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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 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      29.392     33.702     33.702     28.428    -15.65    33.702     28.157     28.372     28.428     -15.65  100.00

     KOR REP     6.756      8.314      8.314      6.573    -20.94     8.314      6.799      6.879      6.573     -20.94   23.12

     ITALY       5.956      6.804      6.804      6.466     -4.97     6.804      6.462      6.525      6.466      -4.97   22.74

     CANADA      5.523      5.343      5.343      5.164     -3.36     5.343      5.156      5.156      5.164      -3.36   18.16

     CHINA P     3.417      5.863      5.863      3.876    -33.89     5.863      3.416      3.549      3.876     -33.89   13.63

     JAPAN       4.770      4.334      4.334      3.308    -23.68     4.334      3.289      3.237      3.308     -23.68   11.64


     _WTO       29.390     33.702     33.702     28.428    -15.65    33.702     28.157     28.372     28.428     -15.65  100.00

     _OECD      19.588     21.806     21.806     19.552    -10.34    21.806     19.754     19.867     19.552     -10.34   68.78

     _EU27       7.237      7.905      7.905      7.518     -4.90     7.905      7.554      7.549      7.518      -4.90   26.45

     _EU28       7.237      7.905      7.905      7.518     -4.90     7.905      7.554      7.549      7.518      -4.90   26.45

     _W HEMI     5.663      5.479      5.479      5.342     -2.49     5.479      5.317      5.317      5.342      -2.49   18.79

     _NAFTA      5.558      5.346      5.346      5.165     -3.39     5.346      5.158      5.158      5.165      -3.39   18.17