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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    1.24963E9 1.18269E9  357014443  380641632      6.62 1.20235E9  1.18508E9  1.19552E9  1.20632E9       0.33  100.00

     INDIA    483943436 468776231  137163437  148025699      7.92 471579953  469575306  470731425  479638493       1.71   39.76

     CHINA P  177847957 208723277   67581462   86428925     27.89 201473984  213873247  217332879  227570740      12.95   18.86

     S ARAB   102672200  75907401   21077637   19401896     -7.95  82661012   77528211   78110362   74231660     -10.20    6.15

     VIETNAM   53533043  75029499   22793131   21670709     -4.92  61004551   71112995   73272954   73907077      21.15    6.13

     KOR REP   51625367  53491606   16187188   12852027    -20.60  53558075   53761834   54001164   50156445      -6.35    4.16

     CANADA    44417038  42243235   12634153   15561114     23.17  41098291   43357611   44674058   45170196       9.91    3.74

     TURKEY    99989272  40826702   10338798   10738335      3.86  62338491   41480080   42025367   41226239     -33.87    3.42

     CHINA T   41798978  38693708   11925741   12993889      8.96  40906459   39942977   39721716   39761856      -2.80    3.30

     ARAB EM   59569599  41441728   13277688    9970541    -24.91  49427398   36426659   36612929   38134581     -22.85    3.16

     MEXICO    23705609  31962909    5514385   11216647    103.41  25238904   34755045   37114583   37665171      49.23    3.12

     GREECE    17782710  19180831    8882343    6230442    -29.86  19818567   18009273   18064182   16528930     -16.60    1.37

     U KING    19919111  19578577    7237164    3779006    -47.78  22787696   18522460   17665960   16120419     -29.26    1.34

     GUATMAL    6263232  11486847    1361467    4698248    245.09   5330717   13391211   14174549   14823628     178.08    1.23

     BELGIUM   12784139  10632298    3210817    5478389     70.62  11534268   11004939   11727415   12899870      11.84    1.07

     THAILND   12797462  13416143    7654513    3529034    -53.90  14588533   11492711   10920527    9290664     -36.32    0.77

     NETHLDS    6064440   8766054    2409823    1802978    -25.18   6426522    8940063    8204951    8159209      26.96    0.68

     JAPAN      4231814   5141272    1499717    1367977     -8.78   4248095    5038617    4946312    5009532      17.92    0.42

     MALAYSA    3266046   4492667    1248583    1119472    -10.34   3244549    4273334    4285475    4363556      34.49    0.36

     GERMANY    1225898   1965321     605804     787822     30.05   1409138    2017562    2169423    2147339      52.39    0.18

     ISRAEL     1325844   1729932     295455     230681    -21.92    677997    1720826    1665562    1665158     145.60    0.14

     INDNSIA   11213161   1624034     723171     536264    -25.85  11364929    1622262    1439297    1437127     -87.35    0.12

     SALVADR     338578   1231845     325876     417608     28.15    660888    1241265    1230315    1323577     100.27    0.11

     ITALY       753710   1199466     443145     562691     26.98    945129    1321719    1398155    1319012      39.56    0.11

     COLOMB     5042015    666558     267176      18616    -93.03   2505511     661756     410652     417998     -83.32    0.03

     HG KONG    1261938    266437      71585     132194     84.67   1022882     238552     244038     327046     -68.03    0.03

     PORTUGL    1078415    484019     297021       1048    -99.65   1339720     304539     298707     188046     -85.96    0.02

     ROMANIA    1862622    378634     354996          0   -100.00   1561932     146088      29337      23638     -98.49    0.00


     _WTO     1.24962E9 1.18268E9  357014443  380640977      6.62 1.20235E9  1.18507E9  1.19551E9  1.20631E9       0.33  100.00

     _OECD    257202283 200272601   62997791   58359559     -7.36 223135306  200596899  201993640  195634369     -12.32   16.22

     _W HEMI   80348578  88074033   20390675   31992211     56.90  75478573   93847417   97887641   99675569      32.06    8.26

     _ASEAN    80811110  94566892   32419648   26855861    -17.16  90202813   88506233   89922934   89003105      -1.33    7.38

     _NAFTA    68122647  74206144   18148538   26777761     47.55  66337195   78112656   81788641   82835367      24.87    6.87

     _EU27     63169951  63962643   24232649   19175314    -20.87  67774468   62020791   61219123   58905308     -13.09    4.88

     _EU28     63169951  63962643   24232649   19175314    -20.87  67774468   62020791   61219123   58905308     -13.09    4.88

     _CAFTA     6682052  12720579    1687685    5116699    203.18   5997020   14634858   15407246   16149593     169.29    1.34