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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     15982976  22483931   22483931   17073806    -24.06  22483931   16397463   16681866   17073806     -24.06  100.00

     KOR REP    7192113   8710500    8710500    6884117    -20.97   8710500    7226293    7407350    6884117     -20.97   40.32

     CHINA P    3033558   8194049    8194049    4934605    -39.78   8194049    4032079    4138786    4934605     -39.78   28.90

     CANADA     2610070   2717584    2717584    2687828     -1.09   2717584    2675382    2686598    2687828      -1.09   15.74

     ITALY      1043787    930669     930669     992641      6.66    930669     833999     866601     992641       6.66    5.81

     JAPAN      1089616    901037     901037     699760    -22.34    901037     711719     683269     699760     -22.34    4.10


     _WTO      15982362  22483923   22483923   17073806    -24.06  22483923   16397463   16681866   17073806     -24.06  100.00

     _OECD     11115897  12581063   12581063   10800586    -14.15  12581063   10981067   11197554   10800586     -14.15   63.26

     _W HEMI    2694494   2767215    2767215    2757813     -0.34   2767215    2738163    2749379    2757813      -0.34   16.15

     _NAFTA     2654690   2720096    2720096    2687897     -1.18   2720096    2675451    2686667    2687897      -1.18   15.74

     _EU27      1357589   1136324    1136324    1218064      7.19   1136324    1083708    1092765    1218064       7.19    7.13

     _EU28      1357589   1136324    1136324    1218064      7.19   1136324    1083708    1092765    1218064       7.19    7.13