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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      45.656     49.066     49.066     46.769     -4.68    49.066     44.121     45.877     46.769      -4.68  100.00

     INDNSIA    21.999     23.751     23.751     22.804     -3.99    23.751     20.659     22.223     22.804      -3.99   48.76

     CHINA P     6.296      7.342      7.342      6.610     -9.98     7.342      6.572      6.662      6.610      -9.98   14.13

     INDIA       6.043      7.790      7.790      6.596    -15.32     7.790      6.253      6.421      6.596     -15.32   14.10

     KOR REP     4.713      4.613      4.613      5.764     24.95     4.613      5.745      5.637      5.764      24.95   12.32

     SPAIN       0.591      0.701      0.701      1.269     81.14     0.701      1.305      1.305      1.269      81.14    2.71

     THAILND     2.065      2.066      2.066      0.760    -63.21     2.066      0.910      0.863      0.760     -63.21    1.63

     BELGIUM     0.219      0.426      0.426      0.590     38.51     0.426      0.474      0.530      0.590      38.51    1.26

     VIETNAM     1.531      0.771      0.771      0.405    -47.55     0.771      0.405      0.405      0.405     -47.55    0.87


     _WTO       45.656     49.066     49.066     46.769     -4.68    49.066     44.121     45.877     46.769      -4.68  100.00

     _ASEAN     25.630     26.631     26.631     23.969    -10.00    26.631     21.974     23.491     23.969     -10.00   51.25

     _OECD       7.185      7.087      7.087      9.452     33.36     7.087      9.134      9.115      9.452      33.36   20.21

     _EU27       1.172      1.430      1.430      2.818     96.99     1.430      2.540      2.654      2.818      96.99    6.03

     _EU28       1.172      1.430      1.430      2.818     96.99     1.430      2.540      2.654      2.818      96.99    6.03