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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   50344.800  55058.648  55058.648  52154.484     -5.27 55058.648  52466.194  52382.085  52154.484      -5.27  100.00

     CHINA P 23192.045  25092.374  25092.374  22475.671    -10.43 25092.374  22816.526  22672.264  22475.671     -10.43   43.09

     VIETNAM  5174.080   6260.618   6260.618   6355.998      1.52  6260.618   6355.151   6353.884   6355.998       1.52   12.19

     INDNSIA  2318.915   2573.642   2573.642   2579.423      0.22  2573.642   2576.050   2578.910   2579.423       0.22    4.95

     MEXICO   2068.167   2107.676   2107.676   2210.863      4.90  2107.676   2118.809   2170.153   2210.863       4.90    4.24

     INDIA    1483.389   1651.851   1651.851   1713.550      3.74  1651.851   1695.124   1712.862   1713.550       3.74    3.29

     HONDURA  1184.468   1237.174   1237.174   1206.695     -2.46  1237.174   1200.359   1206.583   1206.695      -2.46    2.31

     BNGLDSH  1009.237   1254.557   1254.557   1192.148     -4.97  1254.557   1184.948   1192.176   1192.148      -4.97    2.29

     SRI LKA   757.277    978.246    978.246    967.823     -1.07   978.246    973.082    979.937    967.823      -1.07    1.86

     SALVADR   813.411    881.126    881.126    964.275      9.44   881.126    949.220    956.836    964.275       9.44    1.85

     CAMBOD    929.062   1092.435   1092.435    963.889    -11.77  1092.435    994.732    985.048    963.889     -11.77    1.85

     CANADA   1066.450   1010.557   1010.557    959.289     -5.07  1010.557    965.307    963.320    959.289      -5.07    1.84

     JORDAN    798.859    933.957    933.957    939.655      0.61   933.957    942.778    947.694    939.655       0.61    1.80

     TURKEY    621.234    709.192    709.192    751.265      5.93   709.192    746.271    741.593    751.265       5.93    1.44

     GUATMAL   524.250    592.587    592.587    685.876     15.74   592.587    664.540    677.373    685.876      15.74    1.32

     KOR REP   660.057    661.292    661.292    662.394      0.17   661.292    658.159    659.063    662.394       0.17    1.27

     THAILND   697.047    742.387    742.387    659.408    -11.18   742.387    680.855    663.027    659.408     -11.18    1.26

     CHINA T   726.421    749.938    749.938    630.113    -15.98   749.938    644.552    641.555    630.113     -15.98    1.21

     PHIL R    627.109    666.158    666.158    591.951    -11.14   666.158    609.423    608.247    591.951     -11.14    1.13

     ITALY     580.957    581.753    581.753    541.010     -7.00   581.753    561.983    551.172    541.010      -7.00    1.04

     EGYPT     514.184    575.915    575.915    506.721    -12.01   575.915    509.383    512.950    506.721     -12.01    0.97

     NICARAG   494.771    463.920    463.920    503.145      8.46   463.920    497.219    498.905    503.145       8.46    0.96

     DOM REP   309.646    352.939    352.939    333.163     -5.60   352.939    335.653    338.620    333.163      -5.60    0.64

     JAPAN     305.330    309.625    309.625    327.675      5.83   309.625    324.752    326.408    327.675       5.83    0.63

     GERMANY   312.945    292.945    292.945    298.724      1.97   292.945    291.020    294.873    298.724       1.97    0.57

     HAITI     202.668    234.483    234.483    292.570     24.77   234.483    289.433    290.491    292.570      24.77    0.56

     PAKISTN   265.965    256.240    256.240    201.594    -21.33   256.240    204.645    203.420    201.594     -21.33    0.39

     LESOTHO   176.531    188.284    188.284    194.614      3.36   188.284    195.062    192.225    194.614       3.36    0.37

     KENYA     202.951    199.536    199.536    174.051    -12.77   199.536    173.405    176.845    174.051     -12.77    0.33

     FRANCE    170.779    155.137    155.137    140.078     -9.71   155.137    144.367    141.902    140.078      -9.71    0.27

     ISRAEL    204.491    172.387    172.387    132.545    -23.11   172.387    136.637    134.519    132.545     -23.11    0.25

     COLOMB    121.541    141.017    141.017    132.428     -6.09   141.017    132.091    132.594    132.428      -6.09    0.25

     MALAYSA   169.193    181.978    181.978    124.092    -31.81   181.978    125.580    122.847    124.092     -31.81    0.24

     U KING    114.241    128.557    128.557    120.198     -6.50   128.557    124.267    122.890    120.198      -6.50    0.23

     HG KONG    81.709    108.135    108.135    113.795      5.23   108.135    121.258    118.694    113.795       5.23    0.22

     PERU       99.727     90.529     90.529    113.404     25.27    90.529    110.710    112.198    113.404      25.27    0.22

     BELGIUM   107.804    105.508    105.508    113.243      7.33   105.508    112.381    110.345    113.243       7.33    0.22

     PORTUGL   101.262    109.943    109.943    102.555     -6.72   109.943    106.086    105.083    102.555      -6.72    0.20

     NETHLDS    90.559     79.991     79.991     86.605      8.27    79.991     83.713     85.251     86.605       8.27    0.17

     ROMANIA    71.778     76.270     76.270     83.507      9.49    76.270     82.381     82.284     83.507       9.49    0.16

     SPAIN      53.443     57.288     57.288     65.879     15.00    57.288     64.571     65.013     65.879      15.00    0.13

     MOROC      77.517     74.318     74.318     63.539    -14.50    74.318     64.885     64.997     63.539     -14.50    0.12

     BURMA      10.535     33.265     33.265     62.659     88.37    33.265     60.377     61.000     62.659      88.37    0.12

     LUXMBRG    33.296     82.294     82.294     54.459    -33.82    82.294     62.274     58.632     54.459     -33.82    0.10

     MADAGAS    11.323     27.935     27.935     53.201     90.44    27.935     50.821     51.934     53.201      90.44    0.10

     POLAND     46.807     46.507     46.507     51.107      9.89    46.507     51.529     52.506     51.107       9.89    0.10

     SWITZLD    40.403     40.684     40.684     41.989      3.21    40.684     41.497     41.448     41.989       3.21    0.08

     BULGAR     33.996     33.086     33.086     39.307     18.80    33.086     39.525     39.736     39.307      18.80    0.08

     S ARAB     39.932     32.551     32.551     34.011      4.48    32.551     35.059     34.752     34.011       4.48    0.07

     BRAZIL     38.518     35.354     35.354     33.356     -5.65    35.354     34.434     33.088     33.356      -5.65    0.06

     BAHRAIN    90.045     91.158     91.158     31.902    -65.00    91.158     42.763     36.079     31.902     -65.00    0.06

     ARAB EM    45.794     38.222     38.222     31.074    -18.70    38.222     33.146     32.278     31.074     -18.70    0.06

     CZECH      31.870     32.319     32.319     28.145    -12.91    32.319     27.837     27.963     28.145     -12.91    0.05

     TNZANIA    14.701     23.476     23.476     27.928     18.96    23.476     27.495     27.741     27.928      18.96    0.05

     AUSTRAL    23.934     32.241     32.241     27.915    -13.42    32.241     29.569     28.655     27.915     -13.42    0.05

     C RICA     38.897     38.141     38.141     27.277    -28.48    38.141     30.147     28.232     27.277     -28.48    0.05

     TUNISIA    28.201     27.830     27.830     23.183    -16.70    27.830     23.141     23.114     23.183     -16.70    0.04

     SWEDEN     24.306     20.730     20.730     21.593      4.16    20.730     21.411     21.164     21.593       4.16    0.04

     ETHIOP      8.248      9.371      9.371     18.481     97.22     9.371     17.466     17.970     18.481      97.22    0.04

     AUSTRIA    22.629     21.266     21.266     18.367    -13.63    21.266     17.028     17.848     18.367     -13.63    0.04

     HUNGARY    17.233     19.446     19.446     18.077     -7.04    19.446     17.668     17.462     18.077      -7.04    0.03

     OMAN        5.708      8.032      8.032     17.027    111.99     8.032     15.745     16.892     17.027     111.99    0.03

     RUSSIA      2.055      6.915      6.915     16.640    140.65     6.915     18.078     17.346     16.640     140.65    0.03

     SLOVENI    14.879     17.036     17.036     15.729     -7.67    17.036     16.463     17.151     15.729      -7.67    0.03

     DENMARK    14.358     15.767     15.767     14.247     -9.64    15.767     14.116     14.107     14.247      -9.64    0.03

     REP SAF    12.936     14.405     14.405     13.789     -4.27    14.405     13.369     13.615     13.789      -4.27    0.03

     SLOVAK     10.159     11.581     11.581     12.337      6.53    11.581     12.667     13.154     12.337       6.53    0.02

     N ZEAL     11.424     11.004     11.004     10.740     -2.40    11.004     10.550     10.708     10.740      -2.40    0.02

     MAURIT     12.557     10.009     10.009     10.535      5.25    10.009      9.984     10.180     10.535       5.25    0.02

     GREECE     10.852     10.579     10.579      9.804     -7.33    10.579      9.669      9.444      9.804      -7.33    0.02

     UKRAINE     6.519      9.013      9.013      9.660      7.18     9.013      8.821      9.142      9.660       7.18    0.02

     LATVIA     14.205     10.659     10.659      8.926    -16.25    10.659      7.787      8.175      8.926     -16.25    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.893      8.422      8.422      8.573      1.79     8.422      8.371      8.452      8.573       1.79    0.02

     FINLAND     5.218      9.505      9.505      7.028    -26.06     9.505      6.813      6.616      7.028     -26.06    0.01

     GHANA       0.544      6.467      6.467      6.011     -7.04     6.467      7.186      6.480      6.011      -7.04    0.01

     IRELAND     7.590      7.518      7.518      5.752    -23.50     7.518      5.277      5.661      5.752     -23.50    0.01

     BOTSWAN     8.754      8.251      8.251      4.766    -42.23     8.251      5.561      4.978      4.766     -42.23    0.01

     BELARUS     0.164      1.699      1.699      3.852    126.74     1.699      4.721      4.301      3.852     126.74    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.364      3.471      3.471      3.196     -7.91     3.471      3.428      3.283      3.196      -7.91    0.01

     MACAU       5.048      4.789      4.789      3.176    -33.68     4.789      3.261      3.412      3.176     -33.68    0.01

     SINGAPR    14.789      7.310      7.310      2.233    -69.46     7.310      2.376      2.257      2.233     -69.46    0.00

     NORWAY      1.538      1.567      1.567      1.720      9.78     1.567      1.136      1.140      1.720       9.78    0.00

     MALAWI      4.037      6.009      6.009      1.516    -74.77     6.009      2.862      2.352      1.516     -74.77    0.00

     MALTA       1.905      0.721      0.721      1.010     40.05     0.721      1.017      1.000      1.010      40.05    0.00

     NIGERIA     0.389      0.501      0.501      0.054    -89.12     0.501      0.329      0.055      0.054     -89.12    0.00


     _WTO    50324.103  55036.717  55036.717  52121.232     -5.30 55036.717  52433.478  52349.221  52121.232      -5.30   99.94

     _ASEAN   9948.690  11563.993  11563.993  11343.966     -1.90 11563.993  11408.683  11379.129  11343.966      -1.90   21.75

     _W HEMI  6974.884   7195.723   7195.723   7472.714      3.85  7195.723   7339.096   7419.168   7472.714       3.85   14.33

     _OECD    4171.588   4243.789   4243.789   4152.552     -2.15  4243.789   4174.734   4154.231   4152.552      -2.15    7.96

     _CAFTA   3365.442   3565.886   3565.886   3720.432      4.33  3565.886   3677.138   3706.549   3720.432       4.33    7.13

     _NAFTA   3134.617   3118.233   3118.233   3170.152      1.67  3118.233   3084.116   3133.473   3170.152       1.67    6.08

     _EU28    1909.777   1943.328   1943.328   1874.773     -3.53  1943.328   1898.594   1886.354   1874.773      -3.53    3.59

     _EU27    1905.437   1936.691   1936.691   1869.095     -3.49  1936.691   1892.739   1880.644   1869.095      -3.49    3.58

     _SUB-SAH  490.043    495.885    495.885    506.508      2.14   495.885    505.438    505.801    506.508       2.14    0.97

     _CBI      205.536    236.674    236.674    294.910     24.61   236.674    291.979    292.889    294.910      24.61    0.57

     _ANDEAN     4.364      3.471      3.471      3.196     -7.91     3.471      3.428      3.283      3.196      -7.91    0.01