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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  7.60 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     28358637  31092035   31092035   23541434    -24.28  31092035   23503240   23439278   23541434     -24.28  100.00

     INDNSIA   13680942  15743829   15743829   11208702    -28.81  15743829   10926100   10911290   11208702     -28.81   47.61

     INDIA      3972182   5355065    5355065    5782861      7.99   5355065    5924847    5811382    5782861       7.99   24.56

     CHINA P    4655202   4418534    4418534    2286601    -48.25   4418534    2393462    2446493    2286601     -48.25    9.71

     CANADA     1165693    905854     905854     864492     -4.57    905854     855131     857865     864492      -4.57    3.67

     TURKEY      946033    792607     792607     792146     -0.06    792607     732447     749288     792146      -0.06    3.36

     ROMANIA     148802    557344     557344     492045    -11.72    557344     470951     481544     492045     -11.72    2.09

     VIETNAM    1974808   1125776    1125776     437236    -61.16   1125776     429726     440859     437236     -61.16    1.86

     THAILND     184965    306157     306157     411575     34.43    306157     453494     446480     411575      34.43    1.75

     SPAIN       274040    539602     539602     334144    -38.08    539602     306127     341694     334144     -38.08    1.42

     PHIL R      751950    604382     604382     203641    -66.31    604382     239240     203722     203641     -66.31    0.87

     ITALY        50894     58535      58535     186575    218.74     58535     179240     177213     186575     218.74    0.79

     GERMANY      78091     52568      52568     129105    145.60     52568     107887     114672     129105     145.60    0.55

     MEXICO      179965    117466     117466     122167      4.00    117466     104748     113337     122167       4.00    0.52


     _WTO      28358637  31092035   31092035   23541434    -24.28  31092035   23503240   23439278   23541434     -24.28  100.00

     _ASEAN    16592665  17802179   17802179   12261154    -31.13  17802179   12048560   12002351   12261154     -31.13   52.08

     _OECD      2694007   2650116    2650116    2447705     -7.64   2650116    2365713    2395810    2447705      -7.64   10.40

     _EU27       628628   1449438    1449438    1213083    -16.31   1449438    1176951    1204838    1213083     -16.31    5.15

     _EU28       628628   1449438    1449438    1213083    -16.31   1449438    1176951    1204838    1213083     -16.31    5.15

     _W HEMI    1346940   1023948    1023948     987504     -3.56   1023948     960724     972047     987504      -3.56    4.19

     _NAFTA     1345658   1023320    1023320     986659     -3.58   1023320     959879     971202     986659      -3.58    4.19