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                                          |                                     |                                  July 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  May      2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-May      )
                         2017    2018 

  World                     514     565 M $, up     51 M $ or   9.88% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                      85     104 M $, up     19 M $ or  21.87% 

  Korea, South               41      52 M $, up     11 M $ or  26.36% 

  Mexico                     62      60 M $, dn     -2 M $ or  -2.55% 

  India                      37      43 M $, up      6 M $ or  15.49% 

  Indonesia                  29      34 M $, up      5 M $ or  16.17% 

  Taiwan                     21      23 M $, up      2 M $ or  10.46% 

  Turkey                     37      39 M $, up      2 M $ or   4.76% 

  Canada                     61      58 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -4.68% 

  Portugal                   13      13 M $, up      0 M $ or   1.67% 

  Vietnam                     5       6 M $, up      0 M $ or   5.20%