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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   42965.142  42840.712  24027.787  24877.303      3.54 42595.206  43460.033  43571.361  43690.227       2.57  100.00

     CHINA P 23911.938  23435.550  12566.900  13252.076      5.45 23364.605  23957.645  24049.613  24120.727       3.24   55.21

     VIETNAM  2807.958   2890.516   1621.402   1821.513     12.34  2846.362   3018.697   3033.828   3090.627       8.58    7.07

     INDIA    2202.284   2344.633   1357.469   1465.419      7.95  2223.320   2412.029   2440.358   2452.583      10.31    5.61

     MEXICO   1766.060   1874.380   1098.389   1137.000      3.52  1801.463   1900.342   1914.175   1912.991       6.19    4.38

     KOR REP  1295.396   1382.069    823.206    847.807      2.99  1330.844   1407.177   1410.717   1406.670       5.70    3.22

     INDNSIA  1087.878   1082.140    661.063    625.948     -5.31  1069.383   1059.434   1066.104   1047.025      -2.09    2.40

     CANADA   1021.503   1027.079    619.815    587.985     -5.14  1045.973   1004.185    995.961    995.249      -4.85    2.28

     CHINA T   877.383    820.883    452.516    485.946      7.39   808.960    842.459    843.360    854.312       5.61    1.96

     BNGLDSH   686.274    669.257    451.078    483.466      7.18   688.788    691.527    696.306    701.646       1.87    1.61

     TURKEY    645.570    672.468    426.398    375.372    -11.97   688.058    633.409    629.147    621.442      -9.68    1.42

     CAMBOD    632.479    556.643    306.261    303.272     -0.98   601.577    551.640    547.104    553.654      -7.97    1.27

     GERMANY   450.603    494.253    271.235    293.068      8.05   441.424    511.192    516.822    516.085      16.91    1.18

     HONDURA   497.367    493.242    274.800    289.832      5.47   488.817    504.564    506.720    508.274       3.98    1.16

     SALVADR   313.511    345.466    203.813    200.784     -1.49   340.793    347.736    343.400    342.437       0.48    0.78

     PAKISTN   293.732    267.024    160.475    184.769     15.14   281.259    281.972    285.433    291.318       3.58    0.67

     THAILND   304.400    286.761    176.034    156.132    -11.31   304.787    267.210    268.062    266.859     -12.44    0.61

     JAPAN     258.629    265.593    156.550    156.505     -0.03   260.654    263.779    264.086    265.548       1.88    0.61

     SRI LKA   246.227    253.185    145.490    152.236      4.64   252.456    257.025    255.969    259.931       2.96    0.59

     NICARAG   207.425    251.945    139.431    143.748      3.10   233.423    258.764    258.653    256.261       9.78    0.59

     ITALY     289.665    263.526    158.614    141.392    -10.86   282.309    258.813    253.922    246.303     -12.75    0.56

     GUATMAL   188.298    219.994    130.392    146.606     12.43   203.302    236.933    236.002    236.208      16.19    0.54

     ISRAEL    322.723    253.682    167.951    149.390    -11.05   277.096    233.533    233.165    235.121     -15.15    0.54

     JORDAN    169.656    170.607     92.067    102.336     11.15   166.546    178.969    182.137    180.876       8.60    0.41

     PHIL R    228.956    196.602    118.533     99.688    -15.90   210.383    184.588    179.260    177.756     -15.51    0.41

     EGYPT     198.267    179.297    116.016    108.262     -6.68   195.327    170.835    169.271    171.542     -12.18    0.39

     HAITI     107.581    131.339     74.597     85.978     15.26   122.307    140.359    140.605    142.720      16.69    0.33

     DOM REP   131.501    122.546     69.300     68.715     -0.84   129.530    122.942    122.800    121.962      -5.84    0.28

     S ARAB    140.230    176.633    125.107     58.504    -53.24   173.906    136.029    125.683    110.030     -36.73    0.25

     FRANCE    122.143    116.778     72.638     59.589    -17.96   118.650    107.540    105.704    103.729     -12.58    0.24

     SPAIN      55.607     74.102     44.177     64.392     45.76    71.748     86.433     93.234     94.317      31.46    0.22

     MALAYSA   128.717     86.512     52.045     56.200      7.98   101.517     88.172     87.513     90.668     -10.69    0.21

     NETHLDS    76.541     86.135     48.572     51.141      5.29    75.528     92.079     92.546     88.704      17.44    0.20

     LUXMBRG   101.246    116.627     85.416     54.661    -36.01   136.394     93.678     88.056     85.871     -37.04    0.20

     PORTUGL   106.024     78.361     61.827     65.776      6.39    90.173     80.092     82.189     82.309      -8.72    0.19

     CZECH      52.601     58.771     33.887     57.009     68.23    50.677     72.455     74.030     81.893      61.60    0.19

     BRAZIL     68.731     68.477     37.481     43.487     16.02    65.807     72.159     71.857     74.483      13.18    0.17

     POLAND     71.146     83.936     50.891     33.052    -35.05    83.883     73.776     70.062     66.096     -21.20    0.15

     U KING     61.314     59.160     34.927     37.500      7.37    58.072     60.471     59.068     61.734       6.31    0.14

     HG KONG    85.410     75.749     55.026     35.344    -35.77    95.529     55.322     54.145     56.067     -41.31    0.13

     ARAB EM    87.108     66.242     44.348     29.899    -32.58    80.510     56.234     55.025     51.793     -35.67    0.12

     KENYA      60.019     50.092     27.199     27.776      2.12    52.923     51.304     51.345     50.669      -4.26    0.12

     LESOTHO    46.493     47.774     25.589     26.209      2.42    47.847     48.816     48.244     48.394       1.14    0.11

     BELGIUM    50.258     43.856     23.872     26.023      9.01    41.417     45.832     46.120     46.007      11.08    0.11

     COLOMB     64.886     51.379     32.950     27.354    -16.98    61.296     43.926     43.821     45.783     -25.31    0.10

     RUSSIA     38.149    106.938     80.143     14.627    -81.75   106.276     62.219     53.358     41.423     -61.02    0.09

     SWEDEN     20.717     56.153     33.190     10.863    -67.27    44.004     44.479     33.562     33.825     -23.13    0.08

     LATVIA     36.768     28.599     13.576     17.450     28.54    28.995     29.000     30.258     32.473      12.00    0.07

     AUSTRAL    33.706     26.182     14.626     20.020     36.88    29.282     28.481     30.345     31.576       7.83    0.07

     PERU       21.890     30.804     17.886     18.406      2.91    26.778     32.075     31.435     31.324      16.98    0.07

     GREECE     26.311     28.664     18.723     19.779      5.64    28.556     30.034     30.969     29.720       4.08    0.07

     BURMA      10.838     18.756      7.108     16.147    127.18    15.654     24.668     25.334     27.796      77.57    0.06

     MADAGAS    11.709     21.490     11.840     14.029     18.48    17.508     24.094     24.076     23.679      35.24    0.05

     REP SAF    17.615     17.204      9.014      7.711    -14.45    13.999     16.819     15.019     15.902      13.59    0.04

     SWITZLD    11.817     12.602      6.790      8.704     28.19    11.660     14.035     14.363     14.516      24.49    0.03

     TNZANIA    13.321     14.414      7.747      7.182     -7.29    13.354     13.982     13.973     13.849       3.71    0.03

     N ZEAL     13.101     10.838      5.910      8.556     44.76    11.701     12.305     12.948     13.483      15.24    0.03

     ROMANIA    11.267     13.945      8.287      7.512     -9.35    12.854     13.224     13.042     13.170       2.46    0.03

     FINLAND    11.122     12.742      7.595      7.849      3.35    11.175     13.347     12.958     12.997      16.31    0.03

     SLOVENI    12.329     12.070      6.262      6.945     10.92    12.825     13.204     12.754     12.754      -0.55    0.03

     ETHIOP      6.614     11.399      5.428      6.080     12.01     8.223     11.810     11.787     12.051      46.56    0.03

     MOROC      11.759     10.549      6.052      6.865     13.43    10.428     11.075     11.278     11.362       8.96    0.03

     DENMARK    12.079      7.897      4.538      6.619     45.86     8.982      8.797      9.690      9.978      11.09    0.02

     C RICA     17.240     12.983     10.605      7.101    -33.04    16.907     11.354     10.336      9.479     -43.93    0.02

     SLOVAK     13.532     12.711      9.312      5.328    -42.79    15.902      8.954      9.477      8.727     -45.12    0.02

     AUSTRIA    14.988      9.970      6.471      5.229    -19.20    10.893      8.523      8.518      8.727     -19.88    0.02

     UKRAINE     1.833      4.088      1.134      3.703    226.54     1.691      4.989      5.041      6.657     293.78    0.02

     BULGAR      4.582      6.409      3.331      2.993    -10.15     5.157      6.100      6.230      6.071      17.72    0.01

     HUNGARY     6.338      7.426      4.604      2.891    -37.21     6.337      5.942      6.056      5.713      -9.85    0.01

     OMAN        3.709      4.060      1.729      2.514     45.41     3.826      4.549      4.738      4.845      26.65    0.01

     IRELAND     4.544      4.995      2.768      1.709    -38.28     4.762      4.404      4.152      3.935     -17.37    0.01

     ECUADOR     2.943      2.701      1.190      1.558     30.91     2.558      3.004      2.797      3.069      19.97    0.01

     BAHRAIN    13.879      6.419      4.572      0.943    -79.37    12.055      3.232      3.056      2.790     -76.86    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.069      2.128      1.218      1.817     49.22     2.151      2.462      2.388      2.728      26.81    0.01

     NORWAY      1.387      2.521      1.270      1.275      0.36     1.766      2.430      2.358      2.525      42.95    0.01

     GHANA       3.696      2.921      2.328      1.904    -18.21     3.889      2.281      2.469      2.497     -35.80    0.01

     MAURIT      2.482      2.010      1.036      1.403     35.47     2.087      2.300      2.355      2.377      13.91    0.01

     MALTA       1.563      2.704      1.801      1.230    -31.68     2.585      1.964      1.750      2.133     -17.48    0.00

     VENEZ       0.627      1.358      0.630      1.311    108.26     0.928      2.044      1.924      2.040     119.86    0.00

     MACAU       2.839      1.761      0.656      0.854     30.14     1.211      1.752      1.814      1.959      61.83    0.00

     BELARUS     0.530      3.499      2.237      0.602    -73.07     2.724      2.001      2.027      1.865     -31.54    0.00

     TUNISIA     1.741      1.743      0.989      1.077      8.91     1.484      1.796      1.836      1.831      23.38    0.00

     NIGERIA     2.896      0.335      0.334      0.009    -97.25     2.653      0.340      0.010      0.010     -99.63    0.00


     _WTO    42955.830  42823.031  24018.848  24868.656      3.54 42582.308  43443.260  43554.502  43672.839       2.56   99.96

     _ASEAN   5205.057   5119.870   2943.547   3080.388      4.65  5151.804   5196.249   5209.440   5256.711       2.04   12.03

     _W HEMI  4412.749   4637.504   2713.519   2760.815      1.74  4543.525   4683.634   4683.033   4684.800       3.11   10.72

     _OECD    4555.846   4737.414   2862.170   2788.267     -2.58  4684.578   4700.021   4683.602   4663.511      -0.45   10.67

     _NAFTA   2787.563   2901.459   1718.204   1724.985      0.39  2847.436   2904.527   2910.135   2908.240       2.14    6.66

     _EU28    1617.047   1683.524   1008.888    982.096     -2.66  1647.197   1673.638   1664.326   1656.731       0.58    3.79

     _EU27    1616.585   1683.134   1008.658    981.918     -2.65  1646.801   1673.302   1663.986   1656.394       0.58    3.79

     _CAFTA   1355.342   1446.176    828.342    856.786      3.43  1412.772   1482.294   1477.911   1474.620       4.38    3.38

     _SUB-SAH  169.584    169.728     91.771     93.477      1.86   165.459    173.916    171.194    171.434       3.61    0.39

     _CBI      109.074    132.494     75.504     86.233     14.21   123.722    141.181    141.175    143.223      15.76    0.33

     _ANDEAN     2.943      2.701      1.190      1.558     30.91     2.558      3.004      2.797      3.069      19.97    0.01