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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.30 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     15292197  17566867   17566867   15688936    -10.69  17566867   15081660   15560062   15688936     -10.69  100.00

     INDNSIA    8388813   9896794    9896794    8931697     -9.75   9896794    8344355    8797677    8931697      -9.75   56.93

     CHINA P    1864963   2279911    2279911    2029672    -10.98   2279911    1995835    2042895    2029672     -10.98   12.94

     INDIA      1966207   2417326    2417326    1856250    -23.21   2417326    1806213    1837579    1856250     -23.21   11.83

     KOR REP    1080308   1186354    1186354    1493424     25.88   1186354    1521252    1479856    1493424      25.88    9.52

     SPAIN       245103    296040     296040     545466     84.25    296040     560966     560966     545466      84.25    3.48

     THAILND     704819    796261     796261     303495    -61.88    796261     367494     348503     303495     -61.88    1.93

     VIETNAM     552489    291231     291231     138172    -52.56    291231     138172     138172     138172     -52.56    0.88

     BELGIUM      46235    125772     125772     134759      7.15    125772     113881     124416     134759       7.15    0.86


     _WTO      15292197  17566867   17566867   15688936    -10.69  17566867   15081660   15560062   15688936     -10.69  100.00

     _ASEAN     9653325  11003156   11003156    9373364    -14.81  11003156    8850021    9284352    9373364     -14.81   59.75

     _OECD      1634335   1825551    1825551    2402248     31.59   1825551    2400695    2366072    2402248      31.59   15.31

     _EU27       330180    465484     465484     802246     72.35    465484     765950     784466     802246      72.35    5.11

     _EU28       330180    465484     465484     802246     72.35    465484     765950     784466     802246      72.35    5.11