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                                          |                                     |                                 April 8, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  2/2020 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     289.229    289.729     50.073     41.857    -16.41   294.223    289.729    283.713    281.513      -4.32  100.00

     MEXICO     59.521     63.078     10.177      9.515     -6.50    63.718     63.078     62.066     62.416      -2.04   22.17

     CHINA T    53.548     58.612      9.520      4.876    -48.78    57.087     58.612     55.904     53.968      -5.46   19.17

     CHINA P    63.581     53.087      8.118      8.676      6.88    62.474     53.087     53.459     53.646     -14.13   19.06

     PORTUGL    15.991     19.217      5.726      6.104      6.60    15.625     19.217     19.412     19.595      25.40    6.96

     FRANCE     12.343     12.996      1.861      1.354    -27.25    11.982     12.996     12.532     12.489       4.23    4.44

     INDIA       9.358     12.400      2.003      1.658    -17.27     9.537     12.400     12.111     12.054      26.39    4.28

     VIETNAM     7.739     10.073      1.798      1.487    -17.31     8.504     10.073      9.980      9.761      14.78    3.47

     TURKEY     13.135      8.909      0.945      1.597     69.05    13.025      8.909      9.007      9.561     -26.59    3.40

     CANADA      7.271      8.034      1.066      1.195     12.13     7.341      8.034      8.040      8.164      11.21    2.90

     ITALY       5.207      6.980      0.906      0.561    -38.07     5.352      6.980      6.664      6.635      23.98    2.36

     HUNGARY     1.374      3.279      0.525      0.533      1.55     1.628      3.279      3.347      3.287     101.96    1.17

     JAPAN       3.980      3.249      0.690      0.530    -23.22     3.949      3.249      3.048      3.089     -21.79    1.10

     ISRAEL      4.213      3.496      1.045      0.461    -55.85     4.084      3.496      3.051      2.912     -28.70    1.03

     PHIL R      2.796      2.655      0.247      0.379     53.28     2.735      2.655      2.831      2.787       1.91    0.99

     THAILND     3.705      2.901      0.341      0.177    -48.28     3.356      2.901      2.758      2.736     -18.49    0.97

     KOR REP     2.632      2.319      0.333      0.492     47.95     2.693      2.319      2.406      2.479      -7.95    0.88

     C RICA      1.887      2.290      0.599      0.643      7.33     1.713      2.290      2.451      2.334      36.22    0.83

     CZECH       5.781      3.037      1.219      0.229    -81.23     4.519      3.037      2.101      2.047     -54.72    0.73

     POLAND      1.536      2.178      0.657      0.243    -63.01     1.490      2.178      2.034      1.764      18.41    0.63

     U KING      1.763      1.620      0.298      0.189    -36.45     1.704      1.620      1.598      1.511     -11.29    0.54

     INDNSIA     1.325      0.814      0.086      0.088      2.88     1.216      0.814      0.863      0.817     -32.81    0.29

     LATVIA      1.139      1.106      0.320      0.000   -100.00     1.289      1.106      0.846      0.785     -39.09    0.28

     BRAZIL      0.898      1.235      0.560      0.000   -100.00     1.439      1.235      0.952      0.675     -53.11    0.24

     GUATMAL     0.987      0.317      0.053      0.018    -66.88     0.732      0.317      0.334      0.281     -61.58    0.10


     _WTO      289.217    289.403     50.071     41.802    -16.51   294.208    289.403    283.331    281.134      -4.44   99.87

     _W HEMI    71.480     75.508     12.571     11.384     -9.45    75.801     75.508     74.353     74.320      -1.95   26.40

     _OECD      72.266     72.262     14.210     13.120     -7.67    70.185     72.262     70.897     71.172       1.41   25.28

     _NAFTA     66.791     71.112     11.243     10.710     -4.74    71.059     71.112     70.106     70.579      -0.67   25.07

     _EU27      50.787     54.443     12.235      9.800    -19.90    48.790     54.443     52.514     52.008       6.60   18.47

     _EU28      50.787     54.443     12.235      9.800    -19.90    48.790     54.443     52.514     52.008       6.60   18.47

     _ASEAN     15.605     16.451      2.479      2.130    -14.07    15.853     16.451     16.433     16.102       1.57    5.72

     _CAFTA      3.248      2.741      0.674      0.661     -1.96     2.753      2.741      2.917      2.728      -0.93    0.97