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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1424.456   1238.580    941.277    930.080     -1.19  1260.517   1227.219   1225.455   1227.383      -2.63  100.00

     CHINA P   226.551    200.194    151.759    164.474      8.38   201.226    208.065    209.620    212.909       5.81   17.35

     MEXICO    165.400    148.469    114.590    109.307     -4.61   150.073    145.511    143.984    143.186      -4.59   11.67

     CANADA    169.120    159.486    122.683    105.709    -13.84   165.446    146.074    146.377    142.512     -13.86   11.61

     TURKEY     97.623     77.636     51.029     71.353     39.83    73.973     94.257     95.309     97.960      32.43    7.98

     KOR REP   101.152     95.008     73.897     74.277      0.51    96.789     94.030     93.827     95.388      -1.45    7.77

     INDIA      94.155     81.420     61.505     64.279      4.51    82.195     83.941     83.726     84.194       2.43    6.86

     INDNSIA   103.855     83.929     65.205     48.621    -25.43    84.207     71.229     68.484     67.345     -20.02    5.49

     CHINA T    56.711     51.714     39.658     40.644      2.49    52.852     54.660     52.939     52.700      -0.29    4.29

     ITALY      51.368     37.672     29.247     28.105     -3.91    39.822     36.576     36.763     36.529      -8.27    2.98

     GERMANY    42.961     34.186     25.697     26.274      2.25    34.662     33.735     35.117     34.763       0.29    2.83

     PERU       25.468     23.851     17.151     18.451      7.58    23.761     24.921     24.691     25.150       5.85    2.05

     FRANCE     25.743     23.307     16.515     16.628      0.69    24.108     23.533     23.575     23.420      -2.86    1.91

     U KING     23.985     23.769     17.820     14.904    -16.37    24.834     20.867     21.135     20.852     -16.03    1.70

     PORTUGL    33.384     23.717     20.786     17.141    -17.54    26.212     20.346     20.158     20.071     -23.43    1.64

     JAPAN      27.161     21.384     17.177     15.369    -10.52    23.062     19.956     19.714     19.576     -15.12    1.59

     THAILND    19.701     18.721     15.253     13.495    -11.53    19.854     16.919     16.985     16.962     -14.57    1.38

     VIETNAM    17.446     11.558      8.324     10.276     23.44    12.267     12.572     13.085     13.510      10.13    1.10

     PAKISTN    19.464     16.216     12.261      8.990    -26.68    17.551     14.149     13.589     12.945     -26.24    1.05

     SPAIN      10.907     11.364      8.581      6.824    -20.48    11.290     10.375      9.929      9.607     -14.91    0.78

     CZECH       8.177      4.566      3.001      7.599    153.21     4.363      7.927      8.475      9.164     110.05    0.75

     ROMANIA     8.874     10.089      8.008      7.057    -11.88     9.936      8.628      9.194      9.137      -8.04    0.74

     ISRAEL      8.970      5.974      4.768      5.729     20.15     6.021      6.835      6.742      6.935      15.16    0.56

     MALAYSA     9.741      7.737      6.332      5.183    -18.14     8.220      6.850      6.598      6.588     -19.86    0.54

     POLAND      4.423      6.389      4.657      3.598    -22.74     6.205      5.225      5.071      5.330     -14.10    0.43

     LATVIA      5.834      3.902      2.670      4.038     51.22     3.842      4.671      5.033      5.270      37.17    0.43

     BELGIUM     3.177      2.544      1.413      3.343    136.56     2.143      4.100      4.290      4.474     108.77    0.36

     PHIL R      6.552      3.651      2.955      3.010      1.86     4.180      3.896      3.945      3.706     -11.35    0.30

     SLOVENI     3.161      3.341      2.668      2.937     10.08     3.487      3.566      3.664      3.610       3.52    0.29

     EGYPT       4.616      5.062      3.894      2.272    -41.64     5.037      4.159      3.961      3.441     -31.68    0.28

     UKRAINE     0.026      1.375      0.508      2.283    349.59     0.533      2.267      3.373      3.151     490.71    0.26

     NETHLDS     3.976      3.956      3.291      2.362    -28.25     4.169      3.501      2.937      3.026     -27.42    0.25

     AUSTRAL     0.872      1.110      0.581      1.790    208.04     1.018      1.777      2.186      2.319     127.76    0.19

     C RICA      1.998      1.737      1.420      1.693     19.21     1.779      2.017      2.010      2.010      13.02    0.16

     HUNGARY     3.329      3.740      3.009      1.213    -59.69     3.692      2.461      2.229      1.944     -47.36    0.16

     HONDURA     1.898      1.500      1.129      0.908    -19.59     1.504      1.309      1.276      1.279     -14.97    0.10

     GUATMAL     2.239      1.559      1.474      1.008    -31.61     1.716      0.920      1.058      1.093     -36.30    0.09

     SLOVAK      2.566      1.629      1.381      0.821    -40.59     2.308      1.051      1.045      1.068     -53.72    0.09

     GREECE      1.782      0.849      0.698      0.636     -8.86     1.043      0.761      0.832      0.787     -24.53    0.06

     COLOMB      2.313      1.008      0.847      0.343    -59.49     1.456      0.490      0.473      0.504     -65.36    0.04

     RUSSIA      1.410      0.576      0.494      0.299    -39.50     0.719      0.338      0.338      0.381     -47.00    0.03

     SALVADR     2.072      1.211      1.106      0.055    -95.01     1.485      0.175      0.161      0.161     -89.17    0.01


     _WTO     1424.231   1238.325    941.166    929.978     -1.19  1260.231   1226.979   1225.258   1227.136      -2.63   99.98

     _OECD     590.818    516.104    387.771    387.548     -0.06   526.533    512.884    515.570    515.881      -2.02   42.03

     _W HEMI   375.242    344.494    264.955    241.005     -9.04   352.861    327.381    324.556    320.543      -9.16   26.12

     _NAFTA    334.520    307.955    237.273    215.016     -9.38   315.519    291.585    290.362    285.698      -9.45   23.28

     _EU28     241.888    202.922    155.153    149.782     -3.46   209.369    195.298    197.794    197.551      -5.64   16.10

     _EU27     241.821    202.906    155.137    149.747     -3.47   209.353    195.265    197.761    197.516      -5.65   16.09

     _ASEAN    157.552    125.641     98.115     80.609    -17.84   128.773    111.470    109.100    108.135     -16.03    8.81

     _CAFTA      8.227      7.461      6.579      3.670    -44.21     7.934      5.867      4.514      4.552     -42.62    0.37