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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 12/2013
   Country      2011       2012      12/2012    12/2013  % Change   12/2012    10/2013    11/2013    12/2013   % Change % Share


     WORLD     68046550  66976503   66976503   65342444     -2.44  66976503   66176131   66088201   65342444      -2.44  100.00

     MEXICO    19022518  18484860   18484860   18693743      1.13  18484860   18992527   18814157   18693743       1.13   28.61

     CHINA T   17857439  16199347   16199347   12440877    -23.20  16199347   12400572   12541803   12440877     -23.20   19.04

     PORTUGL    6513739   7985094    7985094    8886102     11.28   7985094    9174673    9010705    8886102      11.28   13.60

     CHINA P    5225193   6097872    6097872    6596194      8.17   6097872    6658437    6625582    6596194       8.17   10.09

     INDIA      1866344   2498608    2498608    2829360     13.24   2498608    2909105    3038988    2829360      13.24    4.33

     CANADA     2233685   2068554    2068554    1976005     -4.47   2068554    1940823    1991280    1976005      -4.47    3.02

     VIETNAM    1739119   1949375    1949375    1962686      0.68   1949375    1930944    1961636    1962686       0.68    3.00

     INDNSIA     215524    424721     424721    1582916    272.70    424721    1547840    1629522    1582916     272.70    2.42

     PHIL R      117003    864511     864511    1196731     38.43    864511    1063602    1112945    1196731      38.43    1.83

     GUATMAL     471989   1254039    1254039    1033903    -17.55   1254039    1028726    1020747    1033903     -17.55    1.58

     JAPAN       804067   1047569    1047569     981145     -6.34   1047569    1064926    1019683     981145      -6.34    1.50

     KOR REP    1440255   1304059    1304059     888093    -31.90   1304059    1080678     982522     888093     -31.90    1.36

     N ZEAL      711063    609679     609679     788838     29.39    609679     788933     788869     788838      29.39    1.21

     FRANCE      546924    626409     626409     759149     21.19    626409     823299     799084     759149      21.19    1.16

     THAILND    1268025    977120     977120     699853    -28.38    977120     655803     638155     699853     -28.38    1.07

     TURKEY      890472    464550     464550     694470     49.49    464550     622599     668145     694470      49.49    1.06

     ITALY       594715    654270     654270     631537     -3.47    654270     607389     616980     631537      -3.47    0.97

     C RICA     1915502   1329351    1329351     451182    -66.06   1329351     568206     568206     451182     -66.06    0.69

     AUSTRAL     151376    121033     121033     316558    161.55    121033     316558     316558     316558     161.55    0.48

     ISRAEL      223362    255808     255808     272760      6.63    255808     273202     273140     272760       6.63    0.42

     CZECH       323900    262796     262796     257509     -2.01    262796     273683     251913     257509      -2.01    0.39

     COLOMB      323778    373444     373444     229917    -38.43    373444     277750     254737     229917     -38.43    0.35

     BRAZIL       56288     76459      76459     191460    150.41     76459     195300     190840     191460     150.41    0.29

     ROMANIA     108500    170248     170248     151633    -10.93    170248     143163     142605     151633     -10.93    0.23

     HONDURA      91762    109811     109811     138628     26.24    109811     175428     134636     138628      26.24    0.21

     GERMANY     196051    179028     179028     135239    -24.46    179028     122931     141637     135239     -24.46    0.21


     _WTO      68045732  66976503   66976503   65341729     -2.44  66976503   66176131   66087486   65341729      -2.44  100.00

     _W HEMI   24189794  23761783   23761783   22761354     -4.21  23761783   23218173   23018794   22761354      -4.21   34.83

     _NAFTA    21256203  20553414   20553414   20669748      0.57  20553414   20933350   20805437   20669748       0.57   31.63

     _OECD     13975655  14548248   14548248   15693865      7.87  14548248   16098755   15917755   15693865       7.87   24.02

     _EU27      8780419  10277222   10277222   11250644      9.47  10277222   11563975   11389659   11250644       9.47   17.22

     _EU28      8780419  10277222   10277222   11250644      9.47  10277222   11563975   11389659   11250644       9.47   17.22

     _ASEAN     3367071   4247655    4247655    5446369     28.22   4247655    5205411    5347157    5446369      28.22    8.34

     _CAFTA     2479503   2694999    2694999    1626125    -39.66   2694999    1774772    1726001    1626125     -39.66    2.49