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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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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  3/2020
   Country      2018       2019       3/2019     3/2020  % Change    3/2019     1/2020     2/2020     3/2020   % Change % Share


     WORLD    278785320 272304807   64404178   63154414     -1.94 281847767  272039233  270925285  271055043      -3.83  100.00

     VIETNAM   49822076  68029457   17444294   13260408    -23.98  58065483   66310362   64630452   63845571       9.95   23.55

     CHINA P  100619472  66477178   15577957   10830941    -30.47  93769528   65196888   63401336   61730162     -34.17   22.77

     KOR REP   36949651  44851794   11427370   12369570      8.25  40169187   45205202   45417748   45793994      14.00   16.89

     MEXICO    16466688  16837961    4052671    4108533      1.38  16521463   16508823   16624412   16893823       2.25    6.23

     CHINA T   15265832  16023797    2909006    3003835      3.26  15371106   16178373   16086646   16118626       4.86    5.95

     CAMBOD     4099746   7685479    1988394    4014214    101.88   5354223    8610142    9498218    9711299      81.38    3.58

     INDIA      5772354   8034172    1473298    2352008     59.64   6170505    8295514    8640689    8912882      44.44    3.29

     CANADA    17819983   7789659    1601386    2124775     32.68  14555758    7946924    8035113    8313048     -42.89    3.07

     JAPAN      5787433   5700073    1427302    1330900     -6.75   5516320    5799377    5587501    5603671       1.58    2.07

     GERMANY    5152185   5670006    1325060    1037829    -21.68   5189315    5420357    5346417    5382775       3.73    1.99

     COLOMB     2906618   3985191     783374     990256     26.41   3085732    4029172    4135704    4192073      35.85    1.55

     INDNSIA    1739432   1796603     382337     574902     50.37   1708067    1921829    1974089    1989168      16.46    0.73

     ITALY      1782045   1752262     438062     458499      4.67   1787373    1784541    1748806    1772699      -0.82    0.65

     ARAB EM     571681   1415470     369187     679425     84.03    782723    1691257    1665032    1725708     120.47    0.64

     U KING     1546563   1584746     308324     385275     24.96   1544898    1668012    1705826    1661697       7.56    0.61

     THAILND     961220   1318981     289169     594483    105.58    974811    1362694    1540310    1624295      66.63    0.60

     PORTUGL     866343   1434186     260312     411773     58.18    915224    1517156    1583822    1585647      73.25    0.58

     TURKEY     1206812   1033950     179882     461759    156.70   1013910    1135991    1167320    1315827      29.78    0.49

     BURMA         3532    916047      14538     383642   2538.89     18070    1111989    1211009    1285151    7012.07    0.47

     N ZEAL      712211   1133451     187108     284269     51.93    764860    1135999    1210032    1230612      60.89    0.45

     SPAIN      1276101   1103994     218903     327194     49.47   1211207    1149585    1169264    1212285       0.09    0.45

     NETHLDS     856062    864816     133210     477352    258.35    756547     964828    1049042    1208958      59.80    0.45

     CZECH       520727    707379     104305     385010    269.12    414507     783126     942258     988084     138.38    0.36

     MALAYSA     162023    318865     102510     500218    387.97    249669     502964     578431     716573     187.01    0.26

     AUSTRAL     444933    632597     166175     144981    -12.75    520017     626827     615814     611403      17.57    0.23

     REP SAF     715041    634011     148712     106357    -28.48    677175     589371     595547     591656     -12.63    0.22

     ISRAEL      652049    479348     191789     291323     51.90    637530     462805     468062     578882      -9.20    0.21

     PERU        540255    474229     141372     159864     13.08    506540     503872     492858     492721      -2.73    0.18

     LUXMBRG     326048    469807      93772      98673      5.23    322668     433763     415798     474708      47.12    0.18

     FRANCE      313214    458751      91661      84320     -8.01    339154     461910     455890     451410      33.10    0.17

     SWITZLD     442762    386698      79776      71748    -10.06    381512     376624     388136     378670      -0.74    0.14

     SLOVAK      237963    273157      55513     124636    124.52    251574     298466     287144     342280      36.06    0.13

     BELGIUM     231797    305002      73902     102031     38.06    255499     305715     307482     333131      30.38    0.12

     PHIL R      101054    172490      22172     131941    495.08     88632     230914     277938     282259     218.46    0.10

     DOM REP     304828    147033      14997     137686    818.09    317849     156856     243439     269722     -15.14    0.10

     AUSTRIA     147007    183960      50890      42848    -15.80    166565     187280     184069     175918       5.62    0.06

     MALTA       103930    150391      39829      43306      8.73    143759     134788     134788     153868       7.03    0.06

     ROMANIA     145504    126603      27705      26777     -3.35    136674     121858     122589     125675      -8.05    0.05

     SRI LKA      29556    101481       3272      21856    567.97     29592     101477     121224     120065     305.73    0.04

     PAKISTN      58935    131034      37416      22834    -38.97     90503     125168     124503     116452      28.67    0.04

     HG KONG     437873    134363      30833       4906    -84.09    390762     114034     111146     108436     -72.25    0.04

     SWEDEN      124269    107791      32457      19296    -40.55    113604     104594     109913      94630     -16.70    0.03

     NORWAY       40622     53515        266      15136   5590.23     40717      68608      68408      68385      67.95    0.03

     BNGLDSH       1147       552         52      65091  125075.0       712        591      40175      65591    9112.22    0.02

     LITHUAN      73845     44241       2198      20644    839.22     47450      48033      62536      62687      32.11    0.02

     SALVADR      84998     59702      14353      10748    -25.12     80133      57968      54139      56097     -30.00    0.02

     POLAND       73954     22460       2153      22298    935.67     72536      41913      43564      42605     -41.26    0.02

     DENMARK      50808     47287      14524       4747    -67.32     63071      42230      41984      37510     -40.53    0.01

     IRELAND      67400     63523      47742      18612    -61.02     91609      34809      34391      34393     -62.46    0.01


     _WTO     278782945 272303813   64404178   63154394     -1.94 281846628  272038239  270924271  271054029      -3.83  100.00

     _ASEAN    56889600  80245428   20246566   19460388     -3.88  66462624   80056523   79715381   79459250      19.55   29.31

     _OECD     70974694  70679134   16837815   19349533     14.92  70712250   71418283   72063444   73190852       3.51   27.00

     _W HEMI   38234993  29418009    6623893    7538773     13.81  35183317   29327059   29706300   30332889     -13.79   11.19

     _NAFTA    34286671  24627620    5654057    6233308     10.24  31077221   24455747   24659525   25206871     -18.89    9.30

     _EU28     13919353  15396730    3320932    4093266     23.26  13845925   15529901   15773068   16169064      16.78    5.97

     _EU27     13919353  15396679    3320932    4093266     23.26  13845925   15529850   15773017   16169013      16.78    5.97

     _SUB-SAHA   718294    636051     148732     106666    -28.28    680448     591505     597876     593985     -12.71    0.22

     _CAFTA      461273    284150      43697     151545    246.81    477101     290528     369337     391998     -17.84    0.14