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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                         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     126.580    119.024     88.947     92.461      3.95   120.513    122.161    122.945    122.539       1.68  100.00

     CHINA P    28.548     29.393     21.297     21.555      1.21    27.978     29.701     29.855     29.650       5.98   24.20

     ITALY      22.094     21.870     16.002     18.037     12.72    21.324     24.443     23.914     23.905      12.10   19.51

     MEXICO     17.691     16.782     13.015     13.759      5.72    18.876     17.371     17.824     17.526      -7.15   14.30

     INDIA      16.393     14.911     11.254     12.562     11.62    15.331     16.100     16.166     16.218       5.79   13.24

     JAPAN       9.684      7.767      5.765      7.530     30.62     7.729      8.933      9.586      9.533      23.34    7.78

     TURKEY     10.984      8.964      6.676      5.724    -14.26     9.124      8.243      8.388      8.012     -12.19    6.54

     SPAIN       4.373      3.673      3.176      2.239    -29.50     3.954      2.784      2.645      2.736     -30.82    2.23

     GERMANY     1.321      1.712      1.431      1.292     -9.70     1.913      1.444      1.452      1.573     -17.76    1.28


     _WTO      126.580    118.694     88.617     92.450      4.33   120.183    122.153    122.935    122.527       1.95   99.99

     _OECD      48.231     43.707     32.710     32.560     -0.46    43.892     44.124     43.598     43.557      -0.76   35.55

     _EU27      35.548     32.840     24.720     25.684      3.90    33.073     34.225     33.492     33.804       2.21   27.59

     _EU28      35.548     32.840     24.720     25.684      3.90    33.073     34.225     33.492     33.804       2.21   27.59

     _W HEMI    19.362     18.584     14.289     15.232      6.60    20.645     19.424     19.870     19.527      -5.42   15.94

     _NAFTA     18.215     17.200     13.339     14.208      6.51    19.330     17.920     18.375     18.069      -6.52   14.75

     _ASEAN      1.882      1.686      1.303      1.435     10.15     1.904      1.865      1.801      1.818      -4.51    1.48