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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      45.949     41.721     29.422     31.594      7.38    41.589     41.335     42.886     43.893       5.54  100.00

     CHINA P    23.555     20.607     14.511     14.690      1.24    20.567     20.615     20.432     20.786       1.07   47.36

     KOR REP     5.647      6.658      3.994      6.157     54.15     5.711      7.663      8.694      8.821      54.45   20.10

     INDIA       4.334      5.036      3.379      3.954     17.02     4.383      5.445      5.652      5.612      28.02   12.78

     PAKISTN     3.493      2.455      1.953      1.788     -8.44     3.079      1.696      1.978      2.291     -25.61    5.22

     GERMANY     0.899      1.673      1.402      1.172    -16.40     1.630      1.378      1.391      1.443     -11.43    3.29

     MEXICO      1.085      0.287      0.203      0.289     42.24     0.440      0.300      0.373      0.373     -15.24    0.85

     THAILND     0.595      0.492      0.469      0.221    -52.79     0.581      0.332      0.322      0.244     -57.92    0.56


     _WTO       45.947     41.721     29.422     31.593      7.38    41.589     41.335     42.886     43.892       5.54  100.00

     _OECD      10.189     10.592      7.139      9.209     29.00    10.118     11.191     12.304     12.663      25.14   28.85

     _EU27       3.956      3.524      2.844      2.805     -1.38     3.928      3.188      3.268      3.485     -11.27    7.94

     _EU28       3.956      3.524      2.844      2.805     -1.38     3.928      3.188      3.268      3.485     -11.27    7.94

     _W HEMI     1.942      0.789      0.584      0.459    -21.47     1.072      0.577      0.662      0.664     -38.06    1.51

     _ASEAN      0.673      0.634      0.560      0.412    -26.47     0.698      0.498      0.573      0.486     -30.34    1.11

     _NAFTA      1.109      0.341      0.235      0.307     30.51     0.481      0.338      0.411      0.413     -14.28    0.94