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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    1.47019E9 1.35821E9  1.35821E9  1.26606E9     -6.78 1.35821E9  1.26768E9  1.26929E9  1.26606E9      -6.78  100.00

     INDIA    560315868 493478931  493478931  498458941      1.01 493478931  486142567  494838936  498458941       1.01   39.37

     CHINA P  202505213 190356687  190356687  178141062     -6.42 190356687  167221251  173001375  178141062      -6.42   14.07

     S ARAB   127215830  88089591   88089591  102672200     16.55  88089591  105657913  104444991  102672200      16.55    8.11

     TURKEY   107116684 138535944  138535944   99991826    -27.82 138535944  117343239  109292153   99991826     -27.82    7.90

     ARAB EM   70874249  80091732   80091732   59569599    -25.62  80091732   65267221   63267244   59569599     -25.62    4.71

     VIETNAM   66895956  62667308   62667308   53533043    -14.58  62667308   55082256   54085267   53533043     -14.58    4.23

     KOR REP   53605192  48665679   48665679   51607268      6.04  48665679   49373624   49923474   51607268       6.04    4.08

     CANADA    43197992  41989600   41989600   45224917      7.71  41989600   45035082   43878678   45224917       7.71    3.57

     CHINA T   61320555  53492815   53492815   42630446    -20.31  53492815   40428877   42501402   42630446     -20.31    3.37

     MEXICO    27028978  31086929   31086929   23705609    -23.74  31086929   22394170   22674119   23705609     -23.74    1.87

     U KING    20009669  20761148   20761148   19919111     -4.06  20761148   18203238   18720061   19919111      -4.06    1.57

     GREECE    16349892  16716947   16716947   17782710      6.38  16716947   17421921   17052104   17782710       6.38    1.40

     THAILND   20683167  17094598   17094598   12798390    -25.13  17094598   14054677   13337462   12798390     -25.13    1.01

     BELGIUM   20894798  17585245   17585245   12755738    -27.46  17585245   12231910   12197280   12755738     -27.46    1.01

     INDNSIA   14918035   3552838    3552838   11213161    215.61   3552838   11509696   11144427   11213161     215.61    0.89

     GUATMAL    4620361   7773827    7773827    6263232    -19.43   7773827    7835810    7326752    6263232     -19.43    0.49

     NETHLDS    4671635   5720330    5720330    6064011      6.01   5720330    5807693    5883662    6064011       6.01    0.48

     COLOMB    22873673  19407661   19407661    5042015    -74.02  19407661    8039144    7411678    5042015     -74.02    0.40

     JAPAN      3139332   3989363    3989363    4242613      6.35   3989363    4330879    4213226    4242613       6.35    0.34

     MALAYSA    5015739   4840274    4840274    3266046    -32.52   4840274    3495779    3234354    3266046     -32.52    0.26

     ROMANIA     226208    320348     320348    1862617    481.44    320348    1363174    1535463    1862617     481.44    0.15

     ISRAEL     2326194   1543739    1543739    1350412    -12.52   1543739    1768538    1577654    1350412     -12.52    0.11

     HG KONG     207231    288245     288245    1256313    335.85    288245    1272335    1269959    1256313     335.85    0.10

     GERMANY    7994992   2823896    2823896    1225904    -56.59   2823896    1289195    1373064    1225904     -56.59    0.10

     PORTUGL     294064    229713     229713    1078415    369.46    229713     836555     825759    1078415     369.46    0.09

     ITALY      1680741   2393080    2393080     752756    -68.54   2393080     788160     763734     752756     -68.54    0.06

     SRI LKA    1141328   1312437    1312437     453736    -65.43   1312437     479116     463866     453736     -65.43    0.04

     SALVADR     904123    961555     961555     338578    -64.79    961555     238400     236406     338578     -64.79    0.03


     _WTO     1.47018E9 1.35819E9  1.35819E9  1.26606E9     -6.78 1.35819E9  1.26767E9  1.26928E9  1.26606E9      -6.78  100.00

     _OECD    276722712 296769975  296769975  257964881    -13.08 296769975  269812776  261406952  257964881     -13.08   20.38

     _W HEMI   99141590 101606754  101606754   81156457    -20.13 101606754   84096592   82099037   81156457     -20.13    6.41

     _ASEAN   107516803  88180479   88180479   80812038     -8.36  88180479   84143806   81802908   80812038      -8.36    6.38

     _NAFTA    70226970  73076529   73076529   68930526     -5.67  73076529   67429252   66552797   68930526      -5.67    5.44

     _EU27     72780367  68025335   68025335   63139760     -7.18  68025335   59623764   60066771   63139760      -7.18    4.99

     _EU28     72780367  68025335   68025335   63139760     -7.18  68025335   59623764   60066771   63139760      -7.18    4.99

     _CAFTA     5535567   8738219    8738219    6682052    -23.53   8738219    8151069    7643400    6682052     -23.53    0.53