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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 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 12/2019
   Country      2017       2018      12/2018    12/2019  % Change   12/2018    10/2019    11/2019    12/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD    244880761 278766996  278766996  271724236     -2.53 278766996  275122434  274642093  271724236      -2.53  100.00

     VIETNAM   49071152  49822076   49822076   68029216     36.54  49822076   64133457   66404925   68029216      36.54   25.04

     CHINA P   83651489 100588736  100588736   66021401    -34.37 100588736   76142930   72470582   66021401     -34.37   24.30

     KOR REP   32739301  36949831   36949831   44852969     21.39  36949831   43822066   44727812   44852969      21.39   16.51

     MEXICO    10456643  16467269   16467269   16839372      2.26  16467269   16711781   16702811   16839372       2.26    6.20

     CHINA T   15096575  15275764   15275764   15904047      4.11  15275764   16285453   15801329   15904047       4.11    5.85

     INDIA      5165913   5772354    5772354    8036725     39.23   5772354    7556192    7690731    8036725      39.23    2.96

     CANADA    16867721  17821081   17821081    7791262    -56.28  17821081    8611784    8056969    7791262     -56.28    2.87

     CAMBOD     1612788   4099746    4099746    7685479     87.46   4099746    6949091    7454246    7685479      87.46    2.83

     JAPAN      7137189   5787449    5787449    5700073     -1.51   5787449    5681997    5722748    5700073      -1.51    2.10

     GERMANY    5549760   5152664    5152664    5687032     10.37   5152664    5582882    5571596    5687032      10.37    2.09

     COLOMB     1366688   2906618    2906618    3985191     37.11   2906618    3843684    3980313    3985191      37.11    1.47

     INDNSIA    1973204   1739432    1739432    1796603      3.29   1739432    1821362    1808055    1796603       3.29    0.66

     ITALY      1946552   1782045    1782045    1752327     -1.67   1782045    1728020    1727465    1752327      -1.67    0.64

     U KING     1038700   1546563    1546563    1570103      1.52   1546563    1498996    1443740    1570103       1.52    0.58

     ARAB EM     120039    571681     571681    1415470    147.60    571681    1069663    1168381    1415470     147.60    0.52

     PORTUGL     918826    866343     866343    1402522     61.89    866343    1447132    1335320    1402522      61.89    0.52

     THAILND     774870    961220     961220    1334671     38.85    961220    1186251    1243427    1334671      38.85    0.49

     N ZEAL      889402    712211     712211    1133451     59.15    712211     988619    1022568    1133451      59.15    0.42

     SPAIN      1225021   1276101    1276101    1106317    -13.30   1276101    1135431    1090823    1106317     -13.30    0.41

     TURKEY     1443073   1206812    1206812    1033950    -14.32   1206812     963787    1003549    1033950     -14.32    0.38

     BURMA          123      3532       3532     916047  25835.65      3532     709823     755726     916047   25835.65    0.34

     NETHLDS     583138    856062     856062     864816      1.02    856062     595615     723766     864816       1.02    0.32

     CZECH       334396    520727     520727     707379     35.84    520727     690243     667825     707379      35.84    0.26

     REP SAF     506215    715041     715041     633661    -11.38    715041     626962     635681     633661     -11.38    0.23

     AUSTRAL     595819    444933     444933     632597     42.18    444933     547958     584783     632597      42.18    0.23

     ISRAEL      382572    652049     652049     479348    -26.49    652049     566213     524242     479348     -26.49    0.18

     PERU        420251    540314     540314     474229    -12.23    540314     528851     491237     474229     -12.23    0.17

     LUXMBRG     220445    326048     326048     469807     44.09    326048     438845     465121     469807      44.09    0.17

     FRANCE      330348    313214     313214     458751     46.47    313214     437164     446086     458751      46.47    0.17

     SWITZLD     551694    442762     442762     386698    -12.66    442762     385084     391571     386698     -12.66    0.14

     MALAYSA      40491    162023     162023     318865     96.80    162023     354387     357860     318865      96.80    0.12

     BELGIUM     215305    231797     231797     305002     31.58    231797     273357     300516     305002      31.58    0.11

     SLOVAK      180617    237963     237963     273157     14.79    237963     202783     224713     273157      14.79    0.10

     AUSTRIA     154051    147007     147007     183960     25.14    147007     189007     188906     183960      25.14    0.07

     PHIL R      198644    101054     101054     172490     70.69    101054      99384     150372     172490      70.69    0.06

     MALTA            0    103930     103930     150391     44.70    103930     150591     150391     150391      44.70    0.06

     DOM REP      94137    304828     304828     147033    -51.77    304828      38568      77053     147033     -51.77    0.05

     HG KONG     145120    437940     437940     134363    -69.32    437940     196930     170072     134363     -69.32    0.05

     PAKISTN     113833     58935      58935     131034    122.34     58935     139433     134627     131034     122.34    0.05

     ROMANIA      94812    145504     145504     126603    -12.99    145504     125509     120480     126603     -12.99    0.05

     SWEDEN      170546    124269     124269     107791    -13.26    124269      97116     102972     107791     -13.26    0.04

     SRI LKA      59534     29556      29556     101481    243.35     29556     102892     102663     101481     243.35    0.04

     IRELAND      21274     67400      67400      63523     -5.75     67400      63386      63571      63523      -5.75    0.02

     SALVADR      85399     84998      84998      59702    -29.76     84998      63715      61854      59702     -29.76    0.02

     LITHUAN      69870     73845      73845      44241    -40.09     73845      47587      38591      44241     -40.09    0.02

     POLAND       41257     73954      73954      22460    -69.63     73954      18943      16476      22460     -69.63    0.01


     _WTO     244862681 278764621  278764621  271723242     -2.53 278764621  275121438  274641104  271723242      -2.53  100.00

     _ASEAN    53673039  56889600   56889600   80260877     41.08  56889600   75260114   78181602   80260877      41.08   29.54

     _OECD     65943819  70976451   70976451   70655019     -0.45  70976451   69607975   70024514   70655019      -0.45   26.00

     _W HEMI   29360551  38236731   38236731   29421031    -23.06  38236731   29946795   29511533   29421031     -23.06   10.83

     _NAFTA    27324364  34288350   34288350   24630634    -28.17  34288350   25323565   24759780   24630634     -28.17    9.06

     _EU28     13153023  13919832   13919832   15369837     10.42  13919832   14785016   14738383   15369837      10.42    5.66

     _EU27     13152944  13919832   13919832   15369786     10.42  13919832   14784965   14738332   15369786      10.42    5.66

     _SUB-SAHA   523098    718294     718294     635701    -11.50    718294     628769     637670     635701     -11.50    0.23

     _CAFTA      204872    461273     461273     284150    -38.40    461273     193933     221423     284150     -38.40    0.10