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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   39399.142  42965.142  42965.142  42840.711     -0.29 42965.142  42425.834  42697.394  42840.711      -0.29  100.00

     CHINA P 21673.520  23911.938  23911.938  23435.550     -1.99 23911.938  23097.089  23290.196  23435.550      -1.99   54.70

     VIETNAM  2501.776   2807.958   2807.958   2890.516      2.94  2807.958   2879.772   2872.484   2890.516       2.94    6.75

     INDIA    2039.693   2202.284   2202.284   2344.633      6.46  2202.284   2293.310   2324.201   2344.633       6.46    5.47

     MEXICO   1838.708   1766.060   1766.060   1874.380      6.13  1766.060   1848.059   1864.683   1874.380       6.13    4.38

     KOR REP  1194.169   1295.396   1295.396   1382.069      6.69  1295.396   1376.567   1379.299   1382.069       6.69    3.23

     INDNSIA  1022.063   1087.878   1087.878   1082.140     -0.53  1087.878   1067.761   1078.733   1082.140      -0.53    2.53

     CANADA    976.083   1021.503   1021.503   1027.079      0.55  1021.503   1031.529   1029.944   1027.079       0.55    2.40

     CHINA T   835.373    877.383    877.383    820.883     -6.44   877.383    809.264    820.379    820.883      -6.44    1.92

     TURKEY    573.717    645.570    645.570    672.468      4.17   645.570    674.407    670.737    672.468       4.17    1.57

     BNGLDSH   549.553    686.274    686.274    669.257     -2.48   686.274    659.619    665.124    669.257      -2.48    1.56

     CAMBOD    577.370    632.479    632.479    556.643    -11.99   632.479    574.020    573.125    556.643     -11.99    1.30

     GERMANY   409.990    450.603    450.603    494.253      9.69   450.603    476.534    483.401    494.253       9.69    1.15

     HONDURA   486.955    497.367    497.367    493.242     -0.83   497.367    482.998    490.647    493.242      -0.83    1.15

     SALVADR   290.076    313.511    313.511    345.466     10.19   313.511    341.355    342.821    345.466      10.19    0.81

     THAILND   306.128    304.400    304.400    286.761     -5.79   304.400    293.105    290.577    286.761      -5.79    0.67

     PAKISTN   307.818    293.732    293.732    267.024     -9.09   293.732    265.707    267.362    267.024      -9.09    0.62

     JAPAN     244.288    258.629    258.629    265.593      2.69   258.629    267.678    267.022    265.593       2.69    0.62

     ITALY     201.217    289.665    289.665    263.526     -9.02   289.665    276.765    274.630    263.526      -9.02    0.62

     ISRAEL    397.142    322.723    322.723    253.682    -21.39   322.723    264.986    261.966    253.682     -21.39    0.59

     SRI LKA   198.920    246.227    246.227    253.185      2.83   246.227    250.942    255.609    253.185       2.83    0.59

     NICARAG   225.351    207.425    207.425    251.945     21.46   207.425    242.743    246.905    251.945      21.46    0.59

     GUATMAL   176.323    188.298    188.298    219.993     16.83   188.298    212.183    216.979    219.993      16.83    0.51

     PHIL R    213.916    228.956    228.956    196.602    -14.13   228.956    202.341    201.030    196.602     -14.13    0.46

     EGYPT     169.640    198.267    198.267    179.297     -9.57   198.267    182.752    183.157    179.297      -9.57    0.42

     S ARAB    145.952    140.230    140.230    176.633     25.96   140.230    183.372    181.967    176.633      25.96    0.41

     JORDAN    161.593    169.656    169.656    170.607      0.56   169.656    171.079    171.508    170.607       0.56    0.40

     HAITI      94.666    107.581    107.581    131.339     22.08   107.581    130.434    130.754    131.339      22.08    0.31

     DOM REP   109.793    131.501    131.501    122.546     -6.81   131.501    126.560    125.592    122.546      -6.81    0.29

     FRANCE    144.634    122.143    122.143    116.778     -4.39   122.143    116.467    116.745    116.778      -4.39    0.27

     LUXMBRG    75.913    101.246    101.246    116.627     15.19   101.246    131.464    125.322    116.627      15.19    0.27

     RUSSIA      6.317     38.149     38.149    106.938    180.31    38.149    116.207    111.477    106.938     180.31    0.25

     MALAYSA   100.591    128.717    128.717     86.512    -32.79   128.717     89.460     86.743     86.512     -32.79    0.20

     NETHLDS    52.246     76.541     76.541     86.135     12.53    76.541     81.608     81.961     86.135      12.53    0.20

     POLAND     68.146     71.146     71.146     83.936     17.98    71.146     85.852     87.694     83.936      17.98    0.20

     PORTUGL    91.521    106.024    106.024     78.361    -26.09   106.024     85.431     83.998     78.361     -26.09    0.18

     HG KONG    43.759     85.410     85.410     75.749    -11.31    85.410     87.707     82.884     75.749     -11.31    0.18

     SPAIN      52.399     55.607     55.607     74.102     33.26    55.607     72.273     73.622     74.102      33.26    0.17

     BRAZIL     71.507     68.731     68.731     68.477     -0.37    68.731     70.584     67.523     68.477      -0.37    0.16

     ARAB EM    78.034     87.108     87.108     66.242    -23.95    87.108     72.128     70.558     66.242     -23.95    0.15

     U KING     55.355     61.314     61.314     59.160     -3.51    61.314     57.963     58.502     59.160      -3.51    0.14

     CZECH      43.876     52.601     52.601     58.771     11.73    52.601     53.296     55.264     58.771      11.73    0.14

     SWEDEN     18.089     20.717     20.717     56.153    171.04    20.717     41.062     55.549     56.153     171.04    0.13

     COLOMB     62.311     64.886     64.886     51.379    -20.82    64.886     53.722     52.398     51.379     -20.82    0.12

     KENYA      63.571     60.019     60.019     50.092    -16.54    60.019     49.973     50.699     50.092     -16.54    0.12

     LESOTHO    43.037     46.493     46.493     47.774      2.76    46.493     48.752     48.195     47.774       2.76    0.11

     BELGIUM    48.711     50.258     50.258     43.856    -12.74    50.258     40.970     41.651     43.856     -12.74    0.10

     PERU       21.658     21.890     21.890     30.804     40.73    21.890     31.891     31.165     30.804      40.73    0.07

     GREECE     25.549     26.311     26.311     28.664      8.95    26.311     28.636     27.611     28.664       8.95    0.07

     LATVIA     35.642     36.768     36.768     28.599    -22.22    36.768     24.734     26.424     28.599     -22.22    0.07

     AUSTRAL    24.600     33.706     33.706     26.182    -22.32    33.706     27.713     27.473     26.182     -22.32    0.06

     MADAGAS     8.213     11.709     11.709     21.490     83.54    11.709     20.338     20.676     21.490      83.54    0.05

     BURMA       4.130     10.838     10.838     18.756     73.06    10.838     18.491     18.564     18.756      73.06    0.04

     REP SAF    17.583     17.615     17.615     17.204     -2.33    17.615     16.818     16.608     17.204      -2.33    0.04

     TNZANIA    15.163     13.321     13.321     14.414      8.21    13.321     14.442     14.451     14.414       8.21    0.03

     ROMANIA     7.194     11.267     11.267     13.945     23.77    11.267     12.725     13.203     13.945      23.77    0.03

     C RICA     20.770     17.240     17.240     12.983    -24.69    17.240     15.055     13.859     12.983     -24.69    0.03

     FINLAND     6.770     11.122     11.122     12.742     14.57    11.122     11.838     11.764     12.742      14.57    0.03

     SLOVAK      9.241     13.532     13.532     12.711     -6.06    13.532     15.486     14.636     12.711      -6.06    0.03

     SWITZLD    10.548     11.817     11.817     12.602      6.64    11.817     12.585     12.280     12.602       6.64    0.03

     SLOVENI     9.798     12.329     12.329     12.070     -2.10    12.329     13.158     13.909     12.070      -2.10    0.03

     ETHIOP      6.130      6.614      6.614     11.399     72.35     6.614     10.623     11.162     11.399      72.35    0.03

     N ZEAL     15.292     13.101     13.101     10.838    -17.28    13.101     11.348     11.178     10.838     -17.28    0.03

     MOROC      10.064     11.759     11.759     10.549    -10.29    11.759     10.749     10.690     10.549     -10.29    0.02

     AUSTRIA    12.830     14.988     14.988      9.970    -33.48    14.988      9.851      9.805      9.970     -33.48    0.02

     DENMARK     9.661     12.079     12.079      7.897    -34.62    12.079      7.917      7.929      7.897     -34.62    0.02

     HUNGARY     5.376      6.338      6.338      7.426     17.17     6.338      6.895      6.911      7.426      17.17    0.02

     BAHRAIN    13.125     13.879     13.879      6.419    -53.75    13.879      7.764      6.872      6.419     -53.75    0.01

     BULGAR      3.396      4.582      4.582      6.409     39.86     4.582      6.324      6.434      6.409      39.86    0.01

     IRELAND     4.818      4.544      4.544      4.995      9.91     4.544      4.460      5.006      4.995       9.91    0.01

     UKRAINE     1.040      1.833      1.833      4.088    123.00     1.833      2.607      3.082      4.088     123.00    0.01

     OMAN        2.039      3.709      3.709      4.060      9.47     3.709      3.846      4.082      4.060       9.47    0.01

     BELARUS     0.062      0.530      0.530      3.499    560.03     0.530      3.799      3.667      3.499     560.03    0.01

     GHANA       0.498      3.696      3.696      2.921    -20.97     3.696      3.487      3.129      2.921     -20.97    0.01

     MALTA       4.025      1.563      1.563      2.704     72.99     1.563      2.952      2.934      2.704      72.99    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.121      2.943      2.943      2.701     -8.21     2.943      2.647      2.801      2.701      -8.21    0.01

     NORWAY      1.195      1.387      1.387      2.521     81.71     1.387      1.894      2.054      2.521      81.71    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.244      2.069      2.069      2.128      2.88     2.069      2.190      2.243      2.128       2.88    0.00

     MAURIT      3.502      2.482      2.482      2.010    -19.03     2.482      2.001      1.960      2.010     -19.03    0.00

     MACAU       2.483      2.839      2.839      1.761    -37.96     2.839      1.731      1.810      1.761     -37.96    0.00

     TUNISIA     1.638      1.741      1.741      1.743      0.08     1.741      1.739      1.757      1.743       0.08    0.00

     BOTSWAN     2.325      1.904      1.904      1.011    -46.89     1.904      1.146      1.042      1.011     -46.89    0.00

     SINGAPR     3.711      2.241      2.241      0.903    -59.70     2.241      0.880      0.894      0.903     -59.70    0.00

     MALAWI      1.347      1.871      1.871      0.420    -77.58     1.871      0.789      0.640      0.420     -77.58    0.00

     NIGERIA     1.208      2.896      2.896      0.335    -88.45     2.896      1.990      0.335      0.335     -88.45    0.00


     _WTO    39388.173  42955.830  42955.830  42823.030     -0.31 42955.830  42409.108  42679.895  42823.030      -0.31   99.96

     _ASEAN   4732.037   5205.057   5205.057   5119.870     -1.64  5205.057   5126.879   5123.137   5119.870      -1.64   11.95

     _OECD    4122.952   4555.846   4555.846   4737.414      3.99  4555.846   4725.536   4740.637   4737.414       3.99   11.06

     _W HEMI  4381.548   4412.749   4412.749   4637.503      5.09  4412.749   4595.547   4621.745   4637.503       5.09   10.82

     _NAFTA   2814.791   2787.563   2787.563   2901.459      4.09  2787.563   2879.587   2894.627   2901.459       4.09    6.77

     _EU28    1402.393   1617.047   1617.047   1683.524      4.11  1617.047   1668.401   1688.751   1683.524       4.11    3.93

     _EU27    1402.161   1616.585   1616.585   1683.134      4.12  1616.585   1667.996   1688.323   1683.134       4.12    3.93

     _CAFTA   1309.267   1355.342   1355.342   1446.175      6.70  1355.342   1420.894   1436.803   1446.175       6.70    3.38

     _SUB-SAH  173.936    169.584    169.584    169.728      0.08   169.584    171.071    169.530    169.728       0.08    0.40

     _CBI       96.065    109.074    109.074    132.494     21.47   109.074    131.781    132.022    132.494      21.47    0.31

     _ANDEAN     4.121      2.943      2.943      2.701     -8.21     2.943      2.647      2.801      2.701      -8.21    0.01