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

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 12/2019
   Country      2017       2018      12/2018    12/2019  % Change   12/2018    10/2019    11/2019    12/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     79075426  90025611   90025611   92066290      2.27  90025611   94112406   93553345   92066290       2.27  100.00

     CHINA T   18762188  24501345   24501345   26358947      7.58  24501345   27353342   26838483   26358947       7.58   28.63

     MEXICO    14395939  18050444   18050444   17479505     -3.16  18050444   17759859   17688766   17479505      -3.16   18.99

     CHINA P   12625861  14065138   14065138   13309507     -5.37  14065138   13851125   13808511   13309507      -5.37   14.46

     PORTUGL    8122141   7679715    7679715    8995872     17.14   7679715    8648941    8634375    8995872      17.14    9.77

     INDIA      3690515   4597646    4597646    6803285     47.97   4597646    6363891    6799619    6803285      47.97    7.39

     VIETNAM    2738100   3377931    3377931    4238392     25.47   3377931    4537688    4536279    4238392      25.47    4.60

     CANADA     1597829   1531434    1531434    1673763      9.29   1531434    1494349    1551843    1673763       9.29    1.82

     ISRAEL     1541272   1655659    1655659    1350063    -18.46   1655659    1208397    1255440    1350063     -18.46    1.47

     HUNGARY     224129    533093     533093    1281755    140.44    533093     992708    1119916    1281755     140.44    1.39

     C RICA     1061715    916529     916529    1163774     26.98    916529    1251024    1218713    1163774      26.98    1.26

     PHIL R      992067    932214     932214    1013162      8.68    932214    1069086    1047259    1013162       8.68    1.10

     CZECH      4746667   2623023    2623023    1002319    -61.79   2623023    1228849    1141683    1002319     -61.79    1.09

     TURKEY      729202   1510057    1510057     946452    -37.32   1510057    1063118    1026508     946452     -37.32    1.03

     ITALY       656342    472637     472637     930771     96.93    472637     901320     922480     930771      96.93    1.01

     THAILND    1001019    945649     945649     697627    -26.23    945649     762825     697772     697627     -26.23    0.76

     FRANCE      463765   1199458    1199458     641273    -46.54   1199458     691552     684579     641273     -46.54    0.70

     INDNSIA    1104016   1126863    1126863     641237    -43.10   1126863     860232     769002     641237     -43.10    0.70

     KOR REP    1006421    733742     733742     624900    -14.83    733742     711946     626818     624900     -14.83    0.68

     BRAZIL        6916    375024     375024     592963     58.11    375024     646405     646243     592963      58.11    0.64

     POLAND     1064030    685429     685429     592311    -13.59    685429     813956     706641     592311     -13.59    0.64

     LATVIA      622388    604268     604268     552855     -8.51    604268     771813     654192     552855      -8.51    0.60

     U KING      286779    316873     316873     222346    -29.83    316873     216199     215025     222346     -29.83    0.24

     JAPAN       149435    223450     223450     147613    -33.94    223450     153117     155526     147613     -33.94    0.16

     GUATMAL     468081    442023     442023     109598    -75.21    442023     115698     109698     109598     -75.21    0.12

     GERMANY     235979    167707     167707      80253    -52.15    167707      82461      87035      80253     -52.15    0.09

     HONDURA     191966    161968     161968      71050    -56.13    161968      60603      88111      71050     -56.13    0.08


     _WTO      79075326  90024967   90024967   92039943      2.24  90024967   94086436   93526998   92039943       2.24   99.97

     _W HEMI   17779681  21540991   21540991   21144127     -1.84  21540991   21377546   21354102   21144127      -1.84   22.97

     _NAFTA    15993768  19581878   19581878   19153268     -2.19  19581878   19254208   19240609   19153268      -2.19   20.80

     _OECD     19423265  17769089   17769089   17274068     -2.79  17769089   17095748   16984162   17274068      -2.79   18.76

     _EU27     16799771  14669855   14669855   14629023     -0.28  14669855   14656351   14483164   14629023      -0.28   15.89

     _EU28     16799771  14669855   14669855   14629023     -0.28  14669855   14656351   14483164   14629023      -0.28   15.89

     _ASEAN     5837043   6388732    6388732    6591291      3.17   6388732    7231417    7051185    6591291       3.17    7.16

     _CAFTA     1722471   1521783    1521783    1344611    -11.64   1521783    1428333    1417241    1344611     -11.64    1.46