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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     20442475  23172174   23172174   19573675    -15.53  23172174   18355315   19103091   19573675     -15.53  100.00

     KOR REP    6827103   9722903    9722903    9405608     -3.26   9722903    8184487    9070703    9405608      -3.26   48.05

     CHINA P    6039965   5980319    5980319    4316290    -27.83   5980319    4338674    4373968    4316290     -27.83   22.05

     CANADA     4629303   3829842    3829842    3029846    -20.89   3829842    3067099    2940093    3029846     -20.89   15.48

     ITALY      1290821   1200523    1200523    1224061      1.96   1200523    1142725    1175192    1224061       1.96    6.25

     JAPAN       665969    891454     891454     881287     -1.14    891454     891985     852154     881287      -1.14    4.50

     INDIA       455809    863311     863311     278982    -67.68    863311     310679     269738     278982     -67.68    1.43


     _WTO      20390505  23172174   23172174   19573576    -15.53  23172174   18355216   19102992   19573576     -15.53  100.00

     _OECD     12997003  14917385   14917385   13820083     -7.36  14917385   12552018   13350228   13820083      -7.36   70.61

     _W HEMI    4689280   3957852    3957852    3128577    -20.95   3957852    3172172    3039687    3128577     -20.95   15.98

     _NAFTA     4629480   3844087    3844087    3064868    -20.27   3844087    3106182    2975978    3064868     -20.27   15.66

     _EU27      1497512   1320289    1320289    1386250      5.00   1320289    1277935    1310081    1386250       5.00    7.08

     _EU28      1497512   1320289    1320289    1386250      5.00   1320289    1277935    1310081    1386250       5.00    7.08