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                                          |                                     |                              February 3, 2014
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    181082526 180343572  180343572  175630196     -2.61 180343572  174956263  175408341  175630196      -2.61  100.00

     VIETNAM   54761287  42767455   42767455   49448877     15.62  42767455   50469264   50054410   49448877      15.62   28.16

     CHINA P   32762402  42811405   42811405   43917747      2.58  42811405   41530166   42838240   43917747       2.58   25.01

     CANADA    20888995  20747088   20747088   17403816    -16.11  20747088   16940240   17163027   17403816     -16.11    9.91

     KOR REP   21228196  21911435   21911435   16747671    -23.57  21911435   17193965   16795136   16747671     -23.57    9.54

     CHINA T   12246291  14076143   14076143   13424774     -4.63  14076143   13420656   13675525   13424774      -4.63    7.64

     MEXICO    11294728   9647331    9647331    7394856    -23.35   9647331    7790308    7618777    7394856     -23.35    4.21

     JAPAN      4498673   5940179    5940179    5726769     -3.59   5940179    5762243    5729004    5726769      -3.59    3.26

     ISRAEL     8133469   6058671    6058671    5087990    -16.02   6058671    5593775    5386100    5087990     -16.02    2.90

     GERMANY    1768060   1875885    1875885    2907996     55.02   1875885    2689083    2829938    2907996      55.02    1.66

     INDIA      2803283   3174271    3174271    2548714    -19.71   3174271    2677899    2563463    2548714     -19.71    1.45

     THAILND     657748    881837     881837    1405012     59.33    881837    1301684    1288556    1405012      59.33    0.80

     SPAIN       657796    847686     847686    1150015     35.67    847686     991971    1014860    1150015      35.67    0.65

     ITALY       877903    727981     727981    1007525     38.40    727981     978559     977099    1007525      38.40    0.57

     N ZEAL      518817    706564     706564     746572      5.66    706564     767751     721965     746572       5.66    0.43

     PORTUGL    1056398    934533     934533     722879    -22.65    934533     723129     746934     722879     -22.65    0.41

     U KING      633806   1069228    1069228     686720    -35.77   1069228     773833     765169     686720     -35.77    0.39

     TURKEY     1083177    767637     767637     622868    -18.86    767637     571383     597962     622868     -18.86    0.35

     ARAB EM      60110    685650     685650     546251    -20.33    685650     688784     606704     546251     -20.33    0.31

     SWITZLD     453018    397040     397040     535031     34.75    397040     507575     526481     535031      34.75    0.30

     NETHLDS     736625    874533     874533     443705    -49.26    874533     477589     450223     443705     -49.26    0.25

     PERU        281725    341942     341942     319938     -6.44    341942     302965     297697     319938      -6.44    0.18

     FRANCE      325705    334368     334368     295917    -11.50    334368     316597     294460     295917     -11.50    0.17

     CZECH        77947    125093     125093     243219     94.43    125093     229664     239603     243219      94.43    0.14

     INDNSIA     514474    340909     340909     228606    -32.94    340909     233807     220699     228606     -32.94    0.13

     AUSTRAL      64583    191278     191278     226871     18.61    191278     210113     202112     226871      18.61    0.13

     BELGIUM     200231    188780     188780     212903     12.78    188780     213751     215732     212903      12.78    0.12

     EGYPT         3854    184347     184347     180686     -1.99    184347     181264     181261     180686      -1.99    0.10

     PHIL R      108560     94994      94994     169882     78.83     94994     167956     169849     169882      78.83    0.10

     PAKISTN     110980    135417     135417     165387     22.13    135417     146279     176515     165387      22.13    0.09

     BRAZIL      243340    122579     122579     142197     16.00    122579     153227     150283     142197      16.00    0.08

     REP SAF     232155     43560      43560     127602    192.93     43560      82132      98018     127602     192.93    0.07

     HG KONG     101012     65509      65509     126222     92.68     65509     110831     118266     126222      92.68    0.07

     SLOVAK       36697     98917      98917      86687    -12.36     98917      67059      74141      86687     -12.36    0.05

     MALAYSA     198574    119835     119835      75658    -36.86    119835      79932      79213      75658     -36.86    0.04

     LUXMBRG     304384    145248     145248      68149    -53.08    145248      80748      86077      68149     -53.08    0.04

     SALVADR      60949     63504      63504      62858     -1.02     63504      63166      61599      62858      -1.02    0.04

     NORWAY       74366     95678      95678      59223    -38.10     95678      57226      56811      59223     -38.10    0.03

     AUSTRIA      56542     76016      76016      57727    -24.06     76016      45675      46675      57727     -24.06    0.03

     CAMBOD      341891    359127     359127      41016    -88.58    359127      90392      41016      41016     -88.58    0.02


     _WTO     181080026 180340933  180340933  175628337     -2.61 180340933  174954575  175406481  175628337      -2.61  100.00

     _ASEAN    56587469  44566198   44566198   51369291     15.27  44566198   52343283   51853983   51369291      15.27   29.25

     _OECD     51104759  52144278   52144278   44256148    -15.13  52144278   43885581   43853374   44256148     -15.13   25.20

     _W HEMI   33209582  31054757   31054757   25408917    -18.18  31054757   25344539   25355194   25408917     -18.18   14.47

     _NAFTA    32183723  30394419   30394419   24798672    -18.41  30394419   24730548   24781804   24798672     -18.41   14.12

     _EU28      6843873   7424470    7424470    8032462      8.19   7424470    7723584    7883030    8032462       8.19    4.57

     _EU27      6839803   7424468    7424468    8032459      8.19   7424468    7723581    7883027    8032459       8.19    4.57

     _SUB-SAHA   235367     46402      46402     130526    181.29     46402      86006     101139     130526     181.29    0.07

     _CAFTA       99676    124129     124129     106205    -14.44    124129     129749      98267     106205     -14.44    0.06