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                                          |                                     |                              February 3, 2014
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     243.815    243.037    243.037    234.389     -3.56   243.037    235.778    236.114    234.389      -3.56  100.00

     MEXICO     54.263     51.239     51.239     53.917      5.23    51.239     54.229     53.843     53.917       5.23   23.00

     CHINA P    24.226     31.102     31.102     32.722      5.21    31.102     33.405     33.031     32.722       5.21   13.96

     CHINA T    37.012     32.724     32.724     25.305    -22.67    32.724     25.338     25.568     25.305     -22.67   10.80

     PORTUGL    14.585     18.420     18.420     20.563     11.64    18.420     21.002     20.719     20.563      11.64    8.77

     JAPAN      13.723     16.228     16.228     15.037     -7.34    16.228     14.068     14.921     15.037      -7.34    6.42

     FRANCE     14.011     13.653     13.653     11.896    -12.87    13.653     12.607     12.343     11.896     -12.87    5.08

     ITALY       7.387      9.186      9.186      9.479      3.19     9.186      8.948      9.259      9.479       3.19    4.04

     CANADA     10.115     10.950     10.950      9.304    -15.03    10.950      9.229      9.369      9.304     -15.03    3.97

     TURKEY      7.244      5.093      5.093      7.959     56.29     5.093      7.504      7.687      7.959      56.29    3.40

     INDIA       5.505      6.367      6.367      6.532      2.60     6.367      6.916      7.059      6.532       2.60    2.79

     VIETNAM     5.134      5.607      5.607      5.690      1.47     5.607      5.549      5.642      5.690       1.47    2.43

     COLOMB      6.785      8.182      8.182      4.560    -44.26     8.182      5.639      5.047      4.560     -44.26    1.95

     INDNSIA     0.367      1.506      1.506      3.667    143.52     1.506      3.359      3.571      3.667     143.52    1.56

     PHIL R      0.405      2.951      2.951      3.516     19.17     2.951      3.244      3.373      3.516      19.17    1.50

     KOR REP     5.491      5.362      5.362      3.438    -35.89     5.362      4.068      3.789      3.438     -35.89    1.47

     GERMANY     4.192      3.193      3.193      2.705    -15.29     3.193      2.789      2.983      2.705     -15.29    1.15

     GUATMAL     1.163      3.056      3.056      2.593    -15.14     3.056      2.552      2.533      2.593     -15.14    1.11

     THAILND     5.269      3.723      3.723      2.480    -33.38     3.723      2.366      2.329      2.480     -33.38    1.06

     N ZEAL      1.703      1.612      1.612      2.198     36.35     1.612      2.201      2.200      2.198      36.35    0.94

     ROMANIA     0.786      1.262      1.262      1.144     -9.40     1.262      1.047      1.085      1.144      -9.40    0.49

     C RICA      4.474      2.979      2.979      1.107    -62.84     2.979      1.359      1.359      1.107     -62.84    0.47

     BRAZIL      0.994      1.190      1.190      1.044    -12.28     1.190      0.992      1.025      1.044     -12.28    0.45

     CZECH       0.950      0.861      0.861      0.912      5.92     0.861      0.938      0.884      0.912       5.92    0.39

     ISRAEL      0.679      0.791      0.791      0.824      4.21     0.791      0.828      0.828      0.824       4.21    0.35

     AUSTRAL     0.508      0.320      0.320      0.812    153.86     0.320      0.812      0.812      0.812     153.86    0.35

     HONDURA     0.234      0.247      0.247      0.239     -3.15     0.247      0.289      0.246      0.239      -3.15    0.10


     _WTO      243.812    243.037    243.037    234.374     -3.56   243.037    235.778    236.099    234.374      -3.56   99.99

     _W HEMI    78.584     78.399     78.399     73.282     -6.53    78.399     74.757     73.935     73.282      -6.53   31.27

     _OECD      70.433     72.044     72.044     72.724      0.94    72.044     73.326     73.333     72.724       0.94   31.03

     _NAFTA     64.377     62.188     62.188     63.221      1.66    62.188     63.458     63.212     63.221       1.66   26.97

     _EU27      46.229     50.290     50.290     50.300      0.02    50.290     50.719     50.720     50.300       0.02   21.46

     _EU28      46.229     50.290     50.290     50.300      0.02    50.290     50.719     50.720     50.300       0.02   21.46

     _ASEAN     11.345     14.010     14.010     15.413     10.02    14.010     14.593     14.981     15.413      10.02    6.58

     _CAFTA      5.875      6.285      6.285      3.985    -36.60     6.285      4.247      4.184      3.985     -36.60    1.70