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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   54372.153  57516.069  31443.703  33220.935      5.65 55925.781  58640.912  58721.725  59293.300       6.02  100.00

     CHINA P 23304.353  24892.742  12865.114  13093.993      1.78 23928.644  25001.521  24923.753  25121.622       4.99   42.37

     VIETNAM  6986.837   7548.982   4242.525   4807.584     13.32  7350.852   7922.934   7977.349   8114.041      10.38   13.68

     INDNSIA  2562.549   2490.396   1438.161   1469.223      2.16  2495.593   2513.799   2530.204   2521.458       1.04    4.25

     MEXICO   2510.730   2352.794   1412.629   1315.089     -6.90  2487.005   2281.304   2256.903   2255.253      -9.32    3.80

     INDIA    1786.824   1819.155   1104.373   1189.861      7.74  1808.068   1879.262   1890.506   1904.643       5.34    3.21

     HONDURA  1187.876   1263.478    666.017    763.409     14.62  1155.461   1332.333   1341.447   1360.870      17.78    2.30

     BNGLDSH  1194.205   1257.680    736.907    813.602     10.41  1218.946   1318.198   1339.175   1334.374       9.47    2.25

     CAMBOD   1004.413   1121.325    625.806    754.776     20.61  1090.055   1202.491   1228.613   1250.295      14.70    2.11

     JORDAN   1020.195   1115.493    587.086    701.807     19.54  1086.928   1168.735   1181.705   1230.214      13.18    2.07

     SALVADR  1031.986   1105.585    606.157    616.681      1.74  1062.763   1112.811   1109.628   1116.109       5.02    1.88

     TURKEY    892.118   1054.242    606.352    664.159      9.53  1005.754   1094.016   1102.043   1112.050      10.57    1.88

     SRI LKA   990.455    859.817    487.416    545.856     11.99   899.878    893.069    893.000    918.257       2.04    1.55

     CANADA    954.973    985.034    585.401    516.955    -11.69  1006.634    926.682    924.774    916.588      -8.95    1.55

     KOR REP   642.332    704.738    403.535    453.060     12.27   668.777    753.824    753.938    754.264      12.78    1.27

     THAILND   644.246    657.818    368.389    434.073     17.83   648.127    704.528    707.149    723.502      11.63    1.22

     GUATMAL   708.091    755.538    447.102    399.230    -10.71   717.757    718.010    715.742    707.666      -1.41    1.19

     ITALY     553.109    639.823    362.908    382.288      5.34   608.184    652.690    654.596    659.203       8.39    1.11

     EGYPT     515.839    567.598    325.206    362.337     11.42   555.473    588.293    581.937    604.730       8.87    1.02

     CHINA T   594.531    589.759    334.924    338.410      1.04   591.131    598.316    595.493    593.244       0.36    1.00

     NICARAG   476.853    534.664    289.653    336.530     16.18   492.803    553.790    568.561    581.542      18.01    0.98

     PHIL R    542.163    544.831    314.785    343.410      9.09   553.619    567.292    563.924    573.456       3.58    0.97

     HAITI     370.157    437.786    231.899    307.972     32.80   401.574    484.480    488.105    513.858      27.96    0.87

     GERMANY   313.920    378.642    220.411    255.750     16.03   354.677    408.877    410.414    413.981      16.72    0.70

     DOM REP   315.096    324.262    182.243    188.817      3.61   309.544    332.310    331.182    330.835       6.88    0.56

     JAPAN     321.781    339.165    200.314    190.822     -4.74   335.868    333.764    331.605    329.673      -1.84    0.56

     KENYA     184.157    223.514    114.625    133.153     16.16   200.881    229.867    240.117    242.042      20.49    0.41

     PAKISTN   225.335    221.120    128.768    145.604     13.07   223.894    236.346    237.965    237.956       6.28    0.40

     LESOTHO   192.912    219.611    113.215    122.388      8.10   206.806    222.190    220.097    228.784      10.63    0.39

     BURMA     116.422    137.246     66.858    110.897     65.87   131.557    164.593    173.010    181.285      37.80    0.31

     FRANCE    144.099    155.208     92.069    100.414      9.06   152.367    161.601    162.987    163.553       7.34    0.28

     COLOMB    129.482    157.981     91.127     96.040      5.39   143.441    162.651    162.499    162.894      13.56    0.27

     PORTUGL   119.649    126.551     74.346     89.976     21.02   127.991    137.275    141.255    142.181      11.09    0.24

     U KING    115.473    120.743     69.501     86.421     24.35   119.527    135.450    137.127    137.663      15.17    0.23

     PERU      125.252    118.057     74.173     79.371      7.01   124.061    119.922    124.158    123.255      -0.65    0.21

     ISRAEL    111.958    103.597     59.753     75.941     27.09    94.238    116.111    118.013    119.785      27.11    0.20

     BELGIUM   115.837    116.356     64.204     64.258      0.08   110.557    120.144    117.436    116.410       5.29    0.20

     MADAGAS    82.132     92.017     50.578     69.931     38.26    92.443    104.792    109.085    111.370      20.47    0.19

     ROMANIA    74.750     88.883     49.076     60.102     22.47    82.441     94.000     97.893     99.908      21.19    0.17

     NETHLDS    92.093     98.473     61.198     50.460    -17.55   102.377     92.787     88.993     87.735     -14.30    0.15

     SPAIN      73.221     82.022     46.407     50.842      9.56    78.500     86.018     85.042     86.457      10.14    0.15

     MALAYSA   115.526    101.821     67.121     51.168    -23.77   108.219     91.607     85.716     85.867     -20.65    0.14

     MOROC      75.621     83.002     47.649     48.621      2.04    82.064     81.122     82.900     83.974       2.33    0.14

     HG KONG   113.275    101.445     66.039     30.905    -53.20   119.276     79.956     73.643     66.311     -44.41    0.11

     ETHIOP     27.406     42.326     22.946     37.752     64.53    36.841     53.027     54.761     57.133      55.08    0.10

     CZECH      35.626     52.775     26.701     29.491     10.45    42.061     55.592     55.196     55.565      32.11    0.09

     LUXMBRG    33.601     46.913     28.224     26.803     -5.04    41.486     45.593     46.828     45.491       9.65    0.08

     POLAND     44.729     44.878     24.563     24.133     -1.75    44.057     44.887     44.401     44.448       0.89    0.07

     ARAB EM    34.383     46.027     25.316     22.935     -9.40    38.144     45.920     44.338     43.646      14.43    0.07

     UKRAINE    12.500     29.343     14.493     25.505     75.98    20.378     35.760     39.315     40.355      98.03    0.07

     S ARAB     32.430     35.606     19.524     23.982     22.83    35.327     37.169     37.274     40.064      13.41    0.07

     SWITZLD    46.520     41.737     26.989     22.676    -15.98    45.893     37.712     36.479     37.424     -18.45    0.06

     BULGAR     36.361     36.064     21.476     22.792      6.13    36.068     37.935     35.922     37.380       3.64    0.06

     AUSTRIA    20.463     25.195     12.933     19.661     52.03    22.849     29.413     30.631     31.924      39.72    0.05

     AUSTRAL    30.971     31.274     18.734     19.071      1.80    32.879     31.890     31.588     31.611      -3.86    0.05

     TUNISIA    26.055     28.946     18.429     20.974     13.81    28.792     30.049     30.415     31.490       9.37    0.05

     DENMARK    19.323     26.520     14.115     17.745     25.72    21.602     31.754     30.150     30.150      39.57    0.05

     TNZANIA    25.863     24.293     13.575     14.916      9.88    24.838     24.270     23.871     25.634       3.20    0.04

     BRAZIL     34.512     24.571     15.062     13.139    -12.77    30.093     21.628     22.061     22.648     -24.74    0.04

     SWEDEN     21.314     21.696     13.388     12.353     -7.73    22.228     20.826     20.468     20.661      -7.05    0.03

     SLOVENI    15.375     17.936      9.935     11.764     18.42    17.008     18.635     18.378     19.766      16.21    0.03

     HUNGARY    16.592     17.548      9.481     11.268     18.85    16.419     19.050     19.519     19.335      17.76    0.03

     C RICA     19.635     16.430      9.166     10.952     19.49    17.025     17.596     17.704     18.217       7.00    0.03

     GHANA       7.626     13.690      7.197      9.588     33.23    10.539     15.745     15.457     16.082      52.59    0.03

     OMAN       34.825     28.207     13.017      0.054    -99.58    39.608     20.621     20.431     15.244     -61.51    0.03

     REP SAF    12.753     12.779      6.483      8.350     28.80    11.820     13.799     14.330     14.646      23.91    0.02

     N ZEAL     12.253     11.236      5.730      9.011     57.26     9.713     13.704     14.005     14.517      49.46    0.02

     LATVIA     12.994     12.270      7.126      8.107     13.76    14.051     13.050     13.187     13.250      -5.70    0.02

     SLOVAK     10.782     12.901      6.994      7.120      1.80    11.548     13.868     13.686     13.027      12.81    0.02

     ECUADOR     3.697      7.136      3.030      6.820    125.12     4.572      9.687     10.460     10.926     138.98    0.02

     GREECE     11.414      9.483      6.452      6.588      2.12    10.631      9.071      8.576      9.620      -9.51    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.566      9.946      5.576      5.096     -8.60     9.368      9.467      9.433      9.466       1.05    0.02

     FINLAND     7.376      7.650      4.232      5.567     31.55     7.708      8.892      8.998      8.985      16.57    0.02

     IRELAND     4.608      5.692      3.554      3.628      2.09     6.018      5.342      5.401      5.766      -4.20    0.01

     SINGAPR     2.067      3.120      1.127      2.917    158.78     2.457      4.709      5.190      4.910      99.80    0.01

     MACAU       4.599      3.529      1.640      2.375     44.77     4.227      4.361      4.338      4.263       0.86    0.01

     MALTA       0.993      2.445      1.370      1.864     36.03     1.579      2.708      2.642      2.939      86.15    0.00

     BELARUS     0.816      1.382      0.731      2.252    207.87     1.082      2.603      2.583      2.902     168.08    0.00

     RUSSIA      3.525      2.832      1.538      1.021    -33.64     2.620      2.703      2.697      2.314     -11.66    0.00

     BAHRAIN     1.351      1.213      0.549      1.110    102.26     1.397      1.683      1.773      1.775      26.99    0.00

     NORWAY      1.659      1.816      0.823      0.671    -18.46     1.838      1.863      1.631      1.664      -9.49    0.00

     PANAMA      0.183      0.541      0.411      1.528    272.03     0.537      1.181      1.381      1.658     209.00    0.00

     VENEZ       0.252      0.291      0.218      0.030    -86.10     0.318      0.113      0.109      0.104     -67.24    0.00


     _WTO    54329.324  57455.772  31410.105  33171.973      5.61 55871.736  58569.504  58648.738  59217.640       5.99   99.87

     _ASEAN  11980.061  12610.002   7127.704   7977.218     11.92 12385.499  13176.364  13275.765  13459.515       8.67   22.70

     _W HEMI  7872.459   8087.001   4616.017   4654.418      0.83  7956.863   8077.501   8077.562   8125.403       2.12   13.70

     _OECD    4323.398   4806.329   2782.299   2923.384      5.07  4660.855   4925.083   4932.645   4947.414       6.15    8.34

     _CAFTA   3739.538   3999.958   2200.338   2315.619      5.24  3755.353   4066.850   4084.264   4115.239       9.58    6.94

     _NAFTA   3465.703   3337.827   1998.030   1832.044     -8.31  3493.639   3207.986   3181.676   3171.841      -9.21    5.35

     _EU28    1908.681   2162.773   1239.414   1358.009      9.57  2067.571   2261.160   2265.343   2281.367      10.34    3.85

     _EU27    1903.750   2158.007   1236.938   1355.459      9.58  2062.767   2256.498   2260.790   2276.528      10.36    3.84

     _SUB-SAH  548.582    643.464    336.369    402.546     19.67   596.980    677.916    692.103    709.641      18.87    1.20

     _CBI      370.732    438.484    232.499    308.311     32.61   402.250    485.115    488.534    514.295      27.85    0.87

     _ANDEAN     3.697      7.136      3.030      6.820    125.12     4.572      9.687     10.460     10.926     138.98    0.02