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

  World                     723     809 M $, up     86 M $ or  11.88% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     125     156 M $, up     31 M $ or  25.19% 

  Korea, South               57      74 M $, up     17 M $ or  29.06% 

  Mexico                     86      90 M $, up      4 M $ or   4.92% 

  India                      51      59 M $, up      8 M $ or  16.16% 

  Indonesia                  40      43 M $, up      3 M $ or   8.77% 

  Taiwan                     31      36 M $, up      5 M $ or  15.68% 

  Turkey                     56      57 M $, up      1 M $ or   2.55% 

  Canada                     82      80 M $, dn     -2 M $ or  -1.87% 

  Portugal                   15      16 M $, up      1 M $ or   5.58% 

  Germany                    20      23 M $, up      3 M $ or  14.59%