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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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      30.420     27.662      9.311      9.337      0.27    29.651     28.189     28.019     27.687      -6.62  100.00

     ITALY       7.687      7.534      2.422      2.576      6.33     7.789      7.830      7.427      7.687      -1.31   27.77

     KOR REP     7.016      5.142      1.697      2.427     43.04     6.410      5.853      5.904      5.873      -8.39   21.21

     JAPAN       3.611      4.642      1.350      0.917    -32.12     3.890      4.411      4.511      4.208       8.16   15.20

     CANADA      4.665      4.094      1.783      1.282    -28.09     4.665      3.768      3.849      3.593     -22.97   12.98

     CHINA P     4.398      3.793      1.368      1.007    -26.36     4.135      3.692      3.565      3.432     -16.98   12.40


     _WTO       30.419     27.662      9.311      9.337      0.27    29.649     28.189     28.019     27.687      -6.62  100.00

     _OECD      20.501     17.744      6.147      6.743      9.70    19.899     18.499     18.311     18.340      -7.84   66.24

     _EU27       8.516      8.096      2.534      2.853     12.60     8.498      8.450      8.113      8.415      -0.98   30.39

     _EU28       8.516      8.096      2.534      2.853     12.60     8.498      8.450      8.113      8.415      -0.98   30.39

     _W HEMI     4.949      4.265      1.837      1.397    -23.95     4.885      3.960      4.048      3.825     -21.70   13.81

     _NAFTA      4.783      4.110      1.783      1.307    -26.68     4.729      3.783      3.890      3.634     -23.16   13.12