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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  4/2018
   Country      2016       2017       4/2017     4/2018  % Change    4/2017     2/2018     3/2018     4/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD     19557532  12915879    4511973    4722514      4.67  18195159   13198842   13333260   13126420     -27.86  100.00

     KOR REP    9405608   5092995    1392553    2189792     57.25   8854131    5851231    5923458    5890234     -33.47   44.87

     CHINA P    4300336   2832826    1252294     882413    -29.54   3892058    2550113    2537314    2462945     -36.72   18.76

     CANADA     3029846   2463648    1105041     773746    -29.98   2839130    2239808    2249327    2132353     -24.89   16.24

     ITALY      1223872    975820     313895     345523     10.08   1089144    1023448     978974    1007448      -7.50    7.67

     JAPAN       881287    988715     286099     250028    -12.61    848990     903312     986634     952644      12.21    7.26


     _WTO      19557433  12915879    4511973    4722514      4.67  18195060   13198842   13333260   13126420     -27.86  100.00

     _OECD     13819894   8673229    2845571    3386579     19.01  12935813    9290576    9327941    9214237     -28.77   70.20

     _W HEMI    3128577   2526820    1126657     811496    -27.97   2918536    2308769    2317171    2211659     -24.22   16.85

     _NAFTA     3064868   2467972    1105250     781033    -29.33   2856724    2243923    2260729    2143755     -24.96   16.33

     _EU27      1386061   1039721     331473     392480     18.40   1226299    1111334    1069056    1100728     -10.24    8.39

     _EU28      1386061   1039721     331473     392480     18.40   1226299    1111334    1069056    1100728     -10.24    8.39