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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      8270334   8583932    8583932    7291604    -15.06   8583932    7469244    7274393    7291604     -15.06  100.00

     U KING     1288275   1225520    1225520    1297678      5.89   1225520    1350992    1285068    1297678       5.89   17.80

     CHINA P    1169815   1332359    1332359     769693    -42.23   1332359     845141     779950     769693     -42.23   10.56

     CANADA      570483    806672     806672     698761    -13.38    806672     748712     710652     698761     -13.38    9.58

     MEXICO      250814    659105     659105     678071      2.88    659105     689442     691144     678071       2.88    9.30

     PERU        581351    594884     594884     553891     -6.89    594884     562280     550418     553891      -6.89    7.60

     PORTUGL     315468    567235     567235     547139     -3.54    567235     555157     562973     547139      -3.54    7.50

     INDIA      1242026    741116     741116     509452    -31.26    741116     499504     520074     509452     -31.26    6.99

     ITALY       498557    518021     518021     383690    -25.93    518021     379711     375243     383690     -25.93    5.26

     LITHUAN      95728    324763     324763     351929      8.36    324763     288025     292634     351929       8.36    4.83

     TURKEY      180718    229684     229684     230493      0.35    229684     208588     233116     230493       0.35    3.16

     N ZEAL      214498    241443     241443     217424     -9.95    241443     233943     221178     217424      -9.95    2.98

     POLAND      142764    229882     229882     172440    -24.99    229882     195296     179798     172440     -24.99    2.36

     ROMANIA     135754    177311     177311     158298    -10.72    177311     172338     155980     158298     -10.72    2.17

     CZECH        56604     66391      66391      99429     49.76     66391      88783      99429      99429      49.76    1.36

     REP SAF     138056    166152     166152      90960    -45.25    166152     130396     104134      90960     -45.25    1.25

     BULGAR       82124     83119      83119      85253      2.57     83119      67440      77442      85253       2.57    1.17

     AUSTRAL      68996     70797      70797      73369      3.63     70797      71599      50837      73369       3.63    1.01

     GERMANY     458759    155050     155050      68741    -55.67    155050      79928      74722      68741     -55.67    0.94

     MALAYSA      50785     39088      39088      55050     40.84     39088      55050      55050      55050      40.84    0.75

     URUGUAY      40088     50097      50097      38369    -23.41     50097      38540      40036      38369     -23.41    0.53

     JAPAN        30983     34146      34146      35179      3.03     34146      35075      35881      35179       3.03    0.48

     THAILND      43868     16800      16800      24574     46.27     16800      24194      24194      24574      46.27    0.34

     BELGIUM      70814     43942      43942       6452    -85.32     43942      14977       9465       6452     -85.32    0.09

     HUNGARY     114711     73969      73969        976    -98.68     73969        494        494        976     -98.68    0.01


     _WTO       8270334   8583867    8583867    7291552    -15.06   8583867    7469192    7274341    7291552     -15.06  100.00

     _OECD      4310397   4295883    4295883    3860296    -10.14   4295883    3989233    3872962    3860296     -10.14   52.94

     _EU27      3564736   3507559    3507559    3222372     -8.13   3507559    3235192    3165021    3222372      -8.13   44.19

     _EU28      3564736   3507559    3507559    3222372     -8.13   3507559    3235192    3165021    3222372      -8.13   44.19

     _W HEMI    1503577   2140750    2140750    2006115     -6.29   2140750    2072986    2027925    2006115      -6.29   27.51

     _NAFTA      821297   1465777    1465777    1376832     -6.07   1465777    1438154    1401796    1376832      -6.07   18.88

     _SUB-SAHA   139044    166814     166814      92370    -44.63    166814     131795     105533      92370     -44.63    1.27

     _ASEAN       97015     55888      55888      80935     44.82     55888      80555      80555      80935      44.82    1.11