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                                          |                                     |                                 April 8, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  2/2020 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         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     581.876    564.702     91.357     82.271     -9.95   576.004    564.702    556.991    555.615      -3.54  100.00

     INDIA     122.821    123.509     19.502     20.165      3.40   124.128    123.509    122.533    124.172       0.04   22.35

     CHINA P   158.788    106.464     19.877     14.569    -26.71   152.591    106.464    102.524    101.155     -33.71   18.21

     CANADA     46.561     53.515      8.308      9.973     20.04    47.105     53.515     54.195     55.180      17.14    9.93

     TURKEY     29.107     32.296      4.522      4.555      0.74    28.844     32.296     32.107     32.330      12.09    5.82

     CHINA T    32.439     32.658      5.444      4.451    -18.24    31.776     32.658     32.377     31.666      -0.35    5.70

     S ARAB     24.892     28.694      4.788      1.786    -62.71    24.025     28.694     27.317     25.692       6.94    4.62

     VIETNAM    24.749     23.525      4.630      4.281     -7.53    25.251     23.525     23.297     23.176      -8.22    4.17

     ARAB EM    13.999     19.736      3.065      3.013     -1.70    14.281     19.736     19.348     19.683      37.83    3.54

     U KING     11.896     17.100      2.574      2.070    -19.59    12.744     17.100     16.862     16.596      30.22    2.99

     KOR REP    19.023     16.814      2.696      2.367    -12.20    18.400     16.814     16.683     16.485     -10.41    2.97

     JAPAN      14.852     15.892      2.248      2.351      4.58    14.773     15.892     15.755     15.995       8.28    2.88

     ITALY      13.534     12.720      2.310      1.365    -40.92    13.825     12.720     12.422     11.775     -14.83    2.12

     MEXICO     11.335     11.703      1.813      1.825      0.68    11.346     11.703     11.565     11.715       3.25    2.11

     GERMANY     8.449      9.897      0.968      1.629     68.34     7.437      9.897     10.370     10.559      41.97    1.90

     BELGIUM     7.467     10.095      1.362      1.535     12.67     7.904     10.095      9.987     10.268      29.91    1.85

     NETHLDS     9.111      9.340      1.859      1.634    -12.15     9.278      9.340      9.019      9.114      -1.77    1.64

     COLOMB      3.949      9.543      1.406      0.693    -50.71     4.971      9.543      9.115      8.830      77.63    1.59

     INDNSIA     0.989      3.847      0.602      0.735     22.18     1.513      3.847      4.119      3.981     163.16    0.72

     THAILND     3.851      3.954      0.433      0.446      3.01     3.442      3.954      3.965      3.967      15.28    0.71

     GREECE      5.091      3.251      0.403      0.408      1.42     4.385      3.251      3.212      3.256     -25.73    0.59

     MALAYSA     0.667      2.394      0.185      0.264     43.18     0.690      2.394      2.463      2.474     258.31    0.45

     GUATMAL     4.844      2.524      0.416      0.148    -64.42     4.145      2.524      2.502      2.257     -45.56    0.41

     HUNGARY     0.029      0.196      0.000      0.186       *       0.000      0.196      0.219      0.382        *      0.07

     SALVADR     0.505      0.297      0.082      0.152     86.19     0.551      0.297      0.341      0.367     -33.36    0.07


     _WTO      581.850    564.661     91.355     82.267     -9.95   575.975    564.661    556.950    555.573      -3.54   99.99

     _OECD     159.440    176.731     26.490     27.034      2.05   159.167    176.731    176.674    177.275      11.38   31.91

     _W HEMI    67.629     78.712     12.122     12.892      6.35    68.596     78.712     78.856     79.482      15.87   14.31

     _EU28      62.794     70.994     10.623      9.743     -8.29    62.804     70.994     70.447     70.114      11.64   12.62

     _EU27      62.794     70.994     10.623      9.743     -8.29    62.804     70.994     70.447     70.113      11.64   12.62

     _NAFTA     57.896     65.218     10.121     11.798     16.58    58.451     65.218     65.760     66.895      14.45   12.04

     _ASEAN     30.258     33.925      5.849      5.726     -2.11    30.897     33.925     34.047     33.802       9.40    6.08

     _CAFTA      5.353      2.827      0.497      0.301    -39.50     4.697      2.827      2.850      2.630     -43.99    0.47