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                                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Yarn                              |     
                                          |   January -  July     2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-July     )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   1,816   2,005 MM2, up    189 MM2 or  10.40% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     413     501 MM2, up     89 MM2 or  21.56% 

  Korea, South              370     445 MM2, up     75 MM2 or  20.24% 

  Mexico                    160     177 MM2, up     16 MM2 or  10.15% 

  India                     148     169 MM2, up     21 MM2 or  14.30% 

  Indonesia                 128     126 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -1.87% 

  Taiwan                    101     101 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -0.05% 

  Turkey                    103      80 MM2, dn    -23 MM2 or -22.77% 

  Canada                     86      87 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   0.80% 

  Portugal                   44      42 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or  -6.24% 

  Germany                    25      26 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   4.13%