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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  September2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2017    2018 

  World                     930   1,047 M $, up    117 M $ or  12.58% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     164     206 M $, up     42 M $ or  25.26% 

  Korea, South               74      96 M $, up     21 M $ or  28.70% 

  Mexico                    109     118 M $, up      9 M $ or   8.33% 

  India                      64      75 M $, up     11 M $ or  17.09% 

  Indonesia                  49      56 M $, up      7 M $ or  15.19% 

  Taiwan                     41      48 M $, up      7 M $ or  17.88% 

  Canada                    106     103 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -2.51% 

  Turkey                     71      73 M $, up      2 M $ or   3.15% 

  Portugal                   17      18 M $, up      1 M $ or   5.03% 

  Germany                    26      30 M $, up      4 M $ or  14.19%