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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC 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     101.023     96.620     96.620     71.994    -25.49    96.620     72.538     71.982     71.994     -25.49  100.00

     INDNSIA    38.829     39.509     39.509     25.328    -35.89    39.509     25.261     25.130     25.328     -35.89   35.18

     INDIA      11.806     13.317     13.317     13.577      1.95    13.317     13.805     13.630     13.577       1.95   18.86

     CANADA     16.705     12.054     12.054     11.303     -6.23    12.054     11.280     11.288     11.303      -6.23   15.70

     CHINA P    13.665     12.015     12.015      5.686    -52.68    12.015      5.974      6.039      5.686     -52.68    7.90

     TURKEY      4.785      3.749      3.749      3.186    -15.03     3.749      2.963      3.010      3.186     -15.03    4.42

     ROMANIA     0.817      2.653      2.653      2.204    -16.91     2.653      2.129      2.165      2.204     -16.91    3.06

     SPAIN       1.410      2.395      2.395      1.985    -17.11     2.395      1.830      1.998      1.985     -17.11    2.76

     GERMANY     1.026      1.058      1.058      1.552     46.71     1.058      1.604      1.477      1.552      46.71    2.16

     THAILND     0.714      1.134      1.134      1.506     32.76     1.134      1.623      1.598      1.506      32.76    2.09

     ITALY       0.231      0.557      0.557      1.392    150.02     0.557      1.381      1.366      1.392     150.02    1.93

     VIETNAM     4.332      2.193      2.193      0.791    -63.93     2.193      0.787      0.804      0.791     -63.93    1.10

     PHIL R      3.064      2.530      2.530      0.772    -69.47     2.530      0.919      0.778      0.772     -69.47    1.07

     MEXICO      1.186      0.711      0.711      0.738      3.72     0.711      0.654      0.679      0.738       3.72    1.02


     _WTO      101.023     96.620     96.620     71.994    -25.49    96.620     72.538     71.982     71.994     -25.49  100.00

     _ASEAN     46.939     45.428     45.428     28.397    -37.49    45.428     28.590     28.309     28.397     -37.49   39.44

     _OECD      25.560     21.672     21.672     20.636     -4.78    21.672     20.500     20.315     20.636      -4.78   28.66

     _W HEMI    17.946     12.771     12.771     12.043     -5.70    12.771     11.937     11.969     12.043      -5.70   16.73

     _NAFTA     17.890     12.765     12.765     12.041     -5.68    12.765     11.935     11.967     12.041      -5.68   16.72

     _EU27       4.420      8.240      8.240      7.928     -3.79     8.240      8.040      7.844      7.928      -3.79   11.01

     _EU28       4.420      8.240      8.240      7.928     -3.79     8.240      8.040      7.844      7.928      -3.79   11.01