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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 11/2019
   Country      2017       2018      11/2018    11/2019  % Change   11/2018     9/2019    10/2019    11/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD    1534.441   1659.635   1526.628   1481.082     -2.98  1652.279   1634.869   1621.752   1614.088      -2.31  100.00

     CHINA P   445.809    490.278    437.791    316.473    -27.71   472.969    399.797    382.937    368.961     -21.99   22.86

     VIETNAM   160.851    164.669    156.496    218.768     39.79   176.795    215.729    220.752    226.941      28.36   14.06

     KOR REP   160.991    170.877    155.625    189.237     21.60   168.582    201.018    202.695    204.489      21.30   12.67

     CHINA T   150.006    151.055    142.845    154.220      7.96   150.471    166.660    163.478    162.429       7.95   10.06

     MEXICO     91.537    117.492    109.220    113.494      3.91   115.371    120.382    121.871    121.767       5.54    7.54

     JAPAN     123.326    121.203    114.557     99.365    -13.26   124.671    110.545    107.738    106.012     -14.97    6.57

     CANADA     97.367    111.432    103.867     58.507    -43.67   112.130     71.855     68.292     66.072     -41.07    4.09

     GERMANY    53.313     61.720     56.783     57.620      1.47    61.154     63.093     62.669     62.557       2.30    3.88

     INDIA      30.943     29.191     27.823     37.582     35.07    30.073     36.660     38.242     38.950      29.52    2.41

     ITALY      30.430     30.833     28.465     27.222     -4.37    31.101     30.142     29.692     29.590      -4.86    1.83

     SWITZLD    29.736     25.086     23.650     20.966    -11.35    25.716     20.946     21.828     22.403     -12.89    1.39

     U KING     17.870     20.304     18.104     18.631      2.91    19.606     19.664     21.130     20.830       6.25    1.29

     CAMBOD      4.770     10.538      9.214     18.896    105.07     9.592     18.175     19.138     20.220     110.79    1.25

     COLOMB      4.968     10.758      9.532     13.871     45.52    10.069     13.459     14.322     15.097      49.93    0.94

     TURKEY     22.843     17.724     16.462     13.128    -20.25    18.524     13.528     13.690     14.391     -22.31    0.89

     FRANCE     13.595     14.760     13.791     13.120     -4.87    14.788     14.024     14.250     14.088      -4.73    0.87

     THAILND     8.486      9.720      8.586      9.923     15.56     9.220     10.456     10.753     11.057      19.92    0.69

     N ZEAL      9.678      7.594      7.167      9.709     35.48     7.532     10.354      9.976     10.136      34.57    0.63

     SPAIN       9.249      9.830      9.003      7.847    -12.84     9.661      9.109      9.099      8.674     -10.21    0.54

     NETHLDS     5.687      8.706      8.055      7.301     -9.36     8.624      7.230      7.455      7.952      -7.79    0.49

     PORTUGL     4.674      4.948      4.429      7.093     60.12     4.860      8.017      8.219      7.611      56.62    0.47

     INDNSIA     7.216      6.938      6.270      6.850      9.25     6.950      7.535      7.444      7.517       8.16    0.47

     BELGIUM     5.311      5.873      5.407      6.134     13.46     5.927      6.640      6.389      6.601      11.37    0.41

     AUSTRAL     5.509      4.678      4.228      5.631     33.20     4.852      5.776      5.829      6.081      25.34    0.38

     LUXMBRG     2.052      3.681      3.376      4.354     28.95     3.879      4.511      4.524      4.659      20.11    0.29

     ISRAEL      3.745      5.422      4.854      3.870    -20.27     5.254      4.715      4.643      4.438     -15.53    0.27

     CZECH       1.977      3.589      3.476      4.039     16.20     3.701      4.164      4.357      4.152      12.19    0.26

     PERU        3.254      4.209      3.975      3.709     -6.68     4.094      4.156      4.207      3.943      -3.68    0.24

     ROMANIA     3.959      4.781      4.595      3.615    -21.32     4.860      3.820      3.871      3.802     -21.77    0.24

     SRI LKA     1.444      2.456      2.238      3.443     53.83     2.614      4.314      3.827      3.661      40.05    0.23

     AUSTRIA     2.922      3.128      2.932      3.025      3.15     3.113      3.227      3.194      3.220       3.43    0.20

     REP SAF     2.127      3.156      2.934      2.933     -0.02     3.259      3.517      3.109      3.156      -3.16    0.20

     SLOVAK      3.159      3.451      3.224      2.568    -20.35     3.308      2.704      2.780      2.795     -15.50    0.17

     BURMA       0.011      0.071      0.071      2.500   3436.33     0.080      1.942      2.349      2.500    3033.26    0.15

     ARAB EM     0.335      1.270      1.143      1.933     69.08     1.144      1.774      1.876      2.060      80.09    0.13

     SWEDEN      3.239      2.359      2.298      1.806    -21.39     2.325      1.551      1.617      1.867     -19.69    0.12

     SALVADR     1.608      1.635      1.514      1.294    -14.48     1.701      1.583      1.451      1.416     -16.78    0.09

     MALAYSA     0.320      1.182      0.885      0.999     12.80     0.886      1.325      1.421      1.296      46.26    0.08

     PAKISTN     0.635      0.487      0.413      1.099    166.30     0.485      1.094      1.201      1.173     142.13    0.07

     MALTA       0.000      0.813      0.813      1.134     39.48     0.813      1.017      1.133      1.134      39.48    0.07

     HG KONG     1.319      2.912      2.716      0.930    -65.78     2.837      1.313      1.211      1.125     -60.34    0.07

     DOM REP     1.151      0.829      0.824      0.838      1.77     0.829      0.563      0.382      0.844       1.75    0.05

     PHIL R      1.336      0.628      0.584      0.752     28.78     0.597      0.627      0.660      0.796      33.32    0.05

     LITHUAN     0.493      0.634      0.575      0.338    -41.15     0.629      0.383      0.433      0.397     -36.92    0.02

     IRELAND     0.168      0.346      0.342      0.290    -15.32     0.351      0.302      0.294      0.293     -16.37    0.02

     POLAND      0.300      1.268      1.261      0.150    -88.10     1.268      0.203      0.194      0.158     -87.55    0.01


     _WTO     1534.283   1659.590   1526.584   1481.059     -2.98  1652.235   1634.845   1621.728   1614.065      -2.31  100.00

     _OECD     478.916    511.584    470.902    457.698     -2.80   510.501    498.253    498.271    498.380      -2.37   30.88

     _ASEAN    183.041    193.757    182.118    258.837     42.13   204.131    255.924    262.653    270.477      32.50   16.76

     _W HEMI   201.520    247.634    229.992    193.037    -16.07   245.388    213.672    212.137    210.679     -14.14   13.05

     _NAFTA    188.904    228.925    213.087    172.002    -19.28   227.501    192.237    190.163    187.839     -17.43   11.64

     _EU28     159.448    183.059    168.685    167.880     -0.48   181.745    182.044    183.505    182.255       0.28   11.29

     _EU27     159.447    183.059    168.685    167.879     -0.48   181.745    182.044    183.504    182.253       0.28   11.29

     _SUB-SAH    2.219      3.233      3.004      2.984     -0.66     3.344      3.591      3.161      3.213      -3.91    0.20

     _CAFTA      3.509      3.301      3.046      2.862     -6.06     3.279      3.148      2.773      3.117      -4.96    0.19