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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC 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    6460.870   6134.576   4628.247   4571.993     -1.22  6181.768   6066.799   6048.029   6078.322      -1.67  100.00

     CHINA P  1955.922   1862.848   1394.020   1395.732      0.12  1842.344   1875.876   1858.262   1864.560       1.21   30.68

     KOR REP   510.731    496.500    371.279    360.792     -2.82   486.958    484.870    484.234    486.013      -0.19    8.00

     INDIA     373.517    375.605    284.426    289.630      1.83   374.886    379.494    381.126    380.808       1.58    6.27

     JAPAN     354.168    364.362    271.350    265.150     -2.28   358.483    356.480    354.815    358.161      -0.09    5.89

     CANADA    389.675    364.979    280.189    266.528     -4.88   372.530    347.816    349.107    351.318      -5.69    5.78

     MEXICO    317.544    332.137    252.631    269.040      6.50   328.855    347.363    346.586    348.546       5.99    5.73

     CHINA T   363.874    328.729    246.528    244.904     -0.66   329.594    328.171    325.352    327.104      -0.76    5.38

     ITALY     360.222    324.533    243.086    239.297     -1.56   339.875    317.030    320.578    320.744      -5.63    5.28

     GERMANY   234.867    245.633    184.899    194.653      5.28   239.648    251.528    253.423    255.387       6.57    4.20

     TURKEY    198.321    187.750    143.292    140.205     -2.15   191.959    181.949    185.743    184.663      -3.80    3.04

     VIETNAM   221.541    188.573    142.333    135.734     -4.64   195.431    186.596    176.560    181.974      -6.89    2.99

     PAKISTN   115.126     95.246     67.346     79.034     17.35    94.228    102.927    104.150    106.933      13.48    1.76

     U KING    105.374     93.593     72.115     69.861     -3.13    98.930     89.641     89.797     91.339      -7.67    1.50

     THAILND    84.577     81.812     61.637     55.837     -9.41    83.419     78.904     77.010     76.012      -8.88    1.25

     FRANCE     83.563     74.417     56.693     53.597     -5.46    77.437     71.199     72.305     71.321      -7.90    1.17

     ISRAEL     98.549     66.410     54.278     46.412    -14.49    74.678     59.868     59.617     58.544     -21.60    0.96

     BELGIUM    63.875     55.565     41.153     42.165      2.46    56.953     54.728     55.916     56.577      -0.66    0.93

     NETHLDS    48.470     51.484     38.253     37.686     -1.48    49.794     52.075     51.506     50.916       2.25    0.84

     INDNSIA    53.185     52.883     40.017     34.929    -12.72    54.680     46.399     47.041     47.795     -12.59    0.79

     SWITZLD    42.848     43.165     30.726     34.521     12.35    41.325     47.142     47.265     46.960      13.64    0.77

     SPAIN      31.770     35.196     26.088     34.612     32.67    34.674     37.927     40.770     43.720      26.09    0.72

     LUXMBRG    82.289     54.449     46.672     26.100    -44.08    83.915     35.038     33.340     33.878     -59.63    0.56

     S ARAB     31.768     33.509     27.415     22.387    -18.34    32.829     27.355     28.110     28.481     -13.24    0.47

     BRAZIL     28.723     25.451     20.401     20.680      1.37    27.820     26.819     25.599     25.730      -7.51    0.42

     POLAND     22.771     24.178     17.744     14.929    -15.86    24.099     21.437     21.796     21.363     -11.35    0.35

     ARAB EM    40.986     29.353     25.530     14.200    -44.38    35.586     18.499     18.335     18.023     -49.35    0.30

     SWEDEN     15.063     16.711     12.536     12.050     -3.88    17.145     16.161     16.334     16.224      -5.37    0.27

     CZECH      11.540     14.732     11.336     12.749     12.46    14.238     15.423     15.843     16.144      13.39    0.27

     AUSTRAL    18.968     14.990     11.284     11.799      4.56    16.904     15.331     15.345     15.505      -8.28    0.26

     N ZEAL     13.857     11.805      9.127      9.814      7.52    12.617     13.196     12.842     12.491      -0.99    0.21

     MALAYSA    10.489      8.462      6.063      9.012     48.63     8.365     10.882     11.497     11.410      36.40    0.19

     PORTUGL    12.081      7.966      5.739      8.237     43.52     8.569      9.874     10.342     10.464      22.11    0.17

     COLOMB     11.045      9.580      7.301      7.495      2.66    10.059      9.070      8.965      9.774      -2.83    0.16

     AUSTRIA    10.050      8.989      7.185      7.042     -1.99     9.536      8.515      8.656      8.846      -7.24    0.15

     GREECE      8.852      7.766      6.054      6.190      2.24     7.875      7.838      7.876      7.902       0.34    0.13

     SLOVENI     6.862      6.630      5.158      6.340     22.91     7.187      6.906      7.727      7.812       8.70    0.13

     IRELAND    11.650      8.330      6.156      5.255    -14.63     9.039      7.299      7.441      7.429     -17.81    0.12

     SALVADR     6.477      5.953      4.409      5.491     24.54     5.874      6.665      6.770      7.035      19.76    0.12

     ROMANIA     3.598      5.967      3.835      4.787     24.82     4.538      6.812      6.973      6.918      52.47    0.11

     DENMARK    10.920      7.898      6.448      5.337    -17.22     9.219      6.568      6.384      6.788     -26.37    0.11

     PERU        6.133      6.345      4.909      5.332      8.62     6.491      6.664      6.221      6.768       4.27    0.11

     HG KONG    12.414     11.650      9.966      4.966    -50.17    13.711      6.819      6.318      6.651     -51.50    0.11

     FINLAND     7.450      5.571      3.837      4.556     18.74     5.256      5.971      6.027      6.290      19.68    0.10

     SLOVAK      2.549      5.541      4.056      4.291      5.79     4.939      6.336      6.022      5.776      16.95    0.10

     TURKMEN     4.904      6.313      4.474      3.755    -16.06     5.534      6.172      5.736      5.594       1.08    0.09

     HONDURA     0.806      2.411      0.802      3.980    396.41     0.967      4.627      5.379      5.589     478.17    0.09

     GUATMAL     4.428      4.365      3.541      4.264     20.43     4.799      5.292      5.068      5.088       6.03    0.08

     CAMBOD      3.387      4.030      3.019      3.439     13.90     4.248      4.130      4.438      4.450       4.77    0.07

     RUSSIA      5.204     16.162     14.673      2.871    -80.43    18.102      6.143      5.356      4.360     -75.92    0.07

     REP SAF     7.755      6.539      5.450      2.668    -51.06     6.808      4.878      4.264      3.757     -44.82    0.06

     NORWAY      2.202      2.461      1.602      1.558     -2.76     1.993      2.317      2.342      2.417      21.28    0.04

     DOM REP     1.182      2.455      1.820      1.689     -7.16     2.077      2.136      2.159      2.325      11.93    0.04

     SRI LKA     1.489      1.425      1.093      1.663     52.11     1.530      1.639      1.858      1.995      30.37    0.03

     PHIL R      2.906      1.697      1.480      1.575      6.44     2.078      1.909      1.852      1.792     -13.73    0.03

     BAHRAIN     1.179      1.730      1.198      0.824    -31.23     1.496      1.465      1.437      1.356      -9.39    0.02

     EGYPT       3.905      1.154      1.035      0.832    -19.58     1.671      0.891      0.901      0.951     -43.04    0.02

     MALTA       0.334      0.654      0.413      0.410     -0.78     0.577      0.650      0.650      0.650      12.69    0.01

     VENEZ       0.111      0.175      0.139      0.137     -1.35     0.157      0.156      0.172      0.173       9.77    0.00


     _WTO     6452.327   6124.336   4620.321   4565.739     -1.18  6172.572   6057.507   6039.051   6069.754      -1.67   99.86

     _OECD    2298.456   2160.034   1634.354   1600.408     -2.08  2211.527   2102.243   2116.645   2126.088      -3.86   34.98

     _EU28    1140.213   1062.971    804.486    796.898     -0.94  1109.601   1037.227   1048.226   1055.383      -4.89   17.36

     _EU27    1139.550   1062.465    804.101    796.741     -0.92  1109.024   1036.954   1047.886   1055.105      -4.86   17.36

     _W HEMI   778.130    769.184    587.280    595.001      1.31   773.860    771.849    770.485    776.905       0.39   12.78

     _NAFTA    707.219    697.116    532.820    535.568      0.52   701.386    695.179    695.693    699.864      -0.22   11.51

     _ASEAN    376.433    337.628    254.702    240.662     -5.51   348.471    328.962    318.565    323.587      -7.14    5.32

     _CAFTA     13.353     16.085     11.267     15.890     41.03    14.661     19.506     20.061     20.707      41.24    0.34

     _SUB-SAH    8.151      6.865      5.677      3.039    -46.47     7.063      5.333      4.692      4.227     -40.15    0.07