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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         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    1354.660   1411.358   1411.358   1404.393     -0.49  1411.358   1397.254   1400.814   1404.393      -0.49  100.00

     CHINA P   317.026    370.566    370.566    393.786      6.27   370.566    387.849    391.240    393.786       6.27   28.04

     VIETNAM   204.599    195.527    195.527    167.049    -14.56   195.527    172.006    167.133    167.049     -14.56   11.89

     CHINA T   152.286    163.638    163.638    151.851     -7.20   163.638    152.431    153.000    151.851      -7.20   10.81

     KOR REP   118.811    128.946    128.946    126.171     -2.15   128.946    126.849    126.946    126.171      -2.15    8.98

     JAPAN     106.380    111.173    111.173    125.135     12.56   111.173    120.562    123.165    125.135      12.56    8.91

     MEXICO     90.295     89.090     89.090     94.220      5.76    89.090     95.013     94.924     94.220       5.76    6.71

     CANADA    107.102     93.137     93.137     87.668     -5.87    93.137     87.398     88.518     87.668      -5.87    6.24

     GERMANY    32.755     27.067     27.067     38.151     40.95    27.067     34.498     35.226     38.151      40.95    2.72

     INDIA      19.955     22.225     22.225     27.957     25.79    22.225     26.770     27.648     27.957      25.79    1.99

     SWITZLD    27.059     26.073     26.073     27.790      6.59    26.073     27.212     27.289     27.790       6.59    1.98

     ITALY      21.518     20.705     20.705     20.919      1.03    20.705     21.908     21.268     20.919       1.03    1.49

     U KING     14.251     17.525     17.525     15.996     -8.73    17.525     16.686     16.414     15.996      -8.73    1.14

     TURKEY     13.836     15.633     15.633     15.240     -2.51    15.633     15.254     15.111     15.240      -2.51    1.09

     FRANCE     16.108     15.634     15.634     13.619    -12.89    15.634     14.043     13.747     13.619     -12.89    0.97

     SPAIN       7.783     10.433     10.433     12.042     15.42    10.433     11.796     12.100     12.042      15.42    0.86

     N ZEAL      9.089     10.292     10.292      9.385     -8.81    10.292      9.345      9.481      9.385      -8.81    0.67

     INDNSIA     2.195      3.100      3.100      8.526    175.04     3.100      7.707      8.020      8.526     175.04    0.61

     THAILND    10.985      8.290      8.290      7.888     -4.85     8.290      8.512      8.075      7.888      -4.85    0.56

     NETHLDS     7.098      6.216      6.216      6.190     -0.42     6.216      6.514      6.458      6.190      -0.42    0.44

     LUXMBRG     3.024      2.035      2.035      5.772    183.61     2.035      5.344      5.536      5.772     183.61    0.41

     BELGIUM     4.427      4.978      4.978      4.672     -6.13     4.978      4.490      4.830      4.672      -6.13    0.33

     AUSTRAL     4.084      5.517      5.517      4.643    -15.83     5.517      4.999      4.955      4.643     -15.83    0.33

     CAMBOD      1.103      3.303      3.303      3.896     17.98     3.303      4.268      3.800      3.896      17.98    0.28

     REP SAF     4.271      3.544      3.544      2.849    -19.60     3.544      2.782      2.740      2.849     -19.60    0.20

     PERU        1.849      2.544      2.544      2.828     11.13     2.544      2.607      2.855      2.828      11.13    0.20

     SLOVAK      1.406      1.953      1.953      2.759     41.29     1.953      2.760      2.941      2.759      41.29    0.20

     AUSTRIA     3.525      2.876      2.876      2.712     -5.70     2.876      2.737      2.767      2.712      -5.70    0.19

     PORTUGL     3.802      5.269      5.269      2.573    -51.16     5.269      3.008      2.752      2.573     -51.16    0.18

     ROMANIA     1.008      1.443      1.443      2.296     59.13     1.443      2.211      2.189      2.296      59.13    0.16

     COLOMB      1.555      2.411      2.411      2.217     -8.03     2.411      1.969      1.847      2.217      -8.03    0.16

     CZECH       4.093      2.815      2.815      2.102    -25.32     2.815      2.089      1.989      2.102     -25.32    0.15

     ISRAEL     26.185     21.901     21.901      1.795    -91.80    21.901      1.914      1.910      1.795     -91.80    0.13

     PHIL R      1.616      1.972      1.972      1.468    -25.57     1.972      1.496      1.479      1.468     -25.57    0.10

     SALVADR     1.179      1.415      1.415      1.400     -1.13     1.415      1.469      1.439      1.400      -1.13    0.10

     HG KONG     1.747      1.708      1.708      1.125    -34.11     1.708      1.430      1.324      1.125     -34.11    0.08

     NORWAY      0.387      0.873      0.873      0.862     -1.20     0.873      0.462      0.502      0.862      -1.20    0.06

     MACAU       0.993      1.597      1.597      0.613    -61.58     1.597      0.580      0.595      0.613     -61.58    0.04

     EGYPT       1.609      1.520      1.520      0.538    -64.61     1.520      0.749      0.645      0.538     -64.61    0.04

     SWEDEN      0.909      0.499      0.499      0.519      4.06     0.499      0.542      0.510      0.519       4.06    0.04

     PAKISTN     0.663      0.845      0.845      0.517    -38.83     0.845      0.623      0.550      0.517     -38.83    0.04

     MALAYSA     0.313      0.264      0.264      0.464     75.56     0.264      0.389      0.497      0.464      75.56    0.03


     _WTO     1354.599   1411.303   1411.303   1404.315     -0.50  1411.303   1397.163   1400.725   1404.315      -0.50   99.99

     _OECD     402.059    398.800    398.800    398.962      0.04   398.800    397.001    398.436    398.962       0.04   28.41

     _W HEMI   204.309    190.123    190.123    191.299      0.62   190.123    191.295    192.605    191.299       0.62   13.62

     _ASEAN    220.845    212.494    212.494    189.380    -10.88   212.494    194.448    189.094    189.380     -10.88   13.48

     _NAFTA    197.398    182.226    182.226    181.887     -0.19   182.226    182.412    183.442    181.887      -0.19   12.95

     _EU27     124.355    121.919    121.919    132.249      8.47   121.919    130.565    130.787    132.249       8.47    9.42

     _EU28     124.362    121.919    121.919    132.249      8.47   121.919    130.565    130.787    132.249       8.47    9.42

     _CAFTA      2.978      2.518      2.518      3.831     52.12     2.518      3.804      3.948      3.831      52.12    0.27

     _SUB-SAH    4.280      3.572      3.572      2.903    -18.72     3.572      2.825      2.782      2.903     -18.72    0.21