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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         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    1213.594   1320.306   1320.306   1323.149      0.22  1320.306   1331.033   1329.231   1323.149       0.22  100.00

     CHINA P   250.709    281.094    281.094    277.567     -1.25   281.094    274.624    277.472    277.567      -1.25   20.98

     GERMANY   139.706    137.390    137.390    138.839      1.06   137.390    135.660    137.028    138.839       1.06   10.49

     CANADA    115.308    127.585    127.585    123.354     -3.32   127.585    124.304    123.696    123.354      -3.32    9.32

     JAPAN     104.713    102.164    102.164     98.285     -3.80   102.164    100.042     99.336     98.285      -3.80    7.43

     ITALY      47.174     75.237     75.237     78.086      3.79    75.237     80.473     79.861     78.086       3.79    5.90

     MEXICO     79.037     59.926     59.926     66.270     10.59    59.926     64.477     65.618     66.270      10.59    5.01

     ISRAEL     82.456     70.031     70.031     58.009    -17.17    70.031     62.070     60.954     58.009     -17.17    4.38

     INDIA      37.903     43.121     43.121     53.846     24.87    43.121     54.549     53.687     53.846      24.87    4.07

     LUXMBRG    30.264     80.254     80.254     48.677    -39.35    80.254     56.920     53.087     48.677     -39.35    3.68

     CHINA T    38.087     40.048     40.048     47.127     17.68    40.048     44.422     46.505     47.127      17.68    3.56

     TURKEY     29.278     37.812     37.812     46.715     23.55    37.812     46.311     45.723     46.715      23.55    3.53

     KOR REP    30.392     31.750     31.750     36.483     14.91    31.750     35.100     35.648     36.483      14.91    2.76

     FRANCE     45.666     32.259     32.259     32.491      0.72    32.259     32.372     32.309     32.491       0.72    2.46

     U KING     21.850     25.334     25.334     24.262     -4.23    25.334     25.198     24.250     24.262      -4.23    1.83

     THAILND    19.707     19.811     19.811     23.629     19.27    19.811     22.609     23.180     23.629      19.27    1.79

     NETHLDS    17.509     20.641     20.641     22.557      9.28    20.641     21.089     21.284     22.557       9.28    1.70

     POLAND     17.826     19.022     19.022     21.550     13.29    19.022     21.928     22.160     21.550      13.29    1.63

     BRAZIL     22.045     19.916     19.916     17.082    -14.23    19.916     18.058     17.000     17.082     -14.23    1.29

     RUSSIA      0.000      4.999      4.999     15.654    213.15     4.999     17.077     16.351     15.654     213.15    1.18

     SWEDEN     13.378     13.145     13.145     14.343      9.11    13.145     13.868     14.000     14.343       9.11    1.08

     CZECH      10.683      7.793      7.793     11.172     43.35     7.793     10.784     11.158     11.172      43.35    0.84

     AUSTRAL     7.238     11.247     11.247      8.701    -22.64    11.247      9.749      9.220      8.701     -22.64    0.66

     S ARAB      2.036      7.222      7.222      8.506     17.78     7.222      8.907      8.895      8.506      17.78    0.64

     SPAIN       8.258      5.854      5.854      8.088     38.16     5.854      7.999      7.936      8.088      38.16    0.61

     SLOVENI     5.333      6.775      6.775      6.586     -2.79     6.775      7.263      7.817      6.586      -2.79    0.50

     FINLAND     3.432      5.008      5.008      5.308      6.00     5.008      4.811      4.781      5.308       6.00    0.40

     BELGIUM     6.157      4.543      4.543      4.279     -5.83     4.543      4.190      4.310      4.279      -5.83    0.32

     IRELAND     4.459      3.542      3.542      3.337     -5.81     3.542      3.333      3.617      3.337      -5.81    0.25

     DENMARK     5.772      6.298      6.298      3.174    -49.61     6.298      4.031      3.724      3.174     -49.61    0.24

     INDNSIA     2.909      2.949      2.949      2.723     -7.66     2.949      2.566      2.650      2.723      -7.66    0.21

     HG KONG     2.123      1.901      1.901      2.417     27.16     1.901      2.282      2.261      2.417      27.16    0.18

     SWITZLD     1.471      2.028      2.028      2.251     10.97     2.028      2.025      2.091      2.251      10.97    0.17

     AUSTRIA     1.299      2.343      2.343      1.503    -35.84     2.343      1.459      1.502      1.503     -35.84    0.11

     COLOMB      0.390      0.357      0.357      1.115    212.61     0.357      1.121      1.114      1.115     212.61    0.08

     REP SAF     0.578      0.801      0.801      0.987     23.26     0.801      1.153      1.089      0.987      23.26    0.07

     PERU        0.428      0.340      0.340      0.946    178.25     0.340      1.274      1.033      0.946     178.25    0.07

     GREECE      0.785      0.795      0.795      0.902     13.37     0.795      0.951      0.860      0.902      13.37    0.07

     HUNGARY     1.862      0.720      0.720      0.802     11.44     0.720      0.647      0.708      0.802      11.44    0.06

     DOM REP     0.747      0.849      0.849      0.801     -5.65     0.849      0.731      0.745      0.801      -5.65    0.06

     MALAYSA     0.612      2.769      2.769      0.605    -78.14     2.769      0.619      0.583      0.605     -78.14    0.05

     MCDONIA     0.577      0.250      0.250      0.444     77.84     0.250      0.420      0.444      0.444      77.84    0.03

     PAKISTN     0.268      0.505      0.505      0.340    -32.58     0.505      0.382      0.378      0.340     -32.58    0.03

     VIETNAM     0.413      0.342      0.342      0.242    -29.30     0.342      0.223      0.234      0.242     -29.30    0.02

     VENEZ       0.000      0.076      0.076      0.130     70.36     0.076      0.148      0.148      0.130      70.36    0.01

     NORWAY      0.230      0.069      0.069      0.105     51.65     0.069      0.105      0.113      0.105      51.65    0.01

     EGYPT       0.043      0.262      0.262      0.076    -71.14     0.262      0.073      0.076      0.076     -71.14    0.01

     PHIL R      0.410      0.588      0.588      0.054    -90.74     0.588      0.024      0.045      0.054     -90.74    0.00


     _WTO     1213.141   1320.172   1320.172   1323.072      0.22  1320.172   1330.960   1329.136   1323.072       0.22   99.99

     _OECD     560.032    651.027    651.027    637.268     -2.11   651.027    643.599    639.294    637.268      -2.11   48.16

     _EU27     382.380    448.341    448.341    427.594     -4.63   448.341    434.527    431.923    427.594      -4.63   32.32

     _EU28     382.380    448.341    448.341    427.594     -4.63   448.341    434.527    431.923    427.594      -4.63   32.32

     _W HEMI   218.211    209.468    209.468    210.064      0.28   209.468    210.461    209.719    210.064       0.28   15.88

     _NAFTA    194.345    187.511    187.511    189.624      1.13   187.511    188.781    189.314    189.624       1.13   14.33

     _ASEAN     24.099     26.472     26.472     27.288      3.08    26.472     26.081     26.730     27.288       3.08    2.06

     _CAFTA      0.976      1.228      1.228      1.123     -8.55     1.228      1.035      1.067      1.123      -8.55    0.08

     _SUB-SAH    0.644      0.802      0.802      0.989     23.36     0.802      1.156      1.091      0.989      23.36    0.07