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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    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   19469.047  18964.636  14265.152  14219.225     -0.32 18966.620  18926.061  18895.615  18918.709      -0.25  100.00

     CHINA P  6408.438   6186.410   4612.979   4551.502     -1.33  6159.881   6121.524   6117.410   6124.934      -0.57   32.38

     INDIA    2276.224   2404.945   1803.527   1936.739      7.39  2345.534   2529.775   2526.989   2538.157       8.21   13.42

     PAKISTN  2343.736   2208.629   1654.585   1651.218     -0.20  2249.594   2202.071   2192.688   2205.262      -1.97   11.66

     VIETNAM  1502.738   1532.360   1145.280   1210.447      5.69  1499.810   1589.995   1582.642   1597.527       6.52    8.44

     BNGLDSH  1492.220   1501.182   1162.425   1156.347     -0.52  1516.356   1500.957   1494.389   1495.104      -1.40    7.90

     HONDURA   643.998    620.146    470.294    445.890     -5.19   628.415    606.019    603.061    595.742      -5.20    3.15

     INDNSIA   654.440    624.574    479.514    449.828     -6.19   637.581    594.247    591.433    594.888      -6.70    3.14

     MEXICO    577.328    519.593    392.386    404.820      3.17   525.024    529.060    531.664    532.027       1.33    2.81

     SALVADR   514.578    490.972    374.283    330.971    -11.57   505.139    453.629    454.878    447.660     -11.38    2.37

     CAMBOD    497.669    424.534    315.352    319.824      1.42   427.280    424.005    429.715    429.007       0.40    2.27

     NICARAG   279.340    278.629    210.864    223.998      6.23   281.743    289.985    292.164    291.762       3.56    1.54

     SRI LKA   245.997    224.142    169.861    157.681     -7.17   234.337    210.816    212.760    211.963      -9.55    1.12

     THAILND   225.871    222.323    163.633    146.066    -10.74   220.354    215.914    208.714    204.756      -7.08    1.08

     DOM REP   165.926    188.050    134.483    127.772     -4.99   174.280    182.504    184.763    181.339       4.05    0.96

     HAITI     227.834    202.662    159.192    131.873    -17.16   213.457    182.947    180.083    175.344     -17.86    0.93

     KOR REP   173.842    161.373    124.468    116.173     -6.66   165.378    149.655    150.215    153.078      -7.44    0.81

     TURKEY    114.750    133.104     91.208    100.095      9.74   124.108    136.041    137.738    141.990      14.41    0.75

     GUATMAL   180.720    161.205    128.461    108.242    -15.74   171.075    140.534    141.239    140.986     -17.59    0.75

     PHIL R    160.780    131.426    102.573     86.414    -15.75   131.703    121.599    120.270    115.267     -12.48    0.61

     EGYPT      87.807     71.841     54.025     61.616     14.05    72.772     76.271     78.763     79.432       9.15    0.42

     JORDAN     58.081     58.069     45.048     39.884    -11.46    56.755     59.457     57.463     52.905      -6.78    0.28

     BAHRAIN    58.540     62.454     50.812     40.468    -20.36    64.049     54.804     51.615     52.110     -18.64    0.28

     MALAYSA    69.323     56.792     44.641     36.242    -18.81    59.052     49.203     48.293     48.393     -18.05    0.26

     PORTUGL    38.517     39.624     29.322     34.814     18.73    40.579     43.149     44.104     45.117      11.18    0.24

     PERU       42.452     41.136     31.088     32.834      5.62    41.587     41.799     42.072     42.882       3.11    0.23

     KENYA      44.945     46.024     36.839     30.442    -17.36    48.303     39.714     40.138     39.628     -17.96    0.21

     ITALY      43.743     37.954     28.238     29.611      4.86    39.805     38.799     38.921     39.327      -1.20    0.21

     CANADA     32.815     33.043     23.652     27.401     15.85    31.940     36.631     36.387     36.792      15.19    0.19

     JAPAN      30.468     31.182     22.990     24.116      4.90    30.561     32.112     32.405     32.309       5.72    0.17

     HG KONG    27.180     29.116     21.817     19.959     -8.51    28.486     27.743     28.289     27.259      -4.31    0.14

     CHINA T    30.202     27.696     21.293     18.868    -11.39    28.285     25.280     25.117     25.271     -10.66    0.13

     MAURIT     28.759     26.162     19.606     14.614    -25.46    27.157     22.498     21.407     21.170     -22.05    0.11

     COLOMB     23.171     18.809     14.116     14.157      0.29    20.184     18.294     18.575     18.850      -6.61    0.10

     LESOTHO    21.908     19.855     14.123     12.799     -9.38    19.665     18.666     19.085     18.530      -5.77    0.10

     GERMANY    17.262     17.471     12.981     13.107      0.97    16.855     16.808     17.048     17.597       4.40    0.09

     TURKMEN    15.849     19.818     14.423     10.844    -24.81    18.386     19.148     15.829     16.239     -11.68    0.09

     MADAGAS     4.857      9.653      6.810     11.167     63.98     8.505     13.211     13.576     14.011      64.73    0.07

     SPAIN      14.012     13.023      9.830      9.732     -1.00    13.028     12.639     12.798     12.925      -0.79    0.07

     ISRAEL      9.727      8.553      6.528      7.382     13.09     8.713      9.595      9.555      9.407       7.97    0.05

     ETHIOP      2.344      5.285      3.857      7.764    101.28     4.553      7.901      8.738      9.192     101.91    0.05

     OMAN        0.106      1.425      0.818      7.124    770.73     0.837      7.267      7.697      7.731     823.19    0.04

     BURMA       4.398      3.888      2.858      5.368     87.78     3.874      5.284      5.865      6.397      65.13    0.03

     MOROC       3.724      7.571      6.173      4.456    -27.81     7.074      6.521      6.344      5.855     -17.23    0.03

     FRANCE      6.509      5.055      3.836      4.027      4.97     5.400      5.117      5.168      5.245      -2.86    0.03

     U KING      5.179      5.184      3.871      3.875      0.11     5.078      5.395      5.024      5.188       2.16    0.03

     BRAZIL      2.663      4.205      3.150      3.414      8.40     3.859      4.635      4.593      4.470      15.83    0.02

     ARAB EM    19.935     10.705      9.571      2.905    -69.65    13.657      4.399      4.661      4.039     -70.43    0.02

     ESTONIA     0.185      1.243      0.874      3.067    250.85     0.965      2.995      3.152      3.436     256.06    0.02

     SWITZLD     1.567      1.193      0.653      2.765    323.79     0.826      2.990      3.179      3.306     300.36    0.02

     SLOVENI     1.157      1.458      1.100      2.390    117.33     1.662      2.329      2.544      2.748      65.33    0.01

     TNZANIA     0.511      1.575      1.103      2.110     91.37     1.212      2.285      2.416      2.583     113.03    0.01

     NEPAL       3.921      2.961      2.463      1.919    -22.10     3.251      2.325      2.352      2.416     -25.68    0.01

     ROMANIA     2.257      2.322      1.810      1.901      5.03     2.297      2.499      2.421      2.413       5.08    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.445      1.824      1.187      1.427     20.18     1.861      1.947      2.082      2.063      10.86    0.01

     POLAND      1.424      1.796      1.375      1.576     14.66     1.778      2.032      1.957      1.998      12.34    0.01

     TUNISIA     2.178      1.987      1.589      1.566     -1.42     2.189      2.209      2.059      1.964     -10.27    0.01

     SLOVAK      0.143      0.950      0.544      1.415    160.10     0.575      1.884      1.777      1.821     216.41    0.01

     MACAU       2.850      1.887      1.425      1.142    -19.84     2.148      1.754      1.798      1.604     -25.34    0.01

     NETHLDS     1.866      1.924      1.594      0.974    -38.92     2.156      1.272      1.215      1.304     -39.54    0.01


     _WTO    19449.313  18938.136  14245.915  14199.828     -0.32 18942.337  18897.749  18869.787  18892.048      -0.27   99.86

     _ASEAN   3117.933   2998.013   2255.480   2255.831      0.02  2981.848   3002.317   2989.119   2998.365       0.55   15.85

     _W HEMI  2692.090   2560.137   1943.399   1852.433     -4.68  2598.340   2487.264   2490.836   2469.171      -4.97   13.05

     _CAFTA   1784.634   1739.180   1318.554   1236.903     -6.19  1760.826   1672.719   1676.147   1657.529      -5.87    8.76

     _NAFTA    610.144    552.636    416.038    432.221      3.89   556.963    565.690    568.051    568.819       2.13    3.01

     _OECD     459.004    457.075    335.577    349.064      4.02   453.400    457.076    460.645    470.563       3.79    2.49

     _CBI      227.870    203.367    159.806    131.878    -17.48   214.074    183.040    180.177    175.438     -18.05    0.93

     _EU28     139.497    134.073     99.851    111.276     11.44   136.179    141.268    142.712    145.497       6.84    0.77

     _EU27     139.382    133.974     99.761    111.195     11.46   136.078    141.185    142.622    145.408       6.86    0.77

     _SUB-SAH  105.872    109.787     83.227     79.930     -3.96   110.576    105.724    106.770    106.491      -3.69    0.56