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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                         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     311.680    268.877    233.089    197.438    -15.29   279.437    235.751    233.269    233.227     -16.54  100.00

     CHINA P   100.295     90.401     78.067     68.164    -12.68    96.056     81.813     80.352     80.499     -16.20   34.52

     VIETNAM    46.624     41.152     36.256     29.580    -18.42    42.958     34.517     34.225     34.476     -19.75   14.78

     BNGLDSH    24.509     28.929     24.732     19.725    -20.25    28.829     24.835     23.794     23.922     -17.02   10.26

     INDIA      38.921     29.752     26.756     20.182    -24.57    30.566     23.004     23.270     23.178     -24.17    9.94

     INDNSIA    30.949     23.986     21.971     19.141    -12.88    24.345     21.158     21.152     21.157     -13.10    9.07

     PHIL R     12.512     10.775      9.074      8.022    -11.59    10.051      9.598      9.482      9.723      -3.26    4.17

     ITALY       7.139      6.238      4.634      4.316     -6.85     6.961      5.907      5.919      5.921     -14.94    2.54

     TURKEY      3.808      3.304      2.690      4.021     49.48     3.659      4.476      4.706      4.635      26.69    1.99

     CAMBOD      8.955      4.555      4.074      3.405    -16.42     4.778      3.999      3.949      3.886     -18.66    1.67

     SRI LKA     5.991      4.735      3.967      2.998    -24.43     4.855      4.257      3.909      3.766     -22.44    1.61

     PAKISTN     2.061      1.983      1.667      1.698      1.89     2.082      2.000      2.023      2.015      -3.24    0.86

     EGYPT       4.707      0.304      0.212      1.832    765.88     0.306      1.845      1.923      1.924     527.85    0.82

     MEXICO      2.151      2.719      2.370      1.465    -38.19     2.746      1.650      1.824      1.814     -33.96    0.78

     THAILND     1.590      0.797      0.580      0.777     34.05     0.767      0.920      0.993      0.994      29.68    0.43

     CHINA T     0.695      0.932      0.735      0.522    -28.95     0.904      0.666      0.716      0.719     -20.50    0.31

     GUATMAL     2.091      1.475      1.382      0.565    -59.16     1.575      0.838      0.727      0.657     -58.28    0.28

     KENYA       0.548      1.901      1.848      0.207    -88.81     2.024      0.307      0.307      0.260     -87.15    0.11

     NICARAG     0.599      0.926      0.890      0.213    -76.04     1.394      0.243      0.247      0.250     -82.08    0.11

     HONDURA     0.329      0.306      0.306      0.000    -99.92     0.308      0.000      0.000      0.000     -99.92    0.00


     _WTO      311.600    268.801    233.020    197.368    -15.30   279.368    235.674    233.192    233.150     -16.54   99.97

     _ASEAN    101.988     81.884     72.490     61.593    -15.03    83.515     70.891     70.565     70.987     -15.00   30.44

     _OECD      17.125     14.277     11.118     12.042      8.31    15.984     14.957     15.289     15.200      -4.90    6.52

     _EU28      13.239     11.454      8.712      8.622     -1.04    12.688     11.323     11.382     11.364     -10.44    4.87

     _EU27      13.169     11.448      8.707      8.609     -1.13    12.682     11.310     11.368     11.349     -10.51    4.87

     _W HEMI     9.215      8.768      7.323      4.352    -40.57     9.103      6.060      6.081      5.797     -36.32    2.49

     _NAFTA      3.542      3.075      2.704      1.690    -37.51     3.138      1.904      2.077      2.060     -34.34    0.88

     _CAFTA      3.828      3.735      3.208      1.297    -59.56     4.156      2.149      2.064      1.824     -56.11    0.78

     _SUB-SAH    0.853      2.231      2.125      0.512    -75.90     2.354      0.700      0.665      0.618     -73.73    0.27