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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     12917135  13172407   13172407    9359404    -28.95  13172407   10486797    9900172    9359404     -28.95  100.00

     KOR REP    5091287   6058806    6058806    4796622    -20.83   6058806    5223800    4942661    4796622     -20.83   51.25

     CHINA P    2832792   2523014    2523014    1190852    -52.80   2523014    1528380    1403784    1190852     -52.80   12.72

     CANADA     2463648   2156423    2156423    1173288    -45.59   2156423    1337145    1277367    1173288     -45.59   12.54

     ITALY       975820   1098770    1098770    1107520      0.80   1098770    1242581    1161809    1107520       0.80   11.83


     _WTO      12917135  13172407   13172407    9359404    -28.95  13172407   10486797    9900172    9359404     -28.95  100.00

     _OECD      8674654   9532997    9532997    7234074    -24.12   9532997    7974367    7539816    7234074     -24.12   77.29

     _W HEMI    2526820   2278569    2278569    1254222    -44.96   2278569    1431635    1365534    1254222     -44.96   13.40

     _EU27      1039721   1243217    1243217    1249093      0.47   1243217    1408570    1297823    1249093       0.47   13.35

     _EU28      1039721   1243217    1243217    1249093      0.47   1243217    1408570    1297823    1249093       0.47   13.35

     _NAFTA     2467972   2163710    2163710    1176119    -45.64   2163710    1337145    1280198    1176119     -45.64   12.57