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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      8584096   7262681    5513827    4982856     -9.63   7449954    6671974    6646261    6731710      -9.64  100.00

     U KING     1225524   1297698    1014646     707222    -30.30   1364674    1053131    1037996     990274     -27.44   14.71

     CANADA      807116    698371     577997     566000     -2.08    760061     638287     651510     686374      -9.69   10.20

     CHINA P    1332359    769690     669174     555647    -16.97    876606     621758     646170     656163     -25.15    9.75

     PERU        594598    553891     383476     419987      9.52    540223     580514     579393     590402       9.29    8.77

     PORTUGL     567235    547139     368972     389288      5.51    535018     558354     570557     567455       6.06    8.43

     MEXICO      659105    678071     546772     373212    -31.74    689722     548711     508327     504511     -26.85    7.49

     INDIA       741116    509440     335450     305517     -8.92    468515     497416     474503     479507       2.35    7.12

     ITALY       517785    362924     287807     253549    -11.90    376075     331426     332592     328666     -12.61    4.88

     LITHUAN     324763    351929     243893     191716    -21.39    303203     286136     290106     299752      -1.14    4.45

     TURKEY      229842    228959     135032     162695     20.49    201252     259484     262787     256622      27.51    3.81

     N ZEAL      241443    214873     160007     146564     -8.40    231016     201847     188101     201430     -12.81    2.99

     ROMANIA     177311    158298     121501     126090      3.78    169665     143888     159844     162887      -3.99    2.42

     POLAND      229882    172440     148121     106371    -28.19    206632     115050     120701     130690     -36.75    1.94

     BULGAR       83119     85253      47161      91572     94.17     68803     120944     129686     129664      88.46    1.93

     GERMANY     155120     68741      46688     104719    124.30     66550     120304     119836     126772      90.49    1.88

     DENMARK      13518     20407      11951     112730    843.27     19751     112234     120871     121186     513.57    1.80

     REP SAF     166152     90960      69826      79787     14.27    122375      95466      90402     100921     -17.53    1.50

     CZECH        66391     99429      59655      32766    -45.07     88165      90145      72540      72540     -17.72    1.08

     AUSTRAL      70797     73369      48191      46837     -2.81     73576      77356      72682      72015      -2.12    1.07

     URUGUAY      50097     38369      27425      37270     35.90     38980      49566      47781      48214      23.69    0.72

     MALAYSA      39088     55050      55050      36501    -33.69     55050      24595      24595      36501     -33.69    0.54

     JAPAN        34146     35179      28337      25017    -11.72     36228      34476      34178      31859     -12.06    0.47

     THAILND      16800     24574      24194      18296    -24.38     24738      11576      18638      18676     -24.50    0.28


     _WTO       8584031   7262629    5513775    4982507     -9.64   7449902    6671625    6645912    6731361      -9.64   99.99

     _OECD      4296333   3835075    2895339    2669910     -7.79   3980336    3609160    3600943    3609646      -9.31   53.62

     _EU27      3507407   3201626    2376432    2142231     -9.86   3238611    2964368    2987889    2967425      -8.37   44.08

     _EU28      3507407   3201626    2376432    2142231     -9.86   3238611    2964368    2987889    2967425      -8.37   44.08

     _W HEMI    2140908   2005725    1567846    1411096    -10.00   2064815    1836568    1804539    1848975     -10.45   27.47

     _NAFTA     1466221   1376442    1124769     939212    -16.50   1449783    1186998    1159837    1190885     -17.86   17.69

     _SUB-SAHA   166814     92370      71225      86000     20.74    123774     101690      96626     107145     -13.43    1.59

     _ASEAN       55888     80935      80555      54797    -31.98     81099      36171      43233      55177     -31.96    0.82