_____________________________________
                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
                                          |_____________________________________|

                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             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    146751645 156021506  156021506  141532845     -9.29 156021506  136533167  138549779  141532845      -9.29  100.00

     CHINA P  120408929 127846523  127846523  115027676    -10.03 127846523  110524034  112758330  115027676     -10.03   81.27

     INDIA     10376976  11914035   11914035   14375520     20.66  11914035   12941301   13297427   14375520      20.66   10.16

     PAKISTN    3818589   6346859    6346859    3901952    -38.52   6346859    4774864    4609672    3901952     -38.52    2.76

     KOR REP    4604014   2610054    2610054    3113333     19.28   2610054    2701112    2821159    3113333      19.28    2.20

     MEXICO     2970848   3636887    3636887    1207533    -66.80   3636887    1506719    1190731    1207533     -66.80    0.85

     THAILND    1222779   1232048    1232048    1182989     -3.98   1232048    1408156    1182989    1182989      -3.98    0.84

     GERMANY    1257856    574977     574977    1103141     91.86    574977    1064279    1073628    1103141      91.86    0.78


     _WTO     146751645 156018684  156018684  141532845     -9.28 156018684  136533167  138549779  141532845      -9.28  100.00

     _OECD      6414786   3774637    3774637    4580849     21.36   3774637    4164630    4266831    4580849      21.36    3.24

     _W HEMI    3648920   4149003    4149003    1512061    -63.56   4149003    1762591    1449508    1512061     -63.56    1.07

     _EU27      1716280   1005488    1005488    1366439     35.90   1005488    1352764    1342913    1366439      35.90    0.97

     _EU28      1716280   1005488    1005488    1366439     35.90   1005488    1352764    1342913    1366439      35.90    0.97

     _ASEAN     1287143   1266885    1266885    1251173     -1.24   1266885    1474966    1250126    1251173      -1.24    0.88

     _NAFTA     2976545   3643941    3643941    1226129    -66.35   3643941    1525080    1209117    1226129     -66.35    0.87