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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         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     260.262    274.536    274.536    239.976    -12.59   274.536    245.432    242.975    239.976     -12.59  100.00

     MEXICO     57.239     58.721     58.721     59.322      1.02    58.721     60.973     59.837     59.322       1.02   24.72

     CHINA P    39.122     46.625     46.625     40.960    -12.15    46.625     39.892     40.388     40.960     -12.15   17.07

     CHINA T    35.158     40.782     40.782     38.119     -6.53    40.782     38.177     37.929     38.119      -6.53   15.88

     PORTUGL    25.782     27.450     27.450     18.235    -33.57    27.450     20.523     20.436     18.235     -33.57    7.60

     FRANCE     11.858     11.580     11.580      9.521    -17.78    11.580     10.194      9.782      9.521     -17.78    3.97

     CANADA     10.276      9.258      9.258      8.414     -9.12     9.258      8.888      8.426      8.414      -9.12    3.51

     VIETNAM     7.837      9.351      9.351      6.573    -29.71     9.351      6.804      6.723      6.573     -29.71    2.74

     INDIA       7.667      7.102      7.102      6.437     -9.37     7.102      6.281      6.642      6.437      -9.37    2.68

     JAPAN      11.169      9.763      9.763      6.266    -35.82     9.763      7.850      7.083      6.266     -35.82    2.61

     ITALY       9.817      7.017      7.017      4.928    -29.77     7.017      5.075      4.926      4.928     -29.77    2.05

     POLAND      0.244      1.040      1.040      3.858    271.12     1.040      3.330      3.850      3.858     271.12    1.61

     TURKEY      4.012      5.463      5.463      3.441    -37.01     5.463      3.342      3.385      3.441     -37.01    1.43

     KOR REP     4.117      4.560      4.560      3.437    -24.63     4.560      3.457      3.543      3.437     -24.63    1.43

     THAILND     1.717      3.103      3.103      3.391      9.29     3.103      3.553      3.310      3.391       9.29    1.41

     GERMANY     3.227      3.690      3.690      3.310    -10.29     3.690      3.540      3.514      3.310     -10.29    1.38

     PHIL R      4.095      4.054      4.054      2.853    -29.63     4.054      2.978      2.872      2.853     -29.63    1.19

     HUNGARY     0.672      1.418      1.418      2.527     78.15     1.418      2.386      2.437      2.527      78.15    1.05

     CZECH       2.170      5.998      5.998      2.449    -59.17     5.998      2.211      2.270      2.449     -59.17    1.02

     ISRAEL      1.000      2.135      2.135      2.199      3.01     2.135      1.808      1.810      2.199       3.01    0.92

     C RICA      3.040      1.925      1.925      1.711    -11.12     1.925      1.925      1.807      1.711     -11.12    0.71

     INDNSIA     3.320      1.684      1.684      1.705      1.21     1.684      1.655      1.678      1.705       1.21    0.71

     GUATMAL     2.782      2.201      2.201      1.544    -29.82     2.201      1.532      1.494      1.544     -29.82    0.64

     U KING      1.103      2.309      2.309      1.538    -33.38     2.309      1.844      1.717      1.538     -33.38    0.64

     ROMANIA     1.067      0.943      0.943      0.857     -9.11     0.943      0.820      0.799      0.857      -9.11    0.36

     HONDURA     1.325      1.090      1.090      0.545    -50.06     1.090      0.598      0.564      0.545     -50.06    0.23


     _WTO      260.114    274.442    274.442    239.888    -12.59   274.442    245.322    242.868    239.888     -12.59   99.96

     _W HEMI    76.459     75.248     75.248     73.332     -2.55    75.248     76.064     74.015     73.332      -2.55   30.56

     _NAFTA     67.515     67.980     67.980     67.736     -0.36    67.980     69.861     68.263     67.736      -0.36   28.23

     _OECD      79.826     82.222     82.222     63.689    -22.54    82.222     66.720     66.253     63.689     -22.54   26.54

     _EU27      61.837     63.583     63.583     49.906    -21.51    63.583     52.280     52.243     49.906     -21.51   20.80

     _EU28      61.837     63.583     63.583     49.906    -21.51    63.583     52.280     52.243     49.906     -21.51   20.80

     _ASEAN     16.993     18.197     18.197     14.593    -19.81    18.197     15.061     14.654     14.593     -19.81    6.08

     _CAFTA      7.147      5.230      5.230      3.813    -27.10     5.230      4.067      3.877      3.813     -27.10    1.59