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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     48893887  54581873   54581873   55907393      2.43  54581873   56549184   56593121   55907393       2.43  100.00

     KOR REP   15366823  22753079   22753079   23644606      3.92  22753079   24107217   23930871   23644606       3.92   42.29

     CHINA P   16812092  15986544   15986544   16159975      1.08  15986544   17056076   16723181   16159975       1.08   28.90

     TURKEY     4274206   3559975    3559975    5009371     40.71   3559975    4303423    4809823    5009371      40.71    8.96

     GERMANY    1740826   1688150    1688150    1662718     -1.51   1688150    1640761    1675404    1662718      -1.51    2.97

     LATVIA     1692298   1764774    1764774    1361865    -22.83   1764774    1173019    1254446    1361865     -22.83    2.44

     MEXICO     1476426   1369075    1369075    1319121     -3.65   1369075    1221267    1294844    1319121      -3.65    2.36

     JAPAN      2021894   1780627    1780627    1224301    -31.24   1780627    1265373    1251752    1224301     -31.24    2.19

     INDIA       559704    747092     747092    1179007     57.81    747092    1257541    1215415    1179007      57.81    2.11

     CANADA     1232981   1084212    1084212    1146686      5.76   1084212    1167295    1148119    1146686       5.76    2.05

     CHINA T     914223    438399     438399     552851     26.11    438399     545078     581750     552851      26.11    0.99

     SLOVAK      301710    470144     470144     419788    -10.71    470144     544644     487642     419788     -10.71    0.75

     NETHLDS     235737    406646     406646     414665      1.97    406646     440744     401981     414665       1.97    0.74

     ITALY       476014    343819     343819     301095    -12.43    343819     315344     319728     301095     -12.43    0.54

     RUSSIA      302971    432295     432295     218653    -49.42    432295     234947     218794     218653     -49.42    0.39

     ISRAEL      325001    397093     397093     200239    -49.57    397093     211203     197632     200239     -49.57    0.36

     COLOMB      456056    506151     506151     191441    -62.18    506151     234400     210733     191441     -62.18    0.34

     THAILND        823     28398      28398     175266    517.18     28398     179170     182322     175266     517.18    0.31

     CZECH        55404     36154      36154      84293    133.15     36154      48593      43836      84293     133.15    0.15

     VIETNAM      32822     85833      85833      81221     -5.37     85833      80452      80285      81221      -5.37    0.15

     INDNSIA      52452    117433     117433      74623    -36.45    117433      83026      83731      74623     -36.45    0.13

     GREECE       85927     84052      84052      68782    -18.17     84052      68782      68782      68782     -18.17    0.12

     BELGIUM      18960    132406     132406      68371    -48.36    132406        115      17395      68371     -48.36    0.12

     POLAND       26099     72316      72316      67663     -6.43     72316      87708     100872      67663      -6.43    0.12

     U KING       22999     40674      40674      55713     36.97     40674      49311      55429      55713      36.97    0.10

     SPAIN        24296     17280      17280      43287    150.50     17280      40861      43287      43287     150.50    0.08

     MALAYSA         24     52167      52167      32890    -36.95     52167      32890      32890      32890     -36.95    0.06

     FRANCE       13167     60137      60137      28389    -52.79     60137      27175      38964      28389     -52.79    0.05


     _WTO      48893269  54581873   54581873   55872033      2.36  54581873   56513824   56557761   55872033       2.36   99.94

     _OECD     23641647  30337366   30337366   32661516      7.66  30337366   32371389   32719376   32661516       7.66   58.42

     _EU27      4765442   5182056    5182056    4640023    -10.46   5182056    4513935    4574992    4640023     -10.46    8.30

     _EU28      4765442   5182056    5182056    4640023    -10.46   5182056    4513935    4574992    4640023     -10.46    8.30

     _W HEMI    3195287   2965468    2965468    2661953    -10.23   2965468    2628125    2658455    2661953     -10.23    4.76

     _NAFTA     2709407   2453287    2453287    2465807      0.51   2453287    2388562    2442963    2465807       0.51    4.41

     _ASEAN       86121    302048     302048     364000     20.51    302048     375538     379228     364000      20.51    0.65