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

  World                  21,073  22,662 MM2, up  1,589 MM2 or   7.54% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                  10,938  11,831 MM2, up    893 MM2 or   8.16% 

  India                   2,327   2,501 MM2, up    174 MM2 or   7.48% 

  Pakistan                1,183   1,191 MM2, up      8 MM2 or   0.67% 

  Mexico                    945     988 MM2, up     43 MM2 or   4.57% 

  Korea, South              906   1,055 MM2, up    150 MM2 or  16.54% 

  Vietnam                   681     756 MM2, up     74 MM2 or  10.92% 

  Canada                    591     658 MM2, up     67 MM2 or  11.25% 

  Turkey                    392     459 MM2, up     67 MM2 or  17.16% 

  Taiwan                    454     441 MM2, dn    -13 MM2 or  -2.90% 

  Germany                   305     331 MM2, up     26 MM2 or   8.56%