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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    244942642 278750268  160295007  158258576     -1.27 266494839  280422902  278902180  276713837       3.83  100.00

     CHINA P   83712422 100626982   54788631   39231107    -28.40  91885137   90674655   87800217   85069458      -7.42   30.74

     VIETNAM   49071152  49822076   29966717   41599419     38.82  51354920   59740090   61098737   61454778      19.67   22.21

     KOR REP   32739301  36898644   21981153   26829577     22.06  35614815   41262853   41264657   41747068      17.22   15.09

     MEXICO    10456670  16473276    9806477    9765889     -0.41  13878800   16618327   16622024   16432688      18.40    5.94

     CHINA T   15096702  15276051    8241124    8680918      5.34  15003403   15658117   15682653   15715845       4.75    5.68

     CANADA    16868515  17818305   11695812    4144701    -64.56  18869353   11873400   11135040   10267194     -45.59    3.71

     INDIA      5165913   5772445    3094372    3790096     22.48   5481877    6373781    6344751    6468169      17.99    2.34

     CAMBOD     1612788   4099746    1742036    3974887    128.17   2505565    5974818    6294780    6332597     152.74    2.29

     JAPAN      7137189   5787449    3697122    3175723    -14.10   6867955    5152801    5127105    5266050     -23.32    1.90

     GERMANY    5549760   5154944    3150845    3237333      2.74   5403189    5174084    5191464    5241432      -2.99    1.89

     COLOMB     1366688   2906618    1433755    1941458     35.41   2090401    3339519    3329416    3414321      63.33    1.23

     INDNSIA    1973204   1739432     957874    1008526      5.29   1740170    1650602    1729871    1790084       2.87    0.65

     ITALY      1946552   1782182    1091563    1066319     -2.31   1973642    1738412    1752171    1756938     -10.98    0.63

     U KING     1038700   1546563     854860     912877      6.79   1385369    1695096    1698607    1604580      15.82    0.58

     PORTUGL     918826    866343     458774    1025909    123.62    811295    1196205    1330679    1433478      76.69    0.52

     SPAIN      1225021   1276139     683392     600466    -12.13   1242020    1124877    1168547    1193213      -3.93    0.43

     THAILND     774870    961220     613921     731603     19.17    912682    1034078    1033881    1078902      18.21    0.39

     ARAB EM     120039    571681     335643     809908    141.30    406403    1032051     988481    1045946     157.37    0.38

     N ZEAL      889402    702236     321810     597427     85.65    579634     929226     935520     977853      68.70    0.35

     TURKEY     1443073   1206812     859175     548980    -36.10   1517568     845494     831488     896617     -40.92    0.32

     REP SAF     506215    715041     415660     368828    -11.27    702312     631350     615035     668209      -4.86    0.24

     CZECH       334396    520727     299301     440773     47.27    406633     587806     657122     662199      62.85    0.24

     ISRAEL      382572    652052     376351     322784    -14.23    553606     610951     624330     598485       8.11    0.22

     NETHLDS     583138    856062     650895     310796    -52.25    937662     597524     569564     515963     -44.97    0.19

     PERU        420251    540314     381320     353465     -7.30    509583     504850     535486     512459       0.56    0.19

     AUSTRAL     595819    444933     279528     311628     11.48    530793     503510     498480     477033     -10.13    0.17

     FRANCE      330348    313216     179427     305874     70.47    311238     372130     420952     439663      41.26    0.16

     LUXMBRG     220445    326048     223033     308042     38.11    346883     320371     401022     411057      18.50    0.15

     SWITZLD     551694    442762     304066     250497    -17.62    515651     391631     367360     389193     -24.52    0.14

     HG KONG     145120    437966     213486     106078    -50.31    305001     358004     387004     330558       8.38    0.12

     BURMA          123      3532        479     272231  56733.19       590     105930     200843     275284   46558.31    0.10

     MALAYSA      40491    162023      61008     168066    175.48     85753     256213     245662     269081     213.79    0.10

     BELGIUM     215305    231797     133756     167587     25.29    233851     268951     270435     265628      13.59    0.10

     DOM REP      94137    304828      84072      30657    -63.53    102599     322984     251714     251413     145.04    0.09

     AUSTRIA     154051    147007      89911     132486     47.35    141725     186378     180904     189582      33.77    0.07

     SLOVAK      180617    237963     164807     104635    -36.51    223622     196830     205499     177791     -20.49    0.06

     MALTA            0    103930      47766      86685     81.48     47766     143724     135806     142849     199.06    0.05

     PAKISTN     113833     58935      19385      97467    402.80     38149     121071     120591     137017     259.16    0.05

     ROMANIA      94812    145506      94446      79027    -16.33    134536     124276     134931     130087      -3.31    0.05

     SWEDEN      170546    124269      92478      71171    -23.04    131695     117996     106824     102962     -21.82    0.04

     SALVADR      85399     84998      46813      37983    -18.86     80528      80169      79316      76168      -5.41    0.03

     IRELAND      21274     67400      46168      49096      6.34     66729      70609      70610      70328       5.39    0.03

     PHIL R      198644    101054      83781      51878    -38.08    108729      56534      61047      69151     -36.40    0.02

     LITHUAN      69870     73845      47981      21503    -55.18     66834      51749      48516      47367     -29.13    0.02

     SRI LKA      59534     29556       7564       9793     29.47     63711      29279      31263      31785     -50.11    0.01


     _WTO     244924562 278747893  160292924  158257729     -1.27 266476918  280421490  278900879  276712698       3.84  100.00

     _ASEAN    53673039  56889600   33426216   47812069     43.04  56708809   68823264   70669820   71275453      25.69   25.76

     _OECD     65944613  70914972   43503279   41359431     -4.93  71206326   69423504   69005290   68771124      -3.42   24.85

     _W HEMI   29361372  38240051   23494801   16330311    -30.49  35616958   32862869   32088671   31075561     -12.75   11.23

     _NAFTA    27325185  34291581   21502289   13910590    -35.31  32748153   28491727   27757064   26699882     -18.47    9.65

     _EU27     13152944  13922293    8398201    8959141      6.68  13994294   14096503   14465147   14483233       3.49    5.23

     _EU28     13153023  13922293    8398201    8959141      6.68  13994294   14096503   14465147   14483233       3.49    5.23

     _SUB-SAHA   523098    718294     415887     369636    -11.12    718970     635241     618882     672043      -6.53    0.24

     _CAFTA      204872    461362     159048      94107    -40.83    219725     485554     415089     396421      80.42    0.14