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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     22594717  19996063   13864327   16877362     21.73  19415015   22693196   22904217   23009098      18.51  100.00

     TURKEY     8073003   6209020    3887840    5958796     53.27   5964414    8042069    8082450    8279976      38.82   35.99

     CHINA P    5900383   5585085    4053558    5127630     26.50   5382755    6291830    6542776    6659157      23.71   28.94

     CANADA     3180099   3261488    2257362    2327599      3.11   3041974    3524269    3492239    3331725       9.53   14.48

     MEXICO     1697365   1693550    1280926    1034678    -19.22   1671578    1509894    1464622    1447302     -13.42    6.29

     INDIA       925707    605122     405400     669009     65.02    730593     793302     861631     868731      18.91    3.78

     THAILND     857304    805161     618875     487071    -21.30    845400     709764     698101     673357     -20.35    2.93

     GERMANY     387005    322602     224244     210074     -6.32    323169     309716     311043     308432      -4.56    1.34

     JAPAN       144851    284798     201320     171568    -14.78    219859     280903     273585     255046      16.00    1.11

     ITALY       140440    156413     130185     117723     -9.57    165549     149213     149668     143951     -13.05    0.63

     U KING      131081    107155      71525      93977     31.39    100574     110346     110639     129607      28.87    0.56


     _WTO      22593312  19990796   13864064   16877339     21.73  19414617   22688145   22899190   23004071      18.49   99.98

     _OECD     12369874  10327821    6766801    8927351     31.93   9917512   12427433   12442218   12488371      25.92   54.28

     _W HEMI    5139793   5254728    3751724    3588302     -4.36   4985725    5364448    5274089    5091306       2.12   22.13

     _NAFTA     4877464   4955038    3538288    3362277     -4.97   4713552    5034163    4956861    4779027       1.39   20.77

     _EU28       988440    877053     643625     628494     -2.35    899437     856502     857437     861922      -4.17    3.75

     _EU27       984070    875962     642534     625910     -2.59    898333     854006     854941     859338      -4.34    3.73

     _ASEAN      973387    970236     752608     567131    -24.64   1001019     822780     803025     784759     -21.60    3.41

     _CAFTA      124842    154120     105935      84492    -20.24    132725     149766     136554     132677      -0.04    0.58