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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                             Data in Kg., 14.00 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2017
   Country      2015       2016       7/2016     7/2017  % Change    7/2016     5/2017     6/2017     7/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD    284298503 319455953  191713503  196283405      2.38 309758826  323204251  324893115  324025855       4.61  100.00

     CHINA P   91559034  99396245   57676089   64741280     12.25  94117223  103651441  105884994  106461436      13.12   32.86

     CANADA    26296553  25862621   16031071   16179343      0.92  27234021   25888193   25830472   26010893      -4.49    8.03

     GERMANY   23984243  25311147   14499015   14276698     -1.53  23711648   24829118   25117327   25088830       5.81    7.74

     INDIA     16992398  24853515   14337369   14468014      0.91  22800557   25012295   25112772   24984160       9.58    7.71

     MEXICO    11823573  14633050    7901114   12500109     58.21  12342506   18701461   19023000   19232045      55.82    5.94

     TURKEY    11147349  14836610    9302751    9559704      2.76  14340302   15225522   15180445   15093563       5.25    4.66

     ISRAEL    17145959  16150835   10570283    9337578    -11.66  17480350   14940418   14845825   14918130     -14.66    4.60

     CHINA T    9173187  11100478    6066736    7529674     24.11   9602507   12295080   12560528   12563416      30.83    3.88

     ITALY     13672146  12874603    7896766    6883413    -12.83  14096851   12738467   12397539   11861250     -15.86    3.66

     JAPAN      8336801   8425720    5432594    5184210     -4.57   8641676    8133571    8071299    8177336      -5.37    2.52

     KOR REP    3613931   4884507    2865258    4726342     64.95   4422021    6078564    6506494    6745591      52.55    2.08

     LUXMBRG    6983450   7694741    5704358    3804433    -33.31   9271303    6236963    5885216    5794816     -37.50    1.79

     FRANCE     6625649   6656435    4341656    3240048    -25.37   6685261    5809308    5689160    5554827     -16.91    1.71

     BRAZIL     4497200   4463434    2427939    2906174     19.70   4292716    4775796    4766171    4941669      15.12    1.53

     THAILND    3646773   4863912    2592015    2340523     -9.70   4336196    4713796    4700495    4612420       6.37    1.42

     SPAIN      1449433   2068090    1297227    3529024    172.04   2131479    3550257    4187559    4299887     101.73    1.33

     NETHLDS    3463134   3912383    2170871    2290152      5.49   3237314    4265116    4339664    4031664      24.54    1.24

     CZECH      1982923   3071520    1797120    2558314     42.36   2545690    3373121    3399203    3832714      50.56    1.18

     POLAND     4119165   4801917    2975959    1875413    -36.98   4840450    4095110    3876252    3701371     -23.53    1.14

     S ARAB     3471814   5187868    3629189    1347083    -62.88   4686501    4332397    3635993    2905762     -38.00    0.90

     RUSSIA     2096157   7313797    5459247     896092    -83.59   7139557    4177991    3600148    2750642     -61.47    0.85

     AUSTRAL    1686478   1273773     711528     755526      6.18   1440761    1324462    1334297    1317771      -8.54    0.41

     U KING     1076806   1215946     762410     707642     -7.18   1200905    1188029    1147345    1161178      -3.31    0.36

     SWEDEN     1334710   1247265     742770     633292    -14.74   1477408    1175135    1128884    1137787     -22.99    0.35

     INDNSIA     845713    949427     511978     639271     24.86    738466    1145595    1105854    1076720      45.80    0.33

     FINLAND     493744    813223     476694     522984      9.71    644887     874135     859552     859513      33.28    0.27

     SLOVENI     711060    692601     338039     355520      5.17    733947     743614     708922     710082      -3.25    0.22

     BELGIUM     668415    563140     291744     233995    -19.79    505988     506667     531251     505391      -0.12    0.16

     MALAYSA    1377274     64830      23269     399233   1615.73    505175     307240     351246     440794     -12.74    0.14

     GREECE      306126    407237     216625     168160    -22.37    302477     326405     315713     358772      18.61    0.11

     HG KONG     456897    674854     586586     198244    -66.20    802522     269008     275392     286512     -64.30    0.09

     SWITZLD     222786    212149     118212     143985     21.80    171724     231494     242206     237922      38.55    0.07

     IRELAND     247294    250816     132050     111405    -15.63    247320     248353     247266     230171      -6.93    0.07

     SRI LKA       4509     50086      13492     179585   1231.05     16915      75416     144791     216179    1178.03    0.07

     PERU        159569    300111     138988      51906    -62.65    296637     182068     192309     213029     -28.19    0.07

     DENMARK     577149    271390     187399     127951    -31.72    402291     213932     215942     211942     -47.32    0.07

     DOM REP     365086    310834     198538      85773    -56.80    358610     214970     215527     198069     -44.77    0.06

     VIETNAM      94218     68623      49203     159534    224.24     75351     151179     153068     178954     137.49    0.06

     AUSTRIA     640089    329061     247848      78788    -68.21    384963     191264     191113     160001     -58.44    0.05

     VENEZ        41953     94278      42461      66725     57.14     63233     120591     110273     118542      87.47    0.04

     SLOVAK         160     23574      10171      99283    876.14     10171      83173      96674     112686    1007.91    0.03

     HUNGARY      89907     95006      38794      48020     23.78     70204     103621     103578     104232      48.47    0.03

     EGYPT       146968     43856      20525      65166    217.50    152634      55212      78522      88497     -42.02    0.03

     NORWAY       20686     67363      36102      54508     50.98     50841      87768      82231      85769      68.70    0.03

     REP SAF     144773    191017     131084       4214    -96.79    195720     142870      70503      64147     -67.23    0.02

     PAKISTN      89825     62905      41293      38638     -6.43     89346      67390      47049      60250     -32.57    0.02

     MCDONIA      48885     94703      64399      13984    -78.29     72018      63291      52000      44288     -38.50    0.01

     COLOMB       46439    506652     488463      23435    -95.20    510280      47766      46287      41624     -91.84    0.01

     GUATMAL      43149     37670      29058      14429    -50.34     59864      37331      37313      23041     -61.51    0.01


     _WTO     284287459 319441299  191710944  196277562      2.38 309753254  323187415  324876279  324007917       4.60   99.99

     _OECD    110745561 118746395   72853613   72549624     -0.42 119447027  118603927  118851673  118442406      -0.84   36.55

     _EU27     68464786  72334642   44157327   41574786     -5.85  72549206   70579442   70466509   69752101      -3.86   21.53

     _EU28     68464786  72334642   44157327   41574786     -5.85  72549206   70579442   70466509   69752101      -3.86   21.53

     _W HEMI   43323033  46280462   27289817   31850960     16.71  45207162   50045382   50290734   50841605      12.46   15.69

     _NAFTA    38120126  40495671   23932185   28679452     19.84  39576527   44589654   44853472   45242938      14.32   13.96

     _ASEAN     6028869   5955312    3183102    3562358     11.91   5699947    6337017    6329929    6334568      11.13    1.95

     _CAFTA      452432    403419     258294     119354    -53.79    464679     311095     304133     264479     -43.08    0.08

     _SUB-SAHA   144779    191019     131084       5493    -95.81    195720     142872      70505      65428     -66.57    0.02