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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 $$$

                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   55058.648  52154.488  29768.985  29942.768      0.58 54101.787  51975.961  52050.624  52328.270      -3.28  100.00

     CHINA P 25092.374  22475.671  12522.551  12248.864     -2.19 24118.898  22069.721  22080.615  22201.984      -7.95   42.43

     VIETNAM  6260.618   6355.998   3619.173   3878.717      7.17  6421.425   6533.804   6532.691   6615.543       3.02   12.64

     INDNSIA  2573.642   2579.423   1536.822   1503.697     -2.16  2587.526   2554.194   2567.550   2546.298      -1.59    4.87

     MEXICO   2107.676   2210.863   1242.462   1465.488     17.95  2080.196   2348.319   2391.612   2433.889      17.00    4.65

     INDIA    1651.851   1713.550   1049.126   1089.735      3.87  1671.046   1738.782   1746.137   1754.159       4.97    3.35

     HONDURA  1237.174   1206.695    698.203    699.142      0.13  1230.890   1204.530   1206.251   1207.634      -1.89    2.31

     BNGLDSH  1254.557   1192.148    708.458    712.165      0.52  1246.396   1200.261   1202.536   1195.855      -4.05    2.29

     SALVADR   881.126    964.275    567.973    575.487      1.32   947.621    971.057    963.323    971.790       2.55    1.86

     SRI LKA   978.246    967.823    574.497    577.435      0.51   990.981    962.425    967.432    970.761      -2.04    1.86

     JORDAN    933.957    939.655    493.341    520.407      5.49   909.049    966.143    978.003    966.720       6.34    1.85

     CAMBOD   1092.435    963.889    557.297    540.291     -3.05  1042.770    939.490    934.581    946.883      -9.20    1.81

     CANADA   1010.557    959.289    558.347    533.279     -4.49   984.223    927.570    928.352    934.222      -5.08    1.79

     TURKEY    709.192    751.265    446.968    493.003     10.30   744.942    777.897    787.360    797.300       7.03    1.52

     GUATMAL   592.587    685.878    388.489    437.460     12.61   640.921    738.765    738.125    734.849      14.66    1.40

     KOR REP   661.292    662.394    386.580    377.874     -2.25   651.889    655.437    653.380    653.688       0.28    1.25

     THAILND   742.387    659.408    401.219    363.291     -9.45   723.484    622.958    621.479    621.480     -14.10    1.19

     CHINA T   749.938    630.113    357.879    341.921     -4.46   674.606    613.028    607.569    614.155      -8.96    1.17

     PHIL R    666.158    591.951    355.669    300.095    -15.63   628.297    553.419    545.079    536.377     -14.63    1.03

     ITALY     581.753    541.010    327.399    308.147     -5.88   573.701    518.715    517.896    521.757      -9.05    1.00

     NICARAG   463.920    503.145    284.367    273.958     -3.66   496.015    501.466    498.898    492.736      -0.66    0.94

     EGYPT     575.915    506.721    314.122    285.642     -9.07   547.491    477.875    478.206    478.242     -12.65    0.91

     DOM REP   352.939    333.163    188.630    188.174     -0.24   342.390    337.350    334.829    332.708      -2.83    0.64

     HAITI     234.483    292.570    162.380    201.422     24.04   269.248    321.595    323.638    331.613      23.16    0.63

     JAPAN     309.625    327.676    190.698    186.337     -2.29   319.646    321.388    321.235    323.316       1.15    0.62

     GERMANY   292.945    298.724    169.999    182.063      7.10   283.219    307.417    311.028    310.789       9.73    0.59

     PAKISTN   256.240    201.594    121.601    130.261      7.12   224.329    203.819    204.955    210.255      -6.27    0.40

     LESOTHO   188.284    194.614     99.620     99.392     -0.23   194.192    196.264    193.038    194.387       0.10    0.37

     KENYA     199.536    174.051     95.034     97.878      2.99   182.682    176.824    177.769    176.894      -3.17    0.34

     FRANCE    155.137    140.078     84.660     84.317     -0.41   147.362    139.567    139.429    139.735      -5.18    0.27

     COLOMB    141.017    132.428     77.946     77.163     -1.00   135.050    129.645    129.641    131.646      -2.52    0.25

     MALAYSA   181.978    124.092     71.270     75.770      6.31   142.741    127.311    129.086    128.592      -9.91    0.25

     PERU       90.529    113.404     64.570     75.355     16.70    98.801    121.584    124.299    124.190      25.70    0.24

     ISRAEL    172.387    132.545     89.097     77.486    -13.03   145.398    122.606    121.573    120.933     -16.83    0.23

     BELGIUM   105.508    113.243     67.103     69.259      3.21   111.339    114.060    114.229    115.399       3.65    0.22

     U KING    128.557    120.198     71.610     65.767     -8.16   126.986    114.094    114.102    114.355      -9.95    0.22

     PORTUGL   109.943    102.555     64.185     65.945      2.74   107.352    104.179    103.746    104.315      -2.83    0.20

     HG KONG   108.135    113.795     71.725     60.986    -14.97   123.105    100.532     99.304    103.056     -16.29    0.20

     NETHLDS    79.991     86.605     47.431     51.075      7.68    79.028     91.075     89.679     90.249      14.20    0.17

     BURMA      33.265     62.659     27.717     51.894     87.23    51.964     76.492     79.950     86.836      67.11    0.17

     ROMANIA    76.270     83.507     47.362     41.404    -12.58    82.749     77.029     76.890     77.549      -6.28    0.15

     MOROC      74.318     63.539     35.594     41.216     15.79    66.713     66.982     67.740     69.160       3.67    0.13

     SPAIN      57.288     65.879     38.634     41.166      6.55    63.652     67.684     68.405     68.411       7.48    0.13

     MADAGAS    27.935     53.201     29.429     40.271     36.84    43.893     61.439     63.131     64.043      45.91    0.12

     POLAND     46.507     51.107     29.637     25.235    -14.85    50.706     48.724     47.796     46.705      -7.89    0.09

     SWITZLD    40.684     41.989     22.967     27.615     20.23    40.280     44.779     45.902     46.636      15.78    0.09

     BULGAR     33.086     39.307     23.196     21.852     -5.80    36.742     37.746     38.342     37.963       3.32    0.07

     LUXMBRG    82.294     54.459     39.775     20.393    -48.73    97.854     39.054     35.414     35.077     -64.15    0.07

     BRAZIL     35.354     33.356     19.461     19.541      0.41    33.666     33.763     33.248     33.436      -0.68    0.06

     ARAB EM    38.222     31.074     19.841     21.555      8.64    35.748     32.306     32.693     32.787      -8.28    0.06

     CZECH      32.319     28.145     16.682     20.271     21.52    27.959     30.305     30.336     31.735      13.51    0.06

     AUSTRAL    32.241     27.915     16.140     16.851      4.41    30.468     27.720     28.637     28.626      -6.04    0.05

     S ARAB     32.551     34.011     22.873     16.627    -27.31    33.969     30.972     30.116     27.764     -18.27    0.05

     TNZANIA    23.476     27.928     14.857     14.600     -1.73    25.415     27.748     27.673     27.671       8.88    0.05

     TUNISIA    27.830     23.183     14.030     15.690     11.83    22.812     23.645     24.625     24.843       8.90    0.05

     ETHIOP      9.371     18.481      9.264     13.513     45.86    13.094     21.732     22.069     22.729      73.58    0.04

     OMAN        8.032     17.027      5.526     10.004     81.05     9.192     20.125     20.644     21.506     133.97    0.04

     SWEDEN     20.730     21.593     13.130     12.553     -4.39    22.009     20.815     20.698     21.016      -4.51    0.04

     C RICA     38.141     27.277     18.435     11.780    -36.10    33.851     22.843     21.855     20.622     -39.08    0.04

     AUSTRIA    21.266     18.367      9.447     10.560     11.78    18.522     18.549     18.617     19.480       5.18    0.04

     DENMARK    15.767     14.247      7.757     11.853     52.80    14.350     16.524     17.875     18.343      27.83    0.04

     HUNGARY    19.446     18.077     10.382      9.673     -6.82    18.593     17.832     18.080     17.368      -6.59    0.03

     SLOVENI    17.036     15.729      8.825      8.301     -5.94    17.106     16.117     15.276     15.205     -11.12    0.03

     REP SAF    14.405     13.789      7.481      7.242     -3.20    12.874     13.331     12.842     13.550       5.25    0.03

     N ZEAL     11.004     10.740      5.669      8.281     46.07    10.250     12.163     12.731     13.352      30.26    0.03

     MAURIT     10.009     10.535      5.721      7.556     32.08    10.119     12.130     12.374     12.370      22.25    0.02

     UKRAINE     9.013      9.660      4.626      6.615     42.98     7.907     11.087     11.178     11.648      47.31    0.02

     SLOVAK     11.581     12.337      7.596      6.251    -17.71    12.163     11.189     11.124     10.992      -9.63    0.02

     GREECE     10.579      9.804      6.381      7.235     13.37    10.140     10.808     11.172     10.657       5.10    0.02

     LATVIA     10.659      8.926      4.634      6.073     31.06     8.624      9.345      9.784     10.366      20.20    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.422      8.573      4.574      4.774      4.36     7.859      8.523      8.599      8.773      11.62    0.02

     FINLAND     9.505      7.028      4.060      3.901     -3.91     6.923      6.918      6.743      6.869      -0.79    0.01

     RUSSIA      6.915     16.640     12.603      2.443    -80.62    16.895      9.577      8.246      6.480     -61.65    0.01

     GHANA       6.467      6.011      4.790      4.435     -7.42     7.826      5.094      5.531      5.656     -27.73    0.01

     IRELAND     7.518      5.752      3.137      2.147    -31.57     5.935      5.152      4.999      4.761     -19.77    0.01

     ECUADOR     3.471      3.196      1.540      2.154     39.89     3.147      3.503      3.302      3.810      21.07    0.01

     MACAU       4.789      3.176      1.600      2.013     25.81     3.082      3.092      3.190      3.589      16.44    0.01

     BAHRAIN    91.158     31.902     29.131      0.503    -98.27    75.660      9.695      7.345      3.274     -95.67    0.01

     BELARUS     1.699      3.852      2.545      0.465    -81.73     4.140      2.213      2.209      1.772     -57.19    0.00

     NORWAY      1.567      1.720      0.877      0.642    -26.79     1.290      1.313      1.320      1.485      15.14    0.00

     MALTA       0.721      1.010      0.744      0.784      5.46     1.050      0.882      0.949      1.051       0.06    0.00

     VENEZ       0.152      0.184      0.112      0.152     36.15     0.176      0.204      0.214      0.224      27.12    0.00

     NIGERIA     0.501      0.054      0.050      0.022    -56.04     0.438      0.065      0.024      0.026     -94.02    0.00


     _WTO    55036.717  52121.235  29751.131  29920.441      0.57 54074.878  51939.828  52013.850  52290.545      -3.30   99.93

     _ASEAN  11563.993  11343.966   6572.665   6718.244      2.21 11605.068  11414.679  11417.427  11489.545      -1.00   21.96

     _W HEMI  7195.723   7472.716   4276.901   4562.750      6.68  7303.466   7668.179   7702.969   7758.565       6.23   14.83

     _OECD    4243.789   4152.552   2449.167   2449.150     -0.00  4229.299   4118.569   4128.125   4152.535      -1.82    7.94

     _CAFTA   3565.886   3720.434   2146.097   2186.001      1.86  3691.689   3776.010   3763.281   3760.338       1.86    7.19

     _NAFTA   3118.233   3170.152   1800.809   1998.768     10.99  3064.419   3275.889   3319.964   3368.111       9.91    6.44

     _EU28    1943.328   1874.773   1113.641   1084.316     -2.63  1940.761   1839.387   1837.987   1845.448      -4.91    3.53

     _EU27    1936.691   1869.095   1110.028   1081.714     -2.55  1934.387   1834.409   1833.162   1840.781      -4.84    3.52

     _SUB-SAH  495.885    506.508    270.872    288.005      6.33   501.739    522.297    520.636    523.640       4.37    1.00

     _CBI      236.674    294.910    163.849    201.922     23.24   271.811    323.502    325.214    332.982      22.51    0.64

     _ANDEAN     3.471      3.196      1.540      2.154     39.89     3.147      3.503      3.302      3.810      21.07    0.01