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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  2/2020
   Country      2018       2019       2/2019     2/2020  % Change    2/2019    12/2019     1/2020     2/2020   % Change % Share


     WORLD     90024781  92137361   16969845   14410061    -15.08  91781599   92137361   90473308   89577577      -2.40  100.00

     CHINA T   24501345  26358947    4436224    2228327    -49.77  26292762   26358947   25012187   24151050      -8.15   26.96

     MEXICO    18050444  17479505    2788504    3184864     14.21  19099840   17479505   17517881   17875865      -6.41   19.96

     CHINA P   14064308  13307325    1999845    2403558     20.19  13971940   13307325   13730792   13711038      -1.87   15.31

     PORTUGL    7679715   8996638    2698023    2932135      8.68   7353769    8996638    9151958    9230750      25.52   10.30

     INDIA      4597646   6798760    1051490     840257    -20.09   4642108    6798760    6606721    6587527      41.91    7.35

     VIETNAM    3377931   4238392     793249     662286    -16.51   3715986    4238392    4144032    4107429      10.53    4.59

     CANADA     1531434   1673763     220447     277236     25.76   1539158    1673763    1695662    1730552      12.43    1.93

     HUNGARY     533093   1281755     205311     228842     11.46    615278    1281755    1309078    1305286     112.15    1.46

     C RICA      916529   1163774     284497     356726     25.39    819116    1163774    1289298    1236003      50.89    1.38

     TURKEY     1510057   1023532      91333     203582    122.90   1464175    1023532    1060111    1135781     -22.43    1.27

     ISRAEL     1655659   1350063     412800     196655    -52.36   1516694    1350063    1179025    1133918     -25.24    1.27

     PHIL R      932214   1013162      98582     145495     47.59    946434    1013162    1069337    1060075      12.01    1.18

     ITALY       472637    930771     104359      66040    -36.72    502232     930771     901266     892452      77.70    1.00

     KOR REP     733742    624900      72510     125446     73.01    731949     624900     665455     677836      -7.39    0.76

     INDNSIA    1126863    641237      78670      89586     13.88   1034279     641237     692415     652153     -36.95    0.73

     THAILND     945649    697627     101474      47380    -53.31    870406     697627     655860     643533     -26.07    0.72

     FRANCE     1199458    641273      83477      59825    -28.33   1132396     641273     602035     617621     -45.46    0.69

     CZECH      2623023   1002319     500150      62412    -87.52   1907652    1002319     578665     564581     -70.40    0.63

     POLAND      685429    592311     280961     140747    -49.91    659229     592311     546535     452097     -31.42    0.50

     LATVIA      604268    552855     188837          0   -100.00    691786     552855     398997     364018     -47.38    0.41

     BRAZIL      375024    592963     268102          0   -100.00    636051     592963     474313     324861     -48.93    0.36

     U KING      316873    222346      70540      28843    -59.11    301790     222346     200447     180649     -40.14    0.20

     JAPAN       223450    147613      22646      20988     -7.32    220745     147613     145949     145955     -33.88    0.16

     GUATMAL     442023    109598      18511      19902      7.51    313327     109598     129500     110989     -64.58    0.12


     _WTO      90024137  92111014   16969615   14405100    -15.11  91780725   92111014   90442000   89546499      -2.43   99.97

     _W HEMI   21540991  21144059    3601953    3840752      6.63  22598232   21144059   21223056   21382858      -5.38   23.87

     _NAFTA    19581878  19153268    3008951    3462100     15.06  20638998   19153268   19213543   19606417      -5.00   21.89

     _OECD     17769089  17351914    4377971    4171598     -4.71  16622491   17351914   17083323   17145541       3.15   19.14

     _EU27     14669855  14629789    4196655    3565504    -15.04  13648283   14629789   14097307   13998638       2.57   15.63

     _EU28     14669855  14629789    4196655    3565504    -15.04  13648283   14629789   14097307   13998638       2.57   15.63

     _ASEAN     6388732   6591291    1072642     944747    -11.92   6573295    6591291    6561850    6463396      -1.67    7.22

     _CAFTA     1521783   1344543     313894     376628     19.99   1260800    1344543    1487574    1407277      11.62    1.57