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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      27.685     28.831     16.376     14.650    -10.54    27.862     27.615     27.235     27.104      -2.72  100.00

     ITALY       7.534      8.301      4.316      4.829     11.88     7.829      8.560      8.413      8.814      12.58   32.52

     KOR REP     5.140      7.015      3.888      4.254      9.40     5.699      7.032      7.283      7.381      29.51   27.23

     CANADA      4.093      4.258      2.483      1.660    -33.13     3.983      3.720      3.574      3.436     -13.74   12.68

     CHINA P     3.793      3.250      1.976      1.175    -40.51     3.493      2.776      2.580      2.450     -29.86    9.04

     JAPAN       4.642      2.986      1.932      1.386    -28.24     4.171      2.811      2.756      2.441     -41.49    9.00


     _WTO       27.685     28.831     16.376     14.650    -10.54    27.862     27.615     27.235     27.104      -2.72  100.00

     _OECD      17.777     20.900     11.384     11.172     -1.87    18.535     20.427     20.371     20.688      11.61   76.33

     _EU27       8.096      9.172      4.757      5.212      9.56     8.469      9.403      9.258      9.626      13.66   35.52

     _EU28       8.096      9.172      4.757      5.212      9.56     8.469      9.403      9.258      9.626      13.66   35.52

     _W HEMI     4.264      4.585      2.697      1.833    -32.06     4.262      4.007      3.839      3.720     -12.73   13.72

     _NAFTA      4.109      4.284      2.508      1.660    -33.81     4.018      3.720      3.574      3.436     -14.48   12.68