1097.246   1177.200   1180.158   1174.361       7.03    9.54

     KOR REP   801.858    854.806    649.939    646.820     -0.48   831.966    849.358    847.055    851.687       2.37    6.92

     VIETNAM   835.929    779.438    590.167    551.945     -6.48   800.033    765.494    719.342    741.216      -7.35    6.02

     CANADA    743.581    728.760    566.924    551.130     -2.79   748.113    705.652    705.661    712.967      -4.70    5.79

     MEXICO    428.301    510.266    384.779    438.528     13.97   481.544    557.105    554.256    564.015      17.13    4.58

     CHINA T   539.428    524.225    390.554    388.089     -0.63   512.380    533.450    522.767    521.759       1.83    4.24

     GERMANY   397.545    438.442    328.619    324.690     -1.20   422.811    446.411    444.018    434.513       2.77    3.53

     TURKEY    370.622    373.476    303.929    245.751    -19.14   398.174    315.667    320.346    315.299     -20.81    2.56

     JAPAN     241.397    258.883    194.303    193.101     -0.62   256.599    254.912    255.010    257.681       0.42    2.09

     ITALY     251.677    233.243    172.821    158.728     -8.15   245.126    217.676    217.964    219.150     -10.60    1.78

     ISRAEL    295.903    234.818    191.002    170.727    -10.61   256.328    218.684    216.631    214.543     -16.30    1.74

     PAKISTN   153.887    131.048     92.297    101.742     10.23   129.774    138.196    137.961    140.494       8.26    1.14

     THAILND   119.557    130.585     95.563     90.251     -5.56   126.728    128.548    125.629    125.273      -1.15    1.02

     S ARAB    136.701    175.304    149.326     73.264    -50.94   173.647    109.620    105.877     99.242     -42.85    0.81

     SPAIN      40.727     56.897     41.520     82.539     98.79    57.137     77.328     89.806     97.916      71.37    0.80

     INDNSIA    61.207    100.684     76.452     62.950    -17.66    93.917     88.014     86.312     87.182      -7.17    0.71

     LUXMBRG   101.245    116.626     98.118     67.747    -30.95   132.067     85.815     82.415     86.255     -34.69    0.70

     FRANCE    103.925    100.244     78.672     63.953    -18.71   101.007     86.730     87.418     85.525     -15.33    0.69

     NETHLDS    61.917     71.553     52.888     50.808     -3.93    64.545     72.751     71.023     69.473       7.64    0.56

     BRAZIL     67.126     67.018     53.671     54.187      0.96    72.403     73.231     68.369     67.534      -6.72    0.55

     CZECH      31.515     47.234     35.211     49.263     39.91    42.221     57.963     59.816     61.285      45.15    0.50

     U KING     52.345     51.202     37.728     42.795     13.43    48.976     55.326     55.771     56.270      14.89    0.46

     POLAND     59.854     69.141     53.458     34.003    -36.39    70.766     53.215     50.992     49.687     -29.79    0.40

     ARAB EM   101.502     72.815     61.130     36.606    -40.12    86.042     50.785     49.818     48.291     -43.87    0.39

     SWEDEN     19.759     55.660     35.609     13.729    -61.44    43.574     33.220     33.715     33.781     -22.48    0.27

     BELGIUM    37.494     29.378     20.058     20.286      1.14    28.145     29.080     29.426     29.606       5.19    0.24

     AUSTRAL    33.047     24.434     17.457     19.006      8.87    27.015     26.380     26.060     25.983      -3.82    0.21

     RUSSIA     29.421    102.576     92.396     14.768    -84.02   114.156     38.775     32.577     24.949     -78.15    0.20

     GREECE     21.078     23.563     18.384     18.406      0.12    23.073     24.023     23.751     23.586       2.22    0.19

     COLOMB     28.005     20.334     15.692     15.342     -2.23    23.187     17.688     17.860     19.984     -13.82    0.16

     CAMBOD     13.654     16.727     12.812     15.489     20.90    17.944     17.772     19.233     19.405       8.14    0.16

     MALAYSA    30.815     12.073      8.783     15.594     77.55    12.343     18.020     18.757     18.885      53.00    0.15

     N ZEAL     14.269     12.424      9.467     11.450     20.94    13.484     14.948     14.833     14.406       6.84    0.12

     SWITZLD    10.466     10.599      7.393     10.961     48.27     9.643     12.853     13.631     14.167      46.91    0.12

     PORTUGL    15.498      8.984      6.458     11.028     70.77     9.987     12.602     13.608     13.554      35.71    0.11

     TURKMEN     9.759     14.767     10.253      8.459    -17.50    12.520     14.613     13.487     12.973       3.62    0.11

     FINLAND     7.569     10.925      7.781      8.989     15.52     9.242     12.095     11.975     12.133      31.29    0.10

     SLOVENI    10.068      9.714      7.574      9.077     19.83    10.537      9.951     11.106     11.216       6.45    0.09

     GUATMAL    11.232      8.876      7.702      9.322     21.04    10.984      9.731      9.972     10.496      -4.44    0.09

     REP SAF    16.178     14.661     11.669      6.054    -48.12    14.572     11.583     10.197      9.047     -37.91    0.07

     HONDURA     1.503      2.123      1.354      8.231    507.92     1.638      6.870      8.491      9.000     449.42    0.07

     HG KONG    43.030     30.780     28.744      6.770    -76.45    42.088      8.841      8.664      8.806     -79.08    0.07

     PERU        7.487     10.044      7.912      6.390    -19.23    10.768      9.086      7.791      8.522     -20.85    0.07

     SALVADR     4.893      4.013      2.879      6.693    132.51     3.770      6.514      7.372      7.827     107.60    0.06

     SRI LKA     3.042      2.933      2.221      4.794    115.90     3.112      4.768      5.344      5.506      76.94    0.04

     AUSTRIA    12.222      7.314      6.171      4.191    -32.08     7.653      5.202      5.561      5.335     -30.29    0.04

     IRELAND     4.532      4.980      3.292      3.065     -6.91     4.527      4.021      4.517      4.752       4.98    0.04

     SLOVAK      2.171      4.142      3.043      3.640     19.60     3.722      5.121      4.946      4.739      27.31    0.04

     ROMANIA     1.678      3.727      2.245      2.971     32.35     2.477      4.456      4.525      4.453      79.78    0.04

     DENMARK     9.636      5.235      4.156      3.342    -19.58     6.293      4.032      3.967      4.421     -29.74    0.04

     DOM REP     5.305      4.861      3.517      2.784    -20.83     4.970      4.164      4.209      4.129     -16.93    0.03

     PHIL R      4.886      2.889      2.584      2.843     10.05     3.376      3.407      3.305      3.149      -6.72    0.03

     EGYPT       7.198      2.136      1.915      2.247     17.33     2.945      2.422      2.322      2.468     -16.19    0.02

     MALTA       1.534      2.654      1.762      1.318    -25.18     2.533      2.211      2.211      2.211     -12.75    0.02

     NORWAY      1.082      2.194      1.329      1.219     -8.32     1.603      1.995      2.061      2.084      30.00    0.02

     BAHRAIN     1.818      2.230      1.502      1.347    -10.33     1.972      2.178      2.142      2.075       5.21    0.02

     VENEZ       0.616      1.355      0.937      1.411     50.55     1.090      1.660      1.814      1.829      67.81    0.01


     _WTO    11956.322  12580.582   9554.265   9274.842     -2.92 12409.298  12386.020  12263.408  12301.160      -0.87   99.88

     _OECD    3204.886   3339.011   2558.474   2444.830     -4.44  3348.466   3205.962   3217.043   3225.368      -3.68   26.19

     _W HEMI  1300.285   1361.458   1048.400   1095.551      4.50  1362.063   1394.652   1388.263   1408.609       3.42   11.44

     _EU28    1246.994   1354.188   1017.833    977.834     -3.93  1339.385   1303.422   1312.822   1314.189      -1.88   10.67

     _EU27    1246.760   1354.018   1017.707    977.764     -3.92  1339.191   1303.309   1312.686   1314.075      -1.88   10.67

     _NAFTA   1171.881   1239.026    951.703    989.659      3.99  1229.656   1262.757   1259.916   1276.982       3.85   10.37

     _ASEAN   1066.383   1042.560    786.522    739.147     -6.02  1054.551   1021.309    972.662    995.185      -5.63    8.08

     _CAFTA     23.107     20.603     16.093     27.169     68.82    22.068     27.610     30.276     31.679      43.55    0.26

     _SUB-SAH   16.643     14.911     11.817      6.645    -43.76    14.745     12.235     10.847      9.740     -33.94    0.08