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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT             |
                                          |   80% of Growth                     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Textiles                          |     
                                          |   January -  September2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2017    2018 

  World                  27,810  29,803 MM2, up  1,994 or   7.17%  | 100.00

  China                  14,798  15,832 MM2, up  1,034 or   6.99%  |  51.87

  India                   3,036   3,302 MM2, up    266 or   8.77%  |  13.36

  Korea, South            1,160   1,357 MM2, up    197 or  16.99%  |   9.89

  Vietnam                   883     984 MM2, up    101 or  11.50%  |   5.09