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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    155864447 141447177   95863004  109546995     14.27 135059940  150708535  150746474  155131168      14.86  100.00

     CHINA P  128090893 114717153   76971663   88636872     15.16 108474284  124087893  122287153  126382362      16.51   81.47

     INDIA     11628913  14502476    9508512   12021655     26.43  12636423   16173034   16957579   17015619      34.66   10.97

     KOR REP    2610054   3113333    1854979    2994157     61.41   2645579    3705729    4175713    4252511      60.74    2.74

     PAKISTN    6232784   4001448    3237103    2742715    -15.27   5354086    2918483    3248233    3507060     -34.50    2.26

     MEXICO     3636887   1207533     923575     991820      7.39   1731331    1046427    1275663    1275778     -26.31    0.82

     GERMANY     572570   1103141     944632     689847    -26.97   1092642     804005     802032     848356     -22.36    0.55

     THAILND    1232048   1181229    1139119     471163    -58.64   1389624     729312     723101     513273     -63.06    0.33


     _WTO     155861625 141447177   95863004  109546755     14.27 135059940  150708535  150746474  155130928      14.86  100.00

     _OECD      3772022   4579298    3086275    3951103     28.02   4189650    4838988    5303458    5444126      29.94    3.51

     _W HEMI    4149003   1512366    1161496    1095780     -5.66   2119590    1199974    1446493    1446650     -31.75    0.93

     _NAFTA     3643941   1226129     938857     999087      6.42   1749692    1056966    1286202    1286359     -26.48    0.83

     _EU27      1002873   1364888    1147667     913283    -20.42   1400547    1074872    1069132    1130504     -19.28    0.73

     _EU28      1002873   1364888    1147667     913283    -20.42   1400547    1074872    1069132    1130504     -19.28    0.73

     _ASEAN     1267268   1251048    1180645     570188    -51.71   1444027     813220     851777     640591     -55.64    0.41