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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 361:  COTTON SHEETS
                                         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    1514.413   1444.735   1062.452   1069.564      0.67  1439.964   1447.548   1440.610   1451.846       0.83  100.00

     INDIA     723.740    703.109    515.274    537.603      4.33   695.834    719.257    718.388    725.439       4.25   49.97

     CHINA P   347.863    312.370    235.311    215.622     -8.37   316.958    296.786    296.137    292.681      -7.66   20.16

     PAKISTN   253.828    229.174    168.855    170.707      1.10   231.359    233.451    229.292    231.027      -0.14   15.91

     BAHRAIN    50.567     53.491     41.630     43.246      3.88    54.247     56.367     53.991     55.107       1.59    3.80

     TURKEY     41.024     51.979     31.748     30.483     -3.98    46.523     46.623     49.570     50.715       9.01    3.49

     PORTUGL    40.511     37.724     27.656     27.699      0.16    39.737     35.831     35.817     37.767      -4.96    2.60

     ITALY      17.829     20.426     15.210     14.306     -5.94    20.036     19.228     19.489     19.523      -2.56    1.34

     ISRAEL      9.767     11.361      7.777     12.085     55.39    10.228     15.063     15.621     15.668      53.20    1.08

     EGYPT       3.689      3.023      1.996      3.885     94.62     2.610      4.488      4.954      4.912      88.21    0.34

     CAMBOD      5.879      4.843      3.901      3.874     -0.69     4.815      4.657      4.513      4.816       0.01    0.33

     BNGLDSH     3.408      4.035      2.761      1.375    -50.19     3.380      3.291      2.799      2.649     -21.62    0.18

     MEXICO      1.410      2.437      2.021      1.938     -4.10     2.223      2.223      2.248      2.354       5.87    0.16

     TURKMEN     5.398      3.380      2.768      1.612    -41.78     4.242      3.341      1.229      2.224     -47.59    0.15

     THAILND     2.799      2.066      1.551      1.050    -32.27     1.929      2.057      1.596      1.566     -18.81    0.11

     HG KONG     0.611      0.407      0.325      0.370     13.76     0.553      0.398      0.410      0.451     -18.32    0.03

     GUATMAL     1.052      0.870      0.727      0.289    -60.32     1.067      0.383      0.427      0.431     -59.56    0.03


     _WTO     1509.016   1441.196   1059.684   1067.946      0.78  1435.722   1444.043   1439.217   1449.458       0.96   99.84

     _OECD     103.192    113.228     76.984     74.815     -2.82   109.663    104.672    107.764    111.059       1.27    7.65

     _EU27      62.033     60.982     45.011     44.253     -1.68    62.901     57.935     58.083     60.224      -4.26    4.15

     _EU28      62.033     60.982     45.011     44.253     -1.68    62.901     57.935     58.083     60.224      -4.26    4.15

     _ASEAN      9.228      7.365      5.785      5.286     -8.63     7.223      7.199      6.590      6.865      -4.95    0.47

     _W HEMI     2.649      3.619      2.980      2.928     -1.75     3.567      3.061      3.257      3.567      -0.01    0.25

     _NAFTA      1.464      2.567      2.111      2.024     -4.14     2.328      2.337      2.363      2.479       6.49    0.17

     _CAFTA      1.161      1.005      0.833      0.530    -36.39     1.198      0.639      0.692      0.702     -41.38    0.05