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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    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   50175.351  46374.359  35310.217  34625.801     -1.94 47316.803  45692.980  45673.712  45689.943      -3.44  100.00

     CHINA P 15371.114  13651.283  10331.746   9927.084     -3.92 14032.709  13324.122  13271.877  13246.620      -5.60   28.99

     INDIA    4947.571   4864.183   3741.678   3880.210      3.70  4869.505   4982.433   4994.867   5002.715       2.74   10.95

     VIETNAM  4730.392   4649.977   3486.708   3692.988      5.92  4605.656   4777.126   4795.053   4856.257       5.44   10.63

     BNGLDSH  4269.491   4210.419   3305.987   3107.263     -6.01  4298.545   4048.684   4035.077   4011.695      -6.67    8.78

     PAKISTN  2703.166   2469.468   1858.637   1880.124      1.16  2516.048   2478.996   2476.865   2490.955      -1.00    5.45

     INDNSIA  2424.884   2142.181   1656.115   1563.781     -5.58  2234.968   2049.900   2049.547   2049.846      -8.28    4.49

     MEXICO   2289.805   2034.866   1544.448   1507.451     -2.40  2104.936   2000.064   1997.287   1997.869      -5.09    4.37

     HONDURA  1447.968   1363.658   1029.618    988.923     -3.95  1390.700   1339.770   1332.447   1322.963      -4.87    2.90

     CAMBOD   1435.723   1214.913    912.760    910.323     -0.27  1235.363   1198.699   1204.396   1212.477      -1.85    2.65

     NICARAG  1002.417    966.321    731.432    761.774      4.15   988.982    987.343    993.812    996.663       0.78    2.18

     SRI LKA  1035.964    966.846    735.457    691.007     -6.04   999.341    925.057    932.444    922.395      -7.70    2.02

     SALVADR  1091.207    995.368    755.003    673.398    -10.81  1027.777    923.656    923.845    913.763     -11.09    2.00

     GUATMAL   795.908    671.830    533.726    470.955    -11.76   719.221    609.084    611.348    609.060     -15.32    1.33

     TURKEY    443.056    479.743    354.383    396.193     11.80   469.224    502.998    515.424    521.553      11.15    1.14

     HAITI     642.982    553.778    432.267    369.866    -14.44   587.409    515.784    507.382    491.377     -16.35    1.08

     PERU      477.831    456.603    347.686    355.554      2.26   467.939    451.009    456.072    464.470      -0.74    1.02

     ITALY     479.616    441.015    325.320    344.390      5.86   451.530    453.410    458.398    460.085       1.89    1.01

     DOM REP   398.725    428.656    309.888    294.385     -5.00   408.910    416.270    420.890    413.153       1.04    0.90

     EGYPT     412.729    323.648    253.433    274.378      8.26   341.201    334.495    341.666    344.593       0.99    0.75

     THAILND   433.503    361.596    277.053    232.448    -16.10   384.256    330.648    321.688    316.991     -17.51    0.69

     JORDAN    297.709    294.080    220.332    236.820      7.48   286.709    319.203    311.657    310.568       8.32    0.68

     MALAYSA   373.639    325.480    247.081    231.453     -6.32   327.752    307.639    303.310    309.852      -5.46    0.68

     PHIL R    455.594    358.457    282.250    221.199    -21.63   375.633    310.729    303.147    297.407     -20.83    0.65

     PORTUGL   191.957    201.051    149.778    180.860     20.75   202.055    218.910    226.644    232.133      14.89    0.51

     KOR REP   254.607    227.672    169.824    157.194     -7.44   232.245    212.459    213.591    215.042      -7.41    0.47

     KENYA     168.846    166.481    131.740    112.454    -14.64   170.802    146.699    148.783    147.195     -13.82    0.32

     MAURIT    203.143    184.567    138.548     99.090    -28.48   190.934    156.707    148.498    145.108     -24.00    0.32

     CANADA    129.101    123.100     90.110     95.144      5.59   126.419    121.489    123.912    128.134       1.36    0.28

     JAPAN     119.756    122.113     92.070     93.928      2.02   123.420    123.191    123.066    123.972       0.45    0.27

     COLOMB    129.147    112.269     84.609     86.166      1.84   118.452    111.951    112.422    113.826      -3.91    0.25

     LESOTHO   111.406    100.984     75.004     68.293     -8.95   103.704     95.464     96.819     94.273      -9.09    0.21

     BAHRAIN   112.327    128.792    111.885     60.721    -45.73   135.114     81.725     77.275     77.627     -42.55    0.17

     HG KONG    88.559     84.262     65.659     54.637    -16.79    85.700     77.980     76.345     73.240     -14.54    0.16

     MADAGAS    19.719     48.310     33.845     56.239     66.17    41.441     66.218     67.967     70.704      70.62    0.15

     FRANCE     87.077     65.090     48.437     52.242      7.86    73.176     67.568     68.406     68.896      -5.85    0.15

     CHINA T    85.424     73.886     55.594     49.621    -10.74    74.508     68.110     68.024     67.912      -8.85    0.15

     ROMANIA    49.389     50.034     38.694     38.961      0.69    50.276     51.296     50.573     50.301       0.05    0.11

     MOROC      39.070     55.211     44.877     36.839    -17.91    55.109     49.787     47.508     47.174     -14.40    0.10

     OMAN        0.849      7.054      3.646     39.667    987.95     3.782     39.567     42.397     43.074    1039.02    0.09

     U KING     57.122     46.760     34.781     30.347    -12.75    48.378     43.908     43.364     42.326     -12.51    0.09

     ISRAEL     34.879     34.597     25.994     30.705     18.12    34.258     39.573     39.716     39.307      14.74    0.09

     GERMANY    34.791     33.847     26.017     27.637      6.23    34.862     34.496     34.991     35.467       1.74    0.08

     TUNISIA    39.420     33.371     25.686     25.016     -2.61    35.375     34.063     33.112     32.701      -7.56    0.07

     SPAIN      21.652     22.874     17.723     19.184      8.24    22.893     24.395     24.248     24.334       6.30    0.05

     BURMA      18.803     16.778     12.050     19.294     60.11    17.143     19.459     21.881     24.022      40.13    0.05

     ETHIOP      8.461     14.386     10.520     18.088     71.94    12.837     19.409     20.935     21.954      71.02    0.05

     POLAND     18.372     18.745     14.291     17.490     22.38    19.036     20.691     21.523     21.944      15.28    0.05

     BRAZIL     11.455     12.330      8.954     10.765     20.23    11.857     14.424     14.441     14.141      19.26    0.03

     TNZANIA     3.867      9.040      6.396     10.461     63.57     7.093     12.095     12.604     13.105      84.76    0.03

     SWITZLD    10.506      8.949      6.227      9.256     48.64     8.547     11.176     11.465     11.978      40.15    0.03

     TURKMEN    11.522     10.677      8.148      6.059    -25.64    10.864     10.352      7.520      8.588     -20.95    0.02

     ESTONIA     1.106      3.182      2.353      6.226    164.56     2.682      6.351      6.547      7.054     163.01    0.02

     NEPAL       9.677      7.497      6.361      5.077    -20.19     8.675      5.952      6.040      6.212     -28.38    0.01

     SLOVENI     2.787      3.680      2.634      4.857     84.37     3.733      5.255      5.640      5.902      58.10    0.01

     MACAU      10.723      6.529      4.790      4.158    -13.18     7.542      6.410      6.488      5.897     -21.81    0.01

     ARAB EM    14.754      7.876      6.510      3.626    -44.30     9.222      5.237      5.237      4.992     -45.87    0.01

     NETHLDS     5.627      7.332      6.145      3.726    -39.36     7.761      5.267      4.815      4.912     -36.70    0.01

     SLOVAK      2.195      2.083      1.539      1.999     29.90     2.240      2.500      2.468      2.543      13.50    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.236      1.175      0.752      1.283     70.58     1.177      1.710      1.754      1.706      44.99    0.00


     _WTO    50145.203  46341.336  35285.201  34595.946     -1.95 47285.024  45656.371  45638.090  45652.081      -3.45   99.92

     _ASEAN   9887.427   9082.310   6884.716   6882.197     -0.04  9194.884   9006.301   9012.060   9079.791      -1.25   19.87

     _W HEMI  8421.115   7723.776   5870.994   5617.898     -4.31  7956.673   7495.651   7499.197   7470.679      -6.11   16.35

     _CAFTA   4736.784   4426.773   3360.399   3189.736     -5.08  4536.390   4276.649   4282.895   4256.110      -6.18    9.32

     _NAFTA   2418.907   2157.966   1634.558   1602.594     -1.96  2231.356   2121.553   2121.199   2126.002      -4.72    4.65

     _OECD    1764.951   1704.020   1264.345   1355.382      7.20  1726.110   1744.283   1775.028   1795.056       3.99    3.93

     _EU28     998.756    941.656    702.242    763.701      8.75   964.585    979.150    994.837   1003.115       3.99    2.20

     _EU27     996.969    939.769    700.697    762.532      8.82   962.702    977.656    993.318   1001.604       4.04    2.19

     _SUB-SAH  523.105    526.763    398.172    367.979     -7.58   529.743    501.028    499.893    496.570      -6.26    1.09

     _CBI      643.673    554.687    432.596    369.911    -14.49   587.757    516.401    508.003    492.002     -16.29    1.08