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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 12/2016
   Country      2014       2015      12/2015    12/2016  % Change   12/2015    10/2016    11/2016    12/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD     21982510  22569386   22569386   20021636    -11.29  22569386   19854927   19927152   20021636     -11.29  100.00

     TURKEY     7687283   8072044    8072044    6208833    -23.08   8072044    6237068    6156276    6208833     -23.08   31.01

     CHINA P    5743340   5901612    5901612    5588812     -5.30   5901612    5474753    5582740    5588812      -5.30   27.91

     CANADA     3276972   3173191    3173191    3266921      2.95   3173191    3091863    3149302    3266921       2.95   16.32

     MEXICO     1616428   1681595    1681595    1694438      0.76   1681595    1706939    1687286    1694438       0.76    8.46

     THAILND     800542    857299     857299     805161     -6.08    857299     827972     862336     805161      -6.08    4.02

     INDIA       634672    925397     925397     604617    -34.66    925397     690861     632794     604617     -34.66    3.02

     GERMANY     379399    386507     386507     322602    -16.53    386507     337341     323980     322602     -16.53    1.61

     JAPAN       155494    145976     145976     298822    104.71    145976     261125     279643     298822     104.71    1.49

     ITALY       122821    139734     139734     156824     12.23    139734     162920     157658     156824      12.23    0.78

     HONDURA     127285    116875     116875     136970     17.19    116875     111102     148145     136970      17.19    0.68

     PERU        118605    126691     126691     114143     -9.90    126691     114117     112488     114143      -9.90    0.57

     U KING      148905    131030     131030     107155    -18.22    131030     107127     108703     107155     -18.22    0.54

     KOR REP     237711    128261     128261      25646    -80.00    128261      36306      36340      25646     -80.00    0.13


     _WTO      21981267  22567981   22567981   20016369    -11.31  22567981   19849660   19921885   20016369     -11.31   99.97

     _OECD     12206280  12358704   12358704   10333478    -16.39  12358704   10243918   10170827   10333478     -16.39   51.61

     _W HEMI    5159579   5117163    5117163    5262831      2.85   5117163    5069668    5142904    5262831       2.85   26.29

     _NAFTA     4893400   4854786    4854786    4961359      2.20   4854786    4798802    4836588    4961359       2.20   24.78

     _ASEAN      914570    973382     973382     970236     -0.32    973382     985191    1034498     970236      -0.32    4.85

     _EU28      1012981    985182     985182     877464    -10.93    985182     921388     873037     877464     -10.93    4.38

     _EU27      1011104    980812     980812     876373    -10.65    980812     920284     871933     876373     -10.65    4.38

     _CAFTA      137859    124890     124890     154106     23.39    124890     128238     165281     154106      23.39    0.77