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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    1.35821E9 1.26606E9  776143668  728055728     -6.20 1.29031E9  1.23324E9  1.23681E9  1.21797E9      -5.61  100.00

     INDIA    493478931 498458941  294311023  292847680     -0.50 471502115  507833226  502805237  496995598       5.41   40.81

     CHINA P  190356687 178141062   86815948  143748724     65.58 158207401  215790992  229198985  235073838      48.59   19.30

     S ARAB    88089591 102672200   73077113   39342831    -46.16 106307368   74907827   74348890   68937918     -35.15    5.66

     VIETNAM   62667308  53533043   32161518   42664356     32.66  57436976   57967893   60957511   64035881      11.49    5.26

     KOR REP   48665679  51607268   30950289   29881279     -3.45  48943260   49248860   49752402   50538258       3.26    4.15

     ARAB EM   80091732  59569599   40879311   26807703    -34.42  74106735   49181585   48126081   45497991     -38.60    3.74

     CHINA T   53492815  42630446   23766519   22774292     -4.17  46584653   40738238   41341532   41638219     -10.62    3.42

     CANADA    41989600  45224917   28742492   24368768    -15.22  45578267   41785490   41377345   40851193     -10.37    3.35

     TURKEY   138535944  99991826   81608838   22221048    -72.77 141967256   55950849   48342855   40604036     -71.40    3.33

     MEXICO    31086929  23705609   12887859   15525714     20.47  24005701   25340624   27167277   26343464       9.74    2.16

     U KING    20761148  19919111   11441643   14183395     23.96  16642348   22145384   21600039   22660863      36.16    1.86

     GREECE    16716947  17782710   12311922   13393772      8.79  18890869   21030548   20804082   18864560      -0.14    1.55

     THAILND   17094598  12798390    8744449   10217139     16.84  13606998   15019100   14716794   14271080       4.88    1.17

     BELGIUM   17585245  12755738    8067721    5438738    -32.59  12982100   10995843   10194610   10126755     -21.99    0.83

     NETHLDS    5720330   6064011    3859774    5358417     38.83   6057154    7579447    7291025    7562654      24.85    0.62

     GUATMAL    7773827   6263232    4477853    5006990     11.82   8386130    5000180    5423796    6792369     -19.00    0.56

     JAPAN      3989363   4242613    2251708    2964649     31.66   3859773    4480428    4767573    4955554      28.39    0.41

     INDNSIA    3552838  11213161    7864902    1264663    -83.92   9603103   11478228   11624955    4612922     -51.96    0.38

     MALAYSA    4840274   3266046    1830902    2409966     31.63   3702777    3472775    3475490    3845110       3.84    0.32

     COLOMB    19407661   5042015    3485917     629834    -81.93  11491669    2482469    2310738    2185932     -80.98    0.18

     ISRAEL     1543739   1350412    1077812    1404675     30.33   1841091     812535    1354424    1677275      -8.90    0.14

     GERMANY    2823896   1225904     726964    1084469     49.18   1605587    1461968    1465476    1583409      -1.38    0.13

     ROMANIA     320348   1862617     998025     367597    -63.17   1193174    1409147    1242443    1232189       3.27    0.10

     PORTUGL     229713   1078415     352653     413309     17.20    437959    1228985    1158300    1139071     160.09    0.09

     ITALY      2393080    752756     427209     780477     82.69    942485     961024    1020333    1106024      17.35    0.09


     _WTO     1.35819E9 1.26606E9  776139325  728050742     -6.20  1.2903E9  1.23324E9   1.2368E9  1.21797E9      -5.61  100.00

     _OECD    296769975 257964881  179349386  118276212    -34.05 295463555  214240755  204879338  196891707     -33.36   16.17

     _ASEAN    88180479  80812038   50603169   56556767     11.77  84351335   87938640   90775393   86765636       2.86    7.12

     _W HEMI  101606754  81156457   50156312   46386904     -7.52  90426451   75864862   77543159   77387049     -14.42    6.35

     _NAFTA    73076529  68930526   41630351   39894482     -4.17  69583968   67126114   68544622   67194657      -3.43    5.52

     _EU27     68025335  63139760   39170142   42165568      7.65  60382743   68696186   66677642   66135186       9.53    5.43

     _EU28     68025335  63139760   39170142   42165568      7.65  60382743   68696186   66677642   66135186       9.53    5.43

     _CAFTA     8738219   6682052    4662920    5474550     17.41   8786309    5701897    6125519    7493682     -14.71    0.62