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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2020
   Country      2018       2019       3/2019     3/2020  % Change    3/2019     1/2020     2/2020     3/2020   % Change % Share


     WORLD     90023733  92133502   25773486   21222901    -17.66  92831637   90470377   89573625   87582917      -5.65  100.00

     CHINA T   24501345  26358947    6706994    3343020    -50.16  26905640   25012187   24151050   22994973     -14.53   26.26

     MEXICO    18050444  17479505    4451029    4924805     10.64  19422288   17517881   17875865   17953281      -7.56   20.50

     CHINA P   14063260  13303466    2819756    3044900      7.98  13908560   13727870   13707095   13528610      -2.73   15.45

     PORTUGL    7679715   8996638    4168836    4760242     14.19   7889420    9151958    9230750    9588044      21.53   10.95

     INDIA      4597646   6798760    1350149    1180150    -12.59   4651315    6606721    6587527    6628761      42.51    7.57

     VIETNAM    3377931   4238392    1256309     931200    -25.88   3871220    4144032    4107429    3913283       1.09    4.47

     CANADA     1531434   1673763     304765     408026     33.88   1477522    1695662    1730552    1777024      20.27    2.03

     HUNGARY     533093   1281755     471976     343330    -27.26    827664    1309078    1305286    1153109      39.32    1.32

     TURKEY     1510057   1023532     197142     252352     28.01   1487541    1060111    1135781    1078742     -27.48    1.23

     PHIL R      932214   1013162     159396     195860     22.88    943708    1069337    1060075    1049626      11.22    1.20

     ISRAEL     1655659   1350063     639510     320573    -49.87   1456178    1179025    1133918    1031126     -29.19    1.18

     C RICA      916529   1163774     530054     394486    -25.58    958282    1289298    1236003    1028206       7.30    1.17

     ITALY       472637    930771     303844     104513    -65.60    666620     901257     892443     731440       9.72    0.84

     KOR REP     733742    624900      90461     175998     94.56    686792     665455     677836     710437       3.44    0.81

     THAILND     945649    697627     138847      98676    -28.93    811814     655860     643533     657456     -19.01    0.75

     INDNSIA    1126863    641237     136696     130142     -4.79    992562     692415     652153     634683     -36.06    0.72

     FRANCE     1199458    641273     147136      92945    -36.83    800919     602035     617621     587082     -26.70    0.67

     CZECH      2623023   1002319     566217     101482    -82.08   1502223     578665     564581     537584     -64.21    0.61

     POLAND      685429    592311     357833     140747    -60.67    730680     546535     452097     375225     -48.65    0.43

     LATVIA      604268    552855     271703          0   -100.00    774652     398997     364018     281152     -63.71    0.32

     BRAZIL      375024    592963     380738          0   -100.00    537390     474313     324861     212225     -60.51    0.24

     U KING      316873    222346      79662      68191    -14.40    232668     200447     180649     210875      -9.37    0.24

     JAPAN       223450    147613      32290      35266      9.22    214905     145949     145955     150589     -29.93    0.17

     GUATMAL     442023    109598      22696      19902    -12.31    278821     129500     110989     106804     -61.69    0.12


     _WTO      90023089  92107155   25773236   21217940    -17.67  92830843   90439069   89542547   87551859      -5.69   99.96

     _W HEMI   21540991  21144059    5714204    5757005      0.75  22842537   21223056   21382858   21186860      -7.25   24.19

     _NAFTA    19581878  19153268    4755794    5332831     12.13  20899810   19213543   19606417   19730305      -5.60   22.53

     _OECD     17769089  17351914    6806593    6539628     -3.92  16734002   17083314   17145532   17084949       2.10   19.51

     _EU27     14669855  14629789    6509271    5709625    -12.28  13929945   14097298   13998629   13830143      -0.72   15.79

     _EU28     14669855  14629789    6509271    5709625    -12.28  13929945   14097298   13998629   13830143      -0.72   15.79

     _ASEAN     6388732   6591291    1691915    1355878    -19.86   6625494    6561850    6463396    6255254      -5.59    7.14

     _CAFTA     1521783   1344543     563636     414388    -26.48   1340417    1487574    1407277    1195295     -10.83    1.36