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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     222.260    234.340    234.340    195.294    -16.66   234.340    197.058    195.283    195.294     -16.66  100.00

     TURKEY     69.382     74.594     74.594     53.670    -28.05    74.594     53.897     53.365     53.670     -28.05   27.48

     CANADA     45.455     44.141     44.141     38.150    -13.57    44.141     37.822     37.422     38.150     -13.57   19.53

     CHINA P    37.087     40.066     40.066     36.541     -8.80    40.066     36.945     36.855     36.541      -8.80   18.71

     MEXICO     19.313     19.796     19.796     16.641    -15.94    19.796     16.983     16.847     16.641     -15.94    8.52

     GERMANY     9.484     11.384     11.384      8.298    -27.11    11.384      8.709      8.429      8.298     -27.11    4.25

     ITALY       4.699      5.154      5.154      5.786     12.26     5.154      5.819      5.718      5.786      12.26    2.96

     JAPAN       4.310      4.522      4.522      5.034     11.31     4.522      4.573      4.801      5.034      11.31    2.58

     INDIA       5.053      7.134      7.134      4.380    -38.61     7.134      4.962      4.655      4.380     -38.61    2.24

     THAILND     3.809      3.972      3.972      3.854     -2.97     3.972      3.944      4.121      3.854      -2.97    1.97

     PERU        2.637      2.706      2.706      2.567     -5.14     2.706      2.612      2.552      2.567      -5.14    1.31

     U KING      1.645      1.910      1.910      1.712    -10.36     1.910      1.691      1.741      1.712     -10.36    0.88

     HONDURA     0.536      0.571      0.571      0.705     23.65     0.571      0.594      0.781      0.705      23.65    0.36

     KOR REP     0.983      0.606      0.606      0.321    -47.01     0.606      0.393      0.397      0.321     -47.01    0.16


     _WTO      222.246    234.321    234.321    195.240    -16.68   234.321    197.004    195.229    195.240     -16.68   99.97

     _OECD     143.430    150.394    150.394    118.320    -21.33   150.394    119.268    117.386    118.320     -21.33   60.59

     _W HEMI    68.200     67.562     67.562     60.008    -11.18    67.562     59.907     59.500     60.008     -11.18   30.73

     _NAFTA     64.768     63.937     63.937     54.791    -14.30    63.937     54.805     54.270     54.791     -14.30   28.06

     _EU28      27.543     30.916     30.916     28.081     -9.17    30.916     28.930     28.033     28.081      -9.17   14.38

     _EU27      27.516     30.849     30.849     28.065     -9.02    30.849     28.914     28.018     28.065      -9.02   14.37

     _ASEAN      4.637      4.726      4.726      4.642     -1.77     4.726      4.737      4.941      4.642      -1.77    2.38

     _CAFTA      0.628      0.690      0.690      2.176    215.33     0.690      2.064      2.252      2.176     215.33    1.11