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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     23172174  19573675   11758172    7777564    -33.85  19954925   16982303   15838492   15593067     -21.86  100.00

     KOR REP    9722903   9405608    5096045    2773301    -45.58   8897191    7802767    7073040    7082864     -20.39   45.42

     CHINA P    5980319   4316290    3000837    1963998    -34.55   4846545    3812200    3455909    3279451     -32.33   21.03

     CANADA     3829842   3029846    2002077    1641343    -18.02   3207504    2761610    2690658    2669112     -16.79   17.12

     ITALY      1200523   1224061     724690     534915    -26.19   1133653    1084303    1070839    1034286      -8.77    6.63

     JAPAN       891454    881287     558552     520745     -6.77    888460     851130     893159     843480      -5.06    5.41


     _WTO      23172174  19573576   11758172    7777564    -33.85  19954925   16982204   15838393   15592968     -21.86  100.00

     _OECD     14917385  13820083    7893910    5031634    -36.26  13392896   11816093   11007256   10957807     -18.18   70.27

     _W HEMI    3957852   3128577    2056882    1681572    -18.25   3342466    2845670    2778558    2753267     -17.63   17.66

     _NAFTA     3844087   3064868    2020916    1642706    -18.71   3240577    2780358    2708348    2686658     -17.09   17.23

     _EU27      1320289   1386250     802735     573532    -28.55   1254055    1209731    1194128    1157047      -7.74    7.42

     _EU28      1320289   1386250     802735     573532    -28.55   1254055    1209731    1194128    1157047      -7.74    7.42