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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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    1320.306   1323.149    794.745    819.553      3.12  1353.915   1336.006   1341.718   1347.958      -0.44  100.00

     CHINA P   281.094    277.567    159.749    188.754     18.16   269.558    294.157    301.329    306.571      13.73   22.74

     GERMANY   137.390    138.839     81.071     81.782      0.88   133.247    138.604    140.557    139.551       4.73   10.35

     CANADA    127.585    123.354     75.157     74.703     -0.61   127.480    122.728    121.857    122.899      -3.59    9.12

     JAPAN     102.164     98.285     61.343     68.337     11.40   101.610    102.113    102.797    105.279       3.61    7.81

     MEXICO     59.926     66.270     36.532     53.191     45.60    60.228     79.829     81.308     82.929      37.69    6.15

     ITALY      75.237     78.086     47.664     40.642    -14.73    80.974     75.742     73.964     71.065     -12.24    5.27

     INDIA      43.121     53.846     31.607     32.032      1.34    52.271     53.991     54.516     54.270       3.83    4.03

     ISRAEL     70.031     58.009     38.409     31.638    -17.63    66.392     51.716     51.081     51.239     -22.82    3.80

     CHINA T    40.048     47.127     26.343     29.696     12.73    41.996     49.727     50.713     50.480      20.20    3.74

     KOR REP    31.750     36.483     20.550     32.139     56.39    34.701     45.484     47.252     48.072      38.53    3.57

     TURKEY     37.812     46.715     28.949     30.178      4.25    44.840     48.073     48.201     47.944       6.92    3.56

     LUXMBRG    80.254     48.677     36.215     19.533    -46.06    93.659     34.975     31.754     31.994     -65.84    2.37

     FRANCE     32.259     32.491     20.971     16.262    -22.46    32.656     28.858     28.326     27.782     -14.93    2.06

     NETHLDS    20.641     22.557     12.786     14.074     10.08    19.724     23.731     23.697     23.845      20.90    1.77

     THAILND    19.811     23.629     12.380     10.668    -13.83    21.556     22.390     22.123     21.917       1.67    1.63

     U KING     25.334     24.262     15.142     12.381    -18.23    25.112     22.141     21.687     21.501     -14.38    1.60

     POLAND     19.022     21.550     12.769     10.284    -19.46    21.387     19.787     19.322     19.065     -10.85    1.41

     BRAZIL     19.916     17.082      9.713     11.324     16.59    17.425     18.004     17.963     18.693       7.28    1.39

     SPAIN       5.854      8.088      4.912     12.645    157.42     8.000     13.476     15.269     15.821      97.76    1.17

     SWEDEN     13.145     14.343      8.551      6.951    -18.71    14.662     12.897     12.663     12.743     -13.09    0.95

     CZECH       7.793     11.172      6.784      8.244     21.51     9.872     11.538     11.492     12.631      27.95    0.94

     AUSTRAL    11.247      8.701      5.232      4.873     -6.85    10.208      8.266      8.304      8.343     -18.28    0.62

     SLOVENI     6.775      6.586      3.222      3.522      9.30     7.016      7.218      6.883      6.886      -1.85    0.51

     FINLAND     5.008      5.308      2.873      3.169     10.30     4.561      5.402      5.489      5.604      22.87    0.42

     RUSSIA      4.999     15.654     11.937      1.780    -85.09    15.652      8.505      7.243      5.497     -64.88    0.41

     S ARAB      7.222      8.506      5.848      2.712    -53.62     7.562      7.484      6.479      5.370     -28.98    0.40

     BELGIUM     4.543      4.279      2.454      1.788    -27.14     3.819      3.957      3.894      3.613      -5.41    0.27

     IRELAND     3.542      3.337      1.768      1.459    -17.51     3.361      3.273      3.254      3.027      -9.94    0.22

     INDNSIA     2.949      2.723      1.528      1.668      9.20     2.377      3.040      2.941      2.863      20.44    0.21

     SWITZLD     2.028      2.251      1.289      1.856     43.97     1.779      2.523      2.794      2.818      58.35    0.21

     SLOVAK      0.007      0.719      0.298      2.058    590.43     0.298      1.973      2.201      2.479     731.69    0.18

     DENMARK     6.298      3.174      2.340      1.619    -30.82     4.875      2.518      2.537      2.452     -49.69    0.18

     MALAYSA     2.769      0.605      0.219      2.041    830.42     1.096      1.773      1.990      2.427     121.48    0.18

     HG KONG     1.901      2.417      1.864      0.815    -56.29     2.880      1.299      1.341      1.367     -52.52    0.10

     AUSTRIA     2.343      1.503      0.989      0.558    -43.60     1.709      1.104      1.090      1.072     -37.27    0.08

     HUNGARY     0.720      0.802      0.331      0.430     29.73     0.584      0.877      0.888      0.900      54.13    0.07

     GREECE      0.795      0.902      0.484      0.370    -23.49     0.715      0.710      0.689      0.788      10.22    0.06

     PERU        0.340      0.946      0.301      0.140    -53.58     0.635      0.704      0.731      0.785      23.69    0.06

     DOM REP     0.849      0.801      0.486      0.296    -39.23     0.889      0.648      0.641      0.610     -31.38    0.05

     SRI LKA     0.040      0.246      0.096      0.427    346.40     0.127      0.329      0.458      0.577     352.89    0.04

     VIETNAM     0.342      0.242      0.136      0.383    181.40     0.243      0.433      0.436      0.488     100.88    0.04

     REP SAF     0.801      0.987      0.657      0.032    -95.20     1.120      0.704      0.367      0.362     -67.72    0.03

     PAKISTN     0.505      0.340      0.215      0.209     -2.68     0.476      0.353      0.254      0.335     -29.68    0.02

     COLOMB      0.357      1.115      0.955      0.142    -85.13     1.161      0.333      0.322      0.302     -73.98    0.02

     MCDONIA     0.250      0.444      0.306      0.059    -80.58     0.343      0.290      0.234      0.198     -42.23    0.01

     EGYPT       0.262      0.076      0.030      0.143    374.73     0.271      0.108      0.167      0.188     -30.59    0.01

     VENEZ       0.076      0.130      0.065      0.091     40.33     0.102      0.161      0.145      0.156      52.26    0.01

     NORWAY      0.069      0.105      0.071      0.081     13.88     0.109      0.096      0.093      0.115       4.95    0.01

     GUATMAL     0.129      0.059      0.055      0.041    -25.14     0.149      0.076      0.076      0.045     -69.71    0.00


     _WTO     1320.172   1323.072    794.711    819.478      3.12  1353.839   1335.908   1341.619   1347.839      -0.44   99.99

     _OECD     651.027    637.268    389.425    376.428     -3.34   678.291    627.279    625.593    624.272      -7.96   46.31

     _EU27     448.341    427.594    262.406    238.222     -9.22   467.579    409.399    406.257    403.409     -13.72   29.93

     _EU28     448.341    427.594    262.406    238.222     -9.22   467.579    409.399    406.257    403.409     -13.72   29.93

     _W HEMI   209.468    210.064    123.420    140.033     13.46   208.336    222.788    223.316    226.677       8.80   16.82

     _NAFTA    187.511    189.624    111.690    127.893     14.51   187.709    202.558    203.165    205.828       9.65   15.27

     _ASEAN     26.472     27.288     14.287     14.970      4.79    25.650     27.906     27.759     27.972       9.05    2.08

     _CAFTA      1.228      1.123      0.686      0.393    -42.79     1.284      0.964      0.930      0.829     -35.43    0.06

     _SUB-SAH    0.802      0.989      0.657      0.034    -94.78     1.120      0.706      0.369      0.367     -67.26    0.03