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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2019
   Country      2017       2018       7/2018     7/2019  % Change    7/2018     5/2019     6/2019     7/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     246.302    289.201    164.395    180.850     10.01   265.652    308.165    306.397    305.655      15.06  100.00

     MEXICO     49.408     59.483     32.328     38.032     17.65    50.760     65.985     65.669     65.188      28.42   21.33

     CHINA T    40.376     53.548     28.542     38.034     33.25    46.049     62.976     60.943     63.040      36.90   20.62

     CHINA P    54.490     63.590     32.996     29.146    -11.67    57.675     62.461     61.792     59.740       3.58   19.55

     PORTUGL    15.614     15.991     14.249     16.672     17.00    17.501     17.808     18.367     18.413       5.21    6.02

     FRANCE      9.427     12.343      7.511      7.953      5.89    11.728     12.181     12.563     12.786       9.02    4.18

     TURKEY      5.230     13.135      6.460      5.417    -16.14     8.313     12.887     12.918     12.092      45.45    3.96

     INDIA       6.871      9.358      4.992      6.452     29.24     8.577     10.060     10.393     10.818      26.12    3.54

     VIETNAM     6.217      7.739      4.018      6.694     66.60     6.693      9.490      9.961     10.415      55.60    3.41

     CANADA      7.748      7.271      4.156      3.999     -3.77     7.227      7.352      7.362      7.114      -1.57    2.33

     ITALY       5.572      5.207      3.199      4.691     46.62     5.485      6.964      6.735      6.699      22.14    2.19

     ISRAEL      3.606      4.213      2.778      2.433    -12.43     3.878      3.801      3.905      3.867      -0.27    1.27

     CZECH       9.370      5.781      4.443      2.418    -45.57     9.152      3.659      3.859      3.756     -58.96    1.23

     JAPAN       2.690      3.980      2.355      2.014    -14.47     3.647      3.680      3.624      3.640      -0.20    1.19

     THAILND     3.808      3.705      2.180      1.599    -26.67     3.732      3.265      3.039      3.124     -16.28    1.02

     PHIL R      2.943      2.796      1.483      1.520      2.51     2.550      2.921      2.792      2.834      11.13    0.93

     HUNGARY     0.942      1.374      0.599      2.002    233.98     0.987      2.644      2.608      2.777     181.34    0.91

     KOR REP     3.502      2.632      1.474      1.561      5.89     3.081      2.681      2.760      2.719     -11.73    0.89

     GERMANY     3.127      3.266      1.968      1.050    -46.63     3.335      2.598      2.485      2.349     -29.57    0.77

     C RICA      1.981      1.887      1.303      1.582     21.42     1.608      2.244      2.129      2.166      34.68    0.71

     POLAND      3.419      1.536      0.809      1.283     58.56     2.706      1.892      1.987      2.010     -25.74    0.66

     LATVIA      1.153      1.139      0.452      0.809     78.83     1.392      1.543      1.545      1.495       7.45    0.49

     BRAZIL      0.169      0.898      0.695      1.202     73.04     0.763      1.458      1.372      1.406      84.31    0.46

     U KING      1.486      1.763      1.281      0.864    -32.53     1.876      1.414      1.442      1.346     -28.25    0.44

     INDNSIA     1.551      1.325      0.708      0.433    -38.83     1.282      1.164      1.092      1.050     -18.09    0.34

     GUATMAL     0.912      0.987      0.786      0.193    -75.48     1.151      0.345      0.388      0.394     -65.80    0.13

     HONDURA     0.406      0.359      0.269      0.051    -81.13     0.436      0.188      0.192      0.141     -67.62    0.05


     _WTO      246.301    289.188    164.382    180.736      9.95   265.638    308.074    306.283    305.541      15.02   99.96

     _W HEMI    61.110     71.443     39.748     45.281     13.92    62.363     78.099     77.687     76.976      23.43   25.18

     _OECD      67.380     72.266     47.467     49.303      3.87    73.414     74.317     75.219     74.101       0.94   24.24

     _NAFTA     57.156     66.754     36.483     42.031     15.21    57.987     73.337     73.032     72.301      24.69   23.65

     _EU27      52.905     50.787     36.034     39.648     10.03    56.762     53.677     54.482     54.402      -4.16   17.80

     _EU28      52.905     50.787     36.034     39.648     10.03    56.762     53.677     54.482     54.402      -4.16   17.80

     _ASEAN     14.537     15.605      8.422     10.254     21.75    14.301     16.879     16.923     17.437      21.93    5.70

     _CAFTA      3.303      3.248      2.358      1.828    -22.48     3.197      2.794      2.725      2.717     -15.00    0.89