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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         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     578.983    568.060    177.014    188.983      6.76   566.693    577.851    579.776    580.028       2.35  100.00

     CHINA P   127.624    130.427     39.045     46.155     18.21   131.062    135.061    136.825    137.537       4.94   23.71

     INDIA     131.816    119.940     35.142     38.426      9.35   124.960    121.516    121.313    123.224      -1.39   21.24

     CANADA     42.325     43.472     12.926     16.305     26.14    41.025     45.154     46.048     46.851      14.20    8.08

     CHINA T    32.738     30.910      9.977     11.556     15.83    31.725     32.042     32.192     32.489       2.41    5.60

     TURKEY     34.912     31.701     10.193      9.536     -6.45    31.802     30.846     30.533     31.044      -2.38    5.35

     S ARAB     24.943     28.082      8.924      9.073      1.67    24.437     30.213     30.411     28.231      15.53    4.87

     VIETNAM    15.194     21.457      5.727      8.041     40.42    16.432     22.429     23.236     23.771      44.67    4.10

     KOR REP    21.968     20.708      6.852      6.291     -8.19    21.976     20.520     20.541     20.146      -8.33    3.47

     ARAB EM    22.045     16.970      4.025      5.083     26.28    16.047     17.425     17.571     18.027      12.34    3.11

     JAPAN      16.076     16.172      5.222      5.133     -1.70    16.017     15.965     15.935     16.083       0.41    2.77

     MEXICO     10.831     12.951      3.701      3.637     -1.71    11.342     12.858     13.006     12.887      13.62    2.22

     U KING      9.584     11.270      3.515      3.641      3.59    10.316     11.232     11.094     11.396      10.46    1.96

     ITALY       9.435     10.169      3.345      4.218     26.07    10.095     10.489     11.401     11.041       9.37    1.90

     NETHLDS     9.455     10.581      3.204      3.183     -0.67     9.487     11.363     10.643     10.560      11.31    1.82

     GERMANY     6.858      8.530      2.720      3.370     23.91     7.314      8.957      9.169      9.180      25.51    1.58

     BELGIUM     7.263      6.769      2.226      2.551     14.63     6.890      6.845      6.896      7.094       2.97    1.22

     GREECE      6.572      7.361      3.097      2.330    -24.77     7.062      7.169      7.190      6.594      -6.63    1.14

     THAILND    19.106     13.422      8.950      1.916    -78.59    19.640      9.989      8.342      6.389     -67.47    1.10

     GUATMAL     2.365      4.263      0.815      2.016    147.29     2.295      5.016      5.256      5.464     138.08    0.94

     COLOMB      4.281      4.164      0.836      0.844      0.96     3.374      4.245      4.111      4.172      23.66    0.72

     MALAYSA     1.310      1.702      0.464      0.450     -2.98     1.260      1.633      1.653      1.688      33.94    0.29

     ISRAEL      1.223      1.241      0.243      0.231     -5.13     0.807      1.239      1.229      1.228      52.14    0.21

     HG KONG     2.023      0.901      0.185      0.486    161.98     1.613      0.971      1.046      1.202     -25.50    0.21

     PORTUGL     0.794      1.353      0.542      0.058    -89.33     1.284      1.162      1.111      0.869     -32.34    0.15

     SALVADR     0.327      0.421      0.129      0.177     37.58     0.432      0.418      0.412      0.469       8.60    0.08

     INDNSIA     1.568      0.400      0.173      0.120    -30.89     1.476      0.389      0.354      0.346     -76.54    0.06

     ROMANIA     2.521      0.563      0.535      0.000   -100.00     2.226      0.214      0.037      0.029     -98.71    0.00


     _WTO      578.946    568.021    177.014    188.981      6.76   566.679    577.813    579.737    579.987       2.35   99.99

     _OECD     158.624    161.047     51.591     54.526      5.69   156.888    163.001    163.696    163.983       4.52   28.27

     _W HEMI    62.048     66.125     18.797     23.110     22.94    60.511     68.461     69.458     70.438      16.41   12.14

     _EU27      60.689     64.601     21.990     21.788     -0.92    63.420     65.558     65.432     64.399       1.54   11.10

     _EU28      60.689     64.601     21.990     21.788     -0.92    63.420     65.558     65.432     64.399       1.54   11.10

     _NAFTA     53.156     56.423     16.627     19.942     19.94    52.367     58.012     59.054     59.738      14.08   10.30

     _ASEAN     37.182     36.984     15.314     10.530    -31.24    38.810     34.447     33.591     32.199     -17.03    5.55

     _CAFTA      3.853      4.752      0.993      2.197    121.22     3.887      5.456      5.690      5.956      53.21    1.03