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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      34.934     37.438     37.438     30.428    -18.72    37.438     29.700     29.598     30.428     -18.72  100.00

     ITALY       8.356      7.224      7.224      7.688      6.43     7.224      7.299      7.391      7.688       6.43   25.27

     KOR REP     6.673      9.726      9.726      7.016    -27.86     9.726      6.679      6.795      7.016     -27.86   23.06

     CANADA      7.314      5.726      5.726      4.665    -18.53     5.726      4.529      4.408      4.665     -18.53   15.33

     CHINA P     5.240      5.635      5.635      4.405    -21.82     5.635      4.320      4.424      4.405     -21.82   14.48

     JAPAN       3.101      4.201      4.201      3.611    -14.04     4.201      3.715      3.555      3.611     -14.04   11.87

     INDIA       1.755      2.906      2.906      1.239    -57.36     2.906      1.337      1.225      1.239     -57.36    4.07


     _WTO       34.896     37.438     37.438     30.427    -18.73    37.438     29.698     29.597     30.427     -18.73  100.00

     _OECD      24.350     24.043     24.043     20.502    -14.73    24.043     19.666     19.764     20.502     -14.73   67.38

     _EU27       9.621      8.173      8.173      8.517      4.21     8.173      8.146      8.206      8.517       4.21   27.99

     _EU28       9.621      8.173      8.173      8.517      4.21     8.173      8.146      8.206      8.517       4.21   27.99

     _W HEMI     7.472      5.971      5.971      4.949    -17.11     5.971      4.840      4.694      4.949     -17.11   16.27

     _NAFTA      7.314      5.794      5.794      4.783    -17.46     5.794      4.664      4.527      4.783     -17.46   15.72