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                                          |                                     |                                 April 8, 2020
                                          |        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  2/2020
   Country      2018       2019       2/2019     2/2020  % Change    2/2019    12/2019     1/2020     2/2020   % Change % Share


     WORLD    278791316 272123731   44746521   43399864     -3.01 283139071  272123731  271855383  270777074      -4.37  100.00

     VIETNAM   49822076  68029457   12775503    9376498    -26.61  57334448   68029457   66310362   64630452      12.73   23.87

     CHINA P  100616762  66396479   11848621    8804964    -25.69  95889103   66396479   65113197   63352822     -33.93   23.40

     KOR REP   36949651  44852137    7287769    7853380      7.76  39482174   44852137   45205545   45417748      15.03   16.77

     MEXICO    16466688  16837961    2763643    2550072     -7.73  16779473   16837961   16508801   16624390      -0.92    6.14

     CHINA T   15274039  15905028    1923698    1987751      3.33  15117606   15905028   16059552   15969081       5.63    5.90

     CAMBOD     4099746   7685479     984643    2797382    184.10   4586569    7685479    8610142    9498218     107.09    3.51

     INDIA      5772354   8034172     989615    1596132     61.29   6069715    8034172    8295514    8640689      42.36    3.19

     CANADA    17820482   7790926    1084105    1329241     22.61  15814679    7790926    7948191    8036062     -49.19    2.97

     JAPAN      5787433   5700073     990351     877779    -11.37   5761344    5700073    5799377    5587501      -3.02    2.06

     GERMANY    5152185   5686723     923751     600025    -35.04   5231843    5686723    5437070    5362997       2.51    1.98

     COLOMB     2906618   3985191     527683     678196     28.52   3062126    3985191    4029172    4135704      35.06    1.53

     INDNSIA    1739432   1796603     160371     337857    110.67   1653889    1796603    1921829    1974089      19.36    0.73

     ITALY      1782045   1752327     260922     257466     -1.32   1742760    1752327    1784606    1748871       0.35    0.65

     U KING     1546563   1584746     157801     278881     76.73   1511825    1584746    1668012    1705826      12.83    0.63

     ARAB EM     571681   1415470     209863     459425    118.92    699658    1415470    1691257    1665032     137.98    0.61

     PORTUGL     866343   1434186     120141     269777    124.55    804648    1434186    1517156    1583822      96.83    0.58

     THAILND     961220   1318981     196067     417396    112.88   1047487    1318981    1362694    1540310      47.05    0.57

     BURMA         3532    916047       5308     300270   5556.93      8840     916047    1111989    1211009   13599.20    0.45

     N ZEAL      712211   1133451     115230     191811     66.46    748759    1133451    1135999    1210032      61.61    0.45

     SPAIN      1276101   1103994     152949     218219     42.67   1271469    1103994    1149585    1169264      -8.04    0.43

     TURKEY     1206812   1033950     119063     252433    112.02   1076084    1033950    1135991    1167320       8.48    0.43

     NETHLDS     856062    864816     104213     288735    177.06    811745     864816     965124    1049338      29.27    0.39

     CZECH       520727    707379      57900     292779    405.66    473964     707379     783126     942258      98.80    0.35

     AUSTRAL     444933    632597     107120      90337    -15.67    485491     632597     626827     615814      26.84    0.23

     REP SAF     715041    634011     128964      90500    -29.83    700243     634011     589371     595547     -14.95    0.22

     MALAYSA     162023    318865      12993     272559   1997.74    174174     318865     502964     578431     232.10    0.21

     PERU        540255    474229      74846      93475     24.89    497651     474229     503872     492858      -0.96    0.18

     ISRAEL      652049    479348     154434     143148     -7.31    694397     479348     462805     468062     -32.59    0.17

     FRANCE      313214    458751      50147      47286     -5.71    324663     458751     461910     455890      40.42    0.17

     LUXMBRG     326048    469807      86798      32789    -62.22    362802     469807     433763     415798      14.61    0.15

     SWITZLD     442762    386698      50474      51912      2.85    410962     386698     376624     388136      -5.55    0.14

     BELGIUM     231797    305002      57107      59587      4.34    255738     305002     305715     307482      20.23    0.11

     SLOVAK      237963    273157      45636      59623     30.65    253499     273157     298466     287144      13.27    0.11

     PHIL R      101054    172490       7026     112474   1500.83     93915     172490     230914     277938     195.95    0.10

     DOM REP     304828    147033       1928      98334   5000.31    304917     147033     156856     243439     -20.16    0.09

     AUSTRIA     147007    183960      28050      28159      0.39    147857     183960     187280     184069      24.49    0.07

     MALTA       103930    150391      15603          0   -100.00    119533     150391     134788     134788      12.76    0.05

     PAKISTN      58935    131034      23782      17251    -27.46     81826     131034     125168     124503      52.16    0.05

     ROMANIA     145504    126603      17619      13605    -22.78    145978     126603     121858     122589     -16.02    0.05

     SRI LKA      29556    101481       2020      21763    977.38     30138     101481     101477     121224     302.23    0.04

     HG KONG     437873    134363      27644       4427    -83.99    389306     134363     114034     111146     -71.45    0.04

     SWEDEN      124269    107791      13866      15988     15.30    110252     107791     104594     109913      -0.31    0.04

     NORWAY       40622     53515        200      15093   7446.50     40770      53515      68608      68408      67.79    0.03

     LITHUAN      73845     44241        960      19255   1905.73     58242      44241      48033      62536       7.37    0.02

     SALVADR      84998     59702      11109       5546    -50.08     84647      59702      57968      54139     -36.04    0.02

     POLAND       73954     22460       1084      22188   1946.86     73544      22460      41913      43564     -40.76    0.02

     IRELAND      67400     63523      47742      18610    -61.02     91658      63523      34809      34391     -62.48    0.01


     _WTO     278788941 272122737   44746521   43399844     -3.01 283137576  272122737  271854389  270776060      -4.37  100.00

     _ASEAN    56889600  80245428   14145063   13615016     -3.75  64902991   80245428   80056523   79715381      22.82   29.44

     _OECD     70975193  70697526   10834045   12217853     12.77  71352817   70697526   71436967   72081334       1.02   26.62

     _W HEMI   38235492  29419276    4470863    4758814      6.44  36654694   29419276   29328304   29707227     -18.95   10.97

     _NAFTA    34287170  24628887    3847748    3879313      0.82  32594152   24628887   24456992   24660452     -24.34    9.11

     _EU28     13919353  15413512    2149819    2526316     17.51  13871346   15413512   15546975   15790009      13.83    5.83

     _EU27     13919353  15413461    2149819    2526316     17.51  13871346   15413461   15546924   15789958      13.83    5.83

     _SUB-SAHA   718294    636051     128984      90809    -29.60    703516     636051     591505     597876     -15.02    0.22

     _CAFTA      461273    284150      19935     105122    427.32    462039     284150     290528     369337     -20.06    0.14