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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 12/2019
   Country      2017       2018      12/2018    12/2019  % Change   12/2018    10/2019    11/2019    12/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     567.086    581.883    581.883    564.648     -2.96   581.883    574.202    569.888    564.648      -2.96  100.00

     INDIA     120.395    122.821    122.821    123.511      0.56   122.821    124.355    123.681    123.511       0.56   21.87

     CHINA P   130.031    158.792    158.792    106.451    -32.96   158.792    120.224    115.314    106.451     -32.96   18.85

     CANADA     42.666     46.564     46.564     53.515     14.93    46.564     51.538     52.321     53.515      14.93    9.48

     CHINA T    30.909     32.439     32.439     32.658      0.68    32.439     32.578     32.205     32.658       0.68    5.78

     TURKEY     31.668     29.108     29.108     32.299     10.97    29.108     31.081     32.012     32.299      10.97    5.72

     S ARAB     28.082     24.892     24.892     28.694     15.27    24.892     29.823     28.953     28.694      15.27    5.08

     VIETNAM    21.457     24.749     24.749     23.525     -4.95    24.749     23.084     23.170     23.525      -4.95    4.17

     ARAB EM    16.970     13.999     13.999     19.736     40.98    13.999     20.230     19.954     19.736      40.98    3.50

     U KING     11.269     11.896     11.896     17.050     43.32    11.896     16.190     16.565     17.050      43.32    3.02

     KOR REP    20.625     19.023     19.023     16.807    -11.65    19.023     16.618     16.728     16.807     -11.65    2.98

     JAPAN      16.166     14.852     14.852     15.892      7.00    14.852     15.275     15.365     15.892       7.00    2.81

     ITALY      10.169     13.534     13.534     12.720     -6.02    13.534     13.654     13.309     12.720      -6.02    2.25

     MEXICO     12.950     11.335     11.335     11.703      3.25    11.335     11.831     11.844     11.703       3.25    2.07

     BELGIUM     6.773      7.467      7.467     10.106     35.34     7.467      9.803      9.812     10.106      35.34    1.79

     GERMANY     8.525      8.449      8.449      9.897     17.14     8.449      8.878      9.455      9.897      17.14    1.75

     COLOMB      4.164      3.949      3.949      9.543    141.64     3.949      9.819      9.703      9.543     141.64    1.69

     NETHLDS    10.581      9.111      9.111      9.340      2.51     9.111      9.327      9.121      9.340       2.51    1.65

     THAILND    13.422      3.851      3.851      3.954      2.69     3.851      3.638      3.795      3.954       2.69    0.70

     INDNSIA     0.400      0.989      0.989      3.847    288.99     0.989      3.617      3.764      3.847     288.99    0.68

     GREECE      7.361      5.091      5.091      3.251    -36.15     5.091      3.448      3.341      3.251     -36.15    0.58

     GUATMAL     4.263      4.844      4.844      2.524    -47.89     4.844      2.513      2.447      2.524     -47.89    0.45

     MALAYSA     1.631      0.667      0.667      2.394    259.03     0.667      1.291      1.660      2.394     259.03    0.42

     SALVADR     0.421      0.505      0.505      0.297    -41.16     0.505      0.373      0.328      0.297     -41.16    0.05


     _WTO      567.048    581.857    581.857    564.608     -2.96   581.857    574.164    569.850    564.608      -2.96   99.99

     _OECD     160.093    159.442    159.442    176.688     10.82   159.442    172.075    174.286    176.688      10.82   31.29

     _W HEMI    65.318     67.632     67.632     78.713     16.39    67.632     77.186     77.780     78.713      16.39   13.94

     _EU28      64.573     62.794     62.794     70.954     12.99    62.794     69.857     70.276     70.954      12.99   12.57

     _EU27      64.573     62.794     62.794     70.954     12.99    62.794     69.857     70.275     70.954      12.99   12.57

     _NAFTA     55.616     57.898     57.898     65.218     12.64    57.898     63.369     64.166     65.218      12.64   11.55

     _ASEAN     36.913     30.258     30.258     33.925     12.12    30.258     31.823     32.594     33.925      12.12    6.01

     _CAFTA      4.752      5.353      5.353      2.827    -47.19     5.353      2.888      2.780      2.827     -47.19    0.50