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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                             Data in Kg., 14.00 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    251557016 284298503  284298503  319455953     12.37 284298503  319540920  320128062  319455953      12.37  100.00

     CHINA P   77647310  91559034   91559034   99396245      8.56  91559034   98285106   99259424   99396245       8.56   31.11

     CANADA    22337838  26296553   26296553   25862621     -1.65  26296553   26368236   26035543   25862621      -1.65    8.10

     GERMANY   20535788  23984243   23984243   25311147      5.53  23984243   24761163   25016598   25311147       5.53    7.92

     INDIA     13576115  16992398   16992398   24853515     46.26  16992398   24576195   24416850   24853515      46.26    7.78

     ISRAEL    21432717  17145959   17145959   16150835     -5.80  17145959   16885520   16771185   16150835      -5.80    5.06

     TURKEY     7839420  11147349   11147349   14836610     33.10  11147349   14664831   14532288   14836610      33.10    4.64

     MEXICO    18779563  11823573   11823573   14633050     23.76  11823573   13923840   14245687   14633050      23.76    4.58

     ITALY      6618208  13672146   13672146   12874603     -5.83  13672146   13803672   13647520   12874603      -5.83    4.03

     CHINA T    8437050   9173187    9173187   11100478     21.01   9173187   10290555   10860238   11100478      21.01    3.47

     JAPAN      7775163   8336801    8336801    8425720      1.07   8336801    8689259    8627383    8425720       1.07    2.64

     LUXMBRG    5113690   6983450    6983450    7694741     10.19   6983450    8802494    8338105    7694741      10.19    2.41

     RUSSIA           0   2096157    2096157    7313797    248.91   2096157    7954510    7638531    7313797     248.91    2.29

     FRANCE     8461862   6625649    6625649    6656435      0.46   6625649    6598328    6608286    6656435       0.46    2.08

     S ARAB     1014953   3471814    3471814    5187868     49.43   3471814    5457744    5442168    5187868      49.43    1.62

     KOR REP    3314623   3613931    3613931    4884507     35.16   3613931    4615002    4693212    4884507      35.16    1.53

     THAILND    3469593   3646773    3646773    4863912     33.38   3646773    4574821    4762224    4863912      33.38    1.52

     POLAND     4229676   4119165    4119165    4801917     16.58   4119165    4987988    4988016    4801917      16.58    1.50

     BRAZIL     4675165   4497200    4497200    4463434     -0.75   4497200    4623886    4414848    4463434      -0.75    1.40

     NETHLDS    2142643   3463134    3463134    3912383     12.97   3463134    3566735    3643459    3912383      12.97    1.22

     CZECH      2306961   1982923    1982923    3071520     54.90   1982923    2799113    2959471    3071520      54.90    0.96

     SPAIN      1841050   1449433    1449433    2068090     42.68   1449433    2044847    2075608    2068090      42.68    0.65

     AUSTRAL    1136300   1686478    1686478    1273773    -24.47   1686478    1380236    1331354    1273773     -24.47    0.40

     SWEDEN     1153412   1334710    1334710    1247265     -6.55   1334710    1262149    1205812    1247265      -6.55    0.39

     U KING     1008461   1076806    1076806    1215946     12.92   1076806    1221227    1221131    1215946      12.92    0.38

     INDNSIA     929711    845713     845713     949427     12.26    845713     865822     913762     949427      12.26    0.30

     FINLAND     411684    493744     493744     813223     64.71    493744     713869     730569     813223      64.71    0.25

     SLOVENI     515112    711060     711060     692601     -2.60    711060     763679     821802     692601      -2.60    0.22

     HG KONG     580175    456897     456897     674854     47.70    456897     661204     657201     674854      47.70    0.21

     BELGIUM     645077    668415     668415     563140    -15.75    668415     531227     563533     563140     -15.75    0.18

     COLOMB       77838     46439      46439     506652    991.01     46439     504828     506245     506652     991.01    0.16

     GREECE      282669    306126     306126     407237     33.03    306126     419207     386904     407237      33.03    0.13

     AUSTRIA     339326    640089     640089     329061    -48.59    640089     336109     330134     329061     -48.59    0.10

     DOM REP     400804    365086     365086     310834    -14.86    365086     311765     285486     310834     -14.86    0.10

     PERU        138320    159569     159569     300111     88.08    159569     455760     342301     300111      88.08    0.09

     DENMARK     458995    577149     577149     271390    -52.98    577149     319299     298915     271390     -52.98    0.08

     IRELAND     289879    247294     247294     250816      1.42    247294     247414     270457     250816       1.42    0.08

     SWITZLD     135338    222786     222786     212149     -4.77    222786     192175     196042     212149      -4.77    0.07

     REP SAF     161699    144773     144773     191017     31.94    144773     212939     202000     191017      31.94    0.06

     HUNGARY     217449     89907      89907      95006      5.67     89907      78359      87265      95006       5.67    0.03

     MCDONIA      97270     48885      48885      94703     93.73     48885      88732      94033      94703      93.73    0.03

     VENEZ            0     41953      41953      94278    124.72     41953     105159     105159      94278     124.72    0.03

     VIETNAM     113350     94218      94218      68623    -27.17     94218      68957      67739      68623     -27.17    0.02

     NORWAY       18079     20686      20686      67363    225.65     20686      66597      74381      67363     225.65    0.02

     MALAYSA     316699   1377274    1377274      64830    -95.29   1377274      79130      61664      64830     -95.29    0.02

     PAKISTN     197045     89825      89825      62905    -29.97     89825      71266      70051      62905     -29.97    0.02

     EGYPT        26235    146968     146968      43856    -70.16    146968      43544      43856      43856     -70.16    0.01

     PHIL R       42210     64553      64553       1614    -97.50     64553        454       1451       1614     -97.50    0.00


     _WTO     251434617 284287459  284287459  319441299     12.37 284287459  319532267  320112011  319441299      12.37  100.00

     _OECD     90839668 110745561  110745561  118746395      7.22 110745561  119805331  119256469  118746395       7.22   37.17

     _EU27     56587423  68464786   68464786   72334642      5.65  68464786   73311255   73249202   72334642       5.65   22.64

     _EU28     56587423  68464786   68464786   72334642      5.65  68464786   73311255   73249202   72334642       5.65   22.64

     _W HEMI   46457134  43323033   43323033   46280462      6.83  43323033   46388181   46042459   46280462       6.83   14.49

     _NAFTA    41117401  38120126   38120126   40495671      6.23  38120126   40292076   40281230   40495671       6.23   12.68

     _ASEAN     4872865   6028869    6028869    5955312     -1.22   6028869    5596184    5813795    5955312      -1.22    1.86

     _CAFTA      444369    452432     452432     403419    -10.83    452432     388947     375151     403419     -10.83    0.13

     _SUB-SAHA   168185    144779     144779     191019     31.94    144779     212941     202002     191019      31.94    0.06