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                                          |                                     |                                March 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  2/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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    1267.683   1354.660    204.669    204.489     -0.09  1277.218   1354.660   1358.667   1354.479       6.05  100.00

     CHINA P   281.434    317.026     49.896     50.576      1.36   288.321    317.026    317.435    317.706      10.19   23.46

     VIETNAM   189.557    204.599     29.723     28.698     -3.45   185.757    204.599    207.373    203.575       9.59   15.03

     CHINA T   144.597    152.286     18.067     18.938      4.82   146.441    152.286    153.116    153.156       4.59   11.31

     KOR REP   107.778    118.811     17.086     17.182      0.57   108.178    118.811    119.011    118.907       9.92    8.78

     CANADA    106.885    107.102     17.762     15.317    -13.76   106.813    107.102    105.839    104.658      -2.02    7.73

     JAPAN     113.222    106.380     17.546     14.074    -19.79   111.855    106.380    105.923    102.907      -8.00    7.60

     MEXICO     77.016     90.295     12.911     13.754      6.53    78.957     90.295     89.501     91.139      15.43    6.73

     GERMANY    33.956     32.755      4.979      3.704    -25.61    35.064     32.755     31.158     31.480     -10.22    2.32

     SWITZLD    29.402     27.059      3.765      4.142     10.04    28.677     27.059     27.068     27.437      -4.32    2.03

     ISRAEL     29.562     26.185      9.927      8.322    -16.17    30.944     26.185     26.439     24.580     -20.57    1.81

     ITALY      16.694     21.518      2.438      3.640     49.32    16.454     21.518     21.725     22.720      38.08    1.68

     INDIA      17.700     19.955      2.956      3.358     13.61    18.278     19.955     20.438     20.357      11.38    1.50

     FRANCE     14.577     16.108      2.596      2.554     -1.61    15.248     16.108     15.846     16.066       5.36    1.19

     U KING     14.715     14.251      1.637      2.266     38.47    14.208     14.251     14.648     14.881       4.74    1.10

     TURKEY      9.536     13.836      1.903      2.511     31.97    10.443     13.836     14.279     14.444      38.31    1.07

     THAILND    15.660     10.985      1.997      1.488    -25.48    15.081     10.985     10.555     10.476     -30.54    0.77

     N ZEAL      8.366      9.089      1.313      1.583     20.61     9.178      9.089      9.339      9.359       1.97    0.69

     SPAIN       8.658      7.783      1.064      1.602     50.59     8.672      7.783      8.350      8.321      -4.04    0.61

     NETHLDS     6.202      7.098      0.936      1.239     32.34     6.083      7.098      7.371      7.401      21.65    0.55

     REP SAF     0.800      4.271      0.460      0.843     83.50     1.135      4.271      4.582      4.655     309.96    0.34

     AUSTRAL     2.508      4.084      0.236      0.771    226.16     2.477      4.084      4.439      4.619      86.50    0.34

     BELGIUM     4.861      4.427      0.722      0.832     15.22     4.993      4.427      4.675      4.537      -9.14    0.33

     PORTUGL     4.258      3.802      0.537      0.843     57.11     4.431      3.802      3.600      4.108      -7.28    0.30

     CZECH       4.487      4.093      0.660      0.392    -40.66     4.167      4.093      3.815      3.825      -8.22    0.28

     AUSTRIA     1.620      3.525      0.507      0.367    -27.48     1.958      3.525      3.464      3.386      72.98    0.25

     LUXMBRG     0.810      3.024      0.244      0.605    147.49     1.027      3.024      3.152      3.384     229.60    0.25

     INDNSIA     2.203      2.195      0.373      0.418     12.29     2.128      2.195      2.404      2.241       5.28    0.17

     PHIL R      1.290      1.616      0.147      0.629    326.60     1.294      1.616      2.120      2.098      62.09    0.15

     PERU        2.624      1.849      0.241      0.399     65.49     2.352      1.849      1.945      2.007     -14.69    0.15

     EGYPT       1.145      1.609      0.008      0.130   1594.76     0.999      1.609      1.628      1.731      73.19    0.13

     DOM REP     0.421      1.379      0.061      0.264    336.02     0.467      1.379      1.429      1.583     238.61    0.12

     HG KONG     1.388      1.747      0.389      0.219    -43.70     1.662      1.747      1.570      1.577      -5.15    0.12

     DENMARK     0.484      1.325      0.087      0.337    285.32     0.518      1.325      1.499      1.575     204.02    0.12

     SLOVAK      0.826      1.406      0.094      0.194    107.11     0.811      1.406      1.511      1.507      85.71    0.11

     COLOMB      0.406      1.555      0.088      0.029    -67.10     0.448      1.555      1.550      1.496     234.00    0.11

     CAMBOD      0.118      1.103      0.002      0.200  12233.81     0.045      1.103      1.166      1.302    2800.54    0.10

     NORWAY      0.760      0.387      0.006      0.765  13650.21     0.601      0.387      0.701      1.146      90.86    0.08

     SALVADR     0.927      1.179      0.229      0.100    -56.42     1.061      1.179      1.141      1.050      -1.07    0.08

     PAKISTN     1.409      0.663      0.053      0.069     30.00     1.251      0.663      0.610      0.678     -45.75    0.05

     BRAZIL      1.092      0.438      0.105      0.032    -69.30     1.042      0.438      0.376      0.364     -65.03    0.03

     MALAYSA     0.392      0.313      0.160      0.016    -90.24     0.443      0.313      0.226      0.169     -61.88    0.01

     ARAB EM     3.122      0.023      0.000      0.000       *       2.557      0.023      0.023      0.023     -99.09    0.00


     _WTO     1267.657   1354.599    204.669    204.475     -0.09  1277.192   1354.599   1358.607   1354.404       6.05   99.99

     _OECD     379.296    402.059     58.693     60.910      3.78   382.012    402.059    401.993    404.276       5.83   29.85

     _ASEAN    209.235    220.845     32.432     31.449     -3.03   204.796    220.845    223.847    219.862       7.36   16.23

     _W HEMI   189.679    204.309     31.450     29.953     -4.76   191.444    204.309    202.278    202.811       5.94   14.97

     _NAFTA    183.901    197.398     30.673     29.072     -5.22   185.771    197.398    195.339    195.796       5.40   14.46

     _EU27     115.273    124.355     16.747     19.035     13.66   116.806    124.355    124.160    126.643       8.42    9.35

     _EU28     115.273    124.362     16.754     19.035     13.61   116.813    124.362    124.167    126.643       8.42    9.35

     _SUB-SAH    0.848      4.280      0.460      0.844     83.59     1.178      4.280      4.591      4.664     295.76    0.34

     _CAFTA      1.532      2.978      0.331      0.418     26.39     1.707      2.978      2.986      3.065      79.55    0.23