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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING FABRIC
                                             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    262708002 234677934  170894826  172342141      0.85 229996607  237990215  235943388  236125249       2.66  100.00

     CHINA P  107018724  96270034   68734345   70152316      2.06  91250370   98193296   97416060   97688005       7.05   41.37

     PAKISTN   57084511  49193030   35102314   41257041     17.53  47919681   54703880   54289238   55347757      15.50   23.44

     KOR REP   51992886  43955491   33372085   29784299    -10.75  45147599   40546239   40527925   40367705     -10.59   17.10

     INDIA      9344620  10982157    7465134    8451881     13.22   9526453   12278650   12193620   11968904      25.64    5.07

     JAPAN     14635059  11287650    8663031    7564018    -12.69  12422809   10377178   10296416   10188637     -17.98    4.31

     THAILND    6664578   8270762    6139706    7595749     23.72   7996711    9473026    9508455    9726805      21.64    4.12

     INDNSIA    5672670   3487661    2580308    3294978     27.70   3973601    4207441    4335986    4202331       5.76    1.78

     TURKMEN    2672126   5152597    3613467    1798564    -50.23   4473016    4547191    3951710    3337694     -25.38    1.41

     MALAYSA     274493    729067     448337     885057     97.41    662546     858206    1092613    1165787      75.96    0.49

     GERMANY     998426    996061     733074     811707     10.73   1091212    1002454    1042133    1074694      -1.51    0.46

     ARAB EM    4702732   2964269    2964269        240    -99.99   4078116     757962     247685        240     -99.99    0.00


     _WTO     260023329 229512640  167271797  170538874      1.95 225510987  233435186  231983840  232779717       3.22   98.58

     _OECD     54281811  46057037   34989507   31153741    -10.96  47422086   42321983   42348208   42221271     -10.97   17.88

     _ASEAN    12612567  12488140    9169001   11777887     28.45  12633526   14541426   14939157   15097026      19.50    6.39

     _EU27      1600530   1548758    1190025    1134878     -4.63   1715176    1466649    1471657    1493611     -12.92    0.63

     _EU28      1600530   1548758    1190025    1134878     -4.63   1715176    1466649    1471657    1493611     -12.92    0.63