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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     234.667    194.798    137.729    155.264     12.73   195.590    212.261    211.988    212.333       8.56  100.00

     TURKEY     74.595     53.626     33.858     51.851     53.14    52.242     68.487     69.327     71.620      37.09   33.73

     CHINA P    40.099     36.510     26.363     31.585     19.81    36.449     39.952     41.153     41.731      14.49   19.65

     CANADA     44.240     38.061     27.796     23.347    -16.01    38.515     36.156     35.331     33.612     -12.73   15.83

     MEXICO     19.993     16.633     12.148     11.288     -7.08    16.685     16.023     16.134     15.773      -5.47    7.43

     GERMANY    11.403      8.298      5.992      5.903     -1.49     8.706      8.160      8.262      8.209      -5.71    3.87

     ITALY       5.189      5.754      4.518      5.345     18.32     5.965      6.823      6.728      6.582      10.33    3.10

     INDIA       7.137      4.386      2.971      5.062     70.39     5.458      5.839      6.333      6.477      18.66    3.05

     JAPAN       4.457      4.749      3.383      3.116     -7.89     4.069      4.615      4.494      4.483      10.17    2.11

     THAILND     3.972      3.854      2.935      2.311    -21.28     4.027      3.426      3.328      3.230     -19.80    1.52

     U KING      1.912      1.712      1.231      1.249      1.53     1.613      1.585      1.684      1.731       7.31    0.82


     _WTO      234.648    194.744    137.724    155.263     12.74   195.582    212.210    211.938    212.283       8.54   99.98

     _OECD     150.551    118.156     81.107     95.918     18.26   118.452    132.473    132.608    132.967      12.25   62.62

     _W HEMI    67.854     59.897     44.218     37.741    -14.65    60.367     57.733     55.568     53.420     -11.51   25.16

     _NAFTA     64.233     54.694     39.944     34.634    -13.29    55.200     52.178     51.465     49.384     -10.54   23.26

     _EU28      30.973     28.048     20.996     21.004      0.04    29.009     28.489     28.503     28.057      -3.28   13.21

     _EU27      30.906     28.033     20.981     20.970     -0.05    28.993     28.456     28.471     28.022      -3.35   13.20

     _ASEAN      4.725      4.642      3.570      2.780    -22.13     4.812      3.989      3.903      3.852     -19.94    1.81

     _CAFTA      0.687      2.177      1.920      0.498    -74.04     2.083      2.220      0.778      0.755     -63.75    0.36