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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2019
   Country      2017       2018       7/2018     7/2019  % Change    7/2018     5/2019     6/2019     7/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     79039755  90024202   52821745   59203671     12.08  84677421   96377142   95638802   96406128      13.85  100.00

     CHINA T   18762188  24501345   12828125   16937176     32.03  20946819   28708314   27716220   28610396      36.59   29.68

     MEXICO    14395939  18048350    9884821   10548436      6.71  15257190   19271867   18981900   18711965      22.64   19.41

     CHINA P   12625861  14065823    7557096    7688894      1.74  13257534   14464641   14463542   14197621       7.09   14.73

     PORTUGL    8086470   7679715    6934874    7810884     12.63   8488000    8245684    8499248    8555725       0.80    8.87

     INDIA      3690515   4597646    2495284    3634012     45.64   4379861    4999821    5346528    5736374      30.97    5.95

     VIETNAM    2738100   3377931    1814797    2839305     56.45   2920708    4067218    4251603    4402439      50.73    4.57

     ISRAEL     1541272   1655659    1037897     955889     -7.90   1523639    1573884    1593473    1573651       3.28    1.63

     CANADA     1597829   1531434     857307     832629     -2.88   1526468    1564715    1561799    1506756      -1.29    1.56

     TURKEY      729202   1510057     821670     586727    -28.59   1052730    1415987    1369497    1275114      21.12    1.32

     CZECH      4746667   2623023    2184840     830084    -62.01   4497582    1273586    1316061    1268267     -71.80    1.32

     C RICA     1061715    916529     638885     797754     24.87    795092    1108755    1056342    1075398      35.25    1.12

     PHIL R      992067    932214     473311     567839     19.97    817154    1031068    1000937    1026742      25.65    1.07

     HUNGARY     224129    533093     258312     749271    190.06    370517     973585     956333    1024052     176.38    1.06

     INDNSIA    1104016   1126863     559298     381986    -31.70   1006407    1018340     972833     949551      -5.65    0.98

     ITALY       656342    472637     284202     670323    135.86    539195     838082     827569     858758      59.27    0.89

     POLAND     1064030    685429     332439     471146     41.72   1122976     825114     814065     824136     -26.61    0.85

     THAILND    1001019    945649     536586     402909    -24.91    933030     821482     794685     811972     -12.97    0.84

     LATVIA      622388    604268     200857     406141    102.20    705407     815722     819211     809552      14.76    0.84

     KOR REP    1006421    733742     422022     404590     -4.13    881176     720324     742822     716310     -18.71    0.74

     BRAZIL        6916    375024     282997     591725    109.09    285400     703992     664788     683752     139.58    0.71

     FRANCE      463765   1199458     988741     394829    -60.07   1185755     664894     612987     605546     -48.93    0.63

     U KING      286779    316873     279236     132620    -52.51    408998     195123     205956     170257     -58.37    0.18

     JAPAN       149435    223450     150637      82739    -45.07    225749     183213     162192     155552     -31.10    0.16

     GUATMAL     468081    442023     358579      61258    -82.92    541628     127057     144599     144702     -73.28    0.15

     GERMANY     235979    167707     120774      52487    -56.54    196082     108504     105341      99420     -49.30    0.10

     HONDURA     191966    161968     118775      28926    -75.65    182380      83325      92639      72119     -60.46    0.07


     _WTO      79039655  90023558   52821101   59195216     12.07  84676677   96369591   95630347   96397673      13.84   99.99

     _W HEMI   17779681  21538897   12170389   12887071      5.89  18640805   22916402   22564160   22255579      19.39   23.09

     _NAFTA    15993768  19579784   10742128   11381065      5.95  16783658   20836582   20543699   20218721      20.47   20.97

     _OECD     19387594  17769089   13709775   13109408     -4.38  20597917   17114054   17286264   17168722     -16.65   17.81

     _EU27     16764100  14669855   11851315   11757303     -0.79  17916796   14326518   14531615   14575843     -18.65   15.12

     _EU28     16764100  14669855   11851315   11757303     -0.79  17916796   14326518   14531615   14575843     -18.65   15.12

     _ASEAN     5837043   6388732    3389354    4192902     23.71   5683970    6944149    7026099    7192280      26.54    7.46

     _CAFTA     1722471   1521783    1116365     888127    -20.44   1519271    1320589    1295032    1293545     -14.86    1.34