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                                          |                                     |                                March 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    175645233 194596893   30166093   30341129      0.58 177142841  194596893  195906057  194771929       9.95  100.00

     VIETNAM   49448877  54385981    8368284    7874830     -5.90  49368669   54385981   55019040   53892527       9.16   27.67

     CHINA P   43932784  52139808    8224684    8107394     -1.43  45056682   52139808   52386412   52022518      15.46   26.71

     KOR REP   16747671  20142370    2827336    3019162      6.78  17068615   20142370   20179939   20334196      19.13   10.44

     CANADA    17403816  17232308    2846158    2425865    -14.77  17303134   17232308   16928136   16812015      -2.84    8.63

     CHINA T   13424774  14128157    1854618    2124559     14.56  13513245   14128157   14253282   14398098       6.55    7.39

     MEXICO     7394856  10014949    1088750    1739550     59.77   7256595   10014949   10316325   10665749      46.98    5.48

     JAPAN      5726769   4741558     789687     633099    -19.83   5558007    4741558    4700884    4584970     -17.51    2.35

     ISRAEL     5087990   4564402    1816060    1464839    -19.34   5370845    4564402    4590278    4213181     -21.55    2.16

     INDIA      2548714   3044113     422111     668312     58.33   2570823    3044113    3245538    3290314      27.99    1.69

     GERMANY    2907996   2642405     343192     328393     -4.31   3016304    2642405    2571516    2627606     -12.89    1.35

     REP SAF     127602    898070      92262     176401     91.20    199720     898070     966622     982209     391.79    0.50

     SPAIN      1150015    950351     149918     146148     -2.51   1164967     950351     973414     946581     -18.75    0.49

     THAILND    1405012   1017010     254177     120124    -52.74   1457892    1017010     920269     882957     -39.44    0.45

     N ZEAL      746572    890420     134576     123745     -8.05    828755     890420     900662     879589       6.13    0.45

     TURKEY      622868    833668     137974     133747     -3.06    674368     833668     824962     829441      23.00    0.43

     ITALY      1007525    785159      84433     124364     47.29    904885     785159     795975     825090      -8.82    0.42

     PORTUGL     722879    666432      88109     163393     85.44    762721     666432     622312     741716      -2.75    0.38

     U KING      686720    537297      50499      69068     36.77    623491     537297     553756     555866     -10.85    0.29

     NETHLDS     443705    510975      93985     122174     29.99    451692     510975     515776     539164      19.37    0.28

     AUSTRAL     226871    465934      28419      91390    221.58    234824     465934     502696     528905     125.23    0.27

     SWITZLD     535031    412361      52892      64629     22.19    508913     412361     417063     424098     -16.67    0.22

     LUXMBRG      68149    317693      28439      72226    153.97     93007     317693     332591     361480     288.66    0.19

     CAMBOD       41016    290572         21      58255  277304.8     17800     290572     308775     348806    1859.58    0.18

     FRANCE      295917    335848      69174      35006    -49.39    327590     335848     319704     301680      -7.91    0.15

     PHIL R      169882    216944      16678     101132    506.38    172226     216944     308431     301398      75.00    0.15

     EGYPT       180686    264533         72      17882  24736.11    161355     264533     264788     282343      74.98    0.14

     PERU        319938    233869      30425      51255     68.46    288432     233869     245558     254699     -11.70    0.13

     COLOMB       36430    261169       8744        775    -91.14     43667     261169     258927     253200     479.84    0.13

     CZECH       243219    231469      26223      25225     -3.81    213592     231469     224144     230471       7.90    0.12

     INDNSIA     228606    205928      31983      40774     27.49    210638     205928     230823     214719       1.94    0.11

     BELGIUM     212903    177765      27772      39426     41.96    218230     177765     192767     189419     -13.20    0.10

     AUSTRIA      57727    143560      23999      17107    -28.72     76348     143560     142126     136668      79.01    0.07

     HG KONG     126222    166332      52212      12208    -76.62    172027     166332     134018     126328     -26.57    0.06

     DOM REP      29446     99563       4017      14334    256.83     32359      99563     101712     109880     239.57    0.06

     SLOVAK       86687     82122       2810      14004    398.36     76565      82122      92469      93316      21.88    0.05

     PAKISTN     165387     78336       5876      10616     80.67    146587      78336      72460      83076     -43.33    0.04

     DENMARK      27794     52363       2382      23591    890.39     26007      52363      66105      73572     182.89    0.04

     NORWAY       59223     25563        172      42688  24718.60     35908      25563      43287      68079      89.59    0.03

     SALVADR      62858     56670      10016       5328    -46.81     69013      56670      55136      51982     -24.68    0.03

     BRAZIL      142197     55781      13598       1680    -87.65    136143      55781      44995      43863     -67.78    0.02

     MALAYSA      75658     55528      36397       1014    -97.21    101207      55528      34654      20145     -80.10    0.01

     ARAB EM     546251      1367          0          0       *      445941       1367       1367       1367     -99.69    0.00


     _WTO     175643374 194593481   30166093   30340364      0.58 177140982  194593481  195902645  194767752       9.95  100.00

     _ASEAN    51369291  56173348    8708793    8196129     -5.89  51329925   56173348   56822124   55660684       8.44   28.58

     _OECD     44256148  47434960    7021355    7074530      0.76  44624903   47434960   47188810   47488135       6.42   24.38

     _W HEMI   25408917  27973934    4003429    4240289      5.92  25144143   27973934   27970185   28210794      12.20   14.48

     _NAFTA    24798672  27247257    3934908    4165415      5.86  24559729   27247257   27244461   27477764      11.88   14.11

     _EU27      8032459   7573908     997163    1192003     19.54   8076327    7573908    7546170    7768748      -3.81    3.99

     _EU28      8032462   7575935     999190    1192003     19.30   8078354    7575935    7548197    7768748      -3.83    3.99

     _SUB-SAHA   130526    898569      92262     176402     91.20    202128     898569     967122     982709     386.18    0.50

     _CAFTA      106205    170629      15536      21160     36.20    110634     170629     171086     176253      59.31    0.09