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                                          |                                     |                                   May 5, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2020 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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    1659.756   1607.759    378.637    346.687     -8.44  1669.634   1599.443   1584.047   1575.809      -5.62  100.00

     CHINA P   490.587    349.184     81.902     58.560    -28.50   463.092    343.555    334.381    325.842     -29.64   20.68

     VIETNAM   164.669    231.689     62.237     42.746    -31.32   198.000    224.353    216.471    212.198       7.17   13.47

     KOR REP   170.866    205.133     53.258     51.727     -2.88   186.709    204.827    204.162    203.602       9.05   12.92

     CHINA T   150.857    165.482     26.543     27.252      2.67   152.908    166.779    166.075    166.192       8.69   10.55

     MEXICO    117.479    122.128     32.341     29.877     -7.62   121.702    119.859    120.223    119.664      -1.67    7.59

     JAPAN     121.203    106.121     28.642     24.083    -15.92   118.981    105.734    101.903    101.562     -14.64    6.45

     CANADA    111.414     64.754     15.072     15.610      3.57    96.898     64.954     64.905     65.292     -32.62    4.14

     GERMANY    61.714     62.531     14.017     13.876     -1.01    59.966     61.520     61.816     62.390       4.04    3.96

     INDIA      29.191     40.395      7.592      9.080     19.59    30.888     40.854     41.626     41.882      35.59    2.66

     ITALY      30.822     29.847      7.496      6.678    -10.91    30.078     29.808     29.118     29.030      -3.48    1.84

     CAMBOD     10.538     20.962      5.199      8.793     69.13    13.709     22.813     24.442     24.556      79.13    1.56

     U KING     20.304     20.482      3.692      5.475     48.30    19.334     21.759     22.031     22.265      15.16    1.41

     SWITZLD    25.086     22.230      4.459      4.432     -0.60    22.217     21.939     22.230     22.204      -0.06    1.41

     COLOMB     10.758     15.238      3.023      4.613     52.59    11.395     15.664     16.092     16.828      47.68    1.07

     TURKEY     17.724     14.749      3.041      4.365     43.52    14.722     15.557     15.769     16.072       9.17    1.02

     FRANCE     14.760     14.383      3.174      3.390      6.81    14.815     14.634     14.559     14.599      -1.46    0.93

     THAILND     9.720     11.040      2.585      3.879     50.05    10.170     11.227     11.852     12.334      21.28    0.78

     N ZEAL      7.667     11.007      1.678      2.537     51.24     7.963     11.044     11.619     11.867      49.01    0.75

     SPAIN       9.830      8.531      1.653      2.427     46.85     9.329      8.951      9.038      9.305      -0.25    0.59

     NETHLDS     8.706      8.364      1.751      2.598     48.37     8.885      8.602      8.497      9.211       3.67    0.58

     PORTUGL     4.948      7.991      1.264      1.961     55.20     5.039      8.305      8.693      8.689      72.43    0.55

     INDNSIA     6.938      7.526      1.638      2.045     24.86     6.898      7.978      8.083      7.933      15.02    0.50

     BELGIUM     5.873      6.763      1.791      2.109     17.76     6.357      6.775      6.941      7.081      11.39    0.45

     CZECH       3.589      4.427      0.626      2.219    254.30     3.304      4.756      5.682      6.020      82.17    0.38

     AUSTRAL     4.678      6.290      1.733      1.349    -22.16     5.526      6.091      6.005      5.906       6.87    0.37

     ISRAEL      5.422      4.345      1.560      1.587      1.73     5.378      3.807      3.949      4.372     -18.70    0.28

     LUXMBRG     3.681      4.635      1.131      0.749    -33.81     3.874      4.250      3.834      4.252       9.77    0.27

     PERU        4.208      3.833      1.097      1.385     26.18     4.082      4.102      4.071      4.120       0.95    0.26

     ROMANIA     4.781      4.067      0.864      0.906      4.80     4.383      4.048      4.016      4.109      -6.25    0.26

     BURMA       0.071      2.899      0.148      1.043    603.65     0.219      3.370      3.625      3.793    1632.69    0.24

     SLOVAK      3.451      3.033      0.750      1.015     35.35     3.432      3.064      2.974      3.298      -3.90    0.21

     ARAB EM     1.270      2.484      0.658      1.137     72.75     1.565      2.965      2.910      2.963      89.36    0.19

     AUSTRIA     3.128      3.127      0.906      0.698    -22.96     3.276      3.112      3.054      2.919     -10.90    0.19

     SRI LKA     2.456      3.467      0.897      0.267    -70.27     2.732      3.311      3.082      2.837       3.83    0.18

     REP SAF     3.156      3.105      0.762      0.427    -44.00     3.171      2.835      2.837      2.769     -12.67    0.18

     DOM REP     0.829      1.377      0.135      0.922    584.32     0.945      1.421      1.982      2.164     129.05    0.14

     MALAYSA     1.182      1.066      0.284      1.320    364.46     1.306      1.439      1.666      2.102      60.96    0.13

     SWEDEN      2.359      1.986      0.525      0.390    -25.72     1.933      1.979      2.132      1.851      -4.26    0.12

     SALVADR     1.635      1.389      0.299      0.243    -18.76     1.540      1.362      1.304      1.333     -13.44    0.08

     PHIL R      0.628      0.912      0.135      0.553    309.40     0.600      1.115      1.260      1.330     121.60    0.08

     MALTA       0.813      1.134      0.301      0.323      7.44     1.114      1.018      1.018      1.156       3.83    0.07

     DENMARK     1.739      1.488      0.605      0.260    -56.94     2.296      1.303      1.356      1.143     -50.20    0.07

     PAKISTN     0.487      1.132      0.331      0.204    -38.38     0.759      1.097      1.092      1.005      32.51    0.06

     HG KONG     2.911      0.951      0.156      0.081    -47.82     2.574      0.914      0.890      0.877     -65.93    0.06

     NORWAY      0.820      0.492      0.008      0.218   2681.32     0.807      0.706      0.704      0.703     -12.91    0.04

     LITHUAN     0.634      0.431      0.013      0.169   1245.42     0.493      0.484      0.576      0.587      19.11    0.04

     POLAND      1.268      0.242      0.023      0.312   1266.44     1.254      0.538      0.538      0.531     -57.62    0.03

     BNGLDSH     0.031      0.019      0.005      0.284   5580.62     0.025      0.023      0.180      0.298    1101.84    0.02

     IRELAND     0.346      0.290      0.197      0.079    -59.80     0.459      0.174      0.172      0.172     -62.41    0.01


     _WTO     1659.711   1607.731    378.637    346.685     -8.44  1669.604   1599.415   1584.018   1575.779      -5.62  100.00

     _OECD     511.609    500.049    118.141    123.520      4.55   505.314    501.931    503.205    505.428       0.02   32.07

     _ASEAN    193.757    276.258     72.311     60.394    -16.48   230.998    272.402    267.494    264.341      14.43   16.77

     _W HEMI   247.601    210.108     52.216     52.839      1.19   237.901    208.787    209.945    210.731     -11.42   13.37

     _EU28     183.041    184.049     40.799     45.706     12.03   179.884    185.390    186.388    188.956       5.04   11.99

     _EU27     183.041    184.048     40.799     45.706     12.03   179.884    185.389    186.386    188.954       5.04   11.99

     _NAFTA    228.893    186.882     47.414     45.487     -4.06   218.600    184.814    185.128    184.956     -15.39   11.74

     _CAFTA      3.301      3.539      0.632      1.250     97.62     3.436      3.544      3.978      4.157      20.95    0.26

     _SUB-SAH    3.233      3.345      0.763      0.450    -41.08     3.248      3.087      3.099      3.031      -6.68    0.19