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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         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    1534.704   1659.202    956.349    933.600     -2.38  1614.774   1654.490   1651.006   1636.453       1.34  100.00

     CHINA P   446.040    490.747    267.610    200.916    -24.92   459.037    448.659    437.135    424.053      -7.62   25.91

     VIETNAM   160.851    164.669     97.594    145.287     48.87   168.017    204.863    211.343    212.363      26.39   12.98

     KOR REP   160.991    169.898    100.335    124.148     23.73   163.321    191.066    191.135    193.710      18.61   11.84

     CHINA T   150.007    151.059     79.082     85.270      7.82   149.810    155.786    158.060    157.246       4.96    9.61

     MEXICO     91.537    117.547     69.754     72.041      3.28   106.127    120.767    120.236    119.834      12.92    7.32

     JAPAN     123.326    121.203     75.063     63.828    -14.97   126.869    113.343    111.820    109.968     -13.32    6.72

     CANADA     97.398    111.428     70.585     36.660    -48.06   113.535     83.896     81.159     77.503     -31.74    4.74

     GERMANY    53.313     61.734     36.952     35.210     -4.72    61.067     59.904     59.731     59.992      -1.76    3.67

     INDIA      30.943     29.192     16.073     21.119     31.40    30.678     32.159     32.787     34.238      11.61    2.09

     ITALY      30.430     30.833     18.699     18.090     -3.26    32.054     29.336     29.836     30.224      -5.71    1.85

     SWITZLD    29.736     25.086     16.662     14.007    -15.93    27.793     22.374     22.004     22.432     -19.29    1.37

     U KING     17.870     20.304     11.775     11.511     -2.25    19.793     20.131     20.723     20.039       1.24    1.22

     CAMBOD      4.770     10.538      4.833     10.617    119.69     7.070     15.294     16.030     16.322     130.88    1.00

     FRANCE     13.595     14.760      8.881      8.497     -4.33    14.631     14.769     15.020     14.376      -1.74    0.88

     TURKEY     22.843     17.724     13.013      7.732    -40.58    23.651     12.809     12.197     12.443     -47.39    0.76

     COLOMB      4.968     10.758      5.402      7.008     29.72     7.821     12.416     12.202     12.364      58.09    0.76

     THAILND     8.486      9.720      5.828      6.407      9.94     8.852     10.387     10.366     10.299      16.35    0.63

     N ZEAL      9.678      7.594      3.479      6.054     74.03     6.236      9.719      9.766     10.169      63.07    0.62

     SPAIN       9.249      9.836      5.480      4.686    -14.49     9.671      8.741      8.838      9.042      -6.50    0.55

     PORTUGL     4.674      4.948      2.644      5.591    111.45     4.581      6.314      7.051      7.895      72.34    0.48

     NETHLDS     5.687      8.706      5.548      4.556    -17.88     8.164      8.661      8.620      7.714      -5.52    0.47

     INDNSIA     7.216      6.938      3.839      4.088      6.47     6.767      6.743      7.011      7.186       6.19    0.44

     BELGIUM     5.311      5.873      3.446      3.846     11.62     5.894      6.493      6.397      6.273       6.44    0.38

     ISRAEL      3.745      5.423      3.207      3.007     -6.24     4.948      5.270      5.404      5.223       5.55    0.32

     AUSTRAL     5.509      4.678      2.680      3.151     17.60     4.892      5.397      5.374      5.149       5.26    0.31

     CZECH       1.977      3.589      1.735      2.643     52.36     2.543      4.300      4.596      4.497      76.82    0.27

     LUXMBRG     2.052      3.681      2.497      3.154     26.30     3.804      3.726      4.466      4.338      14.03    0.27

     PERU        3.254      4.209      2.887      2.796     -3.15     4.026      4.122      4.320      4.118       2.27    0.25

     ROMANIA     3.959      4.781      3.275      2.592    -20.85     4.577      4.029      4.310      4.099     -10.46    0.25

     SRI LKA     1.444      2.456      1.167      2.630    125.31     2.530      2.957      3.389      3.919      54.87    0.24

     REP SAF     2.127      3.156      1.719      1.996     16.08     2.913      3.133      3.240      3.433      17.86    0.21

     AUSTRIA     2.922      3.128      1.902      2.195     15.40     2.958      3.336      3.280      3.420      15.62    0.21

     SLOVAK      3.159      3.451      2.061      1.523    -26.10     3.143      3.177      3.262      2.913      -7.32    0.18

     ARAB EM     0.335      1.270      0.754      1.412     87.14     0.936      1.944      1.852      1.928     105.84    0.12

     HG KONG     1.319      2.912      1.622      0.501    -69.10     2.374      2.278      2.235      1.791     -24.53    0.11

     SWEDEN      3.239      2.359      1.829      1.234    -32.49     2.810      1.934      1.774      1.764     -37.22    0.11

     SALVADR     1.608      1.635      0.921      0.875     -5.02     1.615      1.571      1.584      1.589      -1.65    0.10

     MALAYSA     0.320      1.182      0.578      0.622      7.57     0.745      1.314      1.179      1.226      64.56    0.07

     PAKISTN     0.635      0.487      0.146      0.797    446.29     0.338      1.025      1.058      1.138     236.98    0.07

     MALTA       0.000      0.813      0.383      0.659     71.96     0.383      1.101      1.041      1.089     184.11    0.07

     BURMA       0.011      0.071      0.022      1.011   4490.84     0.032      0.469      0.795      1.060    3186.82    0.06

     DOM REP     1.151      0.829      0.318      0.205    -35.51     0.684      0.848      0.728      0.716       4.66    0.04

     PHIL R      1.336      0.628      0.481      0.387    -19.63     0.681      0.446      0.466      0.533     -21.63    0.03

     IRELAND     0.168      0.346      0.142      0.239     68.41     0.267      0.446      0.447      0.443      65.91    0.03

     LITHUAN     0.493      0.634      0.405      0.179    -55.94     0.605      0.432      0.421      0.407     -32.67    0.02


     _WTO     1534.546   1659.158    956.312    933.581     -2.38  1614.671   1654.459   1650.975   1636.427       1.35  100.00

     _OECD     478.947    510.621    310.085    294.578     -5.00   510.618    497.658    496.358    495.114      -3.04   30.26

     _ASEAN    183.041    193.757    113.185    168.535     48.90   192.173    239.621    247.295    249.107      29.63   15.22

     _W HEMI   201.551    247.685    150.440    120.402    -19.97   235.234    225.106    221.854    217.646      -7.48   13.30

     _NAFTA    188.935    228.975    140.339    108.701    -22.54   219.663    204.664    201.395    197.337     -10.16   12.06

     _EU27     159.447    183.080    109.093    107.564     -1.40   178.855    180.314    183.106    181.552       1.51   11.09

     _EU28     159.448    183.080    109.093    107.564     -1.40   178.855    180.314    183.106    181.552       1.51   11.09

     _SUB-SAH    2.219      3.233      1.723      2.023     17.38     3.001      3.221      3.333      3.533      17.70    0.22

     _CAFTA      3.509      3.302      1.569      1.437     -8.41     2.834      3.407      3.304      3.170      11.87    0.19