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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  2/2015
   Country      2013       2014       2/2014     2/2015  % Change    2/2014    12/2014     1/2015     2/2015   % Change % Share


     WORLD     65342169  76117969   11933228   14715364     23.31  64369348   76117969   76636929   78900105      22.57  100.00

     MEXICO    18693468  18831601    3213550    2852189    -11.24  18698623   18831601   18572503   18470240      -1.22   23.41

     CHINA T   12440877  17070589    1040405    2292848    120.38  12146235   17070589   17743850   18323032      50.85   23.22

     PORTUGL    8886102  10435159    3265611    3457521      5.88   7751090   10435159    9863538   10627069      37.10   13.47

     CHINA P    6596194   7980970    1078420    1446277     34.11   6711344    7980970    8140237    8348827      24.40   10.58

     INDIA      2829360   3441627     596648     507851    -14.88   3050836    3441627    3380916    3352830       9.90    4.25

     VIETNAM    1962686   2780169     406156     660885     62.72   2098167    2780169    2870681    3034898      44.65    3.85

     CANADA     1976005   2213087     307304     228947    -25.50   2095018    2213087    2201134    2134730       1.90    2.71

     CZECH       257509    824958      35013     704992   1913.51    254610     824958    1174762    1494937     487.15    1.89

     C RICA      451182   1211048     238976     390433     63.38    425182    1211048    1354318    1362505     220.45    1.73

     INDNSIA    1582916   1301454     190193     213974     12.50   1456380    1301454    1271018    1325235      -9.00    1.68

     PHIL R     1196731   1351413     183530     156425    -14.77   1239172    1351413    1309320    1324308       6.87    1.68

     KOR REP     888093   1080756     113057     147987     30.90    851952    1080756    1113236    1115686      30.96    1.41

     GUATMAL    1033903   1088918     150569     146786     -2.51    977806    1088918     996030    1085135      10.98    1.38

     FRANCE      759149   1023491     213188      95403    -55.25    889248    1023491    1012908     905706       1.85    1.15

     HONDURA     138628    791515     128606     131199      2.02    215927     791515     755855     794108     267.77    1.01

     JAPAN       981145    715983      95748     107153     11.91    929846     715983     756973     727388     -21.77    0.92

     ITALY       631537    659100      90933      79938    -12.09    620984     659100     662398     648105       4.37    0.82

     TURKEY      694470    478945      74425     220949    196.87    673745     478945     592597     625469      -7.17    0.79

     ISRAEL      272760    312099     120947     301296    149.11    313857     312099     346198     492448      56.90    0.62

     THAILND     699853    477782      49064      63534     29.49    671365     477782     480473     492252     -26.68    0.62

     N ZEAL      788838    597091     142248      33405    -76.52    796961     597091     505373     488248     -38.74    0.62

     HUNGARY     105158     88994      11606     196791   1595.60    111533      88994     116255     274179     145.83    0.35

     POLAND        3000     94518         28     132160  471900.0      3028      94518     151130     226650    7385.14    0.29

     GERMANY     135239    199183      47512      29990    -36.88    174579     199183     196686     181661       4.06    0.23

     LITHUAN        225    156533         78          0   -100.00       303     156533     156455     156455   51535.31    0.20

     ROMANIA     151633    150066      16713      18507     10.73    155067     150066     151877     151860      -2.07    0.19

     BRAZIL      191460     53838       1398      16765   1099.21    188554      53838      62031      69205     -63.30    0.09

     COLOMB      229917     41269       9393      16536     76.05    189962      41269      53356      48412     -74.51    0.06

     AUSTRAL     316558         0          0          0       *      243241          0          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      65341454  76103313   11933228   14715364     23.31  64368633   76103313   76622273   78885449      22.55   99.98

     _W HEMI   22761079  24291854    4056786    3789423     -6.59  22839486   24291854   24055027   24024491       5.19   30.45

     _NAFTA    20669473  21044688    3520854    3081136    -12.49  20793641   21044688   20773637   20604970      -0.91   26.12

     _OECD     15693865  18113749    4393113    5368969     22.21  14734892   18113749   17992941   19089605      29.55   24.19

     _EU27     11250644  14075958    3757923    4753538     26.49  10257277   14075958   13926491   15071573      46.94   19.10

     _EU28     11250644  14075958    3757923    4753538     26.49  10257277   14075958   13926491   15071573      46.94   19.10

     _ASEAN     5446369   5915057     830735    1094999     31.81   5469555    5915057    5933939    6179321      12.98    7.83

     _CAFTA     1626125   3091776     518151     668418     29.00   1621327    3091776    3106498    3242043      99.96    4.11