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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     246.366    289.233    289.233    289.592      0.12   289.233    297.508    296.033    289.592       0.12  100.00

     MEXICO     49.408     59.521     59.521     63.078      5.98    59.521     63.060     63.391     63.078       5.98   21.78

     CHINA T    40.376     53.548     53.548     58.612      9.46    53.548     61.003     59.750     58.612       9.46   20.24

     CHINA P    54.490     63.585     63.585     53.089    -16.51    63.585     56.349     55.790     53.089     -16.51   18.33

     PORTUGL    15.678     15.991     15.991     19.216     20.16    15.991     18.621     18.566     19.216      20.16    6.64

     FRANCE      9.427     12.343     12.343     12.996      5.29    12.343     14.093     14.014     12.996       5.29    4.49

     INDIA       6.871      9.358      9.358     12.407     32.59     9.358     11.788     12.453     12.407      32.59    4.28

     VIETNAM     6.217      7.739      7.739     10.073     30.16     7.739     10.771     10.747     10.073      30.16    3.48

     TURKEY      5.230     13.135     13.135      8.764    -33.27    13.135      9.936      9.626      8.764     -33.27    3.03

     CANADA      7.748      7.271      7.271      8.034     10.50     7.271      7.682      7.761      8.034      10.50    2.77

     ITALY       5.572      5.207      5.207      6.980     34.05     5.207      6.590      6.856      6.980      34.05    2.41

     ISRAEL      3.606      4.213      4.213      3.496    -17.01     4.213      3.176      3.300      3.496     -17.01    1.21

     HUNGARY     0.942      1.374      1.374      3.279    138.63     1.374      2.676      2.977      3.279     138.63    1.13

     JAPAN       2.690      3.980      3.980      3.249    -18.38     3.980      3.428      3.391      3.249     -18.38    1.12

     CZECH       9.370      5.781      5.781      3.037    -47.47     5.781      3.594      3.360      3.037     -47.47    1.05

     THAILND     3.808      3.705      3.705      2.901    -21.71     3.705      3.047      2.854      2.901     -21.71    1.00

     PHIL R      2.943      2.796      2.796      2.655     -5.05     2.796      2.822      2.770      2.655      -5.05    0.92

     KOR REP     3.502      2.632      2.632      2.319    -11.89     2.632      2.638      2.314      2.319     -11.89    0.80

     C RICA      1.981      1.887      1.887      2.290     21.34     1.887      2.523      2.424      2.290      21.34    0.79

     POLAND      3.419      1.536      1.536      2.178     41.85     1.536      2.548      2.339      2.178      41.85    0.75

     GERMANY     3.127      3.266      3.266      1.728    -47.10     3.266      1.864      1.963      1.728     -47.10    0.60

     U KING      1.486      1.763      1.763      1.620     -8.11     1.763      1.421      1.585      1.620      -8.11    0.56

     BRAZIL      0.169      0.898      0.898      1.235     37.42     0.898      1.342      1.338      1.235      37.42    0.43

     LATVIA      1.153      1.139      1.139      1.106     -2.92     1.139      1.464      1.278      1.106      -2.92    0.38

     INDNSIA     1.551      1.325      1.325      0.814    -38.55     1.325      0.992      0.913      0.814     -38.55    0.28

     GUATMAL     0.912      0.987      0.987      0.317    -67.92     0.987      0.333      0.317      0.317     -67.92    0.11

     HONDURA     0.406      0.359      0.359      0.132    -63.33     0.359      0.131      0.167      0.132     -63.33    0.05


     _WTO      246.364    289.220    289.220    289.266      0.02   289.220    297.191    295.707    289.266       0.02   99.89

     _W HEMI    61.110     71.480     71.480     75.508      5.63    71.480     75.516     75.803     75.508       5.63   26.07

     _OECD      67.444     72.266     72.266     72.115     -0.21    72.266     73.301     73.164     72.115      -0.21   24.90

     _NAFTA     57.156     66.791     66.791     71.112      6.47    66.791     70.742     71.152     71.112       6.47   24.56

     _EU27      52.969     50.787     50.787     54.442      7.20    50.787     54.925     55.110     54.442       7.20   18.80

     _EU28      52.969     50.787     50.787     54.442      7.20    50.787     54.925     55.110     54.442       7.20   18.80

     _ASEAN     14.537     15.605     15.605     16.451      5.42    15.605     17.646     17.292     16.451       5.42    5.68

     _CAFTA      3.303      3.248      3.248      2.741    -15.60     3.248      3.001      2.920      2.741     -15.60    0.95