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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT 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     629.287    647.701    647.701    585.454     -9.61   647.701    592.080    589.991    585.454      -9.61  100.00

     INDIA     139.734    146.978    146.978    136.117     -7.39   146.978    137.017    137.283    136.117      -7.39   23.25

     CHINA P   126.113    132.671    132.671    127.204     -4.12   132.671    124.677    126.576    127.204      -4.12   21.73

     CANADA     53.612     43.306     43.306     43.010     -0.68    43.306     42.627     42.568     43.010      -0.68    7.35

     TURKEY     32.249     46.771     46.771     34.946    -25.28    46.771     36.971     35.712     34.946     -25.28    5.97

     CHINA T    41.321     44.945     44.945     34.588    -23.04    44.945     35.060     35.075     34.588     -23.04    5.91

     S ARAB     36.770     24.543     24.543     24.943      1.63    24.543     25.740     25.293     24.943       1.63    4.26

     ARAB EM    35.439     29.134     29.134     22.045    -24.33    29.134     25.193     24.098     22.045     -24.33    3.77

     KOR REP    20.830     24.104     24.104     21.905     -9.12    24.104     21.357     21.593     21.905      -9.12    3.74

     THAILND    21.110     22.868     22.868     19.109    -16.44    22.868     21.255     20.007     19.109     -16.44    3.26

     JAPAN      15.865     15.027     15.027     16.050      6.81    15.027     15.681     16.058     16.050       6.81    2.74

     VIETNAM    16.102     18.774     18.774     15.194    -19.07    18.774     15.769     15.604     15.194     -19.07    2.60

     MEXICO     12.977     12.706     12.706     10.831    -14.75    12.706     10.400     10.477     10.831     -14.75    1.85

     U KING     12.016     12.428     12.428      9.584    -22.89    12.428      9.907      9.819      9.584     -22.89    1.64

     NETHLDS     8.863      9.497      9.497      9.455     -0.45     9.497      9.345      9.141      9.455      -0.45    1.61

     ITALY       7.840     10.049     10.049      9.432     -6.14    10.049      9.894      9.486      9.432      -6.14    1.61

     BELGIUM     8.324     10.062     10.062      7.248    -27.97    10.062      7.429      7.214      7.248     -27.97    1.24

     GERMANY     9.798      7.421      7.421      6.868     -7.46     7.421      6.914      7.111      6.868      -7.46    1.17

     GREECE      7.747      7.690      7.690      6.572    -14.53     7.690      6.651      6.392      6.572     -14.53    1.12

     COLOMB      4.613      6.695      6.695      4.281    -36.06     6.695      4.852      4.648      4.281     -36.06    0.73

     ROMANIA     0.289      0.408      0.408      2.521    517.39     0.408      1.770      2.018      2.521     517.39    0.43

     GUATMAL     1.820      2.729      2.729      2.365    -13.33     2.729      2.809      2.555      2.365     -13.33    0.40

     HG KONG     0.257      0.584      0.584      2.007    243.92     0.584      2.161      2.169      2.007     243.92    0.34

     INDNSIA     0.833      1.492      1.492      1.568      5.05     1.492      1.773      1.597      1.568       5.05    0.27

     ISRAEL      1.864      1.841      1.841      1.354    -26.45     1.841      1.560      1.440      1.354     -26.45    0.23

     MALAYSA     2.755      2.261      2.261      1.310    -42.05     2.261      1.446      1.317      1.310     -42.05    0.22

     PORTUGL     0.667      0.559      0.559      0.794     42.09     0.559      0.682      0.628      0.794      42.09    0.14

     SRI LKA     0.658      0.929      0.929      0.499    -46.30     0.929      0.565      0.528      0.499     -46.30    0.09

     SALVADR     0.515      0.644      0.644      0.327    -49.26     0.644      0.359      0.333      0.327     -49.26    0.06


     _WTO      629.282    647.672    647.672    585.417     -9.61   647.672    592.042    589.954    585.417      -9.61   99.99

     _OECD     168.806    180.140    180.140    159.277    -11.58   180.140    161.356    159.034    159.277     -11.58   27.21

     _W HEMI    74.323     66.736     66.736     62.733     -6.00    66.736     61.878     62.501     62.733      -6.00   10.72

     _EU27      59.732     64.449     64.449     60.684     -5.84    64.449     60.684     60.034     60.684      -5.84   10.37

     _EU28      59.732     64.449     64.449     60.684     -5.84    64.449     60.684     60.034     60.684      -5.84   10.37

     _NAFTA     66.589     56.012     56.012     53.841     -3.88    56.012     53.028     53.045     53.841      -3.88    9.20

     _ASEAN     40.810     45.421     45.421     37.185    -18.13    45.421     40.247     38.529     37.185     -18.13    6.35

     _CAFTA      2.538      3.397      3.397      3.853     13.40     3.397      3.227      4.050      3.853      13.40    0.66