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

  World                   7,243   7,782 MM2, up    539 MM2 or   7.44% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   2,846   3,071 MM2, up    224 MM2 or   7.87% 

  India                     679     746 MM2, up     67 MM2 or   9.89% 

  Korea, South              506     579 MM2, up     72 MM2 or  14.30% 

  Canada                    427     496 MM2, up     69 MM2 or  16.06% 

  Vietnam                   430     461 MM2, up     31 MM2 or   7.18% 

  Mexico                    339     336 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or  -0.88% 

  Taiwan                    298     278 MM2, dn    -20 MM2 or  -6.64% 

  Germany                   258     286 MM2, up     29 MM2 or  11.24% 

  Turkey                    192     257 MM2, up     65 MM2 or  34.04% 

  Japan                     152     151 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -0.58%