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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     35036189  37366433   37366433   39652522      6.12  37366433   39204957   39616506   39652522       6.12  100.00

     CHINA P   13399072  16532888   16532888   20519009     24.11  16532888   20070321   20135665   20519009      24.11   51.75

     INDIA      4772063   5947808    5947808    5466419     -8.09   5947808    5475274    5733019    5466419      -8.09   13.79

     ITALY      4133992   2941296    2941296    3110571      5.76   2941296    3115690    3136281    3110571       5.76    7.84

     TURKEY     3013381   2328428    2328428    1990328    -14.52   2328428    1896809    1990620    1990328     -14.52    5.02

     MEXICO     1866368   1768820    1768820    1637154     -7.44   1768820    1727023    1730769    1637154      -7.44    4.13

     JAPAN      2083743   1659560    1659560    1234877    -25.59   1659560    1188375    1214523    1234877     -25.59    3.11

     SPAIN      1062663   1089112    1089112     993120     -8.81   1089112    1032536     973572     993120      -8.81    2.50

     PORTUGL     668241    867764     867764     425656    -50.95    867764     421979     436064     425656     -50.95    1.07


     _WTO      35035827  37359374   37359374   39406593      5.48  37359374   38959028   39370577   39406593       5.48   99.38

     _OECD     10199365   8689568    8689568    7883831     -9.27   8689568    7973012    7941770    7883831      -9.27   19.88

     _EU27      6756839   6230701    6230701    5679120     -8.85   6230701    5823583    5724772    5679120      -8.85   14.32

     _EU28      6756839   6230701    6230701    5679120     -8.85   6230701    5823583    5724772    5679120      -8.85   14.32

     _W HEMI    2471352   2305775    2305775    2445174      6.05   2305775    2384928    2517423    2445174       6.05    6.17

     _NAFTA     2098773   1893122    1893122    1739224     -8.13   1893122    1836628    1831936    1739224      -8.13    4.39

     _ASEAN      883047    844451     844451     616361    -27.01    844451     690828     616958     616361     -27.01    1.55